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Forge Trail Half Marathon
March 18, 2023
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About The Forge Trail Half Marathon
The Forge Trail Half Marathon in Lemont, Illinois is an annual race held every year on 18 March. It’s a great event for anyone looking to challenge themselves and push their limits. The course takes runners through the beautiful landscape of the suburban area around Lemont, including some challenging hills that will test even experienced marathoners.
The route starts at Centennial Park before winding its way along lightly trafficked roads with plenty of trees and rolling hills. Along the way participants will be treated to views of quaint farms, rustic barns, lush wetlands, and wildlife such as deer or foxes. The entire course is well-marked so runners won’t get lost during this 13-mile journey!
In terms of weather conditions, it tends to be quite mild in March with temperatures ranging from 40°F (4°C) during the day time up to around 60°F (15°C). This makes it ideal for running since you don’t have to worry about extreme heat or cold while you’re racing! Plus there’s usually a light breeze blowing which helps keep runners cool too.
As for crowd support throughout the race, expect lots of cheering spectators lining up along parts of your route offering encouragement – especially near the finish line where family members may come out show support! Also worth noting are all volunteers who work tirelessly on race day ensuring everyone has a safe and enjoyable experience – they deserve a huge thank you from all participants!
Overall this half marathon offers something special: an opportunity to explore small town America while pushing yourself physically beyond what you thought possible. Whether competing against others or just trying beat your own personal record – either way you’re sure have memorable experience at Forge Trail Half Marathon in Lemont Illinois on 18 March 2023