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Review of Girls On The Go 5K by Juri Peterson

Posted by: on April, 4 2012

This was the second race held by the Girls on The Go 5k in the del Mar location. While I admit that it must have been a challenge to deal with a participant list that tripled in size from one year to the next, I also think they could have been more prepared. The Packet Pick-Up took nearly 45 minutes because they had only 1 volunteer passing out bibs. The shirts were nice if you paid extra for the tech tee but the bibs were not assigned until pick-up. Chips weren’t passed out until race morning, which a lot of participants missed. The race coordinators couldn’t have accounted for the terrible weather which messed up timing, but honestly, with the weather the way it was, it should have been cancelled. The post-race was not professional. The medals were not placed on our necks or even handed to us. There was NO post-race fuel.