Last Saturday I ran the Chilhowee Fair 5K for my third time with my fastest time ever. Chilhowee is a tiny town where I went to school from Kindergarten to 12th grade. I ended up winning second in my age/gender category (there were only 5 or 6) and 18th overall (out of like 48). My cousin Whitney won first overall female and my sister Kristen got third overall female, but I did beat my other sister, two cousins, and my parents.
I recently bought a GPS watch, mostly because I love maps and I was tired of trying to figure out how far I ran (or how long). When I use it in NYC you can see popular paths of other runners and all the streets I could be running down. I thought it was funny to see the route in Chilhowee... we basically ran the entire city (and a little bit out in to the country).
Also funny are my splits. Mile 1 is pretty amazing for me... mile three a bit slow. I haven't got the start slow, finish strong thing down yet.