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@rclay1962

Atlanta, GA Raving since 2019 Boston Marathon finisher, 50 States hopeful/finisher, Marathon Maniacs #3340 Active 3 days ago

About Me

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    South Dekalb Striders

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My Races

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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 Canton, GA 2012 52.5 mi
100 Miler Aloca, TN Jan 3, 2015 27:48:49
50K Peachtree City, GA 2011 4:57:26
Marathon St Charles, IL 2011 3:37:38

Future Races (3)

Race Distance Location Date Paid
Marathon Waitsfield, VT Jul 10, 2022
Marathon Omaha, NE Sep 25, 2022
Marathon Albuquerque, NM Oct 16, 2022

Past Races (53)

Race Distance Location Date Result My Raves My Performance
Marathon Anchorage, AK Jun 18, 2022 6:28:31
Marathon Billings, MT May 22, 2022 6:12:13
Marathon Breckenridge, MN May 19, 2022 7:32:32
Marathon Baltic, SD May 18, 2022 7:41:54
Marathon Sioux City, IA May 17, 2022 7:13:24
Marathon Denver, CO May 15, 2022 6:12:43
Marathon Birmingham, AL Feb 20, 2021 5:36:20
Marathon Fargo, ND Aug 28, 2020 6:45:25
Marathon Olathe, KS Apr 18, 2020 6:00:29
Marathon Newport, RI Oct 13, 2019 5:58:52
Marathon Hartford, CT Oct 13, 2019 5:24:54
Marathon Hartford, CT Oct 12, 2019 5:29:51
Marathon Lansing, MI Sep 22, 2019 5:24:57
Marathon Vancouver, WA Jul 6, 2019 6:56:16
Marathon Tigard, OR Jul 5, 2019 5:56:16
Marathon Manitowoc, WI Jun 9, 2019 5:29:51
Marathon Greer, SC Apr 14, 2019 6:12:29
Marathon Phoenix, AZ Jan 20, 2019 4:57:58
Marathon Atlantic City, NJ Oct 21, 2018 5:35:16
Marathon Dover, DE Oct 20, 2018 6:57:41
Marathon Portland, ME Sep 30, 2018 6:46:05
Marathon Bristol, NH Sep 29, 2018 5:24:41
Marathon Laketown, UT Jun 9, 2018 7:37:27
Marathon Cokeville, WY Jun 8, 2018 6:53:57
Marathon St Charles, ID Jun 7, 2018 7:58:43
Marathon Canton, OH Apr 29, 2018 5:58:43
50K Yermo, CA Jan 21, 2018 8:53:00
Marathon Las Vegas, NV Jan 20, 2018 6:12:00
Marathon Tulsa, OK Dec 10, 2017 7:17:09
Marathon Joplin, MO Sep 30, 2017 5:44:14
Marathon Cumberland, MD Sep 24, 2017 6:05:46
Marathon Keyser, WV Sep 23, 2017 7:03:45
Marathon Keyser, WV Sep 23, 2017 7:17:09
Marathon Meyersdale, PA Sep 22, 2017 6:09:50
Marathon Crown Point, IN Sep 11, 2016 5:42:15
Marathon Dallas, TX Dec 13, 2015 5:32:51
Marathon Honolulu, HI Dec 13, 2015 5:44:02
Marathon Little Rock, AR Mar 1, 2015 5:58:41
100 Miler Aloca, TN Jan 3, 2015 27:48:49
Marathon Lake Buena Vista, FL 2013 5:09:53
Marathon Nashville, TN 2013 4:57:23
Marathon South Williamson, KY 2012 4:16:43
Marathon Hopkinton, MA 2012 5:01:19
12 hr Canton, GA 2012 52.5 mi
Marathon St Charles, IL 2011 3:37:38
50K Peachtree City, GA 2011 4:57:26
Marathon Fleetwood, NC 2011 5:13:49
Marathon John C. Stennis Space Center, MS 2011 4:04:44
50K Huntsville, AL 2011 6:07:10
Marathon Staten Island, NY 2004 4:20:40
Marathon Arlington, VA 2002 5:01:54
Marathon New Orleans, LA 2000 5:36:45
Marathon Atlanta, GA 1994 3:46:59

My Raves

The surface is 90% asphalt paved trails and surface streets. There are several tunnels. The tunnels are a little dark but less than 50 meters long. I did encounter a … MORE

The surface is 90% asphalt paved trails and surface streets. There are several tunnels. The tunnels are a little dark but less than 50 meters long. I did encounter a mother duck and her offspring in a tunnel but when all stayed to our side of the road and the truce held. The course requires running many many small tangents to keep on the soft shoulders. The course weaves uphill for about 10 miles. No major hills (steep)but plenty of quarter-mile inclines with 10-meter dips. There were 3 bear sights. There was a bear when I reached mile 11 but it was far enough off the road that I did not have to stop. I did not see the bear. It was in a very densely forested area. There was a large fresh deposit of bear scat(poop) at mile 20. My 50-state partner was stopped at mile 23 to let a bear cross the trail. She was about 300 meters behind me.

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Excellent job of course marking. You will not get lost. The 4,000 feet of elevation is no joke but it's manageable. I was the last runner for 19M. Probably a … MORE

Excellent job of course marking. You will not get lost. The 4,000 feet of elevation is no joke but it’s manageable. I was the last runner for 19M. Probably a mile back at 8M. The sweep wagon would pull .5 M ahead and wait. He kept me insight. I normally do not carry a water bottle but I am glad I did for this race. 10mph headwinds and high altitude required more hydration. Skip Missoula and head to Queen Bee Marathon Montana. Small race. Gigantic spirit.

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You will not want to blow your brains out. Fourteen out and backs are manageable. I enjoyed my time on the course. You will definitely make new friends unless you … MORE

You will not want to blow your brains out. Fourteen out and backs are manageable. I enjoyed my time on the course. You will definitely make new friends unless you are a total a—. I highly recommend running with Mainlymarathon.

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Running out and back 24 times will not cause your head to explode. Meet new friends as you soak up the sun, the wind, and the rain. Word to the … MORE

Running out and back 24 times will not cause your head to explode. Meet new friends as you soak up the sun, the wind, and the rain. Word to the wise. Go to the early start.

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Easy course with 11 out and backs. Extremely well organized. You meet plenty of new friends as you cross paths for hours on end. The aid station was well stocked … MORE

Easy course with 11 out and backs. Extremely well organized. You meet plenty of new friends as you cross paths for hours on end. The aid station was well stocked with a good variety of treats.

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The water stops are perfectly placed. Very walkable with the 7 hours. The course was well marked. Finishing in the Fargodome on a hot day was great. There were more … MORE

The water stops are perfectly placed. Very walkable with the 7 hours. The course was well marked. Finishing in the Fargodome on a hot day was great. There were more than enough treats left for the “back of the back” group.

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