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Secret City Half Marathon

November 11, 2023

Oak Ridge, TN

Get ready to uncover the hidden gem of racing at the Secret City Half Marathon! On November 11, 2023, join us in Oak Ridge, TN, for a thrilling run that will leave you "uranium" to go the distance. It's time to "atom"-ize those miles and unlock your inner champion!
Get ready to uncover the hidden gem of racing at the Secret City Half Marathon! On November 11, 2023, join us in Oak Ridge, TN, for a thrilling run that will leave you
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About The Secret City Half Marathon

The Secret City Half Marathon, held on November 11, 2023, in Oak Ridge, TN, is an exhilarating race that combines picturesque scenery, a fast and flat route, and a dash of history. Starting at the breathtaking Melton Lake Park peninsula, this course is a runner’s dream, offering the perfect opportunity to achieve a personal best time.

As participants embark on their journey, they will be treated to stunning views along the Melton Lake, with the tranquil waters serving as a picturesque backdrop. The route takes an unexpected turn as it passes by an operational quarry, providing a unique change of scenery. Runners will then continue along a serene tree-lined private road, immersing themselves in the beauty of Oak Ridge.

Oak Ridge itself is a city steeped in fascinating history. Known as the “Secret City” during World War II, it was the site of the top-secret Manhattan Project. Today, visitors can explore the Oak Ridge Science Museum and learn about the city’s significant contributions to scientific research.

November in Oak Ridge brings cool and comfortable weather, making it an ideal time for a half marathon. Runners can expect mild temperatures, crisp fall air, and vibrant autumn foliage along the route.

To top it off, the finish line awaits at the water’s edge, back at the picturesque peninsula. As runners cross the finish line, they will feel a sense of accomplishment and joy, knowing they have conquered the Secret City Half Marathon.

So lace up your shoes, embrace the beauty and history of Oak Ridge, and join us for a race that promises an unforgettable experience. Get ready to run, smile, and create cherished memories at the Secret City Half Marathon!

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