Prevea 5K GRB - Run the Runway [completed]

Soooo, I ran the Prevea 5K yesterday. As mentioned above, it was called "Run the Runway", as quite simply, we ran a 5K on. . .a runway. :) I wasn't really planning on doing this run, as I registered rather last minute, and figured it'd I'd just make it a fun run.

The run was at Austin-Straubel Int. Airport, and we ran on the real-live-honest-to-goodness-runway. It was (obviously) really flat and really "straight", but yeah. It was fun. The race day excitement and anticipation always gets you pumped up. I will admit that I started out too fast; I should have worked up to my fast(er) pace, rather than starting at it right out of the gate. (even though it was only 3.1 miles)

I ran at a 7 minute/a mile pace, and finished in 22.14 minutes. MAN! I should've been in the mid 6 min pace. :( But anyway, below are the stats)

In the end, I finished:

 52nd out of 1,676 runners,
 1st in my age bracket [age 15-19]
 10th out of 1,027 women

I won an award, for being first in my age bracket, but I didn't stick around for the post-run party, so I didn't attend le award "ceremony". ;)

It was a great experience!


Bethany B said...

5k down a runway. Well, I can do it in an airplane. ;)

Maddi Stuewer said...

That's so awesome! Congratulations, Kara! I also love the idea of a 5k down a runway!

Joanna said...

Awesome job, Kara!!!