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Posted on March 24th, by Josh Cassidy in wheelchair racing. No Comments

 

Oz Day 10k 2010 Start (1st row, 2nd from left)

 

Oz Day 10k 2010 Finish (4th) 

The Oz Day 10k is a race that loops around dowtown Sydney on Australia Day.  I felt great this whole race, and broke away from the pack with about a km to go. I get a little caught up before you see me in this final turn to the finish stretch, otherwise I was pretty confident I could have placed 2nd.

1500m @ Sydney Track meet

Best 1500m race yet with a field of guys with Paralympic Medals, Paralympic Records and World Records.  

5000m @ Sydney Track meet

After a strong pull early, I got caught up at the back in a near crash.  I had to catch up multiple times in this race to make up distance from guys dropping off the pack.  I did not get too much of a draft this whole 5k and considering so, still finished quite strong.  If I had not gotten caught up and had to make up ground a few times, I think I could have won with the energy saved.


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