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Columbia Gorge Marathon and Half

October 20, 2024

Hood River, OR

Get ready to race through the breathtaking Columbia Gorge at the Columbia Gorge Marathon and Half on October 20, 2024, in Hood River, OR! Strap on your speedy sneakers and prepare for a jaw-dropping adventure as you conquer stunning landscapes, conquer hills, and embrace the scenic glory of this punbelievable marathon!
Get ready to race through the breathtaking Columbia Gorge at the Columbia Gorge Marathon and Half on October 20, 2024, in Hood River, OR! Strap on your speedy sneakers and prepare for a jaw-dropping adventure as you conquer stunning landscapes, conquer hills, and embrace the scenic glory of this punbelievable marathon!
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About The Columbia Gorge Marathon and Half

Calling all half marathon enthusiasts! Get ready to lace up your running shoes and join us for the exhilarating Columbia Gorge Marathon and Half on October 20, 2024, in the picturesque city of Hood River, OR. Known for its breathtaking natural beauty and stunning landscapes, this race promises to be an unforgettable experience for all participants.

The Columbia Gorge Marathon and Half offers a unique blend of challenges and rewards. As you make your way through the course, you’ll be surrounded by awe-inspiring views of the Columbia River Gorge, lush forests, and majestic mountains. The race website proudly boasts well-organized aid stations, enthusiastic volunteers, and a supportive running community that will cheer you on every step of the way.

Hood River, the host city, is a vibrant and charming community. Located in the heart of the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, it is known for its thriving windsurfing and kiteboarding scene, as well as its abundant orchards and vineyards. After the race, treat yourself to mouthwatering local cuisine, explore the unique shops and boutiques, or even take a scenic drive along the awe-inspiring Historic Columbia River Highway.

In terms of weather, October in Hood River offers runners ideal running conditions. The crisp and cool temperatures, typically ranging from 50°F to 60°F (10°C to 15°C), will keep you comfortable throughout the race, while the stunning fall foliage will provide a visually stunning backdrop to your running journey.

So put on your running shoes, embrace the challenge, and get ready to experience the natural wonders of Hood River. The Columbia Gorge Marathon and Half will undoubtedly leave you with a profound sense of accomplishment, memories to cherish, and a smile on your face that will last long after the race ends. See you at the starting line!

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