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Bob Breaks Out the Beer at Smuttynose Marathon, Hampton Beach

Congratulations to Bob Gralton, who ran the Smuttynose Rockfest Marathon in Hampton Beach, NH in 3:32.18 – fantastic job. From Bob:

On September 30th I ran the Smuttynose Rockfest Marathon in Hampton Beach. It was a flat fast double loop course around the Hampton Beach area with the last 5 miles running by the ocean similar to the Eastern States 20 Miler. The weather was great, a pretty good rain at the end didn’t dampen the fun at the finishing tent.

The race was sponsored by a brewery so there were more than a few libations as well as a band at the new hatch shell on the beach and great food.

I finished in 3:32 which was a good time for me although I was hoping for under 3:30 or my BQ time of 3:25 with the cool conditions and flat course. I would definitely run this race again or possibly the half marathon. On to the next one!

Smuttynose Marathon Hampton Beach 2012

Check out full results from the Smuttynose Hampton Beach marathon 2012.

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