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John Bryan Trail Half Marathon
May 14, 2023
Yellow Springs, OH
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About The John Bryan Trail Half Marathon
The John Bryan Trail Half Marathon in Yellow Springs, Ohio on May 14th, 2023 is a great opportunity to explore the scenic and challenging terrain of southwest Ohio. The race starts at John Bryan State Park and winds its way through the rolling hills of Greene County. Along the way runners will experience some truly breathtaking views as they take in expansive farmland, lush forests, and stunning river vistas.
The course itself is relatively flat for most of it’s 13 mile length but there are a few notable hills that offer some serious challenges to those who push themselves a little harder. This race is perfect for those looking for an enjoyable challenge without having to worry about too much elevation gain or technical terrain.
Typical weather this time of year tends to be mild with temperatures ranging from mid-50’s during early morning hours up into the 70’s by late afternoon so you can expect comfortable running conditions throughout your journey. Crowd support typically comes mostly from friends, family members, and other local supporters lining the course while cheering on their favorite competitors..
One special feature worth mentioning is that along each runner’s journey they pass various historical markers which provide insight into life in southwestern Ohio over two centuries ago – including sites where many battles were fought during the Civil War era! It certainly makes for an interesting educational component when combined with your physical exertion!
Overall this half marathon offers something special that you won’t find anywhere else; beautiful scenery coupled with fascinating historical context make it one event not to miss! Whether you’re looking for a challenging run or just want to enjoy nature’s beauty at its finest – this race has something everyone can appreciate!