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@MrMike

Sun City Center, FL Raving since 2021 Active 6 months ago

About Me

  • Running club(s):

    Finish Line Racing Team

  • Rave race:

    Hot Chocolate 15K

  • Race that's calling my name:

    Hot Chocolate 15K – Every Year!

  • I run because:

    I wanted to stay in shape and the next thing I knew, I am running a 5K every single Saturday & Sunday. I am unable to stay off running sites. I travel to different states to run also. This year I am on track to complete 75 running events! I am 100% addicted to competitive running events because I do not run in between races at all. I Bike 10 to 20 miles a day, Monday thru Thursday every week. I am an exercise “Junkie” and I love it!

My Races

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Personal Bests (10)

Race Distance Location Date Result
Sprint St. Petersburg, FL Jul 17, 2022 1:12:18
15K Seattle, WA Mar 3, 2017 1:33:26
10K Scottsdale, AZ Mar 1, 1997 58:35
8K Tampa, FL Feb 23, 2020 55:34
4.2 Miler Tempe, AZ 2006 1:05:58
4 Miler Sarasota, FL Mar 7, 2021 40:57
6K Eugene, OR Jan 19, 2019 34:08
5K Mukilteo, WA May 5, 2018 25:16
3 Miler Vancouver, WA Mar 24, 2019 26:57
2 Miler Olympia, WA May 5, 2018 17:49

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Past Races (228)

