Sunday, June 19, 2016
Pace: 9:55 min/mi
Comments: Not as awful as the last run but that's only a matter of degree. This run was rough from the start and got downright sadistic over the last mile when the sun came out in earnest.
My goal, other than finishing the damn thing, of course, was to keep it under 40 minutes. With a decent first mile and a second that was less so, that meant keeping the final two miles under that 10 min/mi pace mark.
It wasn't easy. My inclination was to disassociate my way through the thing but keeping the pace down took concentration. It worked but it wasn't a lot of fun.