Every year Lowell hosts a 5K / 10K race on the first of January called “First Run”. I thought I would give it a try and see if I had improved much since the Flutie 5K in the fall. It was a gorgeous day and even though many of the participants were probably suffering from hangovers, the spirits seemt o be running high.
I managed to pull off a PR of 30:58, roughly 3 minutes faster than the fall. Here is a video of the race: