10,000, particularly 10,000 meter
s. Approximately 6.2
miles, the 10K is a tough race. It may be run in track
laps on a standard 400M
track) or cross-country
. A good performance in the 10K obviously requires both speed
, as well as pacing
, and wise
My PR in the 10K was set March 2, at the Taichung City Meet. I placed third, and got 41:05. I am more of a 5K person, but I enjoyed that race a whole lot.
On March 8, 2001, I broke this PR again at the Taichung City Meet. I placed fifth this time in the stiffer competition amidst cold wind and rain, with a time of 40:35. I'm not so sure that that I'm more of a 5K person any more.