Race Report: The Q’s Victoria Run Series Cross Country Meet #2


The second cross country meet of The Q’s Victoria Run Series 2014 season took place on Sept 13. This race was to be a little bit longer than the previous one.

Last week’s race was just a little over 4km, but this week we ran just a little over 6km (or 6.8km) if we opted for the longer race (of course I did).

The other option was to run 2km. However, the hardcore racing fanatics did both.

I opted to only do the ~6km race (actually 6.8k, but we referred to it  as 6k) because I wanted to watch the 2km finishers coming across the line (and I also had a long run planned for the following day).

Some of the 2k finishers headed straight for the Muscle MLK cooler, while others were waiting until they finish their 6k race before having a Muscle MLK.

When my turn to race came, I got a chance to chat with some awesome people at the start line.

The course was great. There were a few minor hills, but nothing too crazy. Also, the weather was nice and warm.

Above: My client Stephen and I showcasing our awesome medals

I ended up being 2nd in my age group again and me time was 27:22, which is not bad given that we almost ran 7k. I thought I kept a pretty good pace. You can see the rest of the results here.

I was also extremely excited to see my client Stephen ace the race. He ended up being 2nd in his age group as well.

As soon as this race was over, I was already looking forward to the next one in two weeks! I’m officially hooked.

Scott Harrigan
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