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Trooper Brinkerhoff - Road - 10 km [ Find another review ] [ Home ]

3.2 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 : A few volunteers working together, but only one is well-informed
Parking1 of 1 : Tons of parking, no trouble finding a spot even minutes before race start
3.8 starsRace Appeal
Race-packet swag1 of 1 : Pretty average swag - cotton tee, plain design
Get what you pay for1 of 1 : Got what I paid for/as advertised/didn't run out of supplies
Distance varieties1 of 1 : More than one distance choice; one choice for the beginner/injured (eg: 5k in a marathon event)
Scenery1 of 1 : Pretty run
Distance accuracy1 of 1 : Certified course
3.4 starsDifficulty / Technicality
Starting line/crowd size1 of 1 : Average race - average runner can start three to seven rows back
Hills1 of 1 : A mix of small to moderate hills and flats
Technical1 of 1 : Pretty average roads/trails - watch for manhole covers, potholes, parked cars and you'll be okay
New-runner friendly1 of 1 : Pretty standard race, no more confusing than most others
Difficulty following course1 of 1 : Simple race: big circle / square
3.2 starsPost Race
Post-race party1 of 1 : Good food, above average party, people like to stick around
Timing promptness1 of 1 : Mild delay - times posted after everyone finishes
Awards promptness1 of 1 : Average awards wait time
Awards quality1 of 1 : Average awards quality, 5-year age groups
Other post-race events1 of 1 : Basic: music/band