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Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Race Preview: Ajax Run the Lake 10k

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I am doing this 10km as a tune-up for the 1/2 marathon I have planned next week.

I have never done this race before, but when I have run the Ajax waterfront the experience has been mixed.  It's a nice park area with a great view of the lake, but it's pretty hilly... and the wind can really whip up at times.  Current forecast is for temps just barely above freezing - so it could be crispy!

Current 10km PB: 40:53

Chances I'll set a PB: 0%

My PB is from Sporting Life... net downhill and that particular day there was a great tail-wind!  So a cold November hilly course won't yield the same kind of result... I'm thinking 4:20/km pace is more realistic, works out to about 43:00-43:30 or so.

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