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Swamp Forest Trail Run
January 6, 2024
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About The Swamp Forest Trail Run
Get ready to tackle the enchanting Swamp Forest Trail Run, a thrilling half marathon race taking place on January 6, 2024, in Tallahassee, FL. Organized by the Gulf Winds Track Club, this event celebrates its 10th anniversary and promises an unforgettable experience amidst nature’s splendor.
The Swamp Forest Trail Run offers participants various distance options, including a one-loop Quarter Marathon, a challenging two-loop Half Marathon, or the ultimate test of endurance, the three-loop 20-Mile Challenge. With its limited capacity of 150 runners, early registration is key to securing your spot in this highly sought-after race.
Nestled within the picturesque Elinor Klapp-Phipps Park, the race takes advantage of the park’s stunning topography, combining single-track and multi-use trails to create a captivating 6.8-mile loop. Each loop showcases the park’s diverse landscapes, from the captivating Swamp Forest Loop with its seepage basin swamp and lush ferns, to the scenic Oak Hammock Loop boasting breathtaking views of Lake Jackson and its resident deer population.
Tallahassee itself is a vibrant city known for its rich history, vibrant arts scene, and delicious southern cuisine. And don’t worry about the weather; January in Tallahassee is typically mild with temperatures ranging from 40 to 65 degrees Fahrenheit, creating the perfect running conditions.
So lace up your running shoes and embark on a thrilling adventure through the Swamp Forest Trail Run. Whether you’re a seasoned half marathoner or a first-timer looking for an extraordinary race, this event promises an exhilarating experience that will leave you feeling accomplished and connected to nature. Come join us and make lasting memories on this unforgettable journey!