Yesterday evening, the official results for the Revenge of the Penguins 10-mi Race were finally released. Even though I didn't run that fast, I placed very well - an advantage of a small race! My chip time was 1:47:00.9, over 30 sec less than my "gun time", because I started back in the pack - I knew I wasn't going to win the race!
Out of 140 people in the 10-mi race, I placed 56th, which was pretty cool. That's in the top 40%. (If I had managed to run at 6 mph on average, I would've placed something like 42nd.) In my 40 - 49 age group, I placed 6th out of 36, which was awesome - top 17%! Most races do age groups in 5 year bins, so even with more competition, I did well.
At any rate, it's fun seeing myself do so well, even though my time wasn't great. I'm definitely going to do this race as a goal race next fall and train up for it - hopefully I can do maybe 10-min better and really place well!
Now back to my regular exercise. Yesterday morning, I was a bit short on time and didn't feel like an intense workout, so I did a shortened version of P90X3 Dynamix, followed by some foam rolling. I burned a whole 40 calories!
Yesterday evening I had my regular tennis doubles at TCCP. I feel like I played pretty well - I actually wasn't too sore or tired - but my scores didn't reflect it. In the first round, my partner, Whitney, and I played some really good players and lost 6-2. In the second round, my partner, Renee, and I won 6-3. In the last round, my partner, Abby, and I got bageled 3-0. It was all pretty good tennis, though, so it was fun.
This morning, I did my agility workout like last week, with the added planks. I got an app for my phone called "Random Timer" that I used to time my split-steps-then-sprints. I'm hoping this will help with my reaction times. I burned about 180 calories in 45 - 50 min, with the warm up and cool down.