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@jblen536

Forest Ranch, CA Raving since 2021 Boston Marathon finisher Lostfingerart Active 1 year, 2 months ago

About Me

  • Running club(s):
  • Rave race:
  • Race that's calling my name:

    Maui

  • I run because:

    I have to.  Started running as a kid to stay caught up to my 9 brothers and sisters.  It’s in my programming.

My Races

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Half Marathon

Marathon

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(Marathon or Ultra) + Half

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Future Races

Personal Bests (1)

Race Distance Location Date Result
Marathon Calistoga, CA Mar 5, 2023 5:18:00

Future Races (0)

Race Distance Location Date Paid

Past Races (2)

Race Distance Location Date Result My Raves My Performance
Marathon Calistoga, CA Mar 5, 2023 5:18:00
Marathon Homewood, CA Oct 31, 2021 5:29:00

My Raves

My seventh time running Napa. Always a beautiful run with great support. As I'm getting older (70) I've become the turtle, but going slowmo gives me ample time to take … MORE

My seventh time running Napa. Always a beautiful run with great support. As I’m getting older (70) I’ve become the turtle, but going slowmo gives me ample time to take in the scenery and antics of other runners and onlookers.
You can’t go wrong running this race whether you’re a ‘hare’ or a ‘turtle.’ And it’s always a blessing to have your own fan club, including your grandson to lead you across the finish line!

DIFFICULTY
3
PRODUCTION
5
SCENERY
5
SWAG
4
My Media

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Scenic race that will test your endurance, especially on the Hill from Hell, which dwarfs Boston's Heartbreak Hill. Can't say enough good things about the support along the course as … MORE

Scenic race that will test your endurance, especially on the Hill from Hell, which dwarfs Boston’s Heartbreak Hill.
Can’t say enough good things about the support along the course as far as aid stations etc. Don’t expect ‘fans’ lining the course – these are far and few between. At times you’ll feel like you’re the only runner – for miles!
Management was a bit overbearing (“get your shots!”) and indecisive this year due to covid and the Caldor fire. Upped the stress factor.
NEVER stay at a CASINO/resort. Hardrock failed on all accounts; no discount, sleep deprived due to hot rooms (central boiler only had hot water/opening windows invited noise and m-smoke from next door), and gamblers/party-goers yelling and banging doors all night! Not to mention smoke infiltrating from the smoker’s corners. And yet we were instructed to wear masks.

DIFFICULTY
4
PRODUCTION
3
SCENERY
5
SWAG
3
My Media

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