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@mpmateja

Houston, TX Raving since 2021 Active 1 week, 3 days ago

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Future Races

Personal Bests (1)

Race Distance Location Date Result
Half Marathon Evergreen, CO Jun 4, 2022 2:15:00

Future Races (13)

Race Distance Location Date Paid
Half Marathon Santa Rosa, CA Aug 28, 2022
Half Marathon Del Mar, CA May 20, 2023
Half Marathon Bird In Hand, PA TBD
Half Marathon Boulder, CO TBD
Half Marathon Laguna Hills, CA TBD
Half Marathon Salt Lake City, UT TBD
Half Marathon Georgetown, CO TBD
Half Marathon Joshua Tree, CA TBD
Half Marathon Del Mar, CA TBD
Half Marathon Huntsville, UT TBD
Half Marathon Carson City, NV TBD
Half Marathon Santa Rosa, CA TBD
Half Marathon Louisville, CO TBD

Past Races (6)

Race Distance Location Date Result My Raves My Performance
Half Marathon Evergreen, CO Jun 4, 2022 2:15:00
Half Marathon Denver, CO May 15, 2022 2:35:00
Half Marathon Fort Collins, CO May 1, 2022 2:40:00
Half Marathon Asheville, NC Mar 19, 2022 2:30:00
Half Marathon Houston, TX Jan 16, 2022 2:47:00
Half Marathon College Station, TX Dec 12, 2021 2:30:00

My Raves

What a great event! The half started in Evergreen, and was a breezy 49 degrees at the start. It QUICKLY warmed up and was approaching 70-75 at the finish. The … MORE

What a great event! The half started in Evergreen, and was a breezy 49 degrees at the start. It QUICKLY warmed up and was approaching 70-75 at the finish. The organization was top notch, the volunteers phenomenal, and the course was safe and beautiful. Will definitely participate again.

DIFFICULTY
2
PRODUCTION
5
SCENERY
4
SWAG
4

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Fine event in the Denver area. Well run production and communication. Pack PU at Mile high stadium was neat. The 1/2 marathon took you through the zoo for a mile … MORE

Fine event in the Denver area. Well run production and communication. Pack PU at Mile high stadium was neat. The 1/2 marathon took you through the zoo for a mile (most animals were sleeping due to the heat), a fire station, downtown, and back to City Park. I thought the crowd support would be stronger, but maybe they petered out by the time I got there. The major issue for this event is the parking. Neither of the sponsor hotels offered transportation to the park. So, a 430 wake up was in order. Would I do this event again? Probably not due to the many other “beauty filled” half marathons in the area, especially the Colorado Marathon in Fort Collins just 2 weeks prior. However, I’m glad I participated.

DIFFICULTY
2
PRODUCTION
5
SCENERY
4
SWAG
3

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What a great event! Here are the pros and cons: Pros: Great communication, logistics, road support, scenery Cons: Really can't think of any The 1/2 marathon course is 3-4 miles … MORE

What a great event! Here are the pros and cons:
Pros: Great communication, logistics, road support, scenery
Cons: Really can’t think of any
The 1/2 marathon course is 3-4 miles down the mountains, a couple of miles on open roads, and the remainder on a hike/bike trail. Really only 1 short uphill portion to speak of. Just a great event!

DIFFICULTY
2
PRODUCTION
5
SCENERY
5
SWAG
3

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Held in downtown Asheville this year. We signed up for the Biltmore location, but kept our registration. We flew in from Houston. The Good: 1) Started on time 2) PPU … MORE

Held in downtown Asheville this year. We signed up for the Biltmore location, but kept our registration. We flew in from Houston.
The Good: 1) Started on time 2) PPU well organized 3) Shuttles operated efficiently 4) Power gels widely available on course

The Bad: 1)Out of water at the 5-6 mile stop–major no no for any event–they resorted to serving cola 2) Limited traffic control for 1st 2 miles out of downtown–were running against moving cars 1/2 a mile into the race 3) 10 porta potties at start for 1,500 people 3) Brooks shirts were fitted–should have been noted at time of registration–did not have my size at finish line at end of race 4) Post race food consisted of water, granola, bars, and 1 beer (the line of which was 10 minutes long all afternoon). Unless held at the Biltmore I can’t imagine this run as a destination event again. 5) 72 degrees when we finished….but no one has control of that variable.

DIFFICULTY
3
PRODUCTION
2
SCENERY
3
SWAG
2

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Well run, city supported event. Scenery is just the Houston streets. Largely attended event. Parking can be difficult. The expo is always amazing, and the volunteers are 1nd to none. … MORE

Well run, city supported event. Scenery is just the Houston streets. Largely attended event. Parking can be difficult. The expo is always amazing, and the
volunteers are 1nd to none. Swag is minimal, and the finisher’s shirts are always disappointing, varying by size year to year. With that being said, I’ll continue to participate seeing that it’s in my own backyard.

DIFFICULTY
2
PRODUCTION
5
SCENERY
3
SWAG
2

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Mid size race which is well support with great swag. Parking is plentiful with the start and finish in the same general area without the route being an out and … MORE

Mid size race which is well support with great swag. Parking is plentiful with the start and finish in the same general area without the route being an out and back. Great to run through Texas A&M. Well supported by the community.

DIFFICULTY
2
PRODUCTION
5
SCENERY
4
SWAG
5

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