Overall Rating
Overall Rating (3 Reviews)
4.3
(3 Ratings)(3 Reviews)
DIFFICULTY
3.3
SCENERY
3.3
PRODUCTION
5
SWAG
4.7
Hail Earthlings: Why the Martians? Click here for the illustrated story. Earth marathons have strange themes, with your flying pigs and your convoluted, NASA-calculated encounter projections. Our finest Martian philosophers and theologians are working tirelessly to compose our own (as you call it) “trash talk”, which we will shower upon … MORE
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    laurenmarcon FIRST-TIMER '19

    The theme of this race made it so fun! There were aliens everywhere, including the huge expo beforehand. This was my first larger race (participant-wise) so I was impressed with … MORE

    The theme of this race made it so fun! There were aliens everywhere, including the huge expo beforehand. This was my first larger race (participant-wise) so I was impressed with how well organized everything was for there being so many people. They had a LOT of porto potties in the parking lot right by the race start too which I’m always thankful for.

    The starting lineup was pretty crowded and I had to almost walk-jog the first quarter mile because there were so many people. After it thinned out it was much more breathable. There wasn’t a lot to look at along the course unless you passed by people outside their houses cheering you on. The last couple miles of the half marathon was nice because it went through a park. The course is flat overall so that was a relief since at the time I was trying for under two hours. I made my goal thanks to the awesome pacers that were on the course!

    The medal was a giant alien head which is the coolest thing hanging in my room. The race shirt was cool, but didn’t end up fitting me because I got a men’s size on accident. I would definitely run this race again, but probably only the half again since there wasn’t a whole lot of scenery to look at!

    DIFFICULTY
    3
    PRODUCTION
    5
    SCENERY
    2
    SWAG
    5

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    jeffruns REPEAT RUNNER '16

    This is one of the most fun races I've ever participated in. It's an out and back course mostly on Hines Drive in Dearborn. The weather was COLD and it … MORE

    This is one of the most fun races I’ve ever participated in. It’s an out and back course mostly on Hines Drive in Dearborn. The weather was COLD and it was snowing the day of the race. Funny. Last year it was warm enough for short sleeves! I ran the 26K which was made up of a 5K followed by a quick return to the start to run the half marathon. Well actually at my 5K pace I had to stand around in the cold waiting for the start of the half marathon.

    There are plenty of aid stations. There is plenty of crowd support and a very good pace team. The expo was awesome and there were good deals at the Running Fit booth.

    DIFFICULTY
    4
    PRODUCTION
    5
    SCENERY
    3
    SWAG
    5

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    toadhall FIRST-TIMER '15

    very well organized, good expo and easy packet pickup. Nice purple tech shirts! Very nice course, through lovely neighborhood then through a park and over the river a couple of … MORE

    very well organized, good expo and easy packet pickup. Nice purple tech shirts! Very nice course, through lovely neighborhood then through a park and over the river a couple of times. Well organized finish and decent food. Quick results and easy age group award pick up. Well staffed, friendly and fun. Definitely will do it again.

    DIFFICULTY
    3
    PRODUCTION
    5
    SCENERY
    5
    SWAG
    4

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