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First State Half Marathon

March 23, 2024

Newark, DE

Get ready to sprint into spring at the First State Half Marathon! On March 23, 2024, lace up those sneakers and dash through Newark, DE, as you conquer this pun-tastic race. It's time to run wild, leave your competitors in the dust, and make your mark on the First State's most exhilarating half marathon!
Get ready to sprint into spring at the First State Half Marathon! On March 23, 2024, lace up those sneakers and dash through Newark, DE, as you conquer this pun-tastic race. It's time to run wild, leave your competitors in the dust, and make your mark on the First State's most exhilarating half marathon!
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About The First State Half Marathon

The First State Half Marathon, taking place on March 23rd, 2024, in Newark DE, is an event that both seasoned runners and beginners won’t want to miss. This iconic race allows participants to experience the charm and beauty of Newark as they traverse through the town, diverse neighborhoods, and scenic paved trails.

Not only will runners have the opportunity to log some satisfying miles, but the race also presents a chance to celebrate their accomplishment with friends at the world-renowned Deer Park Tavern. This historical establishment, known for its warm ambiance and delightful brews, adds a touch of charm to the post-race festivities.

Newark itself is a city worth exploring. As the home of the University of Delaware, it boasts a vibrant and youthful energy. The town is filled with a variety of shops, restaurants, and cultural attractions, providing a stimulating backdrop for both the race and post-race activities. The friendly and supportive community atmosphere makes it an ideal destination for runners seeking a warm and welcoming race environment.

Furthermore, the weather in late March will undoubtedly enhance the overall race experience. Newark typically enjoys mild temperatures during this time of year, with an average high of around 55F (13C). This comfortable climate, coupled with the picturesque surroundings, ensures runners can fully embrace the race while reveling in the beauty of their surroundings.

So lace up your running shoes, gather your friends, and get ready to challenge yourself in the First State Half Marathon! In Newark DE, you’ll find yourself immersed in an unforgettable event that combines stunning scenery, camaraderie, and a sense of achievement making this race an absolute must for any runner looking to create lasting memories.

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