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@LorriG

Arlington Heights, IL Raving since 2020 50 States hopeful/finisher, Marathon Maniacs #7563 active 6 days, 23 hours ago

About Me

  • Running club(s):

    Chicago Brunching Bandits, Busse Woods runners

  • Rave race:
  • Race that's calling my name:
  • I run because:

    I run for so many reasons! I run because running is good for my soul, because running makes me feel good, and just because I can. Now, I run marathons for my son Adam, who made me run my first long distance race with him when he was only 13, and I would do anything to be able to run with him again.

My Races

Organize, track & review your races and personal bests here.

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Half Marathon

Marathon

Ultramarathon

(Marathon or Ultra) + Half

Marathon + Ultra

Other

Future Races

Future Races (12)

Race Distance Location Date Paid
Marathon Springfield, MO Dec 18, 2021
Marathon Jekyll Island, GA Jan 16, 2022
Marathon Oak Island, NC Feb 19, 2022
Marathon Hampton, GA Feb 27, 2022
Marathon Newport, RI Apr 16, 2022
Marathon Des Moines, IA Oct 15, 2022
Marathon Amston, CT 2022
Marathon Hartford, CT 2022
Marathon Cumming, GA TBD
Marathon Simsbury, CT TBD
Marathon Warwick, RI TBD
Marathon Cary, NC TBD

Past Races (15)

Race Distance Location Date Result My Raves My Performance
Marathon Fort Oglethorpe, GA Nov 13, 2021
Marathon Raleigh, NC Nov 7, 2021
Marathon Albuquerque, NM Oct 17, 2021
Marathon Omaha, NE Oct 11, 2020
Marathon Jackson Hole, WY Sep 26, 2020
Marathon Huntsville, AL Dec 14, 2019
Marathon Huntington, WV Nov 3, 2019
Marathon Gallatin Gateway, MT Sep 8, 2019
Marathon Hilo, HI Mar 18, 2018
Marathon Neptune Beach, FL 2012
Marathon Boulder, CO 2011
Marathon Staten Island, NY 2011
Marathon Arlington, VA 2009
Marathon Chicago, IL 2008
Marathon Philadelphia, PA 2007

My Raves

Pros: Plenty of water stops and Gatorade Course is on asphalt, no concrete or stone Few ups and downs, but nothing excessive, even for this flat lander 7 hour time … MORE

Pros:
Plenty of water stops and Gatorade
Course is on asphalt, no concrete or stone
Few ups and downs, but nothing excessive, even for this flat lander
7 hour time limit gave everyone lots of time
CONS
There were a few spots near the end that were not well marked and we weren’t sure which way to go. Lucky for us, a spectator was at one of the tables and showed out to us and helped us out.
There was no Gu on the course and only a couple tables offered any type of food.
Not enough porta potties.

We had fun and I’m glad they held the race in person!

DIFFICULTY
3
PRODUCTION
5
SCENERY
3
SWAG
4

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Ran during COVID and they did a great job keeping everyone safe. CONS: non-stop rolling hills, all concrete course, no shade, STRONG winds PROS: Amazing organizers, easy course to follow, … MORE

Ran during COVID and they did a great job keeping everyone safe.
CONS: non-stop rolling hills, all concrete course, no shade, STRONG winds
PROS: Amazing organizers, easy course to follow, easy parking, out and back race, and a shirt and medal that I would do the race all over again for.
I can’t say enough to the organizers that waited for me to finish! I had a hard time on race day. I’m a flatlander, and the hills were relentless. Add winds that about knocked me over and it was very challenging. I’m also older, and the all concrete course made my joints ache and the sun glared off the concrete. Lastly, the temperature reached over 80 degrees before I finished.

DIFFICULTY
4
PRODUCTION
5
SCENERY
3
SWAG
4

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