From my buddy Sean. My post-race report and thoughts will come soon.
Unless you’re a pro runner with some writing chops, who runs in exotic locales against the best runners in the world, like Dakota Jones, or Sabrina Moran, odds are your race report is tedious and uninteresting to just about everyone but you. Your mom may say she enjoyed reading it, but she’s lying.
Still, race reports serve a purpose. By setting down the details of what happened, we can assess what went right, and what went wrong. We can learn, and hopefully, we can improve. This is of little consolation to the reader (who should probably just stop here), but it can be of help to the writer.
And so, here’s my dull, boring, and not very good race report for the Brooklyn Half Marathon.
In a nutshell, it wasn’t a bad race, but it wasn’t a great one, either. I’d trained as best I could given a…
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