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Beer & Bacon 5000 - Road - 5 km [ Find another review ] [ Home ]

3.0 starsPre-race
Ease for day-of registration1 of 1 : Average - arrive half an hour early to avoid registration lines
Registration lines1 of 1 : Average organization, short-ish lines, day-of registration on separate tables, at least one line for pre-reg, one for day-of
Packet pickup organization1 of 1 : Some swag/packet assembly required, but multiple informed volunteers working together
Parking1 of 1 : Arrive a little early for the best spots, otherwise you may have a short walk
Deferral policy1 of 1 : Not applicable
2.4 starsRace Appeal
Race-packet swag1 of 1 : Bare bones - no swag
Get what you pay for1 of 1 : Got less than I expected (eg: race ran out of water, didn't have my pre-reg'd shirt size)
Distance varieties1 of 1 : One distance choice
Scenery1 of 1 : Bland, no scenery
Distance accuracy1 of 1 : Certified course
3.7 starsDifficulty / Technicality
Starting line/crowd size1 of 1 : Small race - average runner can start one or two rows back
New-runner friendly1 of 1 : Pretty standard race, no more confusing than most others
Difficulty following course1 of 1 : A few zig-zags, but not tough to follow unassisted
3.3 starsPost Race
Post-race party1 of 1 : Generic pizza race, may/may not have alcohol, nothing exceptional
Timing promptness1 of 1 : Mild delay - times posted after everyone finishes
Awards promptness1 of 1 : Wait time for awards was minimal