Run For Our Heroes, post-race cooling down

Race Recap: Run For Our Heroes 10K

While I was back east visiting family, I participated in a “virtual race” benefiting the Wounded Warrior Project.  The Run For Our Heroes 10k was a race done at each participants schedule and location from May 24th to 31st.  I convinced one of my sisters to do the run with me while visiting extended family in Mt. Gretna, PA.  The virtual race was sponsored by Step2Leap and each participant received a personalized bib to wear while they completed their race as well as a medal to wear proudly after competing in the virtual race.

While the 10k course I mapped out in Mt. Gretna included a massive hill to finish and an overabundance of non-shaded roads (note to self: run on the shady side next time!), I was pretty happy with my finishing time of 46:36!  That ended up being my second fastest 10k that I’ve run to date and a great precursor to longer races coming up later this year.  That time also places me for 3rd overall for the 10k participants, not too shabby!


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