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Chips & Salsa Half Marathon
September 10, 2023
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About The Chips & Salsa Half Marathon
The Chips & Salsa Half Marathon in Albuquerque, New Mexico on 10 September 2023 is a great way to experience the city’s unique culture and stunning natural beauty. The race starts and finishes at Civic Plaza, but the majority of the course winds through some of Albuquerque’s most picturesque neighborhoods, providing runners with an unforgettable view of both rural and urban landscapes. The 13.1-mile route passes by iconic landmarks like Petroglyph National Monument, Coronado Historic Site, and Los Poblanos Open Space before heading back into downtown for the finish line celebration.
During late summer in Albuquerque you can expect warm temperatures with highs reaching up to 95 degrees Fahrenheit (35 Celsius). However this particular half marathon takes place early enough that it won’t be too hot out during the race itself – typically temps will hover around 70 degrees F (21 C). And while it’s almost always sunny in New Mexico no matter what time of year it is, you can also expect a few thunderstorms here or there as well!
The crowd at Chips & Salsa Half Marathon tends to be quite large; usually upwards of 10 thousand runners show up every year from all over North America! Alongside them are hundreds if not thousands more volunteers who help make sure that each participant has an enjoyable running experience. If you’re lucky enough to get your hands on one of these special bibs then you’ll definitely want to take advantage – not only because they come with lots perks such as free food samples from local restaurants along the way but also because they guarantee access to exclusive post-race events like live music performances and meet-and-greets with professional athletes!
All in all, I highly recommend anyone looking for a challenging yet rewarding running event consider signing up for this one! Not only will you get to see some amazing sights throughout Albuquerque but you’ll also have plenty of fun socializing with other racers while enjoying delicious cuisine too – making this one half marathon that should definitely be checked off your list!