So signed up for the Winnipeg Police Service Half Marathon this morning and the Manitoba Marathon full as well.
For the WPS Half they have 2 waves that you can choose between and sign up for your specific choice. This is the first year they have done this so I wanted to avoid any confusion and run the first wave. WPS uses the Running Room race registration site which works pretty well – one complaint is that there was no indication that the first wave was already fully registered until I went to register. There was room in the second wave and I registered for that but it would have been nice to have indication that the first wave was full on the main registration page or the WPS Half Marathon site. Really a minor complaint but being a bit paranoid I worry that it might show that I should be a little worried about the organization for the event going into the new things they are trying. Fingers crossed.
For the Manitoba Marathon – registration is taken care of through Active.com who Disney uses for their races so I am fairly familiar with their processes and things work smoothly.
I am vaguely worried as to how both these races will go – training is one thing but that should take care of itself over time – I haven’t run either of them in about 6-7 years so I really don’t know what to expect organizationally wise and I will have to figure out things like parking, etc that I haven’t had to worry about with the Disney races I have been doing. But at least one positive is I won’t have to be getting up at 2:30 for these races….