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Groundhog Day Marathon
February 3, 2024
Grand Rapids, MI
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About The Groundhog Day Marathon
Get ready for an unforgettable running experience at the Groundhog Day Marathon, taking place on the 3rd of February 2024 in the vibrant city of Grand Rapids, MI. This half marathon race is the perfect opportunity for all avid runners to showcase their endurance and embrace the beauty of winter running.
Located in the heart of the Great Lakes region, Grand Rapids offers a stunning backdrop for the race. Known as “Beer City, USA,” this city boasts an impressive array of craft breweries and a lively nightlife scene, making it a fantastic place for runners to celebrate their accomplishments post-race. The city is also home to numerous parks and trails, providing a picturesque route for the half marathon.
As for the weather, February in Grand Rapids can be crisp and invigorating. Embrace the chill and layer up for the race, as the temperature typically ranges from 20°F to 35°F (-6°C to 2°C). Imagine the thrill of running through a winter wonderland, with snowflakes gently falling, creating a magical ambiance throughout the course.
But what truly sets the Groundhog Day Marathon apart is its festive atmosphere. As the race falls on the same day as the legendary Groundhog Day, runners can expect an extra dose of excitement and anticipation. Who knows, you might even spot a furry little groundhog cheering you on from the sidelines, encouraging you to reach new personal bests!
Join us at the Groundhog Day Marathon in Grand Rapids! Embrace the winter beauty, soak in the city’s vibrant spirit, and make unforgettable memories every step of the way. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to add this exhilarating race to your running bucket list!