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Deer Grove Trail Half Marathon and 10K
May 21, 2023
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About The Deer Grove Trail Half Marathon and 10K
The Deer Grove Trail Half Marathon and 10K in Palatine, Illinois is an exciting race held annually on the 21st of May. It has gained a reputation as one of the most scenic half marathons in the Midwest with its route winding through forested trails, open meadows and along Lake Cook. The course is mostly flat but it does have some challenging rolling hills that make for a great challenge for experienced runners.
The scenery throughout the course cannot be overstated; you will be surrounded by lush vegetation, wildflowers and crystal clear lakeside views at every turn. There are also plenty of rest stops along the way to keep your energy up during this long-distance event!
On race day, weather conditions can vary greatly depending on what time of year it is held; however, typically temperatures are mild with highs around 70 degrees Fahrenheit (21 Celsius). This makes it ideal for running as there’s enough warmth without being too hot or humid. Additionally, crowds tend to be large yet friendly – filled with people cheering you on to help get you across that finish line!
Something that really sets Deer Grove apart from other half marathons is their commitment to giving back: each year they donate part of their proceeds to local charities such as food banks and homeless shelters so not only do participants get a great experience from running this race but they’re also helping out those less fortunate in their community!
Overall if you’re looking for an exciting yet scenic half marathon then look no further than Deer Grove Trail Half Marathon & 10K in Palatine – perfect for experienced runners who want something challenging yet rewarding all at once!