Race: Lake Sammamish Half
Runner: Chanelle Lansley
Race Date: 03/05/2022
Location: Seattle, WA
3 Bests – What aspects of the race did you like the most?
The route and the organizers were great!
Not so much – Aspects of the race that didn’t do it for you
The starting line was very congested due the narrow trails.
Weird factor – What’s the weirdest thing about this race?
Reusable cups (it’s a good thing but was new to me)
Highlights of your race – What did you do well and enjoy about your race in particular?
I enjoyed the friendliness of other participants!!
Lessons for others – Share your pro-tips on the race to help the next runner
The hill was longer than expected, but there was a nice, equally long downhill.
Lessons you learned that will help you next time around
Find the right pace group!
Aesthetics – Is it a pretty course?
Difficulty – Is it a tough course?
Not too difficult
Organized and well run – Did it feel like a well-oiled machine or were they flying by the seat of their pants?
Yes, very well managed.
Aid Stations – Standard fare or anything special to know about the aid stations in terms of what’s available or when?
Water, nuun, and gels available every 3 miles or so.
Weather and typical race conditions
Gear – Did you need anything special or is there anything you’d recommend for the next runner?
If you need a lot of water, bring your own
Spectators – Is this a friendly course for your friends?
How’s the Swag?
T-shirt + medal
The Overall Score – How many stars do you give this race and do you recommend that others run it?