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Freedom Fest Half Marathon
July 1, 2023
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About The Freedom Fest Half Marathon
The Freedom Fest Half Marathon in Oscoda, Michigan is a great way to celebrate the 4th of July. The race takes place on 1 July 2023 and it’s sure to be an even bigger celebration than usual due to its 10th anniversary.
This half marathon is known for having one of the most scenic routes in Michigan. It starts at the beautiful Oscoda Beach with stunning views of Lake Huron before winding through town and ending at Iosco County Airport where spectators cheer runners on as they cross the finish line.
Runners can expect average temperatures around 68-77°F during the race making it ideal for running long distances – though you should come prepared with sunscreen, hats, and hydration packs just in case! The course also offers plenty of shade from trees along the route which helps keep temperatures cool.
The crowds are always enthusiastic cheering runners throughout their journey! There are also bands playing music every few miles so you don’t have time to get bored or miss any motivation when you need it most. Plus, there’s a post-race party held by some local businesses offering food, drinks, live entertainment, and more opportunities to mingle with fellow racers after all that hard work!
But what really sets this race apart from others is its commitment to supporting veterans – proceeds go towards helping our heroes find gainful employment after they leave active duty service or retirement. This makes it much more meaningful than other races out there today!
Overall this half marathon has something for everyone: beautiful scenery; comfortable weather; exciting crowds; good music; and a great cause behind it all that will make your run feel like so much more than just 13 miles! Whether you’re looking for a challenge or just want an excuse to explore Oscoda this summertime event is definitely worth signing up for – I guarantee you won’t regret it!