Monday, July 23, 2012
Float like a Butterfly, Sting like a Bee
His original goal was sub 5:20, but after whining about lack of sleep said he would be happy with sub 5:30. Mom and I dropped him off at the Tavern on the Square around 8:15 and then headed to the finish line.
At 9:05 exactly, he came blazing down street and hit the finish line in 5:16. He told me after the race that is only 3 seconds slower then his high school PR on the track. Good to see that age isn't effecting his speed too much.
Splits at each 1/4 mile: 70, 85, 85, 76
We haven't decided what he should race next. But I am in impressed that he has run a 32 mile hilly trail run and still has enough speed for a 1 mile throw down.
As the great Muhammad Ali said, "Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee." - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HXzQqqn-rVc