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  • MCM is back!

    Posted by Ian Carlson on June 28, 2022 at 1:57 pm

    Gonna be great to be out out on the MCM course again after 2 years of virtual only. Local to the DC area, always great to run a big race and get right on the Metro (aka. pain train) to go home. This will be my 4th MCM, trying for 3:15 – always ran it for fun, excited to “race” the course for the first time. Who else is in?!

    Chad Metiva replied 1 month ago 3 Members · 6 Replies
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  • Chad Metiva

    Member
    June 28, 2022 at 6:24 pm

    I’m running the MCM for the first time. 2nd Full Marathon (first was Detroit). I’m not as fast though. Hoping to get 4:30. I’ve heard its an amazing race!

    • Kevin Clark

      Member
      July 2, 2022 at 3:10 pm

      Just curious, Chad, if you’re from Michigan as well since you ran in Detroit.

      • Chad Metiva

        Member
        July 13, 2022 at 8:18 pm

        Yes I am. Rochester Hills area.

  • Ian Carlson

    Member
    June 30, 2022 at 9:09 am

    You’re gonna have a blast. There are great cheering sections at miles 10, 17 and 22-23 to keep you cranking – always top class hardware at the end too. Tag me in this thread if you have any questions about logistics leading up to race day!

  • Kevin Clark

    Member
    July 2, 2022 at 3:09 pm

    MCM 2022 will be my first marathon…decided if I was going to do one, then I should make it a good one. @maestro_ian I’ll definitely be hitting you up for any tips, advice, etc.

    First one…what was your experience with refreshment stations? Are they all there and did they have what they said they were going to have? I’ll bring my own gel/fuel as a backup, but would like to plan on utilizing what they’ve set up.

    Thanks!

    • Ian Carlson

      Member
      July 5, 2022 at 8:52 am

      Fuel stations are definitely as advertised (7, 12, 19, 23), always Gatorade Endurance out there. They usually send out an update with the gels and food on the course right around this time of year, as it’s been SIS or Honey Stinger in the past with fruit (I’m in your boat, always carry my own to slurp every 30mins).