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Hot Cider Hustle – Rochester
October 21, 2023
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About The Hot Cider Hustle – Rochester
The Hot Cider Hustle – Rochester half marathon is an event that takes place in the beautiful city of Rochester, Minnesota. The race offers runners a scenic route through the heart of this thriving city, along with some amazing views of the surrounding countryside.
The 13.1 mile course starts at the Mayo Clinic, and quickly winds its way through downtown streets lined with shops and restaurants. As you make your way around Silver Lake Park and into Cascade Meadow Wetland Preserve, you’ll be treated to breathtaking views of lush green meadows and wildflowers as far as the eye can see. After winding past Silver Creek Falls, you’ll cross over Upham Street Bridge before making your way back toward downtown for the finish line celebration on South Broadway Avenue near Soldiers Field Park.
Runners can expect mild temperatures during October in Rochester; typically highs are in mid-50sF (10-12C) while lows reach down into 40sF (4-7C). While there may be occasional rain showers during that time of year, it’s usually not too bad—so don’t forget to bring a light jacket or windbreaker just in case!
The atmosphere at Hot Cider Hustle – Rochester is always upbeat thanks to friendly crowds cheering everyone on throughout their run—whether they’re experienced racers or first timers out for a leisurely jog around town! And if you sign up early enough to get one of their special edition t-shirts or hoodies featuring their mascot “Hank” drinking cider from a mug (they also have hats!), then you’ll really stand out from all other participants!
Overall, if you’re looking for an enjoyable yet challenging half marathon experience set against picturesque scenery without having to travel too far away from home then look no further than Hot Cider Hustle – Rochester! With plenty of exciting sights along its route plus great weather conditions throughout October each year – this race should definitely be high up on any runner’s bucket list!