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Heartland Series – Day 7 – MN
July 14, 2023
Waite Park, MN
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About The Heartland Series – Day 7 – MN
The Heartland Series – Day 7 – MN in Waite Park, Minnesota on 14 July 2023 is a half marathon that offers an exciting and unique experience through some of the beautiful scenery near St. Cloud.
The route consists of a flat course that winds around the lake and small hills between Waite Park and Sauk Rapids. The race starts at the Sauk Rapids City Hall, then heads north along Riverside Drive before turning off onto Lake George Road for an out-and-back loop. As you run, you’ll be treated to views of rolling hills, tall trees, wildflowers, and open farmland with plenty of birds singing in the background. There are also several points throughout where runners can take in stunning views of Stearns County from up high as they make their way back towards Waite Park.
July is typically hot and humid in this area but there will likely be a nice breeze coming off the lake which should help keep things comfortable during your run. It’s also likely to be fairly crowded since this event draws people from all over Minnesota so expect some friendly competition!
One thing that makes this particular half marathon stand out is its commitment to helping local charities such as Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Minnesota or Feeding Our Communities Partnerships (FOCP). At every mile marker throughout the race participants will have access to water stations staffed by volunteers who are donating their time for these causes so it’s pretty amazing how much good they’re doing while running! Plus it adds another level of motivation knowing that each step taken helps someone else too!
Overall if you’re looking for an exhilarating challenge combined with spectacular scenery then Heartland Series – Day 7 – MN would definitely fit the bill! With its combination of moderate terrain and charitable causes – not to mention great weather conditions – it’s sure to provide an unforgettable experience no matter what level runner you are!