Monday, October 14, 2013
Shiitake Mushroom 5K
On Saturday, Darren Grant rode up to Madisonville with me to run the Shiitake Mushroom 5K, which is held each year in conjunctions with the Shiitake Mushroom Festival. This was my first time running this race in several years. It is usually held on the same day as our Huntsville Half Marathon. They issued homemade paper numbers, which fell off once you started to sweat. With different places to get free race numbers, there is no excuse for homemade numbers. The age groups were unusual and they announced that the course was 3.2 miles (a 5K is suppose to be 3.1 miles). 3.2 seemed to be correct; my finish time was 39:57.