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@cmbrln7

Saint Charles, MO Raving since 2018 50 States hopeful/finisher active 5 months, 3 weeks ago

About Me

  • Running club(s):

    50 States Half Marathon Club

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  • Race that's calling my name:

    Best Damn Race Savannah

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Future Races

Personal Bests (1)

Race Distance Location Date Result
Half Marathon St Louis, MO Oct 21, 2018 2:50:33

Future Races (0)

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Past Races (13)

Race Distance Location Date Result My Raves My Performance
Half Marathon Washington, IA Aug 29, 2020 3:02:51
Half Marathon Charleston, SC Jan 11, 2020 3:09:16
Half Marathon Lincoln, NE Nov 3, 2019 2:54:24
Half Marathon Louisville, KY Oct 19, 2019 2:57:03
Half Marathon Tampa, FL Feb 24, 2019 3:10:55
5K Tampa, FL Feb 23, 2019
Half Marathon St Louis, MO Oct 21, 2018 2:50:33
Half Marathon Indianapolis, IN May 5, 2018 3:08:00
Half Marathon Wamego, KS Mar 24, 2018 3:00:29
Half Marathon Little Rock, AR Mar 4, 2018 3:22:00
Half Marathon Dallas, TX Nov 5, 2017 3:12:00
Half Marathon Valmeyer, IL Sep 23, 2017 3:12:00
Half Marathon St. Charles, MO Oct 2, 2016

My Raves

This race till place during the Covid pandemic and the race director did a great job with Covid precautions. The course is mostly flat and on a crushed limestone trail … MORE

This race till place during the Covid pandemic and the race director did a great job with Covid precautions. The course is mostly flat and on a crushed limestone trail that was well shaded by trees.

I love the soft long-sleeved shirt. The medal is a nice size and has a spinner! The race also provided loads of free race photos.

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There is so much to like about this race! Nice swag, flat course, sufficient aid stations, went off without a hitch. The first 8-9 miles are fabulous as you run … MORE

There is so much to like about this race! Nice swag, flat course, sufficient aid stations, went off without a hitch. The first 8-9 miles are fabulous as you run through the Citadel, battery, and gorgeous historic Charleston. The last few miles are in an industrial area and not scenic at all. However, the race ends at a beautiful park and the after party was nice with free food, drinks, and if you want more there are plenty of food trucks. I unfortunately had tendinitis issues flare up and by mile 10 or so just wanted to be done!

Spend a few days being a tourist in Charleston. You won’t be disappointed!

One downside, which wasn’t an issue for me, but you told ave to be at mile 10.3 within 2:45. I was told that these runners were picked up and drive in a bus to 10.3 and allowed to finish and get their medal. I don’t like this for 2 reasons. 1 – they didn’t finish the half and got a half medal. 2 – if their results are counted, they have their finishing times faster than the people how ran the whole thing!

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The race production was top notch! Lots of swag too! We finished downhill into a narrow shoot to lots of fan fare! Great crowd sport, plenty of port a potties … MORE

The race production was top notch! Lots of swag too! We finished downhill into a narrow shoot to lots of fan fare! Great crowd sport, plenty of port a potties and said stations. My only complaint would be a long stretch on an open road. There was a car accident while we were running on it and my heart leaped in worry for runners. Luckily the accident didn’t cause a runner to be injured.

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I was super impressed with the swag and postcards race party. Runners received a nice long sleeved tech shirt, cool medal, tons of food at the end, free beer and … MORE

I was super impressed with the swag and postcards race party. Runners received a nice long sleeved tech shirt, cool medal, tons of food at the end, free beer and samples of bourbon. They had a live band playing at the post race party that was phenomenal! There is an awful hill in Cherokee Park, but the rest was smooth sailing. Sarah, the 3 hour pacer was awesome. I highly recommend this race.

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This just might be my favorite half marathon yet. A super well organized race with a fun theme, nice race shirts, huge medals, flat and scenic. So glad I picked … MORE

This just might be my favorite half marathon yet. A super well organized race with a fun theme, nice race shirts, huge medals, flat and scenic. So glad I picked this race for Florida

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Wamego does the Wizard of Oz theme well. The pasta feed at packet pick up was a nice touch. I liked the picture on the medal, but it’s not great … MORE

Wamego does the Wizard of Oz theme well. The pasta feed at packet pick up was a nice touch. I liked the picture on the medal, but it’s not great quality, nor was the race shirt. But I did enjoy the race, rolling hills and all! Fun photo ops with the Wizard of Oz characters.

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