This has been hanging around in my drafts folder for a while and since I am trying to clean it out, I figure it is time to get some of them out – finally.
A while ago, I was reading Michelle’s post over at Running With Attitude — Friday Five – Race Memories, where she wrote about her five most memorable races. It was very motivating to read about them and it seems like a lot of other bloggers are jumping aboard this meme, so I figured that I would invite myself to the party ;-) .
My 5 most memorable races, were not always because I had great results, because it doesn’t work that way. They each have their own story and reason for being here.
1975 – Penquis Relays League Track Meet
High School the Not So Glory Days This was one of those races that showed me that I had some potential as a runner. It was also the only meet I went to my senior year of high school and while surpassed even my own expectations and definitely surprised everyone else. I won the 100 and 220 yard dashes with some pretty damn decent times and anchoring a 2nd place finish in the 4 x 220 relay and was accused of being a ringer :-) .
Unfortunately, the results at this meet led to certain expectations from myself and others that I could not and would never live up to. Continue reading