Encinitas Half Marathon Race Report – Steven B

Race: Encinitas Half Marathon

Runner: Steven B

Race Date: 03/31/2019

Location: Encinitas, CA

Results: 1:38:11

3 Bests – What aspects of the race did you like the most?

The view of the beach

Not so much – Aspects of the race that didn’t do it for you

The rolling hills

Weird factor – What’s the weirdest thing about this race?

Being knocked over at the start

Highlights of your race – What did you do well and enjoy about your race in particular?

I finished even though not recovered from my previous race

Lessons for others – Share your pro-tips on the race to help the next runner

Listen to your body and take care of it.

Lessons you learned that will help you next time around

Hydrate more

Most important course specific knowledge to know about the race

Pacing at the the incli es

Aesthetics – Is it a pretty course?


Difficulty – Is it a tough course?


Competition – Is there a strong field?

A lot of people

Aid Stations – Standard fare or anything special to know about the aid stations in terms of what’s available or when?

Aid stations were great

Weather and typical race conditions


Gear – Did you need anything special or is there anything you’d recommend for the next guy?


Spectators – Is this a friendly course for your friends?


How’s the Swag?

It’s ok

The Overall Score – How many stars do you give this race and do you recommend that others run it?