Race Distance Location Date Result My Raves My Performance
5K Clearwater, FL Jan 28, 2024
10K Tampa, FL Dec 10, 2023
5K Clearwater, FL Oct 8, 2023
Sprint St. Petersburg, FL Sep 3, 2023
Sprint St. Petersburg, FL Jul 9, 2023 1:13:05
Sprint St. Petersburg, FL Jun 4, 2023 1:13:05
5K Safety Harbor, FL May 27, 2023 28:02
5K Safety Harbor, FL May 13, 2023 27:59
5K Nashville, TN Apr 22, 2023 28:15
5K Tampa, FL Apr 15, 2023 27:34
5K Palm Harbor, FL Apr 1, 2023 28:19
5K Punta Gorda, FL Mar 26, 2023 28:39
5K Tampa, FL Mar 25, 2023 28:47
5K Winter Haven, FL Mar 11, 2023 28:56
5K St. Petersburg, FL Mar 4, 2023 30:23
5K Las Vegas, NV Feb 25, 2023 30:41
5K Sarasota, FL Feb 18, 2023 29:33
5K St. Petersburg, FL Feb 12, 2023 29:24
5K Safety Harbor, FL Feb 4, 2023 28:55
5K Clearwater, FL Jan 28, 2023 29:57
5K Westley Chapel, FL Jan 21, 2023 28:09
5K Saint Petersburg, FL Jan 14, 2023 28:21
5K Ridge Manor, FL Jan 8, 2023 29:27
Duathlon Ridge Manor, FL Jan 7, 2023 1:14:21
5K Port Charlotte, FL Dec 31, 2022 30:08
5K Tampa, FL Dec 18, 2022 28:30
5K Tampa, FL Dec 11, 2022 29:59
5K Venice, FL Dec 3, 2022 28:25
5K Apollo Beach, FL Nov 24, 2022 28:58
5K Lithia, FL Nov 19, 2022 28:55
5K St. Petersburg, FL Nov 12, 2022 29:48
5K St Petersburg, FL Oct 30, 2022 29:56
5K St. Petersburg, FL Sep 25, 2022 30:30
Sprint Crystal River, FL Sep 24, 2022 1:47:16
5K Tampa, FL Sep 17, 2022 29:34
5K Tampa, FL Sep 10, 2022 30:01
Sprint St. Petersburg, FL Aug 21, 2022 1:20:01
Sprint St.Petersburg, FL Aug 6, 2022 1:25:00
Duathlon Sarasota, FL Jul 31, 2022 1:16:43
Sprint St. Petersburg, FL Jul 17, 2022 1:12:18
5K Clermont, FL Jul 9, 2022 29:21
5K Lakeland, FL Jul 4, 2022 29:02
5K Ocala, FL Jun 25, 2022 29:01
5K Westley Chapel, FL Jun 18, 2022 28:23
5K New Port Richey, FL Jun 11, 2022 28:27
Sprint Naples, FL Jun 5, 2022 1:13:59
5K Safety Harbor, FL Jun 4, 2022 28:03
5K Punta Gorda, FL May 30, 2022 28:40
5K Bradenton, FL May 28, 2022 28:48
5K Melbourne, FL May 22, 2022 28:39
5K Tampa, FL May 21, 2022 28:33
5K Tampa, FL May 15, 2022 28:54
5K Safety Harbor, FL May 14, 2022 28:42
5K Tampa, FL Apr 23, 2022 29:12
5K DeBary, FL Apr 17, 2022 28:34
5K Tampa, FL Apr 16, 2022 28:40
5K Apollo Beach, FL Apr 9, 2022 30:51
5K Peoria, AZ Mar 27, 2022 29:51
5K Tempe, AZ Mar 26, 2022 30:01
5K St. Petersburg, FL Mar 20, 2022 29:40
5K Tampa, FL Mar 19, 2022 31:36
5K New Port Richey, FL Mar 13, 2022 29:39
5K Winter Haven, FL Mar 12, 2022 30:17
5K Orlando, FL Mar 5, 2022 29:40
5K Tampa, FL Feb 27, 2022 32:29
5K Tampa, FL Feb 19, 2022 29:32
5K Plant City, FL Feb 12, 2022 30:11
5K Safety Harbor, FL Feb 5, 2022 30:43
5K North Port, FL Jan 22, 2022 28:54
5K Saint Petersburg, FL Jan 15, 2022 29:23
5K Brandon, FL Jan 9, 2022 29:34
5K Spring Hill, FL Jan 2, 2022 31:55
5K Tampa, FL Dec 19, 2021 29:59
5K Venice, FL Dec 4, 2021 40:00
5K Apollo Beach, FL Nov 25, 2021 29:23
5K Debary, FL Nov 21, 2021 30:31
5K St. Petersburg, FL Nov 13, 2021 30:46
5K Tampa, FL Nov 6, 2021 28:56
5K Tampa, FL Oct 30, 2021 29:53
5K Tampa, FL Oct 24, 2021 29:58
5K Safety Harbor, FL Oct 16, 2021 31:33
5K Orlando, FL Oct 9, 2021 30:15
5K Lithia, FL Oct 2, 2021 34:58
5K Winter Haven, FL Sep 18, 2021 32:03
5K Lakeland, FL Sep 11, 2021 31:01
5K Orlando, FL Sep 5, 2021 30:55
5K Port Charlotte, FL Aug 21, 2021 31:24
5K Orlando, FL Aug 14, 2021 31:31
5K New Port Richey, FL Aug 7, 2021 31:07
5K Shady Hills, FL Jul 31, 2021 33:47
5K Orlando, FL Jul 17, 2021 31:42
5K Clermont, FL Jul 10, 2021 31:34
5K Estero, FL Jul 4, 2021 32:22
5K Mount Dora, FL Apr 8, 2021 30:09
5K DeBary, FL Apr 4, 2021 28:09
5K Orlando, FL Apr 3, 2021 29:09
5K Jacksonville, FL Mar 28, 2021 31:20
5K Clermont, FL Mar 27, 2021 29:18
5K Orlando, FL Mar 20, 2021 28:41
5K Winter Gardner, FL Mar 14, 2021 29:35
5K Winter Haven, FL Mar 13, 2021 28:07
4 Miler Sarasota, FL Mar 7, 2021 40:57
5K Clermont, FL Mar 6, 2021 29:25
5K Tampa, FL Feb 27, 2021 29:26
5K Ocala, FL Feb 20, 2021 39:41
5K Venice, FL Feb 14, 2021 39:20
5K Plant City, FL Feb 13, 2021 30:17
5K DeBary, FL Jan 30, 2021 31:06
5K Westley Chapel, FL Jan 24, 2021 31:21
