From Jake K on Wed, Feb 13, 2013 at 16:33:14 from 188.8.131.52
Hey Tom I see that you're looking for a good marathon in the May-August time frame... obviously "off peak" marathon season... especially down your way... I do know Cleveland is a flat course... same time (May) would be Pocono "Run for the Red" which is a fast course. The Foot Traffic Flat marathon in Portland on July 4th is (as you might expect by the name) incredibly flat as well.
From Tom K on Thu, Feb 14, 2013 at 07:01:58 from 184.108.40.206
Jake, thank you. The Portland race sounds like the front-runner right now. It sounds like a great family vacation - race combination, which is what I'm looking for. We'll see how the finances / scheduling / life plays out. I see that they only take 600 entrants, so I have to make up my mind pretty quick. Thanks, man.
From Jake K on Thu, Feb 14, 2013 at 09:05:26 from 220.127.116.11
Yeah that seems like a good one... weather is usually pretty consistent (a lot cooler than you are used to!)... and apparently its a super flat course. Portland is a cool area... we went up for a couple days last June, and we're going back for 4 days this spring which I'm really looking forward to.
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