Damn. Didn't make it past the semi-final round again, at least last time I was hurt. I got drilled out the hole again, reacted in .275, the bad thing was I actually tried to get out. I ran 7.65, the slowest I have run all season. The thing of it was, I wasn't panicked that I had gotten out so bad, I figured I would catch back up. I started to catch back up, but ran into an unforeseen situation, the German on my left, grabbed my lead arm on my backswing coming off of hurdle four and again coming off of number five! He was very apologetic, apologizing after the race, again getting dressed in the dressing room and back in the warm-up area. I just told him "Hey man, we run the hurdles and that comes with the territory." He was like "But you can't run the finals" I told him "Shit happens."
I got everything I could possibly have gotten out of this indoor season relatively speaking in terms of where the real money's made outdoors. I'm very disappointed though, the most disappointing fact is that I could have run every round like I did the first and got a bronze medal. Seeing times I was running all season winning medals was the only rough part. Luck must play a part in winning medals, I had all my T's crossed and I's dotted, but Murphy's Law took effect. I am happy for Allen, adding yet another medal to his impressive resume.
Track and field is definitely a rollercoaster, you just gotta climb aboard and ride it out. The best thing is that nothing that happens on the track is the end of the world, I'm going to wake up tomorrow (hopefully) and it will be a new day. But until then, I need a break from this track stuff, somebody get me a drink or something.
3 weeks ago