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April 21, 2023
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About The Allerton Races
The Allerton Races Half Marathon in Monticello, Illinois is an excellent choice for runners who are looking for a challenging yet scenic race. The route takes you out of Monticello and into the surrounding rural countryside, giving you breathtaking views of rolling hills and lush green fields. From start to finish the course is relatively flat with only a few inclines which makes it suitable for both experienced runners and those just getting into running.
The typical weather on race day tends to be mild temperatures and plenty of sunshine, making it ideal conditions for running outdoors. You can expect to get cheered on by enthusiastic spectators as well; the community really comes together to make this event special every year! There’s usually plenty of music playing along the route too, plus some fun surprises like snow cone stations at various points throughout your run – perfect motivation for pushing through that last mile or two!
In addition to all these wonderful features, there are several other things that make this half marathon stand out from others in the region. For starters, they offer free t-shirts if you register early enough so everyone looks super cool come race day! They also have awards given out at the end of each category as well as post-race food provided by local vendors so no one leaves hungry or empty handed. Finally, they even provide medals afterwards so everyone gets rewarded for their hard work and dedication during training season leading up to the big day!
Overall I highly recommend participating in this half marathon if you’re looking for a challenge and great scenery all rolled into one experience; there isn’t another race quite like it in town!