I’m a hobby runner, although my wife calls me a “serious runner” because I train quite a bit and care about my times.
While researching marathons to run a few years ago, I found that there was often a lack of detail to help me decide which races I should be willing spend my money on — $100 fee, plus travel expenses, plus effort to get there, not to mention the hours of training. It’s also nice to know what to expect when preparing for a big race.
I started this site so that my race reports could help other people prepare for races and choose which races to run. It also provides a good way for me to log my thoughts and be able to review past races. Additionally, I write about backpacking and other activities to help people plan for trips.
Good luck and happy racing!