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@RustyM

Lees Summit, MO Raving since 2019 Active 2 weeks, 1 day ago

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    I love the outdoors especially while running. I feel like I’m accomplishing something healthy & productive for myself. Aside from vehicle traffic, I am free being out in the open air enjoying my usual courses, neighborhoods, and assorted other scenery. Running races are also fun to be in because I love to listen & meeting new people and hear their stories of running adventures from around the country.

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Personal Bests (1)

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Half Marathon Springfield, MO Nov 3, 2019 1:43:45

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Past Races (8)

Race Distance Location Date Result My Raves My Performance
Half Marathon Overland Park, KS Nov 20, 2022 1:58:33
Half Marathon Lee's Summit, MO Oct 30, 2022 1:56:35
Half Marathon Olathe, KS Apr 23, 2022 2:02:16
Half Marathon Kansas City, MO Apr 9, 2022 2:08:34
Half Marathon Fayetteville, AR Dec 4, 2021 1:51:34
Half Marathon Springfield, MO Nov 3, 2019 1:43:45
Half Marathon Des Moines, IA Oct 20, 2019 1:50:42
Half Marathon Kansas City, MO Oct 19, 2019 1:53:52

My Raves

The entire course, 5K-Full Marathon, was beautiful as it goes through the Corporate Woods Business Park and then starts on the asphalt trails throughout the community of Overland Park. Beautiful … MORE

The entire course, 5K-Full Marathon, was beautiful as it goes through the Corporate Woods Business Park and then starts on the asphalt trails throughout the community of Overland Park. Beautiful woods, fields, and neighborhoods. At least for the Half Marathon, no streets had to be crossed except inside the Corporate Woods vicinity, but all streets there were blocked & monitored. Plenty of aid/water stations and quite a few spectators to cheer everyone. This particular race has very few hills, but lots of turns & creeks to cross. Gobbler Grind (Half) Marathon is one of my favorites.

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Spooky Sprint Half Marathon is a great training run for any upcoming marathons. Challenging right off the bat as it’s uphill from the start line to about 1+ mile. From … MORE

Spooky Sprint Half Marathon is a great training run for any upcoming marathons. Challenging right off the bat as it’s uphill from the start line to about 1+ mile. From there it’s basically flat with a few inclines. At about mile 11-12.5 is a very challenging uphill climb, but always worth it. Scenery is beautiful as this run usually involves Longview Lake and trails through wooded areas. I will say that a portion of the course is along side a divided Parkway with runners using the designated bike lanes. Not really an issue, but does require runners to keep alert for vehicle traffic. Temperatures are varied at this time of year from very mild to very cold and sometimes involves fall rain.

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One of my favorite half marathons! This particular race involves most everything one could want; scenery of all types-parks, residential, business; plenty of hills to challenge, and plenty of flat … MORE

One of my favorite half marathons! This particular race involves most everything one could want; scenery of all types-parks, residential, business; plenty of hills to challenge, and plenty of flat areas to just enjoy the pace. Fellow runners are always pumped for this particular run, so this definitely adds to the excitement & fun. Just be prepared for any given weather. It’s early spring in the Midwest.

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This is a fun, must do run everyone should do at least once! Well organized, great runner environment, enthusiastic spectators, and beautiful scenery as this race takes place on one … MORE

This is a fun, must do run everyone should do at least once! Well organized, great runner environment, enthusiastic spectators, and beautiful scenery as this race takes place on one of Kansas City’s most scenic boulevard, Ward Parkway.

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I was looking for something away from my city and stumbled upon the Fayetteville Half Marathon. This community seems to have nothing but hills, and steep ones at that, so … MORE

I was looking for something away from my city and stumbled upon the Fayetteville Half Marathon. This community seems to have nothing but hills, and steep ones at that, so I was sure this half marathon would be mostly hills throughout the historical town and university. However, the course was two loops, relatively flat, and through a much newer section of town. Overall, the race was very well executed and the fellow runners were an absolute blast to be around.

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The Bass Pro Series is so well put together, it would be hard to surpass the professionalism in the execution of all the events for the entire series of runs … MORE

The Bass Pro Series is so well put together, it would be hard to surpass the professionalism in the execution of all the events for the entire series of runs they manage. The Half, and I assume the full, marathons were absolutely fun, and a great place & course if one wants to attempt a personal best time. Scenery throughout Springfield was awesome; historical neighborhoods and the downtown were very appealing.

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I have been running marathons & half marathons for 21 years and have found the IMT Des Moines Marathon/Half Marathon of 2019 to be one of the most & best … MORE

I have been running marathons & half marathons for 21 years and have found the IMT Des Moines Marathon/Half Marathon of 2019 to be one of the most & best organized races of my years running. From registration to finish time, the entire process and course was very substantial to promote, support, encourage, and exemplified overall professionalism of this major athletic event. This a great challenge for newcomers and seasoned runners alike. And this was a fun & awesome run to do.

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Kansas City Marathon, or the Half Marathon, was fun as usual. Weather challenges & terrain challenges certainly add to the excitement of the run. All the runners were hyped and … MORE

Kansas City Marathon, or the Half Marathon, was fun as usual. Weather challenges & terrain challenges certainly add to the excitement of the run. All the runners were hyped and ready to go at the start time. In spite of this year’s rainy & very cool temps, the race was fun and a challenge. I highly recommend this yearly fall event for first timers and seasoned runners alike. Scenery of Kansas City and spectators were awesome and encouraging to everyone.

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