5K North Port, FL Jan 23, 2021 31:10
5K Dunedin, FL Jan 10, 2021 33:06
5K Oxford, FL Jan 9, 2021 33:21
5K Spring Hill, FL Jan 3, 2021 33:48
5K Lakeland, FL Jan 1, 2021 32:46
5K Tampa, FL Mar 7, 2020 29:26
5K Orlando, FL Feb 29, 2020 29:35
8K Tampa, FL Feb 23, 2020 55:34
5K Tampa, FL Feb 22, 2020 29:55
5K Atlanta, GA Feb 2, 2020 30:54
5K Safety Harbor, FL Feb 1, 2020 30:55
5K Tampa, FL Jan 4, 2020 31:35
3K Olympia, WA 2020 28:22
5K Tampa, FL Dec 15, 2019 30:06
5K Tampa, FL Nov 30, 2019 31:28
5K St. Petersburg, FL Nov 16, 2019 33:17
5K Tampa, FL Nov 2, 2019 31:53
5K Seattle, WA Aug 11, 2019 27:37
5K Lakeland, FL Jul 4, 2019 28:13
5K Scottsdale, AZ Jun 8, 2019 27:43
5K Salem, OR Jun 2, 2019 28:44
5K Eugene, OR May 12, 2019 27:14
5K Hillsboro, OR May 11, 2019 28:05
5K Portland, OR May 5, 2019 28:28
5K Vancouver, WA May 4, 2019 27:32
5K Portland, OR Apr 28, 2019 27:32
5K Eugene, OR Apr 28, 2019 27:37
5K Portland, OR Apr 20, 2019 27:49
3 Miler Vancouver, WA Mar 24, 2019 26:57
5K Portland, OR Mar 17, 2019 28:11
5K Tampa, FL Feb 16, 2019 27:08
5K Sweet Home, OR Feb 9, 2019 25:43
6K Eugene, OR Jan 19, 2019 34:08
5K Eugene, OR Jan 19, 2019 26:57
5K Glendale, AZ Jan 12, 2019 27:01
5K Vancouver, WA 2019 26:29
5K Phoenix, AZ 2019 28:08
5K Eugene, OR Dec 31, 2018 27:36
5K Eugene, WA Dec 22, 2018 26:41
5K Eugene, OR Dec 15, 2018 27:29
5K Portland, OR Dec 9, 2018 27:29
5K Portland, OR Dec 2, 2018 28:44
5K Springfield, OR Nov 24, 2018 27:39
5K Tigard, OR Nov 22, 2018 28:42
5K Vancouver, WA Nov 11, 2018 27:56
5K Portland, OR Oct 21, 2018 46:41
5K Seattle, WA Oct 14, 2018 30:23
5K Portland, OR Oct 6, 2018 28:11
5K Salem, OR Sep 16, 2018 30:57
5K Vancouver, WA Sep 15, 2018 30:40
5K Gig Harbor, WA Sep 13, 2018 31:06
5K Vancouver, WA Sep 11, 2018
5K Seattle, WA Sep 9, 2018 29:50
5K Seattle, WA Aug 26, 2018 30:28
5K Seattle, WA Aug 19, 2018 30:59
5K North Plains, OR Aug 11, 2018 30:15
5K Redmond, WA Jul 13, 2018 31:52
5K Vancouver, WA Jul 7, 2018 30:48
5K St. Paul, OR Jul 4, 2018 29:20
5K Cle Elum, WA Jul 1, 2018 30:28
5K Lacey, WA Jun 30, 2018 28:44
5K Mukilteo, WA Jun 23, 2018 28:49
5K Olympia, WA Jun 16, 2018 29:37
Duathlon Fairview, OR Jun 3, 2018 1:19:13
5K Vancouver, WA May 28, 2018
5K Coeur d'Alene, ID May 27, 2018 28:58
5K St Paul, OR May 26, 2018 30:07
5K Portland, OR May 6, 2018 30:16
2 Miler Olympia, WA May 5, 2018 17:49
5K Mukilteo, WA May 5, 2018 25:16
5K Seattle, WA Apr 29, 2018 30:15
5K Tacoma, WA Apr 28, 2018 30:17
5K Portland, OR Apr 22, 2018 29:53
5K Seattle, WA Apr 8, 2018 30:43
5K Tacoma, WA Apr 7, 2018 26:57
5K Seattle, WA Apr 7, 2018 29:35
5K Olympia, WA Mar 31, 2018 30:54
5K Tacoma, WA Mar 17, 2018 34:11
5K Olympia, WA Mar 11, 2018 30:47
5K Tacoma, WA Mar 10, 2018 30:22
15K Seattle, WA Mar 4, 2018 1:55:15
5K Seattle, WA Feb 25, 2018 30:27
5K Seattle, WA Feb 17, 2018 31:27
5K Seattle, WA Feb 11, 2018 31:04
5K Seattle, WA Feb 4, 2018 31:42
5K Troutdale, OR Feb 3, 2018 36:15
5K Puyallup, WA Jan 20, 2018 30:53
5K Seattle, WA Jan 13, 2018 32:12
5K Steilacoom, WA Jan 6, 2018 32:01
5K Battle Ground, WA 2018 31:33
5K Olympia, WA Dec 17, 2017 31:51
5K Gig Harbor, WA Nov 23, 2017 31:58
5K Lacey, WA Nov 5, 2017 32:37
5K Seattle, WA Aug 12, 2017 31:14
5K Federal Way, WA Aug 5, 2017 31:10
5K Olympia, WA Jul 22, 2017 30:14
5K Tacoma, WA Jul 22, 2017 29:53
5K West Linn, OR Jun 24, 2017 33:34
5K Olympia, WA Jun 18, 2017 31:58
Duathlon Fairview, OR Jun 3, 2017 1:28:06
5K Tacoma, WA May 20, 2017 30:28
Short Enumclaw, WA Apr 30, 2017 2:13:47
5K Portland, OR Apr 23, 2017 32:17
5K Olympia, WA Mar 26, 2017 31:09
5K Olympia, WA Mar 12, 2017 32:02
15K Seattle, WA Mar 3, 2017 1:33:26
5K Olympia, WA 2017 31:36
Bike Tour Seattle, WA Jul 16, 2016 15:36:00
5K Olympia, WA Jun 19, 2016 37:41
2 Miler Shelton, WA Jun 4, 2016 21:35
3K Olympia, WA 2013 23:49
4.2 Miler Tempe, AZ 2006 1:05:58
Sprint Tempe, AZ May 3, 2002 1:38:08
5K Phoenix, AZ May 6, 2001 27:57
Sprint Glendale, AZ Apr 29, 2001 1:38:08
5K Tempe, AZ Apr 21, 2001 30:33
5K Phoenix, AZ Jan 1, 2000 29:28
10K Scottsdale, AZ Mar 1, 1997 58:35
5K Phoenix, AZ Feb 7, 1993 26:04

