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Run for the Animals

May 7, 2023

Wachapreague, VA

Come join us for the Run for the Animals Half Marathon in Wachapreague, Virginia on May 7th 2023! Enjoy the beautiful scenery and help support a great cause as all proceeds will be donated to animal charities.
Come join us for the Run for the Animals Half Marathon in Wachapreague, Virginia on May 7th 2023! Enjoy the beautiful scenery and help support a great cause as all proceeds will be donated to animal charities.
Participants run the half marathon Run for the Animals in Wachapreague, Virginia in May!
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About The Run for the Animals

The Run for the Animals Half Marathon in Wachapreague, Virginia is an incredible race experience that has something for everyone. The 13.1 mile course runs through some of the most beautiful terrain in the state and offers a unique challenge for runners of all skill levels.

The route begins with a scenic start near downtown Wachapreague before heading out to take advantage of nature’s beauty along a flat path near Chincoteague Bay. You’ll pass by historic churches and farms as you make your way down the eastern shoreline before turning back towards town on a slightly hilly but fast course that will have you crossing the finish line feeling accomplished and proud.

May is typically mild weather-wise in this part of Virginia which makes it perfect running conditions. The temperature should be comfortable enough to enjoy what nature has to offer while not being so hot or humid that it becomes uncomfortable to run long distances outdoors. Average temperatures are usually around 70 degrees Fahrenheit during this time with occasional rain showers providing welcome relief from any summer heat waves that may come through town during this season.

With an estimated crowd size ranging between 500-1000 people, there will be plenty of friendly faces cheering you on throughout your journey whether they’re family members, friends or just spectators who want to show their support for such an important cause – supporting local animal shelters! There is also live music playing at various points on the route, creating an extra layer of motivation and enthusiasm among participants as they make their way closer towards completing their half marathon journey!

If you’re looking for an exciting yet challenging experience full of natural beauty then look no further than Run For The Animals Half Marathon in Wachapreague, Virginia! Not only do proceeds from event registrations benefit local animal charities but also every runner gets rewarded with stunning scenery throughout each step taken along this picturesque route – making it a win/win situation all around!