Best race experience: This is easy: CIM. Second place would be CPH or Skyline-to-the-Sea my first 50k.
Best run: Running through historic Deerfield early in the morning.
Best new gear: My Garmin 610. I like the touch screen and the fact I can display 4 things at once. Also the vibrate alert and the ability to set pace/heartrate alerts.
Best piece of running advice you received: from Jill: Go and see a Physical Therapist!
Most inspirational runner: There are a few of them ....all are near 70 or over. I study them to make sure I get there too.
Summary of your year in a few words: Marathon Maniac #4012!