In short: Great atmosphere, lots of support and lovely scenery. In full: I had a really good day and really appreciated that my supporters were able to see me at a number of different places on the day.
I really liked the water pouches - I could hold on to one for a few miles without too much effort and take in water when I wanted. I would recommend these for all races.
The only downside was having to pick up my number the day before. This meant a hotel stay, raising costs substantially. Would have preferred to have it sent out. I did enjoy the expo and would have visited regardless. Date of review: April 15, 2013