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@khy-bear

San Jose, CA Raving since 2018 active 3 weeks ago

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Personal Bests (6)

Race Distance Location Date Result
Half Marathon San Jose, CA Apr 15, 2018 3:43:04
12K Sausalito, CA Jun 10, 2018 1:51:27
10K Santa Clara, CA Dec 9, 2017 1:25:55
8K San Jose, CA Mar 4, 2018 1:06:38
5K San Jose, CA Oct 8, 2017 39:59
1 Miler Santa Clara, CA Dec 9, 2017 20:00

Future Races (4)

Race Distance Location Date Paid
5K San Francisco, CA Sep 8, 2019
10K San Francisco, CA Sep 8, 2019
5K Berkeley, CA Oct 13, 2019
6 Miler Santa Cruz, CA TBD

Past Races (52)

Race Distance Location Date Result My Raves My Performance
5K Sausalito, CA Jul 14, 2019
5K San Jose, CA Jun 15, 2019
10K San Jose, CA Apr 28, 2019
5K San Jose, CA Apr 28, 2019
5K West Sacramento, CA Mar 30, 2019
5K San Jose, CA Mar 17, 2019
3 Miler Scottsdale, AZ Mar 2, 2019
8K San Jose, CA Feb 3, 2019
5 hr Santa Clara, CA Dec 22, 2018 18 mi
5K San Jose, CA Nov 22, 2018 44:53
5K Santa Clara, CA Nov 18, 2018
10K Berkeley, CA Oct 14, 2018 1:36:07
10K San Jose, CA Oct 7, 2018 1:37:32
5K San Jose, CA Oct 6, 2018 45:15
5K San Jose, CA Sep 23, 2018 44:53
5K Oakland, CA Aug 11, 2018 43:44
5K Castro Valley, CA Jul 28, 2018 50:07
12K Sausalito, CA Jun 10, 2018 1:51:27
5K San Jose, CA May 26, 2018 42:00
Half Marathon San Jose, CA Apr 15, 2018 3:43:04
5K Las Vegas, NV Apr 14, 2018 46:11
8K San Jose, CA Mar 4, 2018 1:06:38
5K San Jose, CA Feb 17, 2018
5K Fremont, CA Jan 20, 2018 52:24
5K Santa Clara, CA Dec 9, 2017 48:38
1 Miler Santa Clara, CA Dec 9, 2017 20:00
10K Santa Clara, CA Dec 9, 2017 1:25:55
5K Monterey, CA Nov 11, 2017 1:03:06
5K San Jose, CA Oct 8, 2017 39:59
10K San Jose, CA Oct 8, 2017 1:27:50
5K San Jose, CA Sep 30, 2017 43:39
5K San Jose, CA Sep 23, 2017 41:23
5K San Francisco, CA Aug 27, 2017 45:05
5K Oakland, CA Jul 2, 2017 43:27
5K San Jose, CA Jun 3, 2017 42:43
5K Carlsbad, CA Apr 2, 2017 43:02
8K San Jose, CA Mar 5, 2017 1:10:23
5K San Jose, CA 2017
5K Castro Valley, CA Jan 1, 2017 49:13
5K Fremont, CA Dec 31, 2016 45:48
10K Fremont, CA Nov 26, 2016 1:35:11
5K San Pablo, CA Nov 24, 2016 49:19
5K San Jose, CA Jul 23, 2016 45:51
5K Burlingame, CA Jun 5, 2016 46:58
5K Reno, NV May 21, 2016
5K San Jose, CA Apr 23, 2016 46:04
8K San Jose, CA Mar 6, 2016 1:19:42
5K Campbell, CA Feb 6, 2016 55:21
5K Santa Clara, CA Jan 10, 2016
5K San Jose, CA 2016
5K San Francisco, CA Dec 6, 2015 54:31
5K Monterey, CA Nov 7, 2015 52:58

My Raves

Run & Ride at California’s Great America

Run & Ride at California’s Great America

This was a fun race there is a good crowd that comes for this. They had the start line on the inside of the park this year. If you are … MORE

This was a fun race there is a good crowd that comes for this. They had the start line on the inside of the park this year. If you are doing the 5 hour running challenge it will be the same look every time. you just do a 3 mile loop over and over again. They have different holiday characters out during the race. If you are not that fast of a runner it might be weird running/walking up to the holiday characters by yourself and having them just stare at you… but was nice having the encouragement. They say you need to complete a total of 8 laps,
1 one mile lap with 7 5k laps to get all 4 medals. but they were nice enough that if you finish all 5 hours you will get all 4 medals (i was 1 5k lap short). they had one and a half water stations during the route, one of the stations was set in a way that you hit it 2 times during the race and the other one was at the start line in the back (more when you finish the race) that you could go to if you had to. It was cool that they set up an area for people that were doing the 5 hour race to be able to bring their own water, Gatorade, power bars, and what ever else you needed and have a holding area near the start of the race so you can refuel as you go.

