Ashenfelter 8K Classic

Glen Ridge, New Jersey


Overall, I thought the race was great. However, I did get lost around about the end of the 4th mile. I was supposed to turn left but I did not. Instead of turning left, to go down the hill so I could come back up, I kept going straight. I followed the cones and other runners in front of me. It was windy on the day of the run. The sign to make the left turn was not visible. A volunteer needed to be there to assist runners with making the left turn. After the other runners realized their mistake, they just made a turn down any street. I however was upset. I speed walked to the end of the cones and raced to the finished line. My time was 1:11:36. I don't believe I cheated because I speed walk a mile every 15 minutes