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Boston Bound Marathon – Atlanta
September 3, 2023
Johns Creek, GA
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About The Boston Bound Marathon – Atlanta
The Boston Bound Marathon – Atlanta in Johns Creek, Georgia is a great half marathon for runners of all experience levels. The route takes you on a scenic journey through the city, with plenty of iconic landmarks to admire along the way. The course starts at Freedom Park and heads north towards downtown along Peachtree Road, then goes east toward Midtown before heading south back to Freedom Park.
Throughout the 13-mile course, participants can enjoy beautiful views of the Atlanta skyline and nearby nature preserves. Along the way there are also several parks and monuments that provide interesting stops during your run; some highlights include Piedmont Park, Oakland Cemetery, Martin Luther King Jr National Historic Site, Eastside Trail at Freedom Parkway, Centennial Olympic Park and more!
Typically around 3 September in Johns Creek it’s quite warm outside but luckily there are plenty of trees along most parts of the route providing shade from direct sunlight. There will be an average temperature ranging from 70-80°F depending on when you decide to run this race so make sure to plan accordingly with appropriate clothing choices! On race day itself expect large crowds cheering you on throughout your journey as well as many volunteers helping out with water/food stations or medical support if needed.
In addition to being fun and rewarding for participants of any level who want to challenge themselves physically or mentally — what makes this half marathon especially unique is its special ‘Boston Bound’ goal: qualifying times achieved during this event can qualify one for entry into one of America’s oldest marathons – The Boston Marathon! So whether you’re looking for a leisurely jog through some beautiful scenery or aiming high at achieving an impressive finishing time — this race has something that’ll appeal to everyone!