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Review of Long Beach International Marathon/Half/5K by

Posted by: on October, 16 2013

I enjoyed this half marathon. Nice mostly flat course. The corrals started late which was a little disappointing (I was in corral 2 which should have started at 7:35, but we didn’t start until 7:45-7:50). The weather was perfect. Lots of bathrooms/porta pots, lost of fun spectators. Great volunteers & support the entire route. I also enjoyed the live music along the route as well. I got my second best time at this race. The finish line was very crowded, volunteers were telling spectators to give the runners space as we were tired & trying to get out of the finish line corral, however the spectators did not oblige. I enjoyed the bag of post race snacks, the coconut water & Greek yogurt. I also really like the shirt & medal.