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@marshall2021

Charleston, WV Raving since 2019 50 States hopeful/finisher active 1 week ago

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Personal Bests (3)

Race Distance Location Date Result
8 hr Indianapolis, IN Jul 20, 2019 34.9 mi
40 Miler Bethesda, OH Oct 5, 2019 10:09:00
Marathon Charleston, SC Jan 12, 2019 4:06:00

Future Races (3)

Race Distance Location Date Paid
Marathon Nashville, TN Nov 24, 2019
Marathon Huntsville, AL Dec 14, 2019
50K Charleston, WV Jan 4, 2020

Past Races (23)

Race Distance Location Date Result My Raves My Performance
Marathon Huntington, WV Nov 3, 2019
Marathon Baltimore, MD Oct 19, 2019
Half Marathon Circleville, WV Oct 13, 2019 2:26:00
40 Miler Bethesda, OH Oct 5, 2019 10:09:00
Half Marathon Thomas, WV Sep 14, 2019
50K Ona, WV Aug 3, 2019
8 hr Indianapolis, IN Jul 20, 2019 34.9 mi
Marathon Evergreen, CO Jun 2, 2019 4:09:00
Marathon Roanoke, VA Apr 13, 2019 4:39:00
50K Eleanor, WV Mar 23, 2019
Marathon Charleston, SC Jan 12, 2019 4:06:00
Marathon Kitty Hawk, NC Nov 11, 2018
Marathon Columbus, OH Oct 21, 2018
Marathon Cass, WV Oct 7, 2018
Half Marathon Thomas, WV Sep 15, 2018
Marathon Erie, PA Sep 9, 2018
15 Miler Charleston, WV Sep 1, 2018
Marathon Waitsfield, VT Jul 8, 2018
Marathon South Williamson, KY Jun 9, 2018
Half Marathon Clifftop, WV Apr 21, 2018
Marathon Morgantown, WV Sep 23, 2017
15K Charleston, WV May 20, 2017
15 Miler Charleston, WV Sep 3, 2016

My Raves

Marshall University Marathon & Half Marathon

Marshall University Marathon & Half Marathon

Out of the "regular" road marathon options in WV, this is probably the easiest one to get to, find lodging, and best bet to qualify for Boston. Swag is decent; … MORE

Out of the “regular” road marathon options in WV, this is probably the easiest one to get to, find lodging, and best bet to qualify for Boston. Swag is decent; marathon participants get a pullover and a little something extra (this year was goodr glasses with footballs and the Marshall M pattern). That being said, there isn’t much special about this race. Course is very industrial, repetitive, and quiet. The community does not come out for this race. Fortunately, the volunteers are very energetic and encouraging. You do get to place a flower on the memorial and finish at the stadium. I’m a Marshall student, so I did this one to check the box off; probably would not repeat.

DIFFICULTY
1
PRODUCTION
3
SCENERY
1
SWAG
3

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West Virginia Trilogy

West Virginia Trilogy

This half was part of the WV Trilogy, 94 miles of running over 3 days in a beautiful, remote section on West Virginia wilderness. You can chose one, two, or … MORE

This half was part of the WV Trilogy, 94 miles of running over 3 days in a beautiful, remote section on West Virginia wilderness. You can chose one, two, or all three races. Be ready to pitch a tent or grab one of the rustic dorms, and bring EVERYTHING you need- you won’t see a gas station for 40 minutes out. The community is like no other here, the scenery is unbeatable, and this race is definitely a must do for any trail or ultra runner.

DIFFICULTY
5
PRODUCTION
5
SCENERY
5
SWAG
3

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The Barkcamp Race

The Barkcamp Race

The race directors work so hard to keep the course cleared over the summer! Wide trail provides ease of movement for passing and going around others. We had perfect weather … MORE

The race directors work so hard to keep the course cleared over the summer! Wide trail provides ease of movement for passing and going around others. We had perfect weather my year (2019). Really good for a first 40 miler; rocky and rooty, but not too technical, though no one in their right mind would ever call any 40 miler “easy”; about 12,000 ft of elevation change. The race directors stick around for a hug for every last runner (and for the ultra, that’s a long time!) Great little race with a lot of heart.

DIFFICULTY
4
PRODUCTION
5
SCENERY
4
SWAG
5

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Kanawha Trace Trail Run

Kanawha Trace Trail Run

This is a small race, run through back woods, gravel roads, and fields of WV. Under and over fences, through creek beds, and up enough hills for 4,000+ feet elevation … MORE

This is a small race, run through back woods, gravel roads, and fields of WV. Under and over fences, through creek beds, and up enough hills for 4,000+ feet elevation gain. There’s enough road at the start that you aren’t in a cluster once you hit the trails. Aid stations about 5 miles apart, the usual for an ultra. Fairly runnable, with the last 6-7 miles having some more rocky, technical terrain and serious uphill. Swag is a nice burnt wood medal, bottle opener for 50k, and for a little extra fee you get the shirt. Not my fastest 50k, but probably my favorite so far.

DIFFICULTY
4
PRODUCTION
5
SCENERY
5
SWAG
5

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Haulin’ in the Holler Trail Race

Haulin’ in the Holler Trail Race

A very runnable trail, great for first timers and technical enough to stimulate seasoned trail runners. Abundance of parking right at the start. Packet pickup either the day or night … MORE

A very runnable trail, great for first timers and technical enough to stimulate seasoned trail runners. Abundance of parking right at the start. Packet pickup either the day or night before is easy. The 50k is two loops of the 15 mile trail, which means you can access your car, restrooms, or drop bag with no problem. This race is small, quiet, and simple. So glad I chose this race for my first ultra!!

DIFFICULTY
3
PRODUCTION
5
SCENERY
4
SWAG
5

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