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Waugoshance Trail Marathon
July 15, 2023
Carp Lake, MI
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About The Waugoshance Trail Marathon
The Waugoshance Trail Marathon in Carp Lake, Michigan on July 15th, 2023 is a must-do for any avid runner. The course features beautiful and varied terrain along the trails of the Manistee National Forest. Starting near the shores of Lake Michigan, runners have stunning views of sand dunes and wetlands from start to finish.
The route takes runners through lush forests with plenty of rolling hills that provide an enjoyable challenge without being too demanding. With a total length just over 13 miles, this is an excellent choice for those looking to participate in their first half marathon or even seasoned veterans who want to explore some new scenery while getting a great workout in.
As far as temperature goes, July is usually hot and humid but typically not unbearable if you are properly prepared for the conditions. During peak hours (around 10 am), temperatures average around 80 degrees Fahrenheit with humidity levels between 70%-80%. It’s best to bring plenty of water and wear sunscreen no matter what time you plan on starting your run.
Though this race isn’t known as one with large crowds like some city marathons, it still attracts enough people that make up a supportive atmosphere throughout its duration – making it perfect for both newcomers and experienced competitors alike! There are also several rest stops along the way which can help break up long stretches before reaching the finish line at Pine Point Park Beach afterwards where everyone can cool off post-race by taking a dip into Lake Michigan’s crystal clear waters!
Overall, running Waugoshance Trail Marathon offers something special that many other races don’t – breathtaking natural beauty combined with challenging yet manageable terrain all while having fun surrounded by friendly faces! So if you’re looking for an unforgettable experience come next summer then mark your calendar because this race won’t disappoint!