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@mflores711

Spring Lake, NJ Raving since 2018 50 States hopeful/finisher, World Marathon Majors Six Star hopeful/finisher active 2 months, 1 week ago

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Personal Bests (1)

Race Distance Location Date Result
Marathon Akron, OH Sep 29, 2018 3:42:00

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Past Races (5)

Race Distance Location Date Result My Raves My Performance
Marathon Oceanport, NJ Apr 27, 2019 3:59:00
Marathon Staten Island, NY Nov 4, 2018 3:54:00
Marathon Atlantic City, NJ Oct 21, 2018 3:46:00
Marathon Akron, OH Sep 29, 2018 3:42:00
Marathon Philadelphia, PA Jun 9, 2018 3:49:00

My Raves

Novo Nordisk New Jersey Marathon & Half Marathon

Novo Nordisk New Jersey Marathon & Half Marathon

The course was incredibly flat and a great race to do if you want to get a nice PB. I unfortunately did not train enough and knew that going in, … MORE

The course was incredibly flat and a great race to do if you want to get a nice PB. I unfortunately did not train enough and knew that going in, so my finish time was actually one of my worst, but that had nothing to do with the course itself. The volunteers were great! Super helpful and friendly, and did a great job working the aid stations. The race shirt was decent, and the beer and the finish festival were great. The expo was so-so and a little unorganized, could have done with some better signage.

DIFFICULTY
1
PRODUCTION
3
SCENERY
4
SWAG
4

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New York City Marathon

New York City Marathon

As my first large marathon I ever participated in, I was overwhelmed by the sheer magnitude of this race. The expo was well designed, the pre-race corrals were well organized, … MORE

As my first large marathon I ever participated in, I was overwhelmed by the sheer magnitude of this race. The expo was well designed, the pre-race corrals were well organized, and the post-race goodies were pretty good. What surprised me the most was the amazing crowd support, which made it feel like the runners were all part of a parade with all of the crowd cheering us on. While not an overly difficult course, the size of the marathon is a double-edged sword – there were too many runners to run at my full capacity during the race. I expected it to thin out as the race went on, but I never really got enough room around me to run the way I wanted to. Additionally, several of the runners would stop right in front of me unexpectedly during the race or at water stations, which added to my frustration throughout. I would recommend this race for the experience, but not for anyone looking for a PB.

DIFFICULTY
3
PRODUCTION
5
SCENERY
5
SWAG
4

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Atlantic City Marathon & Half Marathon

Atlantic City Marathon & Half Marathon

A nice, flat course that made it pretty comfortable to run, and a good choice if you're going for a PB. The sweatshirt we got for the race was excellent … MORE

A nice, flat course that made it pretty comfortable to run, and a good choice if you’re going for a PB. The sweatshirt we got for the race was excellent quality, and the post-race finish festival was awesome with lots of goodies. My only real gripe was that the aid stations could have been a bit better organized, as there were times that I had to forgo a station because the attendants were unprepared.

DIFFICULTY
2
PRODUCTION
4
SCENERY
4
SWAG
5

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Akron Marathon & Half Marathon

Akron Marathon & Half Marathon

As the title implies, this is my favorite marathon that I've run so far. The course was relatively flat, with some occasional hills thrown in for good measure. The crowd … MORE

As the title implies, this is my favorite marathon that I’ve run so far. The course was relatively flat, with some occasional hills thrown in for good measure. The crowd support was amazing, with lots of bands and other spectators helping to boost your energy. The race swag was great, and the post-race goodies were amazing, plus it helped that everything was well organized. I would highly recommend and intend to come back to run again.

DIFFICULTY
3
PRODUCTION
5
SCENERY
5
SWAG
5

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1/2 Sauer 1/2 Kraut Marathon & Half Marathon

1/2 Sauer 1/2 Kraut Marathon & Half Marathon

This beautiful race goes through a park, with the full marathon consisting of a double loop of the half marathon course. Even though the race is in the summer, you … MORE

This beautiful race goes through a park, with the full marathon consisting of a double loop of the half marathon course. Even though the race is in the summer, you remain completely shaded for about 90% of the run, so the sun is no big deal. The rolling hills are the real challenge, and will definitely take a toll on the unprepared. Definitely not one I would recommend for a PB, but would definitely recommend for a gorgeous view of the scenery on a more “leisurely” run. Also, the sweatshirt they gave out was of amazing quality and the post-race festival had some nice goodies.

DIFFICULTY
4
PRODUCTION
4
SCENERY
5
SWAG
4

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