2/20/2011 - The Lost Dutchman Arizona Marathon, Apache Junction, AZ
Running review is below with some tips for those of you who consider to run this race, 26.2 miles full marathon in Apache Junction Arizona , in the future:
Distance: 26.2 (Garmin GPS measured 26.37)
Course: Not straight forward to explain please see map of The Lost Dutchman Marathon detailed course and elevation profile below
Elevation profile: net loss of about 500ft, starting at 2300ft above see level and finishing the marathon at about 1800.
Crowd: Recreational runner, mostly local runners from the area.
The easy part: The Lost Dutchman Marathon starts with a downhill and on an unpaved road for the first 6 miles
The challenging part: The Lost Dutchman Marathon takes place in medium altitude, if you are not used to running at altitudes of about 2000ft this may be a challenge.
Timing: Bib chip. The Lost Dutchman Marathon tracked split time at about mile 19.5
Official website: Lost Dutchman Marathon
My 2 cents: Very scenic marathon, I enjoyed running surrounded by red cliffs and 16ft cacti
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