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The company that puts on this event does such a good job. Everything is PERFECT! The route is marked very well, plenty of water STOPS on the course, and the … MORE

The company that puts on this event does such a good job. Everything is PERFECT!
The route is marked very well, plenty of water STOPS on the course, and the awards are outstanding. This company goes all out for the athletes.
The after party is so much fun and always plenty to eat and drink.

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Fort Desoto Trilogy (Duathlon Such a good time! 1:13:05 Very happy. .8 Mile Run * 10-Mile Bike * 3.3 Mile Run. Great Finisher Medal & 1st Place Medal!.Great snacks but … MORE

Fort Desoto Trilogy (Duathlon
Such a good time! 1:13:05 Very happy. .8 Mile Run * 10-Mile Bike * 3.3 Mile Run. Great Finisher Medal & 1st Place Medal!.Great snacks but no hot food.

Beautiful day for this event and a ton of people. My friends were there, so we hung out.
18.9 MPH on the Bike – 10 Miles – Very Happy with the Pace.
It is wide open in the sun and no shade, but I still would not miss it for the world.
This outfit always puts on an A+ EVENT.

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I love the course, and the post-party is off the hook—so many people. The course is marked well and is a lot of fun. So many of my friends were … MORE

I love the course, and the post-party is off the hook—so many people. The course is marked well and is a lot of fun.

So many of my friends were running. Do this event every year. Highly suggest trying it out.

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I attend This great event every year because it is done so well. The timing is spot on, as is the event. All my friends came to this event, and … MORE

I attend This great event every year because it is done so well. The timing is spot on, as is the event. All my friends came to this event, and we had a great time after the race was done at the post-party.

We also got a group photo with Tony Dungy.

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This is an excellent event and race. The course was amazing. The shirts were really nice. #1 VERY BAD thing about ALL of the Rock N Roll races is the … MORE

This is an excellent event and race. The course was amazing. The shirts were really nice.
#1 VERY BAD thing about ALL of the Rock N Roll races is the START!
– They assign corrals that are 100% FALSE and not true.
– Walkers are in the 1st corral, and then runners run into them or have to stop and wait until an opening appears.
– Why have corrals if they do not start the corrals 30 to 45 seconds apart???
– These guys do such a nice job on everything else, and then they DROP the ball when it comes to starting the races. Start the runners in waves. 1 minute apart, depending on the size of the wave.
– Assign the corrals according to speed, NOT when a person signs up for the race. They need to take a lesson from Hot Chocolate events.

