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Overall Rating (2 Reviews)
4
(2 Ratings)  (2 Reviews)
DIFFICULTY
3
SCENERY
4.5
PRODUCTION
4.5
SWAG
4.5
Beat The Blerch is a series of 10K, half, and full marathons created by The Oatmeal and inspired by this comic about running. Our Carnation, Washington race will take place in a quaint little town located about 35 minutes outside of Seattle. It begins at King County’s Tolt MacDonald Park, … MORE
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    seabass REPEAT RUNNER '18

    The course itself is an out and back with a slight uphill for the first half which means a slight downhill for the second half. With the hill and the … MORE

    The course itself is an out and back with a slight uphill for the first half which means a slight downhill for the second half. With the hill and the trees it makes for a mostly shaded run. The water stops have cake pops (I didn’t try these), a couch and a blerch to talk you out of continuing to run. In the race village you could get all sorts of terrible foods, including a burrito-nut (doughnut wrapped in a burrito). I highly recommend this race and will run it again as often as I can.

    DIFFICULTY
    2
    PRODUCTION
    4
    SCENERY
    4
    SWAG
    4

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    peachie470 FIRST-TIMER '15

    Wow what can I say the Blerch got me.... A beautiful course on the trails in WA, but the temptation of cake and couches got me. I rolled up to … MORE

    Wow what can I say the Blerch got me…. A beautiful course on the trails in WA, but the temptation of cake and couches got me. I rolled up to the first aide station and not only was there a blerch there but big foot too! They invited me to sit and have nutella sandwich and cake with them. So of course I stopped and had some tasty sweet snacks. Everything about this race was awesome from the free pictures, to great tasting cake, awesome medal and shirt, to meeting MATT himself. I would definitely come back to have some cake with the blerch every year. My one complaint is that the half marathon started a little late for my taste (9am) and it did get a little warm out there on the trails.

    DIFFICULTY
    4
    PRODUCTION
    5
    SCENERY
    5
    SWAG
    5

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