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Golden Lights Half Marathon – Greenwich
September 24, 2023
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About The Golden Lights Half Marathon – Greenwich
The Golden Lights Half Marathon in Greenwich, Connecticut on 24 September, 2023 is a must-do event for runners of all abilities. This highly anticipated annual race has been taking place for many years and offers participants an unforgettable experience.
The course is a point-to-point route that winds its way through the picturesque town of Greenwich and along the scenic coastline of Long Island Sound. The entire course is paved with asphalt, making it well maintained and easy to navigate even during inclement weather conditions. Plus, there are plenty of aid stations offering refreshments throughout the race so you can stay hydrated while running your best time!
When it comes to scenery, this half marathon does not disappoint! Runners will be treated to views of historic homes throughout the town as well as glimpses of sailboats in Long Island Sound and panoramic views from high cliffs overlooking the ocean. All these sights make completing this challenging course even more rewarding!
September weather in Connecticut usually brings hot days with temperatures ranging from 65–75°F (18–24°C) but cool evenings which provide welcome relief for those running late into the night. Due to its popularity over previous years however; expect large crowds at this year’s event who will cheer you on every step of the way!
What makes this race special? Well aside from being able to witness spectacular sunsets across Long Island Sound each evening before crossing the finish line – runners also get early access to discounts on hotel stays nearby plus free admission tickets to explore some local attractions like The Bruce Museum or Putnam Cottage Museum after they have finished their run! And if that wasn’t enough – prizes are also available for finishers within certain age categories which adds another incentive too!
Overall then – whether you’re looking for an enjoyable day out with friends or family members or aiming towards achieving a personal best time – then look no further than Greenwich’s Golden Lights Half Marathon which promises all participants a truly fantastic experience that won’t be forgotten any time soon!