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Steel Rail Race

May 21, 2023

Cheshire, MA

Join us for the Steel Rail Race in Cheshire, Massachusetts on May 21, 2023! Test your endurance and take on the 13.1 mile challenge for an unforgettable experience. Sign up today!
Join us for the Steel Rail Race in Cheshire, Massachusetts on May 21, 2023! Test your endurance and take on the 13.1 mile challenge for an unforgettable experience. Sign up today!
Participants run the half marathon Steel Rail Race in Cheshire, Massachusetts in May!
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About The Steel Rail Race

The Steel Rail Half Marathon in Cheshire, Massachusetts is a one-of-a-kind running experience that takes place every May. With its unique course and stunning scenery, this race offers something for everyone: from experienced runners to families just taking on the challenge of their first half marathon.

The route of the Steel Rail Half Marathon starts near downtown Cheshire at the old rail station and winds through some of the area’s most beautiful countryside. Runners will pass by farms and rolling hills as they make their way towards picturesque views of Berkshire County’s scenic lakes and mountains. The last few miles are an especially challenging hill climb that an experienced runner can use to push themselves to new heights.

On race day, runners should expect typical spring weather in northeastern Massachusetts: warm days with occasional showers or thunderstorms possible throughout May. While temperatures can vary depending on when you run it, they typically stay between 70°F (21°C) during the day up to 50°F (10°C) at night – perfect conditions for a long distance event like this one!

Runners won’t be alone out there either; crowds line the streets cheering them on during their journey with plenty of aid stations along the way offering refreshments and snacks if needed too! This friendly atmosphere makes it easier for all levels of runners to complete this tough but rewarding course together – even beginner racers can find success here thanks to such an encouraging crowd!

Finally, what sets this half marathon apart from others is its “Ironman Challenge” which encourages participants who finish within six hours or less get special recognition from organizers upon completion – giving them bragging rights amongst other competitors! Steel Rail truly has something for everyone making it a must do event each year in New England come late springtime!