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DeRidder Back Roads Half
December 16, 2023
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About The DeRidder Back Roads Half
The DeRidder Back Roads Half is an exhilarating race held on December 16, 2023, in the charming city of DeRidder, Louisiana. This scenic half marathon takes participants on a journey through the picturesque back roads of DeRidder, offering a unique and unforgettable racing experience.
As a dedicated half marathon runner, you would absolutely love this race for its beautiful course. The route meanders through the scenic countryside, surrounded by lush greenery and rolling hills, providing a refreshing change of pace from typical urban races. The DeRidder Back Roads Half offers a refreshing break from the hustle and bustle of city life, allowing runners to immerse themselves in the natural beauty of Louisiana.
DeRidder itself is a vibrant city with a rich history. Known as the “Gateway to West Louisiana,” DeRidder is home to fascinating cultural sites, including the historic Beauregard Parish Fairgrounds and the beautifully preserved Booker-Lewis House. Visitors can relish the renowned Southern hospitality while exploring the city’s vibrant arts scene and local cuisine.
The weather during this time of year is pleasantly cool, making it ideal for long-distance running. With temperatures ranging from the low 40s to the mid-60s Fahrenheit, runners can expect comfortable conditions conducive to pushing their limits and achieving their personal bests.
So, lace up your running shoes, prepare to be captivated by the enchanting beauty of DeRidder’s back roads, and get ready to experience a race like no other! The DeRidder Back Roads Half promises to be an exhilarating adventure that will leave you with cherished memories and an undeniable sense of accomplishment. Join us for this amazing race and let your spirit soar as you conquer the DeRidder Back Roads Half Marathon!