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@mwrunfar

Rosemount, MN Raving since 2017 50 States hopeful/finisher, Marathon Maniacs #1369 Westy's Running active 7 months, 3 weeks ago

About Me

  • Running club(s):

    UMTR, MDRA

  • Rave race:
  • Race that's calling my name:

    Keys 50

  • I run because:

    It provides me peace and I love the battle within on any given day.

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

Personal Bests (4)

Race Distance Location Date Result
12 hr St Paul, MN 2010 43 mi
50 Miler Savage, MN 2009 13:40:00
50K Hastings, MN 2008 7:44:10
Marathon Minneapolis, MN 1995 4:02:33

Future Races (5)

Race Distance Location Date Paid
Marathon Anchorage, AK Aug 16, 2020
Marathon Byron, MN Sep 5, 2020
Marathon Walker, MN Sep 19, 2020
Marathon Minneapolis, MN Oct 4, 2020
Marathon Mankato, MN Oct 17, 2020

Past Races (75)

Race Distance Location Date Result My Raves My Performance
Marathon Two Harbors, MN Jun 20, 2020
Marathon San Antonio, TX Dec 8, 2019 6:34:22
Marathon Mankato, MN Oct 19, 2019 5:41:26
Marathon Minneapolis, MN Oct 6, 2019
Marathon Two Harbors, MN Jun 22, 2019
Marathon Lahaina, HI Jan 20, 2019 6:25:01
Marathon Mankato, MN Oct 21, 2018 5:57:18
Marathon Hartford, CT Oct 13, 2018 5:42:16
Marathon Minneapolis, MN Oct 7, 2018 5:35:58
Marathon Columbus, IN Sep 22, 2018 5:43:12
Marathon Two Harbors, MN Jun 16, 2018 5:39:11
12 hr St Paul, MN Jun 2, 2018 32 mi
Marathon Holdingford, MN May 12, 2018 5:33:43
Marathon Minneapolis, MN Oct 1, 2017 5:43:52
Marathon Two Harbors, MN Jun 17, 2017 5:48:41
Marathon Byron, MN May 28, 2017 5:57:40
Marathon Cincinnati, OH May 7, 2017 5:25:12
Marathon Minneapolis, MN Oct 9, 2016 5:51:00
Marathon Ishpeming, MI Sep 3, 2016 5:53:21
Marathon Two Harbors, MN Jun 18, 2016 6:44:03
Marathon Minneapolis, MN Oct 4, 2015 5:49:06
Marathon Walker, MN Sep 19, 2015 6:20:49
Marathon Two Harbors, MN Jun 20, 2015 5:38:04
Marathon Minneapolis, MN May 31, 2015 5:37:44
Marathon Byron, MN May 24, 2015 5:51:25
Marathon Holdingford, MN May 9, 2015 5:45:57
Marathon Mankato, MN Oct 19, 2014 5:41:33
Marathon Minneapolis, MN Oct 5, 2014 5:38:17
Marathon Walker, MN Sep 20, 2014 6:27:20
Marathon Two Harbors, MN Jun 21, 2014 6:11:47
Marathon Nisswa, MN Apr 26, 2014 5:25:40
Marathon Two Harbors, MN 2013 5:58:11
Marathon Byron, MN 2013 5:54:02
12 hr St Paul, MN 2010 43 mi
Marathon Fargo, ND 2010 5:41:02
Marathon Lincoln, NE 2010 5:52:00
50 Miler Pekin, IL 2010 15:07:00
50K New Auburn, WI 2009 7:56:43
50K Kansas City, KS 2009 8:48:27
50 Miler Savage, MN 2009 13:40:00
Marathon Viborg, SD 2009 5:46:00
Marathon Choteau, MT Aug 16, 2008 552:49:00
Marathon Bend, OR 2008 6:00:52
50K Savage, MN 2008 7:46:13
50K New Auburn, WI 2008 8:12:33
Marathon Storm Lake, IA 2008 5:20:04
50K Hastings, MN 2008 7:44:10
Marathon Fargo, ND 2008 5:36:41
Marathon Kansas City, MO 2007 5:19:56
Marathon Two Harbors, MN 2006 5:52:48
Marathon Minneapolis, MN 2004 5:11:39
Marathon Two Harbors, MN 2004 5:03:04
Marathon Minneapolis, MN 2003 5:22:21
Marathon Two Harbors, MN 2002 4:42:27
Marathon Minneapolis, MN 2002 4:45:52
Marathon Two Harbors, MN 2001 4:52:00
Marathon Minneapolis, MN 2001 5:18:37
Marathon Nashville, TN 2001 6:01:58
Marathon Two Harbors, MN 2000 4:53:58
Marathon Nashville, TN 2000 5:45:58
Marathon Two Harbors, MN 1999 5:09:46
Marathon Two Harbors, MN 1998 4:17:40
Marathon Minneapolis, MN 1998 4:45:04
Marathon Byron, MN 1998 4:30:04
Marathon Medford, WI 1997 4:29:00
Marathon Two Harbors, MN 1997 4:33:26
Marathon Minneapolis, MN 1997 4:57:40
Marathon Minneapolis, MN 1996 4:36:00
Marathon Two Harbors, MN 1996 4:17:40
Marathon Medford, WI 1996 4:40:00
Marathon Two Harbors, MN 1995 4:34:00
Marathon Minneapolis, MN 1995 4:02:33
Marathon Minneapolis, MN 1994 4:07:11
Marathon Two Harbors, MN 1994 4:32:00
Marathon Two Harbors, MN 1993 4:02:33

