I see that I took third place in my age group yesterday in the Chinatown 5k. There were only 8 in my age group.
They did not hand out age group medals. So I'm glad I didn't hang around afterward! I mean, I thought I had a chance. It was a smallish race. And it seemed to have drawn lots of young people, not lots of old people.
Age group medals are kind of a funny thing. It's not quite "everybody wins!", but it's a step in that direction.
In that little 8 person race,
I took third place.