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@jahbrink

Westland, MI Raving since 2019 50 States hopeful/finisher active 2 months, 3 weeks ago

About Me

  • Running club(s):

    Love Runs

  • Rave race:

    Chicago Marathon

  • Race that's calling my name:

    New York

  • I run because:

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Personal Bests (3)

Race Distance Location Date Result
Marathon Jackson, MS Feb 29, 2020 4:02:12
Half Marathon Detroit, MI Oct 20, 2019 2:00:21
5K Detroit, MI Oct 19, 2019 28:17

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Past Races (12)

Race Distance Location Date Result My Raves My Performance
Marathon Jackson, MS Feb 29, 2020 4:02:12
Half Marathon Detroit, MI Oct 20, 2019 2:00:21
5K Detroit, MI Oct 19, 2019 28:17
Marathon Chicago, IL Oct 13, 2019 4:16:12
5K Chicago, IL Oct 12, 2019 32:33
Marathon Cincinnati, OH May 5, 2019 5:05:10
Marathon Somerton, AZ Jan 26, 2019 4:51:00
Marathon Detroit, MI Oct 21, 2018 4:29:00
Half Marathon Chicago, IL Jul 22, 2018 2:04:00
5K Chicago, IL Jul 21, 2018
Half Marathon Dearborn, MI Apr 4, 2018 2:09:00
Half Marathon Detroit, MI Oct 15, 2017 2:07:00

My Raves

The hills make it a challenging race, but even that could be overcome with some regular Blues music throughout the course. Sadly, they failed to deliver on that promise. Thank … MORE

The hills make it a challenging race, but even that could be overcome with some regular Blues music throughout the course. Sadly, they failed to deliver on that promise. Thank you to the JSU band that came out to perform for the first 13.1 loop, but to see you gone and a man beating on a chemical drum in your place for the second loop was a real disappointment. I was really hoping for more after hearing good reviews of this race 3 years ago. Not what I had hoped for, but the people of Jackson were friendly and welcoming and the food great. A huge shout out to the “Fireball” crew that brought the most fun on the entire course!

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As a repeat runner, I'm still awed by the view as we run up, across and over the Ambassador Bridge at dawn. That really is a sight to see. The … MORE

As a repeat runner, I’m still awed by the view as we run up, across and over the Ambassador Bridge at dawn. That really is a sight to see. The tunnel is a hot can of sweaty runners, but that first breath of cool fresh air as you emerge is like nothing else. The production is ok – they could label, stretch out and organize aid stations better so you know where water and gatorade are. Those turn into congestion nightmares. The Detroit swag is the best I have experienced so far, especially if you run the Saturday and Sunday races. Still lots of fun!

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This was a fun pre-race 5K along the Detroit riverfront. Parking can be a little nutty, so give yourself extra time or park a few blocks away and walk. The … MORE

This was a fun pre-race 5K along the Detroit riverfront. Parking can be a little nutty, so give yourself extra time or park a few blocks away and walk. The staging at the start could be broken up a bit better considering the number of participants… but that’s typical of the majority of 5Ks. The scenery is nice and the swag is great! Detroit knows how to do swag!

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Easy, flat course. Great production, aid stations, security. Tons of crowd participation! So much fun!! Make sure your bib is showing and smile a lot. They take great pictures. And … MORE

Easy, flat course. Great production, aid stations, security. Tons of crowd participation! So much fun!! Make sure your bib is showing and smile a lot. They take great pictures. And they hand you a beer at the finish line. Thanks Goose Island!

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Chicago does a nice job putting together a fun 5K to get runners warmed up for the marathon, or to give families a way to participate in weeke d activities. … MORE

Chicago does a nice job putting together a fun 5K to get runners warmed up for the marathon, or to give families a way to participate in weeke d activities. The route was cool, taking us past some Chicago high points, and the medal and stocking cap were nice swag at the end.

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Awesome crowd participation and aid stations. The scenery was great! Cincinnati is a lovely city and the motivational signs along the way were appreciated. The hills snuck up on me … MORE

Awesome crowd participation and aid stations. The scenery was great! Cincinnati is a lovely city and the motivational signs along the way were appreciated. The hills snuck up on me though, and I ended up tweaking my knee and having to walk after mile 19. The free pizza at the end was great! Salty gooey cheese hit the spot after that loooong walk.

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The international aspect of this race is a lot of fun, but the hills of the bridge and tunnel can be tough. Luckily they are in the first half. Stay … MORE

The international aspect of this race is a lot of fun, but the hills of the bridge and tunnel can be tough. Luckily they are in the first half. Stay towards the walls in the tunnel – there’s cool air coming from the lower vents there.

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Loved the music. It was cold and wet and windy, so I just wanted to be done. Race shirts run small. GPS trackers don't work in the city. Some of … MORE

Loved the music. It was cold and wet and windy, so I just wanted to be done. Race shirts run small. GPS trackers don’t work in the city. Some of the swag was weird (stool softener samples before a race?!?) but medals were cool. I ran the 5k the day prior.

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