Reflections on the Grind

thoughts on training and life of an introvert

Run for Children 10K

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10K Run For Children (วิ่งเพื่อน้อง ครั้งที่ 9)
Rama 9 Park (สวนหลวง ร.​ 9), Bangkok
6 am

First race in almost 14 months.

early morning

early morning

warmup jog

warmup jog

Met Marty at the start line. He ran a nice race.

with Marty

with Marty

glad to finish, run for children 10k, 22 sep 2013

glad to finish, run for children 10k, 22 sep 2013

First half 24:06, second half 25:19.

It was a very hard race for me. Just happy I could keep going at steady pace and finish. Legs felt fine but fitness was lacking. My longest run in the past year was 5.6 km yesterday. Wanted a negative split but failed. No biggie. It’s good to see where I am regarding endurance. Did manage to go under 50 min. I’m happy with that.

Well-organized event, even though I got an XL shirt (would be good as a pajamas) and a small urn instead of a medal.

Grateful that Nan got up early and left the house at 4 am with me to go to the race.


Written by Rop

September 22, 2013 at 9:41 am

Posted in running

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3 Responses

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  1. well done rop. great to see you back at the start line. thanks nan for the photo


    September 22, 2013 at 10:10 am

  2. Cools pics man! And well done for going sub 50min!


    September 22, 2013 at 1:12 pm

  3. thank you Marty and Paul for encouragement.


    September 23, 2013 at 8:19 am

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