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Ramon Ramon from Los Angeles wrote on September 11, 2016 at 6:14 am
Thank you so much for a great event. Very well done and professional.Tracy the race director, so easy going and accomodating. I had left without my medal award and was able to come back the next weekend to pick it up. So great!
r racer r racer from san diego wrote on September 9, 2016 at 3:11 pm
great race. how about having a coffee food truck at the start of the race to warm us up? much thanks to the volunteers, well set up aide stations. perhaps giving the finisher shirts at the top so its not a freezing walk down?
Admin Reply by: Tracy
I provide huge yard bags for early arrivals. I guess it was forgotten.

What a great idea about a food truck, but difficult, in that it would need to be sponsored.
Brian Peterson Brian Peterson from Yorba Linda wrote on September 7, 2016 at 9:14 pm
Thank you to all the race organizers, sponsors, Fire/Recue personnel, volunteer and racers! It was an epic day and memorable event! Question, were the on course photographers partnering with the event? Much appreciated!
Robert Robert from South Pasadena wrote on September 7, 2016 at 3:25 am
Thanks to all for their time and effort. You have a great group of volunteers that make the race such an enjoyable event. The views from the summit make the run (walk?) rewarding!
Admin Reply by: Tracy
I'll pass this along to the volunteers. Glad that you enjoyed the race.
Tyler Tyler from Riverside wrote on September 2, 2016 at 5:56 am
Can I register the day of the race?
KevinFinn KevinFinn from Costa Mesa wrote on October 5, 2015 at 6:18 pm
Thank you Tracy and to all the volunteers for a truly AMAZING RACE!!! Wow, I have run many trail races over the years, like Mt. Wilson Trail Race in Sierra Madre and the Dipsea Race in Mill Valley, but this was a race like no other. I made it to the top, but did have my doubts. Thank you to the Rangers for their encouragement! The time spent after the race was really enjoyable...hanging out at the lodge was perfect. A great day, and look forward to next year...with a little extra training for sure. Thanks again!!!
Michael Stanislawczyk Michael Stanislawczyk from Placentia wrote on September 24, 2015 at 8:27 am
Thank you, Tracy and all volunteers- and volunteer organizations for my memorable first RTTT! Having heard about this event from "my friends at the bar atop Mt. Baldy," I didn't realize the level of competition and conditioning needed to make it. Even though I made it home safe, My cousin and I still have a score to settle with the mountain (600' elevation to go). Many thanks to the rangers who helped us push ourselves- and also tap at our limits.

Since you asked on FB, I'd like to suggest promoting this run earlier in the year (like "now") to allow time to train: train "competitors;" train "finishers;" train "old guys/gals that rule and just want to finish." Perhaps tie either category to a charity or bonus, such as a scholar youth athletes (since they seem to come out in force) or a cause our seasoned folk can back. These may turn your 650 into 6500 if you are looking for numbers. Promo shirts, postcards, and other swag earlier in the year can also help raise awareness...

See you next year!
Joanna McGowan Joanna McGowan from Cardiff wrote on September 20, 2015 at 4:52 pm
I'm a six-time finisher and love the race. Please consider non-styrofoam cups next year. They are uncommon to have at races and there are options available that are better for the environment. Please also consider mixing the Gatorade at the top of the mountain. The volunteers were just pouring the powder directly into runner cups; and that winds up to be too much concentrate to ingest post-race. Loved the oranges again. Thank you for all your efforts!
Admin Reply by: Tracy
The summit captain agrees with you on the cups, so I'll work on that next year. It appears that he's also thinking about ways to work out the Gatorade in a sanitary manner.
Janine Janine from Santa Ana wrote on September 17, 2015 at 6:11 pm
I just wanted to thank you for allowing me to volunteer for the first time at this year's race. I had a great time and I was able to cheer on some of my friends that were competing. You all did a great job and it was a very well-run and special event.
Michelle Michelle from Trabuco Canyon wrote on September 17, 2015 at 6:15 am
Your team put together such a well organized event. I am looking forward to doing the race again in 2016!
Chris Chris from Claremont wrote on September 16, 2015 at 5:44 pm
Thank you for another great race.
Just a suggestion: please offer the race shirts in a tank top.
Diane Diane from Pasadena wrote on September 14, 2015 at 10:59 pm
Only one gripe.

Please offer affordable photos again like you did in the previous years. First time in a couple years I will not be getting any photos of my boys.
Admin Reply by: Tracy
Diane, did you see the $7.99 option on the Digital tab? I'm hoping to get this wonderful photographer back again next year. He brought up two other photographers beside himself. He was enthusiastic and extremely reliable. (I tried to reach last year's photographer but was unsuccessful.) We may do something a little different next year for the summit shots.
Ingrid Cassady Ingrid Cassady from Simi Valley wrote on September 12, 2015 at 10:13 pm
Fantastic race! Great volunteers all around! I'll be back in 2016!
Martine Martine from Los Angeles wrote on September 12, 2015 at 6:08 pm
This was a wonderful event. You do a fantastic job. I have one piece of input. Three times I found myself forced to a walk behind runners who had their ears plugged by blaring earphones, and didn't hear my requests to pass.

I run a lot of trail races and none allow earphones, both for safety and for courtesy.

In every other way,
This event was perfect. I hope to return for a podium finish in 2017. (Next year is my Angeles Crest 100 attempt!)
Dirk Theile Dirk Theile from Monrovia wrote on September 12, 2015 at 4:41 am
Thank you so much for this great and challenging race. Too sad I can't participate next year since my scholarship comes to an end and I will return to Germany in Juli 2016. Suggestion for coming years: Maybe you can provide after-race-clothing bags. Make the people drop off clothing 1 hour prior to race start and carry it up to the Notch by trucks.
THANKS and all the best, Dirk
matt matt wrote on September 9, 2015 at 5:28 pm
As usual a great race. The only thing to make it better would be an hour earlier start time and there is never enough port a potties.
Lynessa Lynessa from Rancho Cucamonga wrote on September 9, 2015 at 5:17 am
I had such an amazing time volunteering. I met an amazing group of people and the runners were inspiring. I can't wait to do it again!
Alfonso Nunez Alfonso Nunez from Upland wrote on September 8, 2015 at 10:38 pm
awesome course, good preparation, great post-race snacks, awards and gifts, lots of volunteers, and great Mtn Rescue presence; Good synergy with Restaurant and Lift Operators; glad to see it sell out!
Jesse Glick Jesse Glick from Torrance, CA wrote on September 8, 2015 at 9:18 pm
Great Race! Well organized, well put together event.
Will run again! Great volunteers!!!!!!!

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