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Lake Placid Marathon

June 9, 2024

Lake Placid, NY

Get ready to dive into the most refreshing half marathon race of the summer! The Lake Placid Marathon on June 9, 2024, will make waves in the charming town of Lake Placid, NY. Lace up your enthusiasm and join us for a splashing good time as we soak up the scenic beauty and conquer this aquatic adventure!
Get ready to dive into the most refreshing half marathon race of the summer! The Lake Placid Marathon on June 9, 2024, will make waves in the charming town of Lake Placid, NY. Lace up your enthusiasm and join us for a splashing good time as we soak up the scenic beauty and conquer this aquatic adventure!
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About The Lake Placid Marathon

The Lake Placid Marathon, held on June 9, 2024, is a must for any avid half marathon runner. Taking place in the Olympic Village of Lake Placid, New York, this race combines the historic charm of the 1932 and 1980 Winter Olympic Games with the breathtaking beauty of the Adirondack Mountains.

The event will kick-off with registration and bib pickup on June 8, allowing participants to immerse themselves in the excitement and anticipation surrounding the race. On race day, the half marathon will begin at 8 am, starting and finishing on Main St. in the picturesque Village of Lake Placid, at the Olympic Speedskating Oval.

The Half Marathon course offers a single loop out and back route, allowing participants to take in stunning views of the mountains, open areas, shaded pathways, a class III trout stream, and the serene Mirror Lake. Well-stocked aid stations will ensure runners remain fueled and hydrated throughout the course. Additionally, this race has a generous six-hour course limit, ensuring ample time for participants to complete the race at their own pace.

Along with a thrilling race experience, participants can look forward to a well-deserved finisher medal, a 2024 race t-shirt, and delicious athlete food at the Race Finish. It is important to note that the Lake Placid Marathon & Half was ranked the #2 “Best Destination” Race in the USA by Runner’s World Magazine, making it an event not to be missed.

Aside from the race, Lake Placid offers a plethora of fun activities to explore. The city boasts a rich Olympic history, with various attractions such as the Olympic Center and the Lake Placid Olympic Museum. Moreover, the charm of the city, combined with the stunning natural scenery, makes it a perfect venue for a team or group destination event.

The weather in Lake Placid in early June is generally pleasant, with average temperatures ranging from 50 to 70 degrees Fahrenheit. This provides ideal running conditions, allowing participants to fully enjoy the race and the beautiful surroundings.

Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to challenge yourself in a premier early season race in one of the most picturesque locations in the country. Lace up your running shoes and get ready for an unforgettable experience at the Lake Placid Marathon!

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