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@carolynrunstheusa

Michigan City, IN Raving since 2019 50 States hopeful/finisher, Marathon Maniacs, World Marathon Majors Six Star hopeful/finisher, Seven Continents Club active 2 weeks, 1 day ago

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Personal Bests (1)

Race Distance Location Date Result
Marathon Grand Haven, MI Sep 10, 2017 4:26:07

Future Races (4)

Race Distance Location Date Paid
Marathon Olathe, KS Apr 18, 2020
Marathon Pittsburgh, PA May 3, 2020
Marathon Denver, CO May 17, 2020
Marathon Salt Lake City, UT Jul 24, 2020

Past Races (29)

Race Distance Location Date Result My Raves My Performance
Marathon Myrtle Beach, SC Mar 7, 2020 5:15:13
Marathon Oak Island, NC Feb 15, 2020 5:20:19
Marathon Gulf Shores, AL Jan 26, 2020 5:20:38
Marathon Tulsa, OK Nov 24, 2019 4:58:39
Marathon Huntington, WV Nov 3, 2019 4:44:03
Marathon Des Moines, IA Oct 20, 2019 4:53:16
Marathon Nashville, TN Apr 27, 2019 5:03:22
Marathon Virginia Beach, VA Mar 17, 2019 4:38:55
Marathon Austin, TX Feb 17, 2019 4:44:51
Marathon Savannah, GA Nov 3, 2018 4:45:27
Marathon Milwaukee, WI Oct 7, 2018 4:36:01
Marathon Two Harbors, MN Jun 16, 2018 5:10:26
Marathon New Orleans, LA Mar 4, 2018 4:54:45
Marathon Apache Junction, AZ Feb 18, 2018 4:34:16
Marathon Indianapolis, IN Nov 4, 2017 4:28:15
Marathon Key West, FL Oct 8, 2017 4:31:12
Marathon Grand Haven, MI Sep 10, 2017 4:26:07
Marathon Cleveland, OH May 21, 2017 4:43:34
Marathon Louisville, KY Apr 29, 2017 4:41:08
Marathon St Louis, MO Apr 9, 2017 4:49:31
Marathon Indianapolis, IN Nov 5, 2016 4:57:30
Marathon Indianapolis, IN Nov 7, 2015 5:21:15
Marathon Indianapolis, IN Nov 1, 2014 5:04:50
Marathon South Bend, IN May 31, 2014 5:39:28
Marathon Indianapolis, IN 2013 4:45:31
Marathon Chicago, IL 2012 4:42:35
Marathon Indianapolis, IN 2012 4:34:52
Marathon Chicago, IL 2011 5:27:57
Marathon Chicago, IL Oct 10, 2010 5:46:10

My Raves

The expo was quick and easy at Dave & Busters even got some free play with skeeball! The course itself had two long straight road intermingled with few turns thru … MORE

The expo was quick and easy at Dave & Busters even got some free play with skeeball! The course itself had two long straight road intermingled with few turns thru Market Common and then at the end. Because of the wind this particular race that long stretch of road with headwind was torturous. Basically, miles six to 18 in your face!
This marathon served amino vitals (instead of Gatorade) not a big deal BUT not serving it often IS a big deal. First at ten miles and not every station:( Definitely disappointed in the race and in myself for not checking and being prepared.
The scenery was ok… ran parallel to the ocean a long stretch of time but couldn’t see it… just lots of business the first stretch and lots of hotels the second long stretch. Not many spectators or fun along the course.
The medals are nice and the added finishers tank was great! Good music and food/beer and the end.

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Great communication. Expo was extremely small. The whole race is mostly beach rentals and then the out and back over the bridge (hwy) between miles 22/23. Well supported with water/Gatorade. … MORE

Great communication. Expo was extremely small. The whole race is mostly beach rentals and then the out and back over the bridge (hwy) between miles 22/23. Well supported with water/Gatorade. Nice finishers jacket and pizza & a beer at the end.

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Very smooth running race! I missed the expo due to flight delays. Was able to pick up packet that morning. Course was very well marked and plenty of aid stations. … MORE

Very smooth running race! I missed the expo due to flight delays. Was able to pick up packet that morning. Course was very well marked and plenty of aid stations. The end had boardwalks for miles… or what seemed like miles! Awesome party at the finish for you and your family! Wasn’t my best race due to illness day before:(

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This race was so fun with soooo many “yard parties”.... love when residents come out to support marathons! THE best corral organization I’ve seen; other large marathons should take note! … MORE

This race was so fun with soooo many “yard parties”…. love when residents come out to support marathons! THE best corral organization I’ve seen; other large marathons should take note! The extra mileage to the Center of the Universe was a cool touch (and added coin)! Ended up with 26.5 miles… considered an ultra marathon! Well done!

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I was nervous going in about the double loop but gave me a chance to see things I may have missed the first time around! The sentimental touches were very … MORE

I was nervous going in about the double loop but gave me a chance to see things I may have missed the first time around! The sentimental touches were very thoughtful and emotional from this BIG Football Fan! I recommend the Chessie House(Airbnb) within walking of start/finish and plenty of restaurants!

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It’s been a few marathons ago since I ran this race.... I remember the winding, hilly, beautiful neighborhoods the first half; a little challenging. The thing that stood out the … MORE

It’s been a few marathons ago since I ran this race…. I remember the winding, hilly, beautiful neighborhoods the first half; a little challenging. The thing that stood out the most was the “aid stations” on bikes… I don’t usually need aid but they had a little of everything on their bikes including food, music and motivation! Saw them plenty of times if I was in need!

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Course was ok... two out and backs. We had decent weather. LOVED the fleece blanket at the end!! We stayed close to start/finish which made it so easy to shower … MORE

Course was ok… two out and backs. We had decent weather. LOVED the fleece blanket at the end!!
We stayed close to start/finish which made it so easy to shower and return to party with our group of runners!
The after party with Irish stew and FOUR beers and great music!!

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This race was actually held on December 2, 2017 due to rescheduling following Hurricane Irma! My daughter and I had a wonderful time on the Island! I loved the early … MORE

This race was actually held on December 2, 2017 due to rescheduling following Hurricane Irma! My daughter and I had a wonderful time on the Island!
I loved the early morning start and sunrise while running. Boring out and back; struggled at the end. BUT, because of lower turn out… I GOT 3RD overall Female!! That has NEVER happened! Got a local brewed six pack and a dried, damaged coconut recovered from the hurricane.

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Ran for a charity organization - Opportunity Enterprises. The group I trained with sucked me into marathons! Charity Village was awesome for a first timer. Great, huge crowd support and … MORE

Ran for a charity organization – Opportunity Enterprises. The group I trained with sucked me into marathons!

Charity Village was awesome for a first timer.

Great, huge crowd support and plenty of aid stations!

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