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@alwaysmatthew

QATAR Raving since 2019 Active 5 years ago

About Me

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    Herne Hill Harriers, London

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Race Distance Location Date Result
Half Marathon Del Mar, CA Apr 28, 2019 1:35:17

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Past Races (1)

Race Distance Location Date Result My Raves My Performance
Half Marathon Del Mar, CA Apr 28, 2019 1:35:17

My Raves

This is not an easy course but the beauty more than makes up for it. The crowds were pretty sparse but those that did support were fantastic - a big … MORE

This is not an easy course but the beauty more than makes up for it. The crowds were pretty sparse but those that did support were fantastic – a big thank you to them! My big complaint is the race pacers – there were two pacers who were going to run 1:40 and I wanted to run with them. From the start I knew they were going to fast (they were running close to 1.30 pace) so I backed off and ran my own race. I came in at 1:35 and the pacers were a good few minutes ahead of me. It is very frustrating that the race advertises pacers and they are simply not are capable of doing their job – for some people this will ruin the event as they rely on the pacers knowing the right pace (the 1.30 pacer came in at 1.29.50 so very well done to him!!). Anyway, it is a stunning race and the set-up at the end is great. It is not a PB race but that makes it all the better as there is no pressure – just run hard and suffer and enjoy! 🙂

DIFFICULTY
5
PRODUCTION
4
SCENERY
5
SWAG
4

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