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Tracking sexts at the St. Paddy's Day 5K & 8K

Ran the St. Paddy's Day 8K this morning. Lots of green everywhere. And no one even seemed hungover. Incredible weather and really well-organized race that started and finished at the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum. The results are already posted.

And my review is already posted at NewCity.com.

For some reason there weren't any 22, 36 or 151 buses running north this morning so I ended up running to the starting line with my wife (about two miles), which actually seemed to help my run by giving me a nice warm-up beforehand (and gave me a chance to say hi to the Sun Bear and some of the big cats - my favorite animals at the Lincoln Park Zoo).

At the end of the race you could type your number into a row of computers and get a print-out of your results (below) which was pretty cool. This seems like a new development and I don't remember seeing this until recently. Does anyone know how long this has been happening?

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  1. Wow, even with sending all those sexts, you were able to average an 8 minute mile pace. Nice!

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  2. Thanks! Apparently I was averaging around 3 sexts a minute!

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  3. That is HILARIOUS! I just about fell out of my chair laughing.

    TOO FUNNY!

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