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Boston or Bust Marathon

September 8, 2024

Huntsville, AL

Get ready to chase your dreams and catch that Boston or Bust Marathon! On September 8th, 2024, Huntsville, AL will be buzzing with excitement as runners from all over flock to the starting line. This race is no joke, so tighten those sneakers and prepare for a thrilling run towards glory!
Get ready to chase your dreams and catch that Boston or Bust Marathon! On September 8th, 2024, Huntsville, AL will be buzzing with excitement as runners from all over flock to the starting line. This race is no joke, so tighten those sneakers and prepare for a thrilling run towards glory!
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About The Boston or Bust Marathon

The Boston or Bust Marathon & Half Marathon, held on September 8, 2024, in Huntsville, AL, is an event that every half marathon runner should have on their calendar. With its USATF certification and a flat and fast course along Aldridge Creek and Tennessee River, this race is the perfect opportunity to qualify for the prestigious Boston Marathon.

Starting and finishing at Ditto Landing Marina, the race offers a picturesque route entirely on the Alridge Creek Greenway. But it’s not just the scenic surroundings that make this event special. The race organizers have left no stone unturned in ensuring a memorable experience for participants. Chip timing is provided for accurate results, and both the half and full marathon courses are certified.

After crossing the finish line, runners will be treated to a post-race party of epic proportions. Delicious post-race food, two drink tickets, and lively music await at the Ditto Landing Marina Pavilion. This event truly embodies the spirit of hard training, hard racing, and hard celebrating!

Huntsville itself is a city filled with interesting facts and attractions. Known as the “Rocket City,” it is home to the U.S. Space & Rocket Center and has a rich history in aerospace research. The city’s thriving arts scene, delectable restaurants, and charming Southern hospitality are sure to make your stay enjoyable.

In September, the weather in Huntsville is ideal for running, with average temperatures ranging from 64F to 87F. And with a 6:00AM start time, you can beat the heat and enjoy a cool morning run.

So lace up your running shoes and get ready for the Boston or Bust Marathon in Huntsville! This race guarantees a memorable experience, and who knows, you might just find yourself earning that coveted Boston qualification. See you at the starting line, where dreams become reality!

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