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Storybook Half Marathon
November 18, 2023
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About The Storybook Half Marathon
Welcome to the Storybook Half Marathon, an enchanting race held in the picturesque town of Stratford, CT on the 18th of November 2023. Lace up your running shoes and embark on a magical journey through this vibrant, storybook-inspired course.
This half marathon is an absolute delight for every runner, from beginners to seasoned athletes. With its gently rolling hills and scenic landscapes, the course offers a perfect balance of challenge and beauty. As you race through Stratford, you’ll witness charming neighborhoods, historic landmarks, and breathtaking waterfront views along the shimmering Long Island Sound.
Stratford, also known as the “City of Beautiful Homes,” is rich in history and culture. Famed for being the birthplace of the renowned playwright William Shakespeare, the city embraces its literary heritage, evident in its lovely parks named after his plays. The sense of timelessness will inspire you as you glide through the charming streets, feeling like a character in a storybook.
In November, Stratford showcases its autumnal beauty, with vibrant hues of red, orange, and gold painting the landscape. The weather during this time of year is crisp and invigorating. Expect temperatures ranging from 40 to 55 degrees Fahrenheit, ideal running conditions to hit that sweet spot of comfort during your half marathon adventure.
Come join us at the Storybook Half Marathon, where the pages of the city’s history and natural beauty will unfold before your eyes. So, dust off your running shoes, find your happily ever pace, and let your feet create a story that will bring a smile to your face and a sense of wonder to your heart. Happy running!