Category Archives: Race Reviews

Virgil Crest Ultras – Race Review

Today’s post is a review of the Virgil Crest Ultras. Tomorrow’s post will be my race recap (spoiler alert: I ran 9:26 and finished 7th overall in the 50-miler). Location: Virgil, New York Date: September 20-21, 2014 Race Organization: This … Continue reading

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Green Mountain Marathon – Race Review

Location: South Hero, Vermont Date: October 12, 2014 Race Organization: The Green Mountain Marathon has a website with most of the information you need. Packet pickup is on Friday, Saturday or Sunday (race morning). Folsom Elementary School, which acts as … Continue reading

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Empire State Marathon (Syracuse, NY) – Race Review

Location: Syracuse, New York Date: October 19, 2014 Race Organization: The Empire State Marathon has a decent website, a modest expo and a well-organized start/finish area. With regard to the expo, it is held at Driver’s Village in Cicero, New … Continue reading

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Wineglass Marathon (Corning, NY) – Race Review

Location: Corning, NY Date: October 5, 2014 Race Organization: The website for the Wineglass Marathon can be found here. The site has most of the information you need pertaining to registration, the course, schedules, etc. Packet pickup is a pretty … Continue reading

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Vermont City Marathon (Burlington, VT) – Race Review

Location: Burlington, VT Date: May 25, 2014 Race Organization: This race is well-organized! The website is full of useful information and registration is simple (http://www.vermontcitymarathon.org/). Packet pickup is at a nearby hotel and is quite convenient. The parking is a … Continue reading

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Green Lakes Endurance Runs (50k & 100k) – Race Review

Full Disclosure: I love Green Lakes. I love the trails. I love the lakes. I have run Green Lakes hundreds of times (if not thousands) and I love it every time. Now that you know I am completely biased, here’s … Continue reading

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Tipp Hill Shamrock Run (4 miles) – Race Review

Location: Syracuse, New York Date: March 8, 2014 Race Organization: The Shamrock Run has a pretty decent website (http://www.tipphillrun.com/index.html), multiple packet pickup dates/locations, a semi-indoor staging area for before and after the race and a well-marked course closed off to … Continue reading

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