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Review of Awesome 80’s Run – Pasadena by Kim Silva

Posted by: on September, 4 2012

*PRE-RACE – Packet pickup ran really smooth! And they had 80’s music playing in the background with plenty of great photo opps.
*COURSE – Was the typical Rose Bowl loop, I wish it could have been more but there isn’t many good loops in that area. The race organizer indicated that Pasadena PD were holding wave starts to clear room on the course. I heard next year the entire street will be closed to eliminate that problem because it took long for many of us to start so it got hot and people were taking far more water than anticipated.
*POST-RACE – The medal was beautiful! We had a blast in the finish line expo area with a great cover band playing (I don’t remember their name) people were dancing, skating, singing, and they gave away a bunch of cool awards.
*OVERALL – It was a lot of fun! I think an earlier start and fully closed course next year will make this event amazing! I’m looking forward to coming back