What if we had the habit of having the guts to risk failure? This was the warmup 5k. The race time was five minutes faster. This was the warmup before the race. What if we had the habit of having the guts to risk failure? In ten years of running 5k’s, have never run the entire course as a pre-race warmup. Until yesterday. Next Blog By jeff noel Retired Disney Institute Keynote Speaker and Prolific Blogger. Five daily, differently-themed personal blogs (about life's 5 big choices) on five interconnected sites. View all of jeff noel's posts.