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Race Reports for Barb's Race

[1]
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Race rating (5)
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[2]
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Race rating (4)
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  • Organised?Yes
  • Events on time?Yes

  • Lots of volunteers to help?Yes
  • Plenty of drink stations?Yes

  • Post race activities? Good
  • Overall course based on my ability: Just right

  • Comments: First half ironman....40 minutes faster than goal time
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Race rating (5)
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  • Organised?Yes
  • Events on time?Yes

  • Lots of volunteers to help?Yes
  • Plenty of drink stations?Yes

  • Post race activities? Good
  • Overall course based on my ability: Just right

  • Comments: My decision to participate in Barb's Race was more of a "bucket list" thing. I wanted to see if I could do one. Now I'm trying to decide whether or not to do more ;-)
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Race rating (4)
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  • Organised?Yes
  • Events on time?Yes

  • Lots of volunteers to help?Yes
  • Plenty of drink stations?Yes

  • Post race activities? Good
  • Overall course based on my ability: Just right

  • Comments: I enjoyed this race. Great volunteers, racers, course and vibe. Pre race events took too long. Required pre-race meeting let out before registration was open. What could have been a 30 to 40 minute process took 2 hours.
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Race rating (5)
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  • Organised?Yes
  • Events on time?Yes

  • Lots of volunteers to help?Yes
  • Plenty of drink stations?Yes

  • Post race activities? Good
  • Overall course based on my ability: Just right

  • Comments: I did this race to raise money for a very dear friend whom I lost in April. I am thankful to have raised $1,200 in her name and was honored to race for her. Seeing all the other women out there doing what I was doing made me very proud to be there.
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Race rating (4)
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  • Organised?Yes
  • Events on time?Yes

  • Lots of volunteers to help?Yes
  • Plenty of drink stations?Yes

  • Post race activities?
  • Overall course based on my ability: Just right

  • Comments: I am so glad that I was able to drop down to the HIM from the full distance. Training this year has been very difficult, between work schedule and just overall burn-out from racing 3 fulls in 2010. I train and race for the love of the sport, to spend time with amazing friends and to take advantage of the having the ability to swim/bike/run. Barb's was far from a PR for me, but it did something for me beyond adding another finisher's medal to my collection....it brought a smile to my face and the joy back for me!
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Race rating (4)
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  • Organised?Yes
  • Events on time?Yes

  • Lots of volunteers to help?Yes
  • Plenty of drink stations?Yes

  • Post race activities? Average
  • Overall course based on my ability: Just right

  • Comments: This is a well-run race with a very positive and encouraging atmosphere. I would recommend it to female 70.3 newbies as well as veterans. It was my 6th, and I thoroughly enjoyed myself. Good times with my club as well - I had a ton of fun with the CCTC crew!!
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Race rating (5)
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  • Organised?Yes
  • Events on time?

  • Lots of volunteers to help?Yes
  • Plenty of drink stations?Yes

  • Post race activities? Average
  • Overall course based on my ability: Just right

  • Comments: Food at the end. Veggie burgers, yea! Lots of fruit and roasted beets and pasta salad, yum. Great volunteers, lots of aid stations, lots of water, gels, cliff, drinks, ice, bananas, etc.
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Race rating (5)
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  • Organised?Yes
  • Events on time?Yes

  • Lots of volunteers to help?Yes
  • Plenty of drink stations?Yes

  • Post race activities? Good
  • Overall course based on my ability: Just right

  • Comments: Thank you to voluteers and support! Just a great race!
[10]
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Race rating (5)
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  • Organised?Yes
  • Events on time?Yes

  • Lots of volunteers to help?Yes
  • Plenty of drink stations?Yes

  • Post race activities? Good
  • Overall course based on my ability: Just right

  • Comments: Looking forward to doing it again. Maybe even the full Vineman next year!
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Race rating (4)
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  • Organised?Yes
  • Events on time?Yes

  • Lots of volunteers to help?Yes
  • Plenty of drink stations?Yes

  • Post race activities? Good
  • Overall course based on my ability: Just right

  • Comments: If it weren't so far away I would do it again
[12]
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  • Organised?Yes
  • Events on time?Yes

  • Lots of volunteers to help?
  • Plenty of drink stations?Yes

  • Post race activities? Average
  • Overall course based on my ability:

  • Comments: Good race and pretty well organized. I thought they could have used more porta potties on the course though. This felt very much like a local race. It was hard to belive that an Ironman was going on at the same time. I could definitely see the difference between M-Dot and non-MDot races. This is a non M-Dot, and it had a very different vibe. I could see it as a good race for those that have done more than one M-Dot and want something different. But I'm glad I'm doing an M-Dot for my first IM (IMAZ 2007). It's kind of like a big formal wedding vs. a smaller wedding. You only have your first IM once, and I want the big to-do. Kinda funny as I had a small wedding. Come to think of it, I'll spend more on my IM than I did on my wedding! There's just something about the atmosphere and the vibe. And I want more than one porta potty available at each aid station. Closing credits Thanks to: - My husband Zac. For running with me on the first parts of my training runs, bringing me water on
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