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Grinder - Road - 3.5 mi [ Find another review ] [ Home ]

3.6 starsPre-race
Ease for day-of registration1 of 1 : Day-of registration may have very short lines, no issues
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 : Packets pre-assembled, pins and shirts/swag in bags, etc.
Parking1 of 1 : Last-minute parking may be a little tight, but you'll find a spot
Deferral policy1 of 1 : Not applicable
4.2 starsRace Appeal
Race-packet swag1 of 1 : Pretty average swag - cotton tee, plain design
Get what you pay for1 of 1 : Got a lot more than I paid for/very generous donors
Distance varieties1 of 1 : One distance choice
Scenery1 of 1 : Gorgeous scenery
Distance accuracy1 of 1 : Certified course
3.6 starsDifficulty / Technicality
Starting line/crowd size1 of 1 : Small race - average runner can start one or two rows back
Hills1 of 1 : Some rolling small hills
Technical1 of 1 : Tricky footing sections, single-track areas, maybe a water crossing. Keep your eyes open.
New-runner friendly1 of 1 : Friendly to new runners
Difficulty following course1 of 1 : A few zig-zags, but not tough to follow unassisted
4.0 starsPost Race
Post-race party1 of 1 : Good food, above average party, people like to stick around
Timing promptness1 of 1 : Chip times available after only a short delay(periodic printouts)
Awards promptness1 of 1 : Awards given out shortly after all finishers are done
Awards quality1 of 1 : Best awards - unique, pretty
Other post-race events1 of 1 : Bare: just hanging out in a shelter