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Aberdeen Family YMCA Bull Run

July 13, 2024

Aberdeen, SD

Get ready to unleash your inner bull at the Aberdeen Family YMCA Bull Run! On July 13, 2024, Aberdeen, SD will be overrun with runners charging through the streets, horns locked and hooves pounding. Join us for a stampede of fun, fitness, and a whole lot of "holy cow!" moments!
Get ready to unleash your inner bull at the Aberdeen Family YMCA Bull Run! On July 13, 2024, Aberdeen, SD will be overrun with runners charging through the streets, horns locked and hooves pounding. Join us for a stampede of fun, fitness, and a whole lot of
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About The Aberdeen Family YMCA Bull Run

The Aberdeen Family YMCA Bull Run, held on July 13, 2024, in Aberdeen, SD, is a thrilling half marathon race that promises an unforgettable experience for all participants. Whether you are a seasoned runner or a first-timer, this race offers something for everyone.

One of the key highlights of the Bull Run is its charitable mission. The proceeds from the race go towards supporting YMCA programs and providing financial assistance to youth and families who may not have access to a Y membership otherwise. By participating in this event, you are not only challenging yourself but also helping to make a positive impact on the community.

The race itself is well-organized and caters to runners of all abilities. With aid stations along the route and refreshments available at the finish area, you can expect excellent support throughout the course. While bikes, roller blades, and scooters are not allowed for the Fun Walk, strollers and wagons are more than welcome.

The race day schedule is designed to ensure a smooth and enjoyable experience for all participants. Pre-registration is strongly encouraged to facilitate a quick check-in process and ensure that t-shirts and food can be efficiently ordered. The half marathon kicks off at 7:00 am, followed by the 10K and 5K races, and a fun walk. The Munchkin Run, open to children between the ages of 3 and 12, takes place at 9:30 am.

Participants have the chance to win fantastic awards, including YMCA Bull Run running shirts for the male and female overall winners in the half marathon, 10K, and 5K races. Additionally, there will be prizes awarded in various age categories, and all half marathon runners will receive a finisher’s medal.

Aberdeen, SD, is a charming city with a rich history and vibrant culture. Known as the “Hub City of the Dakotas,” it offers picturesque landscapes, friendly locals, and a warm community spirit. The weather in mid-July is typically pleasant, with temperatures ranging from the mid-60s to low 80s Fahrenheit, providing favorable conditions for the race.

Join us for the Aberdeen Family YMCA Bull Run and embark on a memorable journey that combines personal accomplishment, community involvement, and the joy of running. Lace up your sneakers, soak in the scenic beauty of Aberdeen, and let the Bull Run be your stepping stone to an unforgettable running experience. See you at the starting line!

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