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@LifebytheMile

Leesburg, VA Raving since 2021 50 States hopeful/finisher, 100 Half Marathons Club active 3 months, 2 weeks ago

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Personal Bests (1)

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Half Marathon Townsend, TN Sep 10, 2016 2:04:00

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Past Races (12)

Race Distance Location Date Result My Raves My Performance
50K Farmville, VA Oct 9, 2021
Half Marathon Frederick, MD Jul 11, 2021 2:30:00
Half Marathon Kiowa, MT Jun 26, 2021 2:42:00
Half Marathon Fairfax Station, VA May 22, 2021
Half Marathon Harpers Ferry, WV May 15, 2021 2:24:00
Half Marathon Gettysburg, PA Apr 25, 2021 2:25:00
Half Marathon Apple Valley, UT Feb 29, 2020
Half Marathon Joshua Tree, CA Nov 2, 2019
Half Marathon Kitty Hawk, NC Apr 23, 2017
Half Marathon Townsend, TN Sep 10, 2016 2:04:00
Double Half Marathon South Williamson, KY Jun 11, 2016
Half Marathon Grand Canyon Village, AZ 2016

My Raves

The course isn't too difficult although it feels like a low grade incline the entire time. You finish on a horse race track which is okay unless you had storms … MORE

The course isn’t too difficult although it feels like a low grade incline the entire time. You finish on a horse race track which is okay unless you had storms overnight the night before the race then it can be a little mucky to finish on when your legs are spent.

If the race continues to be held in July and with only water stops every 4 miles, I won’t be running again. It is way to hot and humid for only 3 water stops in July in MD. I was cooking by the end of the race and I drank four handhelds of water when I normally only drink 3/4 of one in a race of a half marathon distance.

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The race is beautiful. The hills are big but the pay off is even bigger. It is the usual amazingly chill Vacation Races vibe as can be expected. I feel … MORE

The race is beautiful. The hills are big but the pay off is even bigger. It is the usual amazingly chill Vacation Races vibe as can be expected. I feel like if you run a personal best at this race, you miss the point of being there. It is too beautiful to stress over a finish time. ENJOY THE MOMENT and the scenery! This race will make you want to run them all.
Only downfall…. Housing can be rough to find near the race so book early.

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It is a good race. Well organized, good swag, good post race food. The course is cool with little bridges to cross. There was one mean as hell horsefly that … MORE

It is a good race. Well organized, good swag, good post race food. The course is cool with little bridges to cross. There was one mean as hell horsefly that wouldn’t leave me alone. The only bad thing is the time of year is rough. it was the first hot summer day we had had for the year and I was hurting. And then the course according to my garmin was a mile over the half distance. But maybe I got lost and then found it again.

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The course is hard as you would expect from a WV race. There are hills and scenery and it is challenging. Completely doable but it is challenging. It is a … MORE

The course is hard as you would expect from a WV race. There are hills and scenery and it is challenging. Completely doable but it is challenging. It is a small town race and has a small town vibe which I love. I will definitely be back again.

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The course has some hills but I love hills so I didn't think they were too bad. This was more of a training run for me than a race. The … MORE

The course has some hills but I love hills so I didn’t think they were too bad. This was more of a training run for me than a race. The course was gorgeous. While a small race it was greatly supported with water stops and hydration options. I will definitely run it again.

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said. VR puts on the best race. Zion was no different. Awesome vibes. Friendly runners. Friendly volunteers. Friendly locals. Killer swag. Beautiful course. I couldn't really ask for anything more. MORE

said. VR puts on the best race. Zion was no different. Awesome vibes. Friendly runners. Friendly volunteers. Friendly locals. Killer swag. Beautiful course. I couldn’t really ask for anything more.

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It is a killer race. A great time but.... the course is rough. It is in sand and sometimes deep sand and it is at night. But it still has … MORE

It is a killer race. A great time but…. the course is rough. It is in sand and sometimes deep sand and it is at night. But it still has all of the other great Vacation Races race vibes and swag. I don’t know that I will do it again because it just wasn’t exactly my thing but it was definitely a great experience. VR puts on the best races around.

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I love the OBX races and the Flying Pirate did not disappoint. It is a great course with multiple terrains and great views. It is well supported by the locals. … MORE

I love the OBX races and the Flying Pirate did not disappoint. It is a great course with multiple terrains and great views. It is well supported by the locals. The swag is good and it is just generally a great time. I will definitely be doing this race many times to come.

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This was my first Vacation Races race and it made me fall in love with them. The course is gorgeous and it is fairly easy. The staff are great. Volunteers … MORE

This was my first Vacation Races race and it made me fall in love with them. The course is gorgeous and it is fairly easy. The staff are great. Volunteers are great. Locals are great. Swag is awesome. And its at a National Park…. it really can’t get much better.

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I will start with the bad. The swag isn't the best out there but everything else is!!! The course is crazy town. It is hard and fun and great scenery. … MORE

I will start with the bad. The swag isn’t the best out there but everything else is!!! The course is crazy town. It is hard and fun and great scenery. The local support is phenomenal! PHENOMINAL!!! The water spots are crazy stocked with everything you could think of needing. The year I did the race the heat was over the top and then add in the humidity. People were hurting and I was one of them but there were drive by cold towels being delivered to runners on the course, hoses at water stops to cool you down. Cold beverages, fruit, candy, water, gatorade. It was just amazing! I would definitely run it again.

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Another Vacation Races race.... everything was great. The course from what I saw of it was good. Challenging but doable. Swag is great. The VR staff.... they are amazing folks. … MORE

Another Vacation Races race…. everything was great. The course from what I saw of it was good. Challenging but doable. Swag is great. The VR staff…. they are amazing folks. I fell and dislocated my shoulder at mile 4.5 during the race so I didn’t finish but they came and got me in an F250 truck. Cherie has killer driving skills. Got me to the ambulance. Medical care at Flagstaff Hospital is top notch as well. And one thing that really won me over…. VR staff followed up with a text and a call the next day to see how I was doing and if there was anything that they could do for me. I was away from home on the opposite side of the country and hadn’t ever even broken bone in my like and I dislocate my shoulder on vacation during a race…. the text and call meant the world to me.

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