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Bidwell Classic Half Marathon

March 2, 2024

Chico, CA

Get ready to race, Chico! The streets will be buzzing on March 2, 2024, as the Bidwell Classic Half Marathon takes off. Join fellow runners for a heart-pounding adventure through our scenic city, where the only thing faster than your feet will be the laughs and cheers along the way. Let's chase that personal best and leave no stone un-train-ed!
Get ready to race, Chico! The streets will be buzzing on March 2, 2024, as the Bidwell Classic Half Marathon takes off. Join fellow runners for a heart-pounding adventure through our scenic city, where the only thing faster than your feet will be the laughs and cheers along the way. Let's chase that personal best and leave no stone un-train-ed!
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About The Bidwell Classic Half Marathon

The Bidwell Classic Half Marathon, held on 2nd March 2024 in Chico, CA, is a race that every half marathon runner would love to be a part of. Not only does it offer a scenic course through Lower Bidwell Park, but it also supports local student athletes by donating a substantial portion of the race fees to high school cross country running programs.

This race is perfect for those who want to challenge themselves while making a positive impact on the community. By participating in the Bidwell Classic, runners directly contribute to the development of young athletes in Chico.

The race offers convenient registration options, with online registration closing on 1st March 2024. In-person registration is also available during packet pick-up, although there will be no registration available on race day.

Packet pick-up can be done on 1st March from 10:00am-4:00pm or on race day itself from 6:45am-7:45am. Every registered runner will receive a 2024 race shirt, with size guaranteed if registered by 12th February.

Chico, known as the “City of Trees,” is a vibrant and welcoming community that showcases its natural beauty through Bidwell Park. With its flat and paved trails, the 5K and 10K courses are perfect for beginners or those aiming for a personal record. The Half Marathon, which includes a 1/4 mile on single-track trails, adds an exciting challenge for seasoned runners.

On race day, participants will be greeted with ideal running weather, with temperatures typically ranging from the mid-50s to mid-60s Fahrenheit. So, get ready to lace up your running shoes, enjoy the stunning views of Bidwell Park, and make unforgettable memories at the Bidwell Classic Half Marathon.

Join us in supporting our local youth runners, pushing your limits, and experiencing the joy of running alongside fellow enthusiasts. Let’s make this an extraordinary event that brings smiles, accomplishments, and a sense of community to all participants.

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