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Applied Materials Silicon Valley Turkey Trot

Applied Materials Silicon Valley Turkey Trot

There are so many people that come out for this race. the 5k and 10k run the same route at the same time and at the very end the 10k … MORE

There are so many people that come out for this race. the 5k and 10k run the same route at the same time and at the very end the 10k splits off and and continues. I was registered for the 5k and when the 10k break off happened i almost took it just to get away from all the people that were doing the 5k.

I was very sad that there are no medals for completing this race. only the top age groups get medals.

but i was very glad that the shirt went up to 3xl size. and it was a nice long sleeve shirt.

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49ers Golden Heart Run

49ers Golden Heart Run

Due to the fires in northern California the race was cancelled. I understand why they did it, but it was a little sad that they canceled the race. I hope … MORE

Due to the fires in northern California the race was cancelled. I understand why they did it, but it was a little sad that they canceled the race. I hope that next year they will bring the race back again and i get to do it then

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Bad Bass Half Marathon, 10K & 5K

Bad Bass Half Marathon, 10K & 5K

This is a good race to do if you are wanting some hills. The hills are not that hard to do but you can push yourself on them and that … MORE

This is a good race to do if you are wanting some hills. The hills are not that hard to do but you can push yourself on them and that would be a good practice if you want to do a race in San Francisco.

I like this company’s medals. They create custom medals that are on the larger side… makes me fell like i accomplished something. they also have ITs-Its at the end of the race so make sure you look for those.

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Across the Bay 12K & 415K

Across the Bay 12K & 415K

I was so exited to do this race. One of my goals was to run across the golden gate bridge. and not i can check that off my list. the … MORE

I was so exited to do this race. One of my goals was to run across the golden gate bridge. and not i can check that off my list. the production of the race was done very well. the medal was really cool. Represent running always has great medals for their races.

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The Color Run San Jose

The Color Run San Jose

The race starts near the SAP center in San Jose. You run about a kilometer and they have the first color stop (if you want more color then try to … MORE

The race starts near the SAP center in San Jose. You run about a kilometer and they have the first color stop (if you want more color then try to be enthusiastic and they will throw more color at you). then you go another like half a kilometer to the 2nd color pit area. following the next part will be the longer run without any color thrown at you but there is a water stop. you will continue to run and the next 2 color stations are very close together. they are at the end of 2 streets where you get color then do a small out and back for about a block then when you turn the corner to run down the next out and block there is the 4th color pit area. when you finish all 4 of the color stops you will now make your way to the finish area. but right before the finish line they have a foam area.

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Silicon Valley Half Marathon

Silicon Valley Half Marathon

It was great weather for a run. The equipment check was quick. There were not enough porta-potties, there never are, long lines right up to race time. The national anthem … MORE

It was great weather for a run. The equipment check was quick. There were not enough porta-potties, there never are, long lines right up to race time.
The national anthem was magnificent…great singing by someone…
Start was good, pacing good, very little blocking, felt comfortable.
Entertainment along the way was mixed, some good, some ?
The multiple out and back format was not my favorite, would prefer a big loop, but it was ok.
The were sufficient water stops but insufficient food/electrolyte/energy drink stops. I only encountered one electrolyte stop at about 12 miles, not good, need at least 3, else tell me to bring my own. Thank goodness I brought a small Cliff Bare with me, else it would have been worse.
Nice ending at the park. Race Medal great but Medal tent didn’t know about the additional medal for completing both the 408K and the SV half. I had to ask at 3 different RR tents before someone knew what I was talking about and help correct the situation.
Great post race photos though still to expensive….

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Run Away With Cirque du Soleil

Run Away With Cirque du Soleil

This was a very cool race to do. They had different cast members from Cirque du Soleil in Las Vegas there to take photos with. The Shirt was a nice … MORE

This was a very cool race to do. They had different cast members from Cirque du Soleil in Las Vegas there to take photos with. The Shirt was a nice tech shirt. The age group winners got a very awesome custom made trophy, but the sad news is there is no medal at this time (I plan to give them my feedback). They did have a raffle with every racer to get great prizes like tickets to Cirque du Soleil. This is an out and back race. Will definitely come back.