My Raves

Started in downtown with the 1/2 marathon runners, wave start but not by pace so for the first 12 miles lots of runners. After we split the course was neighborhoods … MORE

Started in downtown with the 1/2 marathon runners, wave start but not by pace so for the first 12 miles lots of runners. After we split the course was neighborhoods and parks. Very good police support, enjoyed all aspects but it was hot for me and the density of runners kept me off rhythm which triggered my asthma. Loved the blue mile around mile 5. Very inspiring to see the pictures of those who gave their lives along with the vets holding the Flag. Loved the music and the city, great weekend.

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Love this race, easy logistics, good volunteer support. They changed the course this year, loved it. Helped that the weather was perfect for running. A nice mix of running through … MORE

Love this race, easy logistics, good volunteer support. They changed the course this year, loved it. Helped that the weather was perfect for running. A nice mix of running through neighborhoods, downtown Mankato, countryside.

It’s low key event and not expensive, they provided this year a nice lightweight jacket, in past years they have had long sleeve tech shirts. Nice medal and a cold beer at the finish.

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Early morning start, gorgeous views, the first 10 to 12 miles were flat, then some uphills with even nicer views but it got hot on the hills. One problem I … MORE

Early morning start, gorgeous views, the first 10 to 12 miles were flat, then some uphills with even nicer views but it got hot on the hills. One problem I had was running along the side of roads had some awkward cambers that bothered my knee for most folks it would be fine. Good volunteer support. Did appreciate everything about the race. Great emails from the race director to keep you informed. Ok shirt, nice medal. Would love to run it again.

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Although it wasn't quite what I had planned, had a great day at FANS 12 hr at Fort Snelling State Park which I turned into a less than 8 hr … MORE

Although it wasn’t quite what I had planned, had a great day at FANS 12 hr at Fort Snelling State Park which I turned into a less than 8 hr endeavor but got in a 50k+. You run a 2+ mile loop around a lake with a combo of dirt trail and asphalt. No hills and the volunteers are always great. 2 aid stations, one at the start and one about 1/2 way. It is a great event to do if you want to enter the world of ultra running. They have a 6, 12 and 24 hr races all running together. Very fun event.

For this year, we did have a few hours in the rain but no t-storms which was a blessing. By shortening my day, it gave my body a break as I was having some foot and knee pain (have Grandmas in 2 weeks so will appreciate the reduced effort, hopefully) and it allowed me to go out to dinner with my wife to celebrate our anniversary.

So for me it was a win-win. Hopefully I can back next year and do the entire 12 hrs, for today though I was just happy to get back to an ultra distance.

DIFFICULTY
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PRODUCTION
5
SCENERY
3
SWAG
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