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Race Result

Racer: Jennifer Ruch
Race: B&A Trail Half Marathon
Date: Sunday, March 1, 2009
Location: Severna Park, MD
Race Type: Run - Half Marathon
Age Group: Female 25 - 29
Time: 1:44:38
Overall Place: 145 / 582
Age Group Place: 7 / 40
Comment: A flat and fast course with great running weather!

Race Report:

This race takes place on the B&A trail in Severna Park. It was an out and back on an asphalt path. The only hill came about half way - you run down it and then turn around and run up it - probably a half mile at most. The weather was perfect - chilly - probably about 35F. The only negative was a thin layer of snow on the wooden bridges. I was very happy with my time - I managed to pace almost exactly the same time mile after mile with only about 20 seconds difference between miles - very consistent (of course it was flat as a pancake).

I highly recommend this winter race - it's close by and small, and everyone was very friendly! Just don't get excited about the t-shirts - instead of t-shirts they gave windshirts that were the most hideous shade of yellow I've ever seen :(. Oh well, still a great race!