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Urban Wildland Half Marathon
July 27, 2024
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About The Urban Wildland Half Marathon
The Urban Wildland Half Marathon, held on the 27th of July 2024, is a highly anticipated race that promises a unique urban running experience combined with the stunning wilderness of Richfield, MN. This race is not just about the thrill of running, but also about celebrating the tight-knit community and rich culture of this vibrant city.
One of the most alluring aspects of the Urban Wildland Half Marathon is its focus on giving back to the community. Presented by Wood Lake Nature Center, the race’s proceeds go towards benefiting environmental education. This heartwarming partnership between the Richfield School District and Nature Center has been thriving for over 50 years, showing the deep connections between the people and the natural beauty of the city.
Participants in the marathon are in for a treat as they navigate through the most scenic parts of Richfield. With its picturesque landscapes and green spaces, runners will feel a sense of tranquility as they pass by lush parks and charming neighborhoods. Fun fact: Richfield is known for its vibrant bird population and is often referred to as the “City of Birds,” making the marathon course even more enchanting.
As for the weather, July in Richfield promises ideal running conditions. With average temperatures ranging from 70F to 80F (21C to 26C), runners can anticipate cool and comfortable weather that will enhance their performance.
So, lace up your running shoes and get ready to be captivated by the Urban Wildland Half Marathon. With its breathtaking course, commitment to environmental education, and the joyful spirit of Richfield, this race is sure to leave you with unforgettable memories. Come join us for an experience that will make your heart soar like a bird in flight!