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Newport Celebration Run
July 4, 2023
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About The Newport Celebration Run
The Newport Celebration Run half marathon is a scenic and challenging course that takes runners through the iconic city of Newport, Oregon on July 4th, 2023. This race has become an annual tradition for locals and visitors alike, as well as a great way to celebrate America’s independence day.
The route of the race winds its way along beautiful coastal pathways, showcasing some of the most stunning views in this part of Oregon. Beginning at South Beach State Park, runners will make their way up Yaquina Bay Bridge before heading south towards Nye Beach and then continuing eastward along Agate Beach Drive until they cross over onto marine drive. From there it’s just under two miles to reach the finish line at Don Davis Memorial Park with gorgeous ocean views all around.
Participants can expect mild temperatures during this time of year; typically ranging from 55-75 degrees Fahrenheit throughout the morning hours when most people are running. The area is known for consistent breezes off the Pacific Ocean which helps keep everyone cool for what can be a long 13 mile journey!
As far as crowds go, there will likely be quite large numbers attending due to it being Independence Day weekend – many families come out to cheer on their friends and family members who are participating in the race or simply show support by coming out to watch! There will also be plenty of music playing throughout while food vendors offer refreshments after you’ve completed your run.
Overall, the Newport Celebration Run Half Marathon is sure to provide an unforgettable experience you won’t soon forget – so don’t miss out on registering early if you plan on taking part! With stunning scenery accompanying your entire journey and supportive crowds cheering you along every step of the way – this event truly embodies everything we love about celebrating our nation’s independence day here in Newport!