Overall Rating
Overall Rating (2 Reviews)
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(2 Ratings)  (2 Reviews)
DIFFICULTY
3.5
SCENERY
2.5
PRODUCTION
1.5
SWAG
2.5
It’s winter time! It’s cold! Don’t hibernate! Keep moving because it’s a great time to go for a run! The Chilly Willy 5K, 10K & Half Marathon will be racing through downtown Sugar Hill, GA. The 5K is on a Certified course and starts at 8:30 am; the 10K continues … MORE
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Recent reviews

    cdefonso FIRST-TIMER '21

    In the era of COVID-19, if you're looking to find an in person race, you get what you get. The people who put on this race (FiveStar NTP) have 5K … MORE

    In the era of COVID-19, if you’re looking to find an in person race, you get what you get. The people who put on this race (FiveStar NTP) have 5K races practically every weekend somewhere around the Atlanta metropolitan area. So, I feel like the half marathon course was a complete after thought. This race had 5K, 10K and half marathon participants. The first part of the race ran along Peachtree Industrial Blvd, with only cones separating you from cars whizzing past at 45 mph. Part of the race ran through a park, but then once you finished the park, you were supposed to get back on the road, and then run to a car with a green cone, turnaround, and then do the run through the park again, but it was highly confusing as to what exactly you were supposed to do and the poor kid who was at the center of all the mass confusion of cones and arrows looked at me blankly when I asked what I was supposed to do for the half marathon course. So I guess the run on the road (2nd part) after the park was where half marathoners were supposed to get their extra mileage after doing the 10K course again. I don’t know. Somehow I managed to finish with 13.2 miles and someone at the finish scanned the barcode on my bib at the finish line which was already being taken down. The shirts were decent, packet pick up at Indio Brewing the day before was fun, and the medals were cute, but they didn’t have a date or place on them. My friend is on a quest to do 50 half marathons in 50 states, so when we found this half marathon in Georgia, we decided to go for it. But really, after we are all vaccinated and in person races become a thing again, I am absolutely positive there are much more exciting and scenic half marathon courses in Georgia that are better marked and organized. I much prefer half marathon courses that are a part of a full marathon course (or even just a complete half marathon course themselves) rather than a half marathon course just being 2 loops of a 10K course + an extra 0.7 mile. Overall, would not recommend this course.

    DIFFICULTY
    3
    PRODUCTION
    2
    SCENERY
    1
    SWAG
    2

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    francyauror FIRST-TIMER '21

    I’m very disappointed with this race, although the course was nice, the logistic was very disorganized. When I picked up my number the day before it was a mess. They … MORE

    I’m very disappointed with this race, although the course was nice, the logistic was very disorganized. When I picked up my number the day before it was a mess. They gave me everything in hand there was no bags, or clothes pins. The day of the race, I lost time asking a guy what was the route for the half marathon and he did not know any information to guide me. At the end of the race, the guy who was supposed to have the time recorded was asking me very rudely what time I had finished the race instead of actually serving as assistance. I would not recommend this race to any of my runner peers. Overall the race was disorganized, poorly executed by the staff members and I certainly did not appreciate the man with the bitter and uncalled for attitude at the end. If you cannot record race times accurately, do not be rude to the race participants.

    DIFFICULTY
    4
    PRODUCTION
    1
    SCENERY
    4
    SWAG
    3

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