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Omaha Women’s Half Marathon
September 10, 2023
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About The Omaha Women’s Half Marathon
The Omaha Women’s Half Marathon is a fantastic event that takes place every year in September. The race begins at the Heartland of America Park and winds its way through some of Omaha’s most beautiful neighborhoods and parks, including Turner Park, Countryside Village, and Memorial Park.
The route provides plenty of scenic views along the way without being overly hilly or difficult to navigate. You’ll pass by tranquil lakeside vistas as well as bustling city streets. There are also several points along the course where you can take a break from running to enjoy refreshments or just take in the sights.
Weather-wise, temperatures tend to be mild during this time with average highs around 70 degrees Fahrenheit (21 Celsius). It’s not too hot for running but still warm enough for comfortable conditions throughout the race. Wind speeds tend to be low as well so you won’t have any trouble keeping up your pace throughout the half marathon distance.
When it comes to crowds, there usually aren’t too many people cheering on runners but those who do come out make their presence known! For example, local businesses often set up stands offering free snacks and drinks while volunteers hand out water bottles at various checkpoints along the course; these gestures really lift everyone’s spirits during what can sometimes feel like an intimidating endeavor!
In addition to all these great features, one thing that makes this half marathon particularly special is its focus on empowering women runners: each year there are clinics offered before race day specifically tailored towards helping new female runners get ready for their first 13 miles! Plus if you’re feeling extra ambitious after completing your half marathon goal then why not sign up for one of two 5K races taking place earlier in the morning? That way you can really push yourself over two days’ worth of running events!
Overall, whether you’re looking for an inspiring run surrounded by beautiful scenery or hoping to challenge yourself against fellow female runners – then look no further than Omaha Women’s Half Marathon this coming September 10th 2023!