P'nked at the Roam
Just the facts:
An ignominious 7th place in 1:14:38. After the first half mile I ran the entire way by myself. This was the first time I actually "raced" it (the two previous efforts were pace runs/workouts).
The 3 mile hill climb was much tougher than I'd planned for (25:58, avg heart rate was 162), while the 8 mile descent was not the cruise I'd expected (48:40, avg heart rate ~157).
The good news is that despite having sore quads today my knee is fine.
Thanks to Jane Lanford for putting this race on. It's a tough fun run.