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@brbender262

Laurel, MD Raving since 2021 Active 3 months ago

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Personal Bests (2)

Race Distance Location Date Result
Marathon Arlington, VA 2013 5:13:57
Half Marathon Richmond, VA Nov 16, 2019 1:59:32

Future Races (1)

Race Distance Location Date Paid
Half Marathon Harpers Ferry, WV May 20, 2023

Past Races (14)

Race Distance Location Date Result My Raves My Performance
Half Marathon Scranton, PA Nov 7, 2021
Half Marathon Durham, NC Oct 17, 2021 2:08:12
Half Marathon Portland, ME Oct 3, 2021 2:16:05
Half Marathon Townsend, TN Sep 10, 2021 2:22:40
Half Marathon Richmond, VA Nov 16, 2019 1:59:32
200 Mile Relay Chattanooga, TN Nov 8, 2019
Half Marathon New York, NY Dec 9, 2018 2:32:35
Half Marathon Berlin, OH Sep 8, 2018 2:37:01
Half Marathon Fulton, MD Jun 9, 2018 2:25:31
Half Marathon Oceanport, NJ 2013 2:24:21
Marathon Arlington, VA 2013 5:13:57
Half Marathon Oceanport, NJ May 6, 2012 2:11:00
Half Marathon Washington, DC 2012 2:20:30
Half Marathon Baltimore, MD 2011 2:41:07

My Raves

Great town, and a fun hilly run. Unfortunately, there were a ton of race management issues on this one: - Packet pickup: Was just your shirt and bib. Somehow they … MORE

Great town, and a fun hilly run. Unfortunately, there were a ton of race management issues on this one:

– Packet pickup: Was just your shirt and bib. Somehow they didn’t give me safety pins for the bib. I asked some people around the starting line, and I wasn’t the only one who didn’t get pins.

– Post Race Food: Depending on when you finished, there was zero post race food. The volunteers said people running the shorter races raided the food tents and took multiple of everything. No chocolate milk or recovery food for you!

– Medical, wake up! Someone collapsed at the finish line and the announcer was calling the medical team multiple times and they just didn’t come immediately even though they were within line of sight. Thankfully some spectators were able to provide immediate first aid

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Great Half Marathon experience in Portland, Maine. Beautiful views of Casco Bay, even though it was overcast. If you're looking for a great Fall Marathon in the northeast, definitely check … MORE

Great Half Marathon experience in Portland, Maine. Beautiful views of Casco Bay, even though it was overcast. If you’re looking for a great Fall Marathon in the northeast, definitely check this one out.

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If you're looking for a good Tennessee Half Marathon that lets you explore nature, look no further. The Great Smoky Mountains Half Marathon is a great option for a vacation … MORE

If you’re looking for a good Tennessee Half Marathon that lets you explore nature, look no further. The Great Smoky Mountains Half Marathon is a great option for a vacation race.

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Extremely friendly people and well organized race. The race swag was excellent! Additionally, the downhill finish helped me get a PR. Great job Richmond! MORE

Extremely friendly people and well organized race. The race swag was excellent! Additionally, the downhill finish helped me get a PR. Great job Richmond!

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This was my first Ragnar Relay, and it was an awesome event. The community really makes these events memorable (both the local community, and the returning Ragnar teams). MORE

This was my first Ragnar Relay, and it was an awesome event. The community really makes these events memorable (both the local community, and the returning Ragnar teams).

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Good race in NYC Central Park if you're trying to knock NY State off of your list. It's a looping course that gives you good views of the park. MORE

Good race in NYC Central Park if you’re trying to knock NY State off of your list. It’s a looping course that gives you good views of the park.

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The Amish Country Half Marathon has to be one of my favorite Half Marathons. The swag box was absolutely packed with local goodies, and the course was amazing. Buttered noodles … MORE

The Amish Country Half Marathon has to be one of my favorite Half Marathons. The swag box was absolutely packed with local goodies, and the course was amazing. Buttered noodles at the finish line sealed the deal for me!

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Maple Lawn MD is a good location for a Half Marathon. It provides some challenging hills, that are even more challenging in the June heat. It'd be great to see … MORE

Maple Lawn MD is a good location for a Half Marathon. It provides some challenging hills, that are even more challenging in the June heat. It’d be great to see this even grow even further!

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If you're looking for a PR on the East Coast, check this Half Marathon out. It's definitely a flat and fast course. Beware, there's a cold seabreeze at the end … MORE

If you’re looking for a PR on the East Coast, check this Half Marathon out. It’s definitely a flat and fast course. Beware, there’s a cold seabreeze at the end of the race!

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This was my first marathon experience, and it was great. Very well organized race that provides memorable views of Washington DC and the main monuments! MORE

This was my first marathon experience, and it was great. Very well organized race that provides memorable views of Washington DC and the main monuments!

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The 2012 NJ Half Marathon was a great experience. Heading through areas of Monmouth County, this is a very flat and fast course. The ending is on the boardwalk and … MORE

The 2012 NJ Half Marathon was a great experience. Heading through areas of Monmouth County, this is a very flat and fast course. The ending is on the boardwalk and features some brisk sea breezes, so be sure to have an after race jacket or blanket ready!

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Great course through Washington DC, and awesome music throughout the event. Modest swag giveaways, which has likely improved over the years. MORE

Great course through Washington DC, and awesome music throughout the event. Modest swag giveaways, which has likely improved over the years.

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The Baltimore Running Festival is always a well organized event that brings out the best in the city. There are some challenging hills throughout the course, which can be surprising. … MORE

The Baltimore Running Festival is always a well organized event that brings out the best in the city. There are some challenging hills throughout the course, which can be surprising. Overall, great experience!

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