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@jmattw02

Waynesboro, MS Raving since 2023 Active 9 hours, 32 minutes ago

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Personal Bests (3)

Race Distance Location Date Result
10K Hattiesburg, MS Apr 6, 2024 1:05:17
7K Gulf Shores, AL Jan 28, 2024 45:36
5K Atlanta, GA Feb 25, 2024 29:49

Future Races (21)

Race Distance Location Date Paid
10K Charlotte, NC Sep 1, 2024
10 Miler St Paul, MN Oct 6, 2024
Half Marathon Memphis, TN Dec 7, 2024
5K New Orleans, LA 2024
5K Las Vegas, NV Feb 22, 2025
10K Las Vegas, NV Feb 23, 2025
Half Marathon Portland, ME 2025
10K Bristol, NH 2025
5K Des Moines, IA 2025
15K Asheville, NC TBD
10K Cascade Locks, OR TBD
10K Albuquerque, NM TBD
Half Marathon Wilson, WY TBD
10K Hartford, CT TBD
10K Boise, ID TBD
Half Marathon Seattle, WA TBD
10 Miler Los Angeles, CA TBD
1st Half Marathon San Francisco, CA TBD
10K Sedona, AZ TBD
5 Miler Colorado Springs, CO TBD
Half Marathon West Yellowstone, MT TBD

Past Races (23)

Race Distance Location Date Result My Raves My Performance
10K St. Louis, MO Apr 27, 2024 1:08:45
10K Hattiesburg, MS Apr 6, 2024 1:05:17
5K Little Rock, AR Mar 3, 2024 30:10
5K Atlanta, GA Feb 25, 2024 29:49
7K Gulf Shores, AL Jan 28, 2024 45:36
5K Baton Rouge, LA Jan 13, 2024 32:07
5K Biloxi, MS Dec 9, 2023 32:03
5K Kissimmee, FL Nov 3, 2023 34:15
5K Indianapolis, IN Oct 28, 2023 30:13
5K Chicago, IL Oct 7, 2023 31:20
5K Salt Lake City, UT Aug 19, 2023 31:11
5K Hattiesburg, MS May 13, 2023 31:34
5K Nashville, TN Apr 22, 2023 31:04
5K Hattiesburg, MS Apr 1, 2023 37:16
5K Lafayette, LA Mar 11, 2023 35:53
5K Little Rock, AR Mar 5, 2023 30:10
5K Baton Rouge, LA Jan 14, 2023 38:01
5K Biloxi, MS Dec 10, 2022 39:25
5K New Orleans, LA Sep 10, 2022 38:20
5K Hattiesburg, MS Apr 2, 2022 39:40
5K Katy, TX Apr 11, 2021 35:42
5K Pensacola, FL Mar 11, 2017 36:27
5K Celina, OH Sep 26, 2015 39:18

My Raves

It was really cool to get to run underneath the arch and along the river. There were a few hills that I was not prepared for, but otherwise a fairly … MORE

It was really cool to get to run underneath the arch and along the river. There were a few hills that I was not prepared for, but otherwise a fairly easy course. The race production was ok. The swag included a medal and a rollup blanket which I immediately used to rest after the race. This race was well put together.

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This is a hometown race for me. I have ran the 5K several times, but this was my first 10K. The start line is in a downtown setting and can … MORE

This is a hometown race for me. I have ran the 5K several times, but this was my first 10K. The start line is in a downtown setting and can be quite crowded for the first mile. I like that there were several pre-race snacks to choose from. Packet pick-up is available on race day. The course is mostly flat and take you through neighborhoods and the zoo. There are several places where you intersect the half marathon course, so pay close attention to the blue arrows. The bathroom and water stations were great and well staffed. The finish line was well attended and the medals are always superior. The finish fest has a few really good food (pizza and chicken) options as well as drink options from a few local breweries that are included with your entry fee. Overall, this is a great small town race.

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I've always liked 5K races that are in conjunction with larger races, as it makes for a better production and overall experience. I used this race to mark Arkansas off … MORE

I’ve always liked 5K races that are in conjunction with larger races, as it makes for a better production and overall experience. I used this race to mark Arkansas off my list. Lots of things to do in the area, so make sure to check them out. The expo overall was excellent; Indoors, lots of vendors. They have a different theme each year (Dinosaurs this year) which made for an interesting race. The medals were nice and big. Not much of a post race festival, just a few places to take pictures.

