Finishing last never felt so good

Published: Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at 05:21 PM.

As it turned out, I didn’t need medical attention. I had finished the race and would live to tell the tale. Now I’m thinking of finding other 5K races in which to run, with an eye toward beating my time and perhaps finishing in less than 30 minutes. After all, I’m a competitive person. But having said that, finishing last in the men’s division never felt so good.

Ken Buday is the editor and general manager of the Sun Journal. He can be reached at 444-1999 or at

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