Such a good event, and they need to get runners up front, and the walkers need to be in the rear, not upfront. So many people were running into walkers at the start of the race and falling down.

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This is a very important race put on by the Fire Department in Tampa. I run it every year and always come close to Placing and winning a bobblehead, but … MORE

This is a very important race put on by the Fire Department in Tampa. I run it every year and always come close to Placing and winning a bobblehead, but I never did it UNTIL TODAY!
3rd Place /27:34, and I was ecstatic to finally win a Fire Fighter Bobblehead. They are so cool. My wife’s Dad was a Fire Fighter, as is his son Chip currently, and I wanted to WIN one for him before he died, but I was too late. Well, I got one today, and he knows.
The event announcer said that today they had the biggest turnout for runners. I set a new PR, and next week, my wife and I travel to Nashville, TN, to run in the Rock N Roll Marathon event.
Today this race was so fun, and many of my friends were there.
The timing was spot on, and the course was well-marked, with Police Officers helping out throughout the course.

I did get a parking citation for being 2 minutes over, and the meter man said it was 2 minutes too long. That’s ok; I got a Bobblehead…….ya!

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I had a good time. The race was fun, and several friends were at the race also. The timing company did a very good job. The after-party was good. MORE

I had a good time. The race was fun, and several friends were at the race also. The timing company did a very good job. The after-party was good.

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This was a nice event and a great race. The venue was incredible to have a race at. One of my favorites for sure. It was along the water and … MORE

This was a nice event and a great race.
The venue was incredible to have a race at. One of my favorites for sure. It was along the water and past several outdoor restaurants.
Nice snacks at the end. Nice Finisher Medal.

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Had a great time. Took 2nd Place. I have met some new friends in my age division. The timing was spot on. The race was set up well, and packet … MORE

Had a great time. Took 2nd Place.
I have met some new friends in my age division.
The timing was spot on. The race was set up well, and packet pick-up was very organized and quick.

I Fed some squirrels with nuts I had brought and left in the truck.

Good hot chicken sandwich for all runners after the race, along with other goodies.

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The timing was spot on, and the race was marked very well. The Finisher Award was a little not so good, but at least they gave a finisher award. gREAT … MORE

The timing was spot on, and the race was marked very well.
The Finisher Award was a little not so good, but at least they gave a finisher award.
gREAT RACE LOCATION THAT MANY RACES ARE AT. tONY DOES A GOOD JOB WITH SET UP.

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Great event, but only had a dark beer or IPA. NOT EVERYONE LIKE DARK BEER. Directions needed a little improvement but not bad. Good snacks and it was fun. These … MORE

Great event, but only had a dark beer or IPA. NOT EVERYONE LIKE DARK BEER. Directions needed a little improvement but not bad. Good snacks and it was fun. These guys always do a good job.

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The start was slow and jammed up for over one entire block. Raining. Poorly set up. Mixed corrals. Two 360-degree turns caused a jam, and people could not get through. … MORE

The start was slow and jammed up for over one entire block. Raining. Poorly set up. Mixed corrals. Two 360-degree turns caused a jam, and people could not get through. The start was prolonged for 30 minutes while it rained.
– way too many walkers allowed in the first corral of runners. Many overweight walkers near the front line walked at the start and never ran one step. They needed to be in the 3rd wave.

The EXPO was the BEST Expo we have ever attended. Real professional.
The shirts were very nice. The medal was nice.
The rain just caused a lot of problems.

The Police did a good job.

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This was a very fun event. Course timing was spot on, with results available immediately after the race. It was well marked with many volunteers. Plenty of water stops on … MORE

This was a very fun event. Course timing was spot on, with results available immediately after the race. It was well marked with many volunteers. Plenty of water stops on the course.
Signs were everywhere, so runners kept on the course. Nice Finishers medal.
Cotton shirt, but it was nice. Once they go to 100% polyester, they will have more happy runners. Cotton shirts are used to wash my car.
They had a nice breakfast sandwich at the end of the race, along with other food and a big giant yummy donut, and they had all kinds.
So many FAST runners at this event.

