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@roisaac

Grand Blanc, MI Raving since 2017 50 States hopeful/finisher, World Marathon Majors Six Star hopeful/finisher active 1 month, 2 weeks ago

About Me

  • Running club(s):

    CRIM Insight training group

  • Rave race:

    Detroit Marathon

  • Race that's calling my name:

    Boston marathon

  • I run because:

    It relives stress

My Races

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Half Marathon

Marathon

Ultramarathon

(Marathon or Ultra) + Half

Marathon + Ultra

Other

Future Races

Personal Bests (7)

Race Distance Location Date Result
Marathon Detroit, MI Oct 14, 2017 5:02:40
25K Grand Rapids, MI May 12, 2018 2:43:05
Half Marathon Dexter, MI Jun 4, 2017 2:09:57
10 Miler Flint, MI Aug 26, 2017 1:31:43
10K Chicago, IL Aug 11, 2019 59:50
8K Flint, MI Aug 22, 2015 49:09
5K Ann Arbor, MI 2016 30:06

Future Races (3)

Race Distance Location Date Paid
Marathon Arlington, VA Oct 25, 2020
Marathon Nashville, TN Nov 21, 2020
Dopey Challenge (48.6 Miles) Lake Buena Vista, FL Jan 10, 2021

Past Races (37)

Race Distance Location Date Result My Raves My Performance
Marathon Philadelphia, PA Nov 24, 2019 5:15:13
8K Philadelphia, PA Nov 23, 2019 1:05:50
Half Marathon Philadelphia, PA Nov 23, 2019 2:13:12
Half Marathon Shelby Charter Township, MI Nov 3, 2019 2:15:00
Half Marathon Detroit, MI Oct 20, 2019 2:16:42
Marathon Chicago, IL Oct 13, 2019 5:16:00
10 Miler Flint, MI Aug 24, 2019 1:42:38
10K Chicago, IL Aug 11, 2019 59:50
Half Marathon Chicago, IL Jul 20, 2019 2:26:27
Marathon Cincinnati, OH May 5, 2019 5:23:00
Half Marathon Indianapolis, IN May 4, 2019 2:21:53
Marathon Louisville, KY Apr 27, 2019 5:30:00
5K Ann Arbor, MI 2019
10K Detroit, MI Nov 22, 2018
Half Marathon Lansing, MI Sep 23, 2018 2:16:24
Half Marathon Townsend, TN Sep 8, 2018 2:22:02
10 Miler Flint, MI Aug 25, 2018
25K Grand Rapids, MI May 12, 2018 2:43:05
Marathon Toledo, OH Apr 22, 2018 6:02:00
5K Ann Arbor, MI Apr 8, 2018
Half Marathon Port Huron, MI 2018
10K Detroit, MI Nov 23, 2017 1:01:41
Marathon Detroit, MI Oct 14, 2017 5:02:40
Half Marathon Lansing, MI Sep 17, 2017 2:15:48
5K Detroit, MI Sep 10, 2017
10 Miler Flint, MI Aug 26, 2017 1:31:43
Half Marathon Detroit, MI Jul 22, 2017 2:16:16
Half Marathon Dexter, MI Jun 4, 2017 2:09:57
25K Grand Rapids, MI May 13, 2017 2:49:23
5K Ann Arbor, MI Apr 9, 2017
Half Marathon Detroit, MI Oct 16, 2016 2:21:47
Half Marathon Rochester, MI Sep 25, 2016 2:25:28
5K Detroit, MI Sep 10, 2016
10 Miler Flint, MI Aug 27, 2016 1:52:20
5K Ann Arbor, MI Apr 3, 2016 30:58
5K Ann Arbor, MI 2016 30:06
8K Flint, MI Aug 22, 2015 49:09

My Raves

I did the Marathon to complete the freedom challenge. The first half the course goes around downtown then the second half is an out and back Manayunk. I was working … MORE

I did the Marathon to complete the freedom challenge. The first half the course goes around downtown then the second half is an out and back Manayunk. I was working on getting a PR, but the weather did not cooperate, we had all 4 seasons during the race so I missed out on my PR. But the race medals were awesome. The Freedom challenge medal is huge. I had my bib shipped to me, but from what I saw the expo was well organized.

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I ran this right after the half-marathon so I ended up having to walk it. But it was a nice out and back course. This is a very scenic course. MORE

I ran this right after the half-marathon so I ended up having to walk it. But it was a nice out and back course. This is a very scenic course.

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The course was nice and flat. Only a few hills. The medal is amazing. Its huge. The water stations were good for the most part maybe the 10 miles one … MORE

The course was nice and flat. Only a few hills. The medal is amazing. Its huge. The water stations were good for the most part maybe the 10 miles one should be moved to mile 9. Other than that, I loved it. I had my race bib mailed to me so I didnt have to go to the expo, which was nice.

