We ran the Colfax Urban 10 Mile in Denver yesterday. We were supposed to run this race back in 2020 but with Covid we were able to defer to 2022. I imagined I would be in awesome shape with 2 years of training but the opposite happened. Hahaha. The elevation kicked my butt and it got really hot for this Minnesota girl.
On a positive note, I had negative splits the first 5 miles and had my best 5 mile time this year. Yay!! A win! Mile 5 was through Bronco's Stadium which was really cool! But the last 5 miles were rough. The last mile was the worst. I had cramping in my arch. But it wasn't as bad as the marathoner who was walking barefoot because his shoes were "shredding" his feet. Poor guy! My overall time (2:45:00) was better than the first 10 miles of Kansas so that is a win too! But I need to get better. That is so slow compared to where I used to be. I need to start seriously training.