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Hot Cider Hustle – Grand Rapids
November 4, 2023
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About The Hot Cider Hustle – Grand Rapids
The Hot Cider Hustle – Grand Rapids is a half marathon race held every year in Walker, Michigan on 4 November. It takes place along the scenic trails of the local countryside, winding through wooded areas and small towns. The route has been carefully planned to provide an enjoyable experience for all participants regardless of their level of fitness or running ability.
The scenery during this event is quite beautiful with rolling hills and plenty of trees providing natural shade from the sun. The trail passes by several small lakes and streams that add to the peacefulness of the run. As you make your way through downtown Walker, you can take in some great views of downtown as well as numerous other landmarks within town such as a century-old windmill and many historic homes.
Weather conditions for November in Michigan can vary greatly depending on where you are located but typically it will be cold with temperatures ranging from 25-35 degrees Fahrenheit (minus two to two Celsius). There may also be light snowfall at times so runners should come prepared with appropriate clothing layers to stay warm throughout the race.
When it comes to crowds at this event, there will likely be quite a few people participating due its popularity among avid runners who appreciate its challenging course combined with scenic grounds making it worthwhile coming back year after year! In addition, spectators often line up along certain points throughout the entire route cheering on racers which helps keep everyone motivated until they reach that finish line!
Something really special about this particular half marathon is that all finishers receive a handmade mug full of hot cider upon completion – what better reward could there possibly be?! This annual event continues to draw larger numbers each year so don’t miss out on an opportunity to get outdoors and enjoy one of Michigan’s finest races!