This past Thursday (April 17th, 2014) evening I ran my third IOA Corporate 5K around Lake Eola in downtown Orlando. Again I was a member of Team IBM and we had about 35 people there. I did ok with my self timed time at 40:04 minutes. I tried to do intervals of three minutes running with two minutes of recovery. I pushed myself too hard at the beginning and then I just didn’t have the will to stick with it during the middle. I should have pushed myself more in the middle as I had plenty of energy to basically sprint for the last 50-100 yards. This is what I looked like afterward. Yes, I’m an awkward selfie taker. Yes, that is the Lake Eola fountain behind me and not an extraterrestrial landing craft.
And here is the obligatory shirt and bib shot.
And just for a comparison here are all of my runs of the Corporate 5K: