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Embrace the Suck: 2018 Popular Brooklyn Half Race Recap

Embrace the Suck: 2018 Popular Brooklyn Half Race Recap

I ran a half marathon Saturday morning. It took me an hour to get there. Four hours and 13 minutes of sleep. Up at 4 am. Rained the entire time. Chilly. Damp. Wet shoes, wet socks. No headphones, no music.

IT RULED.

The Brooklyn Half is the largest half marathon in the country. This year’s race had 25,386 finishers. This is… very a lot. The size of the race made for a few inconveniences – mostly in terms of waiting times – but once it began, it never felt too crowded or unmanageable. I had a blast. I’m so glad I did it.

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Fred Lebow Manhattan Half: My Results, Stats, Hat

Fred Lebow Manhattan Half: My Results, Stats, Hat

Is anyone else obsessed with looking at race results stats? I love it. As soon as they’re online, I can’t wait to pore over the finishing times, age group breakdowns, splits, top women, top men, last finishers, youngest runner, oldest runner – I love it all.

In this post, I’m going to get all anal about numbers and math. If that sounds like fun to you, keep reading!

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