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The timing was spot on. Nice race course. Nice snacks for sure at the after-party, including beer. The awards were very nice and they gave away a good Finisher Medal. MORE

The timing was spot on. Nice race course. Nice snacks for sure at the after-party, including beer.

The awards were very nice and they gave away a good Finisher Medal.

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This is a race I do every single year, and I do several of their other events because they put on a great event. Always a good Finisher Medal and … MORE

This is a race I do every single year, and I do several of their other events because they put on a great event. Always a good Finisher Medal and usually a nice shirt.
The after-party is usually off the hook.

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Three of us went, and my niece took 1st Place Overall Woman. None of us will return next year because of how poorly this event was set up. 1. At … MORE

Three of us went, and my niece took 1st Place Overall Woman. None of us will return next year because of how poorly this event was set up.
1. At the start of the race, there was a turn right after the start of the race, and people were tripping on each other.
2. Bridge that runners went up, down, back up, and then down, and the bridge was large, but that is life.
3. No awards at the end of the race, and they had it advertised. I just found out that they gave a clear cheap coaster that said the same thing on all coasters to the winners, I guess.
4. No Awards as promised for the 1st thru 3rd Place winners of the race.
5. The only snacks that were at the end of the race were unripe bananas or crackers.
6. This was a big event and not cheap, yet the race was set up terribly, and no nothing at the end of the race. Within 10 minutes, the event was cleared out, and runners were very disappointed.

Millennium Racing Events put this on, and I suggest not doing their events.

We will not return next year, and many other runners said the same thing.

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I had a good time and met a lot of new runners. Took 2nd Place in age division. nice medals and award medals. The course was flat & fast and … MORE

I had a good time and met a lot of new runners. Took 2nd Place in age division. nice medals and award medals. The course was flat & fast and well marked.

Good after-party and check-in process was lightning-fast.

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This event and race are always good. A lot of runners and a flat & fast course. Road race that let people run and not get bunched up. They had … MORE

This event and race are always good. A lot of runners and a flat & fast course. Road race that let people run and not get bunched up. They had a great shirt this year, but the sizes were off. Still a great-looking technical shirt. Finisher Medal was also nice. After the party was ok, not as good as last year. Not much foot but better than nothing. 1 free beer which made up for the food.

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This was a great event. tHE COURSE WAS MARKED VERY WELL, AND I had a really good time. The awards were very nice. 2nd Place The course was out and … MORE

This was a great event. tHE COURSE WAS MARKED VERY WELL, AND I had a really good time. The awards were very nice.

2nd Place

The course was out and back and very flat and fast. The timing was perfect!

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Great event for the 1st time with this company. Loved the course, and the weather was perfect. Nice shirt and perfect timing for the event. Packet pick-up was well organized … MORE

Great event for the 1st time with this company. Loved the course, and the weather was perfect. Nice shirt and perfect timing for the event.
Packet pick-up was well organized and fast.

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Nice sunny day for a race. The setup was nice. Packet pick-up was very fast. They had a chip Start & Finish with a water stop halfway through the race. … MORE

Nice sunny day for a race. The setup was nice. Packet pick-up was very fast. They had a chip Start & Finish with a water stop halfway through the race.

They had nice shirts, and everyone was friendly. Good snacks and drinks at the end of the race, and they had beer but I had to drive a long way, so I just had water and a banana.

The course was marked really well and it was a simple out-and-back route that was very flat.

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The Hot Chocolate is always my favorite event in any State. Now that the Rock N Roll Marathon has come to Florida, who knows, I will always run in the … MORE

The Hot Chocolate is always my favorite event in any State. Now that the Rock N Roll Marathon has come to Florida, who knows, I will always run in the Hot Chocolate races every year until I can not run anymore.
This year I got a very nice mug since it was the 5th year in a row that I have run in an HC race!

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Had a good time at the event. The event did a good job. Nice shirts and sign-up, along with packet pickup, were smooth. The timing company mismarked the race. Instead … MORE

Had a good time at the event. The event did a good job. Nice shirts and sign-up, along with packet pickup, were smooth.
The timing company mismarked the race. Instead of the course being 3.1 miles, they had it at 3.38. Other than that, I had a good time.

