Tracksmith Twilight 5000 Race Report – John Alcantara

Race: Tracksmith Twilight 5000

Runner: John Alcantara

Race Date: 07/15/2022

Location: Montrose Track

Results: 22:07 Third place in my heat

3 Bests – What aspects of the race did you like the most?

Motivation, community and the vibes

Weird factor – What’s the weirdest thing about this race?

Hahahaha little kids running on the course awhile the race was happening

Highlights of your race – What did you do well and enjoy about your race in particular?

Knowing I can push myself even when your body is saying NO!

Lessons for others – Share your pro-tips on the race to help the next runner

Pace yourself and knowing control what you can control. It’s 12 laps around the track and you don’t want to die on lap one

Most important course specific knowledge to know about the race

It’s a track race!! Go fast

Aesthetics – Is it a pretty course?

Yup!

Difficulty – Is it a tough course?

Nope pretty straight forward

Organized and well run – Did it feel like a well-oiled machine or were they flying by the seat of their pants?

Hahahaha it was well organized

Competition – Is there a strong field?

Yup

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