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Runtastic Thankful 13
November 23, 2023
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About The Runtastic Thankful 13
The Runtastic Thankful 13 half marathon in Lehi, Utah is a great event for all abilities. The course winds through some of the state’s most beautiful natural scenery, including two national parks and several scenic rivers and creeks. Along the way you will be treated to spectacular views of snow-capped mountains, golden valleys, vibrant forests and meadows full of wildflowers.
The race begins with an out-and-back loop through Timpanogos National Park before heading south along the banks of the Provo River. There are plenty of hills throughout this route so if you’re looking for a challenge then this race won’t disappoint! As you make your way around the lake at Deer Creek State Park you’ll also enjoy sweeping views across its shimmering waters.
November is a wonderful time to visit Utah as it’s usually mild enough that runners can still wear shorts but cool enough that they don’t overheat during their run. In addition there is often very little rain or wind at this time making conditions perfect for running outdoors!
As far as crowds go spectators tend to be quite enthusiastic about cheering on runners throughout the course which helps keep energy levels high even towards the end when fatigue starts to set in. It’s also encouraging to see other participants from different age groups enjoying themselves and pushing each other forward – no matter what level runner you are everyone seems to have something positive to contribute!
In addition there is often live entertainment dotted along various points on the course such as bands playing uplifting music or people handing out snacks which gives racers a boost when they need it most! And lastly at certain key points on the course volunteers will hand out ‘thankful’ cards which contain heartwarming messages from friends family members or strangers – these provide an extra incentive for tired legs especially when thoughts start turning towards quitting altogether!
All in all if you’re looking for a challenging yet enjoyable half marathon experience then look no further than Runtastic Thankful 13 in Lehi, Utah