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Review of Avalon Benefit 50 Mile Run by frozengogo

Posted by: on May, 21 2012

This is a great race! It was my first ultra in 2011 and now I’m hooked. I’ve run twice now and I’ll be back again next year. The views along the course can’t be beat, the volunteers at the aid stations are always helpful and cheer you on, crowds aren’t a problem (200 or so runners I think) and runners keep an eye out for each other. My first run I was a herd of bison on the ridge near Little Harbor and I had to walk around a bison in the road at mile 36. Friday night the Lions Club holds a prerace briefing with packet pickup and bag drop off. The prerace briefing is a must for new runners with info on the course and bag drop-off details. The Lions Club also hosts an after race dinner which is a great chance to talk with fellow runners and get some good food. The website for the race provides all the details you need for the race.