David O’Meara’s first mile in summer sub-5 series is 4:42
David O’Meara, 45, chose Tarpon Springs, Florida, to kick off his summerlong series of 20 sub-5 mainly road miles. (I wrote about it here.) He detailed the event on his blog. He had some pacers, he suggests: “I followed Anthony down to the Sponge Docks and finished in 4:42. During the closing ceremonies, Tarpon Springs showered us with Greek gifts as we all received unique ‘Art In Granite” plaques to commemorate the mile event and Mayor Beverly Billiris donned each runner’s head with a traditional olive wreath.” Tarpon Springs has been in the news as the place where Deborah Jeane Palfrey, the “D.C. Madam,” chose to hang herself rather than go to prison. Nice start, David. Glad you made it out of there alive.