I run 36:59 at Namban Barbecue 10k.
I intended to run at about 85% of full effort. But my pace rabbit, George (pictured to my left), takes it out at 3:41 per kilometer pace and so, inevitably, that is precisely the pace that I maintain for the whole 10k.
My plan for October had been to focus on a painfully difficult and highly competitive cross country race in Seattle. But with the aforementioned cold, and with my Seattle teammates split among several events, it was just too easy to decide not to enter the cross country race on the rainy morning of the event. Such poor form how quickly I decide to abandon my "A race"