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Review of Ojai Half Marathon, 5k, 10K by

Posted by: on June, 12 2013

I loved the Ojai Half Marathon. Packet pick up was very easy and I was in and out very quickly. I got to the race a few hours early and had no trouble with parking or finding a bathroom to use before the start of the race. I have done a ton of half marathons and I always like to get there early to make sure I’m ready when it’s time to go. The course is challenging but not “too difficult” with some rolling type hills. I found plenty of aid stations. I believe they have them every mile or mile and half. I also carry my own stuff which is always a good idea. As I crossed the finish line I got my medal and was able to find my family right away. We enjoyed the day and just hung out in the park. There were a bunch of others that did the same. I think this race had over 600 people and had a great community vibe. Overall I’d say this is a race I will keep on my schedule. I love the timing of the race and it’s very well run. I recommend this race to others looking for a quality event.