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Christmas in Kentucky Half Marathon and 4M
December 10, 2022
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About The Christmas in Kentucky Half Marathon and 4M
The Christmas in Kentucky Half Marathon and 4M is a winter race that takes place annually on the 10th of December in Harrodsburg, Kentucky. This race offers runners an exciting and festive course to celebrate the holiday season. The route for this half marathon is relatively flat with only gentle rolling hills throughout the 13.1 miles of running. It begins near Old Fort Harrod State Park and follows a scenic loop through Mercer County, passing by some of Harrodsburg’s most iconic landmarks like Beaumont Inn, Perryville Battlefield, Herrington Lake and Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill.
Runners can expect pleasant weather conditions during the race as temperatures are typically between 40-50 degrees Fahrenheit at this time of year. However, there may be periods of rain so it’s important to come prepared with your favorite running gear! The crowds that line the course are always supportive and enthusiastic which helps create a great atmosphere for all participants to enjoy their experience even more.
In addition to its beauty, this half marathon also stands out because it has been named one of America’s Top 10 Holiday Races by Runner’s World magazine three times! Participants will receive medals upon completion as well as festive shirts or hats depending on what options they choose when registering for the event. Also included in registration fees are post-race snacks such as hot chocolate or cookies – perfect for refueling after your run!
Overall, if you’re looking for an unforgettable holiday experience then consider joining us at Christmas in Kentucky Half Marathon & 4M! With its beautiful scenery, mild climate during December and special treats along the way – you’ll have plenty to look forward too throughout your journey towards crossing off another milestone from your bucket list!