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Fun & more fun. 2nd Place. My wife ran and kicked it at the Finish Line to beat 3 people. Great event. Had a lot of fun. Good course that … MORE

Fun & more fun. 2nd Place. My wife ran and kicked it at the Finish Line to beat 3 people.
Great event. Had a lot of fun. Good course that was well marked. After party was fun, and had ice-cold beer from the tap at the bat for free.
Very nice Medal & shirt!

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We have done this event for three years and will continue to do it yearly. The timing was PERFECT! Black 100% polyester shirt this year that I will be proud … MORE

We have done this event for three years and will continue to do it yearly.
The timing was PERFECT!
Black 100% polyester shirt this year that I will be proud to wear. Finally a nice colored shirt. Black shirt is the best.

They gave away the same award/medal as last year and that is not cool. The award each year should change. They could also give a better award. The award they give is very cheap.

Overall this event is still a great event. Great course for sure. Very organized.

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fUN eVENT. gREAT cAUSE! 56 DEGREES and a great place to race. Snacks at the post-party. The timing was perfect. Spot on. Nice shirts & Finisher Medal. Saw many friends … MORE

fUN eVENT. gREAT cAUSE!
56 DEGREES and a great place to race.
Snacks at the post-party.
The timing was perfect. Spot on.
Nice shirts & Finisher Medal.
Saw many friends at the race.
1st Place in Age Division, and they gave a nice tote bag & Medal plus 4 metal staws.

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The well-managed event always. Great course and a lot of fun. Nice finisher medal and a nice shirt. The Post party was a good time, and the beer was ice … MORE

The well-managed event always. Great course and a lot of fun. Nice finisher medal and a nice shirt. The Post party was a good time, and the beer was ice cold!

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This was a very good event. The timing was perfect. Good snacks at the end. The course was well-marked. BUT The results and the way they posted them resulted in … MORE

This was a very good event. The timing was perfect. Good snacks at the end. The course was well-marked.
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The results and the way they posted them resulted in many people leaving, thinking they did not receive an award. They put up a chip to scan that was not working for many people. Even if it did work, it showed no timing result but showed people in each age category in alphabetical order, but not everyone caught that. They made no announcements or anything.

The shirts were nice, and the awards were also nice. The medal was nice.

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Great event but only 1st Place awards rather than 1st thru 3rd, which is cheap. Nice tank top and very nice "Finisher Medal". Water stations throughout. MORE

Great event but only 1st Place awards rather than 1st thru 3rd, which is cheap.
Nice tank top and very nice “Finisher Medal”. Water stations throughout.

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A great day that went very well. The timing was spot on. Tang top was nice looking, as was the Finisher Medal. The course was well laid out and had … MORE

A great day that went very well. The timing was spot on. Tang top was nice looking, as was the Finisher Medal. The course was well laid out and had water stops throughout.
Great 1st thru 3rd Place awards for Age Groups in 5-year increments. Saw several of my friends in the event.
Hot on the final 3 miles with little to no shade.

Had a blast!
This company does a really good job!
Good post-party and food.

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Had a good time. Well marked, and the timing was perfect. Was a great time and this course location is always fun to run. Many of my running friends showed … MORE

Had a good time. Well marked, and the timing was perfect.
Was a great time and this course location is always fun to run.
Many of my running friends showed up dressed in their superhero custume.

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This event was a lot of fun. Free food and beer. Nice Finisher Medal and shirt. The timing was flawed by 1 minute, and the timing company did not have … MORE

This event was a lot of fun. Free food and beer. Nice Finisher Medal and shirt.
The timing was flawed by 1 minute, and the timing company did not have a chip start when there were so many people. Very unfair to any runner that is not right up front.
Really well-set-up event. Many nice vendors. The course was well marked.

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Great everything for sure. I had crashed and was not fully recovered. When I changed my shoes it was hard and when I ran the final 5K breathing was not … MORE

Great everything for sure.
I had crashed and was not fully recovered.
When I changed my shoes it was hard and when I ran the final 5K breathing was not easy.
Still had a very good time but when I was done, I was glad I was done.

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Had a really good time. 2nd Place in Age Division & Overall 10 Place won me an Award that was nice! The course was well marked with no way to … MORE

Had a really good time.
2nd Place in Age Division & Overall 10 Place won me an Award that was nice!

The course was well marked with no way to get lost.
Everything was very good. Packet pick-up on race day needed more people, but they pulled it off.

