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Tryon Half Marathon
November 18, 2023
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About The Tryon Half Marathon
The Tryon Half Marathon, held on November 18th, 2023 in Tryon, NC, offers a unique and exciting experience for runners of all levels. With a brand-new route this year due to road construction, participants will be treated to a course that consists of partly paved and partly gravel surfaces, winding alongside a picturesque river in the beautiful horse country of Tryon.
As you embark on your half marathon journey, you’ll have the opportunity to soak in the vibrant spirit of this wonderful mountain community. Locals, enthusiastic volunteers, and fellow runners will cheer you on every step of the way, creating an atmosphere of camaraderie and support. And the best part? By participating in the race, you’ll be helping to serve neighbors in need in Polk County, as the race proceeds benefit Outreach’s food pantry.
After conquering the course, an indulgent breakfast spread awaits you at the finish line. Local volunteers will treat you to mouthwatering breakfast casseroles, baskets of bagels, muffins, fresh fruit, and other delicacies to replenish your energy and celebrate your accomplishment.
Tryon, known for its vibrant equestrian community and stunning natural beauty, offers a charming backdrop for a memorable race experience. The weather in November is usually mild, perfect for running, with average temperatures ranging from 40°F to 60°F. So come prepared for a comfortable and enjoyable race day!
Finally, as an added bonus, all finishers will receive a commemorative Finisher’s Medal, a well-deserved memento of your achievement. So lace up your running shoes, embrace the lively atmosphere, and get ready for an unforgettable half marathon experience in Tryon, NC – where the race is just as magical as the destination itself!