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Race Result

Racer: Fabrice Guillaume
Race: Cherry Blossom 10 Miler
Date: Sunday, April 1, 2007
Location: Washington, DC
Race Type: Run - 10 mile
Age Group: Male 30 - 34
Time: 1:17:55
Overall Place: 1375 / 5205
Age Group Place: 250 / 902

Race Report:

There were about 18000 people. I've never seen so many people (my first big race).

I spent most of my time to zig zag, accelerate and slow down trying to make my way for the first 4 miles.

Then I controlled around 8:00 pace until the 7th mile (I felt good and I wanted to keep some energy)
I accelarated for the last 3 miles, going faster each mile:
8th mile: 7:37
9th mile: 7:23
10th mile: 6:59

Average Pace for the race: 7:48.

I will definitely do it again.
Next time I will be better prepared and I will try to be a little bit more in front so i don't spend half the race zig zagging :o)