Just had this email though from Runkeeper in regard to the 2nd Global 5k challenge that I signed up for. I’m really happy with being in the 5th percentile of those that registered, it proves that my 5k times are improving thanks to parkrun.
Hey Paul, Congrats on completing the Global 5K! Your pace of 7:31 ranked you in the 5th percentile of all finishers and in the 10th percentile of finishers in your age and gender group.
And as Fred Lebow, New York City Marathon co-founder, once said, “It doesn’t matter whether you come in first, in the middle of the pack, or last. You can say, ‘I have finished.’ There is a lot of satisfaction in that.”