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Hattiesburg Half Marathon
April 6, 2024
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About The Hattiesburg Half Marathon
The Hattiesburg Half Marathon on April 6, 2024, is an exciting race that offers a thrilling and breathtaking experience for all participants. Voted as Mississippi’s Best Half Marathon in 2019, this event has gained recognition and attracts runners from various states, making it a diverse and inclusive race.
The course itself is designed to showcase the beauty and cultural significance of Hattiesburg. Runners will pass by iconic local landmarks, immerse themselves in the charm of downtown, get a glimpse of the Avenues, and even loop around the Hattiesburg Zoo. Additionally, a portion of the route takes participants through the picturesque campus of The University of Southern Mississippi before leading them to the electrifying finish line on Longleaf Trace.
What makes this event even more special is the involvement of local nonprofits. Each nonprofit “owns” a mile of the course, decorating it uniquely and providing endless cheer for the runners. It’s a heartwarming and spirit-lifting experience that motivates participants to push their limits for a greater cause.
Hattiesburg itself is a city rich in history and culture, boasting numerous attractions and points of interest. Participants can explore charming neighborhoods, indulge in delicious southern cuisine, and revel in the warm hospitality of the locals.
As for the weather in April, Hattiesburg offers ideal running conditions with mild temperatures and a pleasant spring breeze. It’s the perfect climate to challenge your endurance and enjoy the stunning surroundings.
So lace up your running shoes, embrace the spirit of giving back, and join us for the Hattiesburg Half Marathon. This race promises an unforgettable experience, filled with laughter, community spirit, and personal triumphs. Let’s make memories together on April 6, 2024!