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San Jose 408k – Race to the Row

San Jose 408k – Race to the Row

This is a fun race. If you are not use to do anything longer than a 5k then this would be a good start to try to go a little … MORE

This is a fun race. If you are not use to do anything longer than a 5k then this would be a good start to try to go a little longer. the Race is a point to point race that starts down town San Jose and finishes at Santana Row. they have 2 themed miles during the run, Memorial Mile and Mariachi Mile. During the Memorial Mile they have invited local veterans and active military to participate in cheering on the runners. with the Mariachi Mile (the last mile) they have different bands come to play some mariachi music as you run to the finish. There is a big finishing party at Santana Row where you can get discounts on the food and merch. this is also the first in the “Run the Bay” series.

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Super Run San Jose, CA

Super Run San Jose, CA

The start of the race is at the Almaden Lake Park. This is an out and back type race. There is one water stop at the turn around part. The … MORE

The start of the race is at the Almaden Lake Park. This is an out and back type race. There is one water stop at the turn around part. The route is just the paved park course. It can get crowded with all the people, so if you are looking to PR then this is not the race for you. They encourage people to dress up as super heroes or have super hero swag on wile you run/walk. It is not a timed race but they do give out bibs and medals that are designed with the theme of the race and some super hero swag.

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Coyote Hills Half Marathon, 10K & 5K

Coyote Hills Half Marathon, 10K & 5K

It starts with that there is no parking at the race area, they have you park at a set location and shuttle you in to the race start. so you … MORE

It starts with that there is no parking at the race area, they have you park at a set location and shuttle you in to the race start. so you need to arrive even earlier so you can catch the shuttle (remember that there are 3 races that day, Half, 10k, and 5k). They have plenty of shuttles but the line can get quite long. They first race they let the half people start then about 5 or 10 min later they start the 10k and then they have the 5k after. This race is not the best to get a PR. The start was very packed and the path that you run on is for 2 people wide so if you are trying to pass people good luck. making it a very slow start if you are near the back of the pack. one of the cool things is that you run on this dock path, just be careful in the morning because it can cause the wood to be slippery (don’t want to slip and fall into the water). for the 5k there is one water stop. it is a loop type of race. you get a cotton t-shirt that is built into the price but you can upgrade to a tech shirt for a few bucks more (just make sure you sign up in advance so they can order your tech shirt size). I like how they have shirts that go up to 4XL in mens and 3XL in women. The medal that they have for the race are awesome. they are not just a little thing but one that is the size of your hand. when you are finished with the race you can have some water and a its-it ice cream sandwich. differently a race that i would recommend if you want to just get out there and try a 5k.

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Radical 80s 5K & 10K

Radical 80s 5K & 10K

This was the first time that they put on this race so i understand some bumps in the road. The race was an out and back on a park course. … MORE

This was the first time that they put on this race so i understand some bumps in the road. The race was an out and back on a park course. It seamed like a little community race compared to the the larger races. They had a 10k option and a 5K option. they originally were going to start each race at different times but when it was about to start they gave the option to all start at the same time. this was because when you signed up your chip would be assign to the race you were doing. for the 5K there was 1 water station at the turn around point. they encouraged everyone to come in some 80’s great. they also were playing 80’s music. with the race they included the shirt (cotton), medal, and a Koozie. dogs and strollers are welcome. This race is good for walkers. they had a snow cone truck there and a photo booth. This ace is good for people that want a theme race.

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FroYo Run San Jose

FroYo Run San Jose

the race was good. wish there was a shirt that went with the race. they gave you sunglasses and a hat and there was a spoon shaped medal at the … MORE

the race was good. wish there was a shirt that went with the race. they gave you sunglasses and a hat and there was a spoon shaped medal at the end where you also got a cup of Frozen Yogurt.

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Campbell Valentine Fun Run

Campbell Valentine Fun Run

if you walk the Campbell park then this is the same course. parking is very limited. it had a very nice medal and had a cool tech shirt. would do … MORE

if you walk the Campbell park then this is the same course. parking is very limited. it had a very nice medal and had a cool tech shirt. would do it again

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Run the Road to Super Bowl 50

Run the Road to Super Bowl 50

it was a fun race, you start at the entrance into Levi Stadium and then you will run the paved trail next to the stadium, that can get very tight … MORE

it was a fun race, you start at the entrance into Levi Stadium and then you will run the paved trail next to the stadium, that can get very tight because it is a one lane road. it was cool that you ran onto the field and finished on the 49er football field. would do more races here. be careful with parking because how they had it the parking was on the inside of the race and you had to cross paths of runners on foot.

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Run Wild San(ta) Francisco

Run Wild San(ta) Francisco

It was an easy race, you run by Crissy Fields. it is a very flat race. there is some dirt running. you are right at the bay and you see … MORE

It was an easy race, you run by Crissy Fields. it is a very flat race. there is some dirt running. you are right at the bay and you see the golden gate bridge. was a good race. they encourage you to dress up for this race.

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