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Portage Winter Blast Half Marathon
February 25, 2024
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About The Portage Winter Blast Half Marathon
The Portage Winter Blast Half Marathon is the perfect race for runners who thrive on the cold weather and love the exhilaration of a winter race. Organized by Kalamazoo Area Runners and the City of Portage, this event is a community celebration of health and wellness.
Packet pick-up for the race is a breeze with curbside pick-up at KELC Events – Kalamazoo Experiential Learning Center. You can simply drive-thru, without even having to get out of your car! All registered runners will receive their bib and shirt, ensuring you have everything you need for race day.
The race offers a variety of distances to cater to different preferences and abilities. The Half Marathon starts at 8:00 a.m., followed by the 5k at 8:10 a.m., and the 10k at 8:20 a.m.
One of the highlights of the Portage Winter Blast Half Marathon is the beautiful city of Kalamazoo itself. With its charming streets and welcoming community, you’ll feel inspired as you run through the scenic course. And don’t worry about the weather, as February in Kalamazoo typically sees cool temperatures, perfect for a winter race.
But here’s the best part: after crossing the finish line, you’ll be rewarded with a well-deserved sense of accomplishment and a big smile on your face. So lace up those running shoes and get ready to blast through this half marathon in the heartwarming surroundings of Kalamazoo.