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August 19, 2023
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About The Wausau Marathon
The Wausau Marathon Half Marathon is a great race for any level of runner. It takes place in early August every year, and the course runs through the beautiful city of Wausau, Wisconsin.
The route starts at the historic downtown area and winds its way to the outskirts of town, taking runners past some stunning local landmarks. The course also makes use of several scenic trails along the banks of Lake Wausau before heading back into town towards the finish line on Main Street. Along with plenty of flat sections, there are rolling hills to challenge even experienced racers.
When it comes to weather conditions, August can be quite hot but typically temperatures remain in a comfortable range during this time period so running should not be too much trouble. Even if it does get hotter than usual, you’ll still enjoy views that will make up for any extra sweat!
In terms of crowd support, this race attracts spectators from all over who come out to cheer on their friends and family as they run by – it definitely helps create an electric atmosphere! And because there are lots of locals taking part in both halves and full marathons alike there is usually plenty going on throughout most parts of the course which can help keep morale high if you’re starting to fade near the end.
One thing that sets this event apart from other half-marathons is that participants have access to exclusive offers from local businesses after completing their races – whether you want a celebratory meal or just need somewhere nice and cozy afterwards!
Overall I would highly recommend giving this half marathon a go; no matter what your experience level may be you’ll certainly find plenty here that’s worth coming back for again next year! From incredible scenery and challenging terrain to energetic crowds and unique post-race rewards –you won’t regret signing up for what promises to be an unforgettable experience!