The timing was right on, and the shirts were not cotton but a good Tek shirt. White but still a tek shirt.

I loved the “Finisher Awards,” and the TOP 10 Finishers got an award. I was 10th. I still got that nice award.

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Overall this entire event was good. #1 BAD THING was there was no Chip START! The Triathlon was canceled 1 day before the event, so all the triathletes were forced … MORE

Overall this entire event was good.
#1 BAD THING was there was no Chip START! The Triathlon was canceled 1 day before the event, so all the triathletes were forced to do the Duathlon so you can imagine how crowded it was at the start line. Many people did not cross the finish line for up to a minute, and that is not fair to the people.

The course in the woods was not properly marked, but that was ok. I had about four people ask me if they were going the right way, and they were, and two people asked me if they should turn left, and I said no, go straight. A couple of cones placed at 3 locations, and no one would have questioned it.
Excellent Finisher Awards and the t-shirts were also nice.
The course was a nice course, and I believe the timing was on the money also.

Had to go up a bridge, and then on the way back, runners had to go up the bridge again, as well as did all the bikers, but that is all part of the race.

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1st Place, but I was in the wrong category, but I still would have taken 1st place in my age category, so no big deal. This outfit is very professional. … MORE

1st Place, but I was in the wrong category, but I still would have taken 1st place in my age category, so no big deal.

This outfit is very professional. I give them 11 out of 10 stars.
Everything was perfect. No problems at all. Plenty of room on the bike racks, and the race was marked very well. I was worried about that because, at times, I was out there, and no one was behind me or in front of me, but it was marked good.
The main road is bumpy and not a great road to ride a street bike on. Probably the bumpiest road I have ever done a race on, but you just go with it. Eventually, the road will get repaved, and hopefully soon.

Great snacks at the end, and the timing was exact. I used my Garmin watch and my bike computer.

A nice Finisher medal and a nice 1st place award also.

Next year I will be back to do all 3 Duathlons.

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Great time always when these guys do a race anytime during the year. Always a great time. Always a perfectly timed event. Always have a properly marked course. Always a … MORE

Great time always when these guys do a race anytime during the year.
Always a great time.
Always a perfectly timed event.
Always have a properly marked course.
Always a good Finisher Medal.
Always a 10+ post-party.
Always has great drinks and snacks aft the race.

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This is a good event every year. Nice shirt, Finisher Medal, and awards. The post-party is always good and great food as always. Water on the course should be closer … MORE

This is a good event every year. Nice shirt, Finisher Medal, and awards. The post-party is always good and great food as always.

Water on the course should be closer to the path of the run.
Always a good time at this event.
A nice shirt that is a tek shirt.

Always a good time.

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This was a really good event. Great awards. The finisher medal was real nice and the 1st thru 3rd plaques were in the top 5 of all the races I … MORE

This was a really good event.
Great awards. The finisher medal was real nice and the 1st thru 3rd plaques were in the top 5 of all the races I have been to and I have run over 200 events in just the last few years.

They did have 1st thru 3rd place cool awards in 5-year increments so that was very good.
All very nice people running the event.
The timing was perfect. Shirts were off the hook. They had pink 100% Polyester and neon green 100% polyester, plus black cotton and poly mixed so I was very happy to be able to get a Neon Green Polyester Shirt. This shirt will be worn to several upcoming events.

1 bad thing.
1. No fruit at the end or anything to snack on.

Other than that, this event gets an A+

Hilly but not too bad but not flat like most of Florida. OK, maybe hilly and I am just trying not to be a whinner.

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I had a lot of fun. This course was cool even though there was not much shade. The post-party was very good. Beer and plenty of snacks. Chicken wings to … MORE

I had a lot of fun. This course was cool even though there was not much shade.
The post-party was very good. Beer and plenty of snacks. Chicken wings to boot. I saw Jeff and his wife at the race which was nice. He is a very nice guy.
Love the Finisher Medal they gave out.

Awards were stickers for the back of the medal which is kind of cheezy but no big deal.

It was a very good time as always.

The bad thing was I hurt my hip. It hurt in the last race but now I can not do the race tomorrow in Orlando and I will need to go to the doctor because I can not walk normally and walk with a very bad limp. My wife says I might have bursitis which she says is treatable and that I could run again. I am crossing my fingers.

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