Race: Amateur Mile NYC
Runner: Elisabeth R
Race Date: 06/09/2023
Location: Icahn Stadium
Results: 7:59:12 (1 mile)
3 Bests – What aspects of the race did you like the most?
The atmosphere and the location (beautiful views of the skyline)! The track itself is great!
Highlights of your race – What did you do well and enjoy about your race in particular?
I paced the race well and stayed patient before a good kick! Plus it was my first time racing a mile!!
Lessons for others – Share your pro-tips on the race to help the next runner
Be sure to be at the starting area 15 minutes before your heat to check-in.
Aesthetics – Is it a pretty course?
Organized and well run – Did it feel like a well-oiled machine or were they flying by the seat of their pants?
Competition – Is there a strong field?
They make the heats based on time, so you race with others with a similar time goal.
Aid Stations – Standard fare or anything special to know about the aid stations in terms of what’s available or when?
Water is available by the track.
Spectators – Is this a friendly course for your friends?
Yes! Free for spectators!
The Overall Score – How many stars do you give this race and do you recommend that others run it?