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The course was nice and flat, really only one hill at the end. Nice swag, I loved the medal and race shirt. The aid stations came at good times and … MORE

The course was nice and flat, really only one hill at the end. Nice swag, I loved the medal and race shirt. The aid stations came at good times and they were all prepared for the amount of racers running through. Most of the course had tons of spectators cheering you on. The race had perfect weather. Start corals were good, being a slow runner, being in the last wave, it did take awhile to start but that didn’t bother me.

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Loved this race. It was great seeing all the Michigan fans out there running. The course was nice along the waterfront in downtown Chicago. There was good aid stations. Overall … MORE

Loved this race. It was great seeing all the Michigan fans out there running. The course was nice along the waterfront in downtown Chicago. There was good aid stations. Overall I liked this race.

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This years race was so humid it made it interesting. Thanks to rock and roll for adding a few more water stations. Most had enough volunteers, others only had a … MORE

This years race was so humid it made it interesting. Thanks to rock and roll for adding a few more water stations. Most had enough volunteers, others only had a few volunteers. 5k was cancelled due to heat, I appreciate rock n roll for taking safety first. They also had a modified half for anyone that couldn’t do the full half. The medal and shirt are good. The course was nice and flat.

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The expo is top notch, so much free stuff. The shirt is awesome, plus we got a poster and a cooler. Race morning, get there early. There's a lot of … MORE

The expo is top notch, so much free stuff. The shirt is awesome, plus we got a poster and a cooler. Race morning, get there early. There’s a lot of people but luckily a lot of nearby parking too. They have the football stadium open so you can hide from the wind in there and find bathrooms with not so long lines. Gear check buses are right there too. The waves were jam packed with people, this was the biggest race I’ve ever done. Then the start is awesome. You go over into Kentucky then back to Ohio. The one thing no one warned me about is the hills. Holy cow, the course is very hilly. But that makes the scenery amazing, even if it is Ohio (sorry Michigan fan here, Go Blue!). The medal is top notch. The finish line has everything you need after a long race and gear check is right there so you can get your stuff. The park afterwards has a lot of fun stuff going on to enjoy and you get a free beer. I would run this again. It is worth it.

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The course was good. The race track was the best part, although because it rained the whole time the wind got to you the most at the track. The finisher … MORE

The course was good. The race track was the best part, although because it rained the whole time the wind got to you the most at the track. The finisher medals were sweet. I did the greatest Spectacle challenge and it was worth it! Nice shirts too. Since it was raining I didn’t stay for the after party at all but it seemed like it would have been fun. I highly recommend this race. The course is also flat too.

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This race was really fun. I did the full marathon and the course was flat except for the park. It goes through the infield of Churchill Downs, which was really … MORE

This race was really fun. I did the full marathon and the course was flat except for the park. It goes through the infield of Churchill Downs, which was really cool. After the marathon splits from the half, there are barely any spectators and no one from the half really sticks around to watch the marathoners finish. The expo was smaller than I thought it would be. I completed this race because I heard this was one of the top races in America and it didn’t disappoint. Great swag too. The medal was big. Just a heads up, when you do run this race, make sure you get downtown very early, they close the roads early and it’s nearly impossible to park. I had to park over a mile away and run to the start line and I was still 15 minutes late. But the people of Louisville are very nice and they helped me find my way when I got lost trying to find my car after the race. I live in Michigan and I would travel down to run it again.

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Vacation Races puts on a great race. Packet pickup was easy. I ran the black bear double so I picked up my packet right before running the 5k. Then the … MORE

Vacation Races puts on a great race. Packet pickup was easy. I ran the black bear double so I picked up my packet right before running the 5k. Then the following day I ran the half, it started at sunrise. What a beautiful view. The aid stations were great. The views were great. This course does have some hills but the views are worth it. I plan on coming back and doing this one again very soon.

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This race is really cool as it's the only race with 2 boarder crossings and a mile tunnel. Overall, race production was sweet. The expo was nice and had many … MORE

This race is really cool as it’s the only race with 2 boarder crossings and a mile tunnel. Overall, race production was sweet. The expo was nice and had many vendors. The only thing I would suggest for the organizers are to have a training for the water station organizations because some were not ready for us. The free swag we get is nice. Of course there’s the finished medal and nice new balance tech long sleeve shirt, we also got a 26.2 sticker, and a face sleeve thing. Definitely would recommend this marathon to anyone.

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This race was sweet. Great flat course. Great production. Great swag. The shirt is one of my favorites and The medal is great too. The only thing I would recommend … MORE

This race was sweet. Great flat course. Great production. Great swag. The shirt is one of my favorites and The medal is great too. The only thing I would recommend is more water stations and more volunteers.

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The best part is finishing on the 50 years line touching the banner. It never gets old. I do this race every year. There is 1 water station half way MORE

The best part is finishing on the 50 years line touching the banner. It never gets old. I do this race every year. There is 1 water station half way through.

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