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Whistlestop Marathon

October 12, 2024

Ashland, WI

Get ready to choo-choo your way to the finish line at the Whistlestop Marathon in Ashland, WI on October 12, 2024! This electrifying half marathon will have you steaming with excitement as you race along scenic routes, leaving competitors in your smokescreen. Join us for a locomotive adventure like no other!
Get ready to choo-choo your way to the finish line at the Whistlestop Marathon in Ashland, WI on October 12, 2024! This electrifying half marathon will have you steaming with excitement as you race along scenic routes, leaving competitors in your smokescreen. Join us for a locomotive adventure like no other!
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About The Whistlestop Marathon

Welcome to the Whistlestop Marathon, held on October 12th, 2024, in the charming city of Ashland, WI! As a passionate half marathon runner, this race is perfect for you, encompassing breathtaking views, a vibrant atmosphere, and an unforgettable experience.

The Whistlestop Marathon promises a route that takes you through scenic trails, winding alongside beautiful lake shores and picturesque forests. As you traverse the stunning Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest, you will be immersed in the vibrant fall colors, creating an awe-inspiring backdrop for your run. The race website boasts of well-marked trails, aid stations placed strategically along the course, and friendly volunteers, ensuring a smooth and enjoyable race experience.

Aside from the race, Ashland itself is a destination worth exploring. Known as the “Heart of the Chequamegon Bay,” the city offers an array of fun activities for runners and their families. You can explore the charming downtown area, filled with quaint shops and delightful eateries. Ashland is also home to several historical sites, including the Ashland Historical Museum and the Chequamegon Bay Area Arts Council, showcasing the city’s rich cultural heritage.

October in Ashland brings crisp and invigorating weather, with average temperatures ranging from 40-60F (4-15C). The cool autumn breeze will certainly invigorate your run, and as the leaves fall gracefully around you, the Whistlestop Marathon promises to provide an enchanting and memorable experience.

So lace up your running shoes, gather your energy, and get ready to embark on a half marathon like no other at the Whistlestop Marathon. Join us for this incredible journey, where the natural beauty of Ashland will elevate your spirits and fill your heart with excitement. Remember, every stride you take will be accompanied by the symphony of cheering crowds and the rhythm of your own heartbeat, as you make your way to the finish line and create memories that will last a lifetime. See you in Ashland!

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