A Race to Fight Brain Cancer

Join the Voices Against Brain Cancer’s mission to find a cure 5 Mile Race

My last race was my 9th qualifying race for the NYRR 9+1 program last Sunday and it was a great race. The race was dedicated to support Voices Against Brain Cancer, a not-for-profit public charity organization which raises funds to research a cure for brain cancer. Knowing people who have suffered or people who have watched their friends and family suffer, this definitely was a cause I wanted to support.

IMG_5432And I also wanted to do well! I set myself a goal of under 36 minutes, which would mean the slowest average pace would have to be about my 10K time during the Rock ‘N Roll race. However, I was skeptical because I felt I did awesome at that race (I even got an award in the mail for winning 1st in my division just last week!) and wasn’t sure if it was reasonable to expect a replication of it. Anyway, anything between my 6’59” 4 mile pace of two weeks ago and my 10K pace was going to be my goal.

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