Join the Half Marathon Community!
Subscribe for news on races, community updates and more!
See on your My Runs page!
Lake Placid Classic
October 7, 2023
Lake Placid, NY
Run a Half Marathon This Year!
Find a Half Marathon!
Search over 3,000 half marathons in the US to find a race near you. Set a half marathon goal and get a training plan. Here’s to 13.1 miles!
Search half marathons near you by state or by month
About The Lake Placid Classic
The Lake Placid Classic Half Marathon is a premier running event in the Upstate New York area. The race takes place in the stunning Adirondack Mountains, and it offers runners a challenging but rewarding course. The 13.1-mile route begins at Mirror Lake Drive and winds through scenic downtown Lake Placid before finishing up with a lap around beautiful Mirror Lake itself.
The scenery along this half marathon is second to none; runners will experience some of the most stunning views that Upstate New York has to offer as they make their way through lakeside trails, rolling hills, forests, farms, and mountain roads. This course truly captures the beauty of the region while still providing an enjoyable challenge for all levels of runners alike.
In October when this race typically occurs weather conditions tend to be mild with temperatures ranging from 46-59 degrees Fahrenheit (8-15 Celsius). It’s important to dress appropriately for cooler early morning temperatures though as this can help make sure you stay motivated throughout your run! There may also be light rain or snowfall during this time so it’s best to come prepared with layers if needed.
Participants can expect plenty of support from locals who line up along the sidelines cheering on all racers throughout their journey! This helps create an extra special atmosphere that makes participants feel appreciated and energized no matter how hard things get during their run. Local businesses often set up booths offering refreshments such as water bottles, energy bars/gels, chips etc., which adds another layer of convenience for those participating in the race too!
If you’re looking for one last push towards your fitness goals then look no further than The Lake Placid Classic Half Marathon – it provides an unforgettable experience that you’ll never forget! Whether you’re seeking a personal best or simply wanting to take part in something unique and exciting – there’s something here for everyone! So go ahead – sign yourself up today and prepare yourself for one amazing adventure on 7 October 2023!