Overall Rating
Overall Rating (2 Reviews)
5
(2 Ratings)(2 Reviews)
DIFFICULTY
3.5
SCENERY
4.5
PRODUCTION
4
SWAG
4
Due to ongoing concerns regarding the impact of COVID-19, and recent guidelines announced by the Maine Governor’s office, the board of directors of the TD Beach to Beacon 10K road race voted on Tuesday, April 28 to cancel the 2020 race scheduled for August 1. *** Joan Benoit Samuelson, a … MORE
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    b.wise23 FIRST-TIMER '19

    Probably the best organized race I have ever been to and I have been to over 500 races in the past decade. The course was relatively quick and the finish … MORE

    Probably the best organized race I have ever been to and I have been to over 500 races in the past decade. The course was relatively quick and the finish area was great by the lighthouse.

    DIFFICULTY
    2
    PRODUCTION
    5
    SCENERY
    4
    SWAG
    5

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    preciouspups FIRST-TIMER '18

    This was an awesome race and worth traveling for. The course is beautiful and challenging. So challenging that I had my personal worst time and need to do it again … MORE

    This was an awesome race and worth traveling for. The course is beautiful and challenging. So challenging that I had my personal worst time and need to do it again to conquer the course! I definitely didn’t expect the weather to be as hot and humid as it was or that I would have to climb another hill to get to the food after a tough finish.

    Packet pickup could use some help – the lines were not clearly marked and I think I stood in a line I didn’t even need to stand in. People coming in after the opening time were not sure where they were supposed to go and ended up cutting into the lines. For as many participants and vendors, packet pickup should really be open all day and not just 4-8.

    All that said, the support on the course was phenomenal. The whole town comes out to cheer the runners, provide snacks, and encouragement. On top of that, the folks who put out their sprinklers were a Godsend!

    DIFFICULTY
    5
    PRODUCTION
    3
    SCENERY
    5
    SWAG
    3

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    M_Sohaskey Sep 10, 2018 at 7:38pm

    Thanks, Kim! Beach to Beacon is definitely one of those iconic races I'd love to run, if only it weren't so far from California. Then again, that's what vacations are… MORE

    Thanks, Kim! Beach to Beacon is definitely one of those iconic races I'd love to run, if only it weren't so far from California. Then again, that's what vacations are for... :) And ironically enough, sometimes the most memorable races are the personal worsts, I've definitely learned that the hard way 😬. Appreciate your thoughtful review, and hope you get another crack at this one soon! LESS

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