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Armed Services Marathon

May 19, 2024

Grand Haven, MI

Get ready to march into action at the Armed Services Marathon! On May 19, 2024, lace up your fastest kicks and join us in Grand Haven, MI for a half marathon like no other. Prepare for a battle of endurance, camaraderie, and a whole lot of running fun!
Get ready to march into action at the Armed Services Marathon! On May 19, 2024, lace up your fastest kicks and join us in Grand Haven, MI for a half marathon like no other. Prepare for a battle of endurance, camaraderie, and a whole lot of running fun!
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About The Armed Services Marathon

The Armed Services Marathon, Half Marathon, and 5K, held on 19th May 2024 in Grand Haven, MI, is a race that pays homage to all branches of the military and first responders. As a half marathon runner, this event offers an exhilarating and meaningful experience.

As an officially sanctioned event with USA Track & Field, the marathon course is meticulously measured and certified, making it a prestigious qualifier for renowned races such as the Boston and New York City Marathons. Additionally, it is a qualifying event for the Abbott World Marathon Series. The half marathon course is also certified with USATF, presenting an opportunity for participants to qualify for the legendary New York City Marathon.

Starting and finishing on the track inside the Grand Haven High School football stadium, the course provides a visually stunning and invigorating journey through picturesque landscapes. The “Out and Back” routes allow runners to enjoy aid stations every mile, ensuring you stay hydrated and energized throughout the race.

Grand Haven, located along the magnificent shores of Lake Michigan, offers a delightful experience for visitors. This picturesque city boasts pristine beaches, charming shops, and excellent dining options. The friendly and welcoming atmosphere of Grand Haven, combined with the event’s patriotic theme, creates an unforgettable backdrop for this race.

In May, Grand Haven experiences pleasant weather, with average temperatures ranging from 50 to 70 degrees Fahrenheit. You can look forward to cool and comfortable running conditions, allowing you to fully immerse yourself in the race.

Get ready for an unforgettable experience, filled with a sense of camaraderie and admiration. As you cross the finish line, envision the well-deserved medal around your neck, celebrating your accomplishment and supporting our armed services and first responders. Lace up your shoes, channel your inner strength, and join us for a truly exceptional race that combines athleticism, patriotism, and scenic beauty. Let the Armed Services Marathon be your next triumph on the road to greatness!

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