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This race was very well put together. Packet pickup was easy enough. There were around 1500 that participated in the 5K. I feel like the wave sizes were adequate. The … MORE

This race was very well put together. Packet pickup was easy enough. There were around 1500 that participated in the 5K. I feel like the wave sizes were adequate. The course had quite a few small hills in mile 1, with a long downhill, long up hill in miles 2 & 3. The race started and finished in the Mercedes Benz Dome area, so the scenery was nice. The course was well staffed with volunteers and police. There are several hotels that were walking distance, so we didn’t have to worry about parking. Looked like there were several good food truck options.

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The race begins in the park across the highway from the beach. It is a down and back course that is part boardwalk, part pavement and mostly flat. The boardwalk … MORE

The race begins in the park across the highway from the beach. It is a down and back course that is part boardwalk, part pavement and mostly flat. The boardwalk sections are somewhat narrow, but running across the lake was nice. Other than that, there isn’t much scenery to enjoy. I can’t speak too much about Pre-race and Post-race events because it was a torrential downpour the entire race, so we left very quickly afterwards. The shirt and medal were Safari animal themed, but a little too cartoonish for my taste.

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Overall, this race is a good one, but cold! Not terribly crowded, and parking was easy to find. The course has a few small hills and one bridge, but other … MORE

Overall, this race is a good one, but cold! Not terribly crowded, and parking was easy to find. The course has a few small hills and one bridge, but other than that it’s pretty flat. It is a down and back course through downtown, so the view is mostly buildings. The finish festival offered gumbo, jambalaya, 4 flavors of Abita beer, and live music. Pair this race with any Gulf Coast Marathon distance and you get the Beach to Bayou bonus medal.

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This is my 2nd year running this race. Getting to run near water is always a plus, not to mention all of the fun things to do in the area. … MORE

This is my 2nd year running this race. Getting to run near water is always a plus, not to mention all of the fun things to do in the area. The majority of this race is across a bridge, and the incline can be a challenge, so be prepared. The finish line is at the Margaritaville Resort, which is nice. Overall, this race is very well put together.

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First of all, don't go in thinking this is a race. It is untimed. Pre-race production was top notch. SUPER crowded at the start line, so expect to have to … MORE

First of all, don’t go in thinking this is a race. It is untimed. Pre-race production was top notch. SUPER crowded at the start line, so expect to have to walk the first few minutes. Once you get into the parks, it’s really cool! Several opportunities to take pictures with characters along the way. The shirt and medal were both great.

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Indianapolis is a terrific city to visit. We were able to catch a Colts game while we were in town, among other things. It was nice being able to run … MORE

Indianapolis is a terrific city to visit. We were able to catch a Colts game while we were in town, among other things. It was nice being able to run around Lucas Oil Stadium and the downtown area. It was a fairly large race with all 3 distances beginning immediately after the other. It was cold and windy, so be prepared. The finish line area was super crowded. The medal was nice, but the shirt could use some design improvements.

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So many people! Definitely the largest race I've been to with over 9k participants. The streets are very wide and there are several corrals, so not crowded too bad. Lots … MORE

So many people! Definitely the largest race I’ve been to with over 9k participants. The streets are very wide and there are several corrals, so not crowded too bad. Lots of wind in certain areas! I loved having lots of spectators along the route. The beanie and medal were nice, but no other 5k swag available to purchase. The scenery was great while running through downtown.

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One of the flattest courses I’ve seen. It’s a down and back format. Not really much scenery, mostly just houses. Not very crowded. Kind of wish they had it on … MORE

One of the flattest courses I’ve seen. It’s a down and back format. Not really much scenery, mostly just houses. Not very crowded. Kind of wish they had it on the same day as the half marathon. Not really any food trucks or food options after the race.

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This race was very well put together. The location was a wedding venue that was beautiful. The race is on the Longleaf Trace, which is completely paved, but somewhat narrow. … MORE

This race was very well put together. The location was a wedding venue that was beautiful. The race is on the Longleaf Trace, which is completely paved, but somewhat narrow. The majority of it is flat with the exception of the last tenth of a mile that is uphill. The festival afterwards has a huge selection of food and drinks, all free. The medal is also the biggest one I’ve ever seen. Great event for a great cause!

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Nashville is a fun city to visit, lots of things to do. The race was very well put together. The only complaint I have is the lack of food trucks … MORE

Nashville is a fun city to visit, lots of things to do. The race was very well put together. The only complaint I have is the lack of food trucks after the race. There were only a couple for several thousand people. The entertainment was awesome! Several bands performing along the course and at the post race party. I will definitely be going again.

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