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October 22, 2023
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About The Ad Astra
The Ad Astra Half Marathon in Topeka, Kansas is a great race for any level of runner. On October 22nd, 2023 the course will start and finish at Washburn University. The route has much to offer with rolling hills through Gage Park and Oak Park where runners can enjoy the beautiful scenery that these parks have to offer.
The typical weather on this date usually consists of cool temperatures ranging from 40-60 degrees Fahrenheit with low humidity making it ideal running conditions. The atmosphere during the race is always exciting as crowds cheer you along throughout your 13 mile journey. Additionally, there are several bands playing live music throughout the course so you’ll never get bored!
One thing that makes this half marathon unique is its commitment to sustainability by offering complimentary compostable water bottles filled with electrolyte drinks at each aid station instead of traditional plastic water bottles which not only helps reduce waste but also ensures everyone stays hydrated throughout their run. There are also plenty of volunteers along the way who help make sure all runners stay safe and on track by providing directions or cheering them on if they need an extra boost!
Overall, this race offers something for everyone whether you’re a beginner looking to try out your first half marathon or an experienced runner trying to beat your personal record time – Ad Astra has something for everyone! With its scenic views, friendly atmosphere and commitment towards sustainability – I highly recommend giving it a shot if you ever find yourself in Topeka around October 22nd!