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@edgewit

El Segundo, CA Raving since 2024 50 States hopeful/finisher Active 3 months, 1 week ago

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Personal Bests (1)

Race Distance Location Date Result
Marathon Albuquerque, NM Oct 19, 2014 3:54:00

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Past Races (18)

Race Distance Location Date Result My Raves My Performance
Marathon Lafayette, LA Mar 10, 2024 4:29:20
Marathon Little Rock, AR Mar 3, 2024 5:00:00
Marathon Olathe, KS Apr 22, 2023 4:29:50
Marathon Wildwood, MO Apr 16, 2023 7:07:12
Marathon Los Angeles, CA Mar 19, 2023 4:55:06
Marathon Baraboo, WI Jul 9, 2022 6:04:54
Marathon Duluth, MN 2022 6:54:06
Marathon Green River, WY Aug 21, 2021 5:13:34
Marathon Los Angeles, CA Mar 18, 2018 4:35:28
Marathon Somerton, AZ Jan 27, 2018 4:15:55
Marathon Manitou Springs, CO Aug 20, 2017 8:00:36
Marathon Moab, UT Nov 5, 2016 6:46:32
Marathon Rachel, NV Aug 21, 2016 5:30:15
Marathon Beaverton, OR Feb 29, 2016 5:03:01
Marathon Alvord, TX Mar 21, 2015 5:51:45
Marathon Albuquerque, NM Oct 19, 2014 3:54:00
Marathon Friday Harbor, WA Jun 22, 2014 4:13:42
Marathon San Francisco, CA 2012 4:33:24

My Raves

Medal. Like everyone says: It’s huge. And has a really fun, well-crafted design. It’s exactly what you want and the last thing you want hanging around your neck after running … MORE

Medal. Like everyone says: It’s huge. And has a really fun, well-crafted design. It’s exactly what you want and the last thing you want hanging around your neck after running 26.2 miles. This year’s dinosaur theme saw a massive T-rex, with a smoking volcano and background dinos in a bedrock font.

Aid Stations/Support. As with all races that start the marathon and half at the same time, there’s that distinct drop off at 13 miles where you realize how spread out everyone has gotten. It’s also in the second half that you experience more of the woodsy side of town (and more of the downhills) with a lot less cheering sections. It’s a nice changeup in the environment for me, but might not be for others. Aid stations were maybe 2ish miles apart and had water, powerade, Gu. One at mile 20 had PB&J that gave me life. Great support and a fun Jurassic Park Photo Op near the Governor’s Mansion.

Difficulty. Rolling Hills. The website is pretty facetious about them, and from all vantage points, they don’t look like much, but they add up. You’re never climbing any real hills, but my mile 20, they were really breaking the momentum of me and everyone around me. Come mentally prepared. Otherwise, it’s a pretty smooth ride on paved streets the whole way.

Uniqueness. The medal obvi. But as someone from out of town, the LR Marathon runs past a lot of the sights that are distinctly Little Rock. There’s the Governor’s Mansion, the Capitol Building, and Little Rock Central High School (whose history, if you don’t know, you should learn and stop by the LRCHS Visitor’s Center). You’ll also pass a variety of landscapes that showcase the terrains of Little Rock from downtown, to suburban, to the waterfront, to more woodsy areas. And the bridges! You really get to see the entire city.

Tip: If you’re from out of town and you can, staying at the host hotel made this hands down the most convenient marathon I’ve ever run. The convention center (where the expo is held) is connected to the hotel, and the start line is right out the backdoor. And if you have a riverside room, you can even watch the events from your window. Don’t get me wrong, I love a trail run in the middle of nowhere as much as the next guy, but sometimes it’s nice to have the hardest part of the race be the race.

DIFFICULTY
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PRODUCTION
5
SCENERY
3
SWAG
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