Today was the annual North Stonington Education Fund 5k race with kids races. Since the race starts only 3/4 mile from our house and supports the local schools, we decided to attend again this year. I ran to the start, Alex and Vicki rode bikes and Amanda rode in the trailer behind Anna’s bike. Of course it was hot and humid (73F and 80% humidity).
Vicki and Alex had fun running their 1/4 mile and 1/2 races respectively. Alex ran just over 6 min for the 1/2 mile, but was a bit slow because he was running for about 30 minutes while waiting on the race.
I actually set a new PR (Personal Record) for the 5k (3.1 miles). I ran a 20:39, which is more than 3 minutes off my time from the same race last year (which was a PR last year). It was also good enough for 1st place in my age group. I still have some work to get below the 20 min mark, but I am pretty pleased with the race.