I’m still trying to catch up with race recaps for the races I’ve completed in the past. Earlier posts covered the Atlanta Marathon, the Marine Corps Marathon, the Virginia Creeper Marathon, the Nashville Country Music Marathon, the Baltimore Marathon, and the Harrisburg Marathon. Next up… my recap and review for the Rock N Roll (Mardi Gras) New Orleans Marathon!
Website: Rock ‘N Roll New Orleans Marathon.
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana.
Time of Year: Sunday in February.
Size: 12,000 runners across events, including a half marathon.
Weather and What I Wore: It was great running weather–clear skies, not windy, comfortable temperature. I wore too-short shorts (which came back to haunt me, and necessitated handfuls of Vaseline as a I neared the end of the race), a short sleeved tech tee, and a hat. I started with a long sleeved tee on top but ended up with it tied around my waist for most of the run.