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Great Bay Half Marathon
March 26, 2023
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About The Great Bay Half Marathon
The Great Bay Half Marathon in Newmarket, New Hampshire on 26 March, 2023 is a great event for any avid runner or beginner looking to challenge themselves. The route takes you along the scenic coastline of the Great Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve and through some peaceful wooded sections. You will be rewarded with beautiful views of the ocean and lush green forests as you make your way around the course.
The weather during this time of year can range from mild to cool so it’s important to dress appropriately. In addition, there may be occasional coastal winds that could impact your race performance if unprepared for them. Despite this potential obstacle, all runners have been able to complete the race without too much difficulty in previous years due to its relatively flat terrain and lack of major hills or inclines throughout the course.
Crowds are usually quite supportive along this route with plenty of cheering spectators on hand offering their encouragement throughout each leg of your journey. Families also tend to join in on the fun by coming out with signs and banners for their loved ones running in the half marathon which helps create an exciting atmosphere at every turn! In addition, there are often live bands playing music at key points along the course adding a bit more excitement as well as providing extra motivation when needed most!
What makes The Great Bay Half Marathon stand out from other races is its unique finish line located right next door at Water Country – an outdoor water park filled with pools and slides perfect for cooling off after conquering 13 miles! This special treat adds just one more element that makes this event really unforgettable and something worth checking out if you’re ever considering participating in a half marathon race near Newmarket, NH!