Slowly Strolling Through The Gardens, Walk Report, Scotiabank Calgary Marathon’s GoodLife Fitness Virtual 5K, August 2020
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Awareness of the outside world. More family stuff, 2 of 2. So the world can take care of itself again for a day. Should go better this week. For me & my stress level that is. Family member is taking it all in stride.[The Hills]
Je suis la lanterne rouge.
GoodLife Fitness 5K
Friday, August 21, 2020
Birmingham Botanical Gardens
Time – 1:41:45
Pace – 32:49
Overall – 225 out of 225
Gender – 147 out of 147
Official App – RunKeeper.
App used – Map My Walk. Forgot about RK.
Results as of September 1, 2020
Update. Final results.
Place – 347th of 352
Gender Place – 224th of 227
The Calgary Marathon and associated races were originally scheduled for Sunday May 31, 2020. Then postponed to September 27, 2020. The virtual races are taking place between those two dates. I chose it as my August 5K walk.
Results are not final until September 27. Not too worried about losing my grip on last place.
Update. Oh, well. One person behind me was 02:01:53. The rest were 4, 7+, and 23 hours, making me wonder if those were entry errors.
Gardens are not designed for power walking. The map on the website listed a two-mile jogging trail. The idea was to do one lap and then stop halfway through the second. Good plan, except the trail was not marked IRL. I gave it my best guess for the first lap and then gave up and wandered around for the last mile. The only time I made any speed was when I got lost & ended up on the access road.
Ready to walk. Shawl for rain. Bib number. Once again, wearing it while walking public by myself. Fittingly, my current barn shoes are flowered.
One wonders about the events that led to these rules.
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