New personal best in the 5k and 1 mile

By Skip

Today was a GREAT day to run!  I felt good, was perfect weather outside and I felt like I was ready to conquer the world.  The night before I was thinking about the last time was out and how I was disappointed and maybe it was due to the playlist not being fast enough.  So I spent a few hours going through my music library and picking out some songs that were all about the same BPM and would flow smoothly together YET keep me interested.

Lets just say it worked because I achieved my new personal best in the one mile and the 5k.

1 Mile Times:

  • Previous: 7’52”
  • New Personal Best: 7’40”

5K Times:

  • Previous: 24’17”
  • New Personal Best: 23’54”

So I know what most of you are asking…. what was my playlist?  Here it is:
(the link will also take you to iTunes if you wish to purchase it)

So if you want to run a 24 minute 5k, try the playlist above!

Filed in: Playlists, Running • Saturday, April 17th, 2010
 

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