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Thousand Islands Half Marathon

May 19, 2023

Wellesley Island, NY

Join us for the Thousand Islands Half Marathon in beautiful Wellesley Island, New York on 19 May 2023! Run through stunning scenery and experience the thrill of crossing the finish line. Don't miss out on this amazing event!
Join us for the Thousand Islands Half Marathon in beautiful Wellesley Island, New York on 19 May 2023! Run through stunning scenery and experience the thrill of crossing the finish line. Don't miss out on this amazing event!
Participants run the half marathon Thousand Islands Half Marathon in Wellesley Island, New York in May!
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About The Thousand Islands Half Marathon

The Thousand Islands Half Marathon in Wellesley Island, New York on 19 May, 2023 is a unique and beautiful race that offers something for all types of runners. The course takes you through some stunning scenery as it winds along the St. Lawrence River, providing an ever-changing landscape of forests and islands throughout the 13.1 miles.

The weather in late May is generally quite mild with temperatures usually reaching into the mid-60s Fahrenheit (18°C). It’s often sunny but expect cooler mornings with light rainfall possible at any time during this season so make sure to bring appropriate warm gear for pre-race preparation! Additionally, there is usually a nice breeze blowing off the river which makes it great for running.

The route starts near Wellesley Island State Park where runners can enjoy views of Lake Ontario before crossing onto Tibbets Point Lighthouse and then heading south along Boldt Castle Drive towards Millionaire’s Row – a picturesque stretch lined by grand homes perched atop rocky cliffs overlooking the river. From here, you’ll traverse past several small islands before meandering back towards your starting point via Fort Drum Road and Kingfisher Place Trailhead – two popular hiking trails that offer spectacular vistas of Green Bay Marina and nearby wooded areas.

This half marathon also draws quite large crowds due to its growing popularity over recent years – expect plenty of cheering spectators throughout your run! There are also numerous aid stations located around the course offering refreshments such as water or electrolyte drinks ensuring you have enough energy to finish strong! Plus if you’re looking for a little extra motivation then why not sign up for one of their special teams/groups? This way you can experience camaraderie while taking part in this amazing event!

Overall, The Thousand Islands Half Marathon provides runners with an unforgettable experience set within some truly breathtaking surroundings; making it well worth considering if planning to take part in a long distance race anytime soon!