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Scenic Byway River Run
October 14, 2023
Belle Plaine, MN
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About The Scenic Byway River Run
The Scenic Byway River Run half marathon in Belle Plaine, Minnesota is an event not to be missed. Taking place on the morning of October 14th, 2023, this race will showcase both the beauty and challenge that comes with a 13.1-mile run through some of the most beautiful countryside in Minnesota.
For starters, the route itself is stunningly scenic as it follows along a winding river for much of its length. You’ll get views of rolling hills, vibrant fields, and old-growth forests that are sure to take your breath away (in addition to the running!). And if you’re lucky enough to time it right then you may even spot some wildlife like deer or bald eagles while you’re out there!
As far as typical weather goes at that time of year in Belle Plaine? It can range from cool/cold temperatures with rain or light snowfall during early mornings to sunny days with highs hovering around 50°F later on in the afternoon. The best bet would be dressing warm and bringing layers since conditions can change quickly when running outside! As for crowds – expect plenty of support lining up along the way; locals who come out every year show their enthusiasm cheering runners all over this course!
Finally, what really sets this half marathon apart are two things: firstly its unique awards system which gives prizes based on categories like age group finishes and fastest times; secondly – its special post-race celebration where food vendors from nearby towns set up shop selling local delicacies including BBQ pulled pork sandwiches and other treats! All participants also receive medals upon completion – making this race truly memorable from start to finish.
In conclusion – if you’re looking for a challenging yet rewarding outdoor experience then definitely consider signing up for next year’s Scenic Byway River Run! With incredible scenery combined with great people watching opportunities – plus plenty award options on top – it’s sure to provide an unforgettable day full of fresh air and good vibes no matter how fast (or slow) you choose go 😉