The O’Gorman Boosters have done it again. Another fine event is in the books. Mrs. Dakotabranch and I both attended the 5K run and chilli feed.
This event runs like a swiss watch every year. The weather was a little cooler, at around 28 degrees and flurries in the air. I think last year it was 65 and sunny.
We were both pleased with our times. I normally take a few days off before a short race like this, but this time I ran a seven miler the day before. I must be in a little better shape than before, because I still turned in a fairly decent time: 22:26. That was good enough for a 21/204 overall finish. Mrs. Dakotabranch ran the 5K in 27:38, which impressed me at least. She’s too hard on herself. Her run was 90th place overall.
My only complaint was not related to the race organization or course. I had forgotten to put on my heart monitor strap before the start. I realized this after about the first 900 meters. Was probably better I didn’t have it anyway to avoid the distraction.
We’ll be back next year.