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Nantucket Half Marathon

October 8, 2023

Nantucket, MA

Run the beautiful Nantucket Half Marathon on 8 October, 2023. Experience the stunning coastal views of Nantucket as you race 13.1 miles to the finish line!
Run the beautiful Nantucket Half Marathon on 8 October, 2023. Experience the stunning coastal views of Nantucket as you race 13.1 miles to the finish line!
Participants run the half marathon Nantucket Half Marathon in Nantucket, Massachusetts in October!
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About The Nantucket Half Marathon

The Nantucket Half Marathon is an exciting event that takes place in the charming island of Nantucket, Massachusetts. The race will take place on 8 October, 2023 and is expected to be a great success with runners from all over the world participating.

The course for the half marathon is one of its most attractive features. It starts at Jetties Beach and follows along some scenic views of Nantucket’s beautiful coastline before heading inland through quaint towns and villages. As you make your way back towards the finish line, you’ll have a chance to marvel at the stunning natural beauty of this historic island.

October offers mild temperatures during this time in Nantucket so runners can expect comfortable conditions while they run their 13 miles – usually around 50-60 degrees Fahrenheit (10-15 Celsius). This makes it an ideal running temperature without having to worry about either extreme heat or cold weather interfering with your performance.

Throughout the course there are plenty of cheering spectators who come out to support both local and international runners alike! According to past participants these crowds really help motivate them despite their fatigue, making it easier for them to push themselves further than they thought possible as they reach closer towards their goal!

Finally, what truly sets this half marathon apart from others across New England are its unique awards given out after each race: instead of traditional medals or trophies winners receive handcrafted wooden sailboat models crafted by local artisans! This makes completing such a challenging event even more memorable as you get rewarded for all your hard work with something special that celebrates both tradition and craftsmanship – perfect souvenirs that commemorate this unforgettable experience!

Overall, whether you’re looking for a challenge or simply want a pleasant jaunt along some picturesque scenery then consider signing up for next year’s edition of Nantucket Half Marathon – you won’t regret it!