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YMCA Maple Leaf Walk Run

September 30, 2023

La Crosse, WI

Join us for the YMCA Maple Leaf Walk Run in La Crosse, Wisconsin on September 30, 2023! Enjoy a scenic half marathon while supporting the local YMCA and its mission. Have fun and get fit!
Join us for the YMCA Maple Leaf Walk Run in La Crosse, Wisconsin on September 30, 2023! Enjoy a scenic half marathon while supporting the local YMCA and its mission. Have fun and get fit!
Participants run the half marathon YMCA Maple Leaf Walk Run in La Crosse, Wisconsin in September!
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About The YMCA Maple Leaf Walk Run

The YMCA Maple Leaf Walk Run half marathon in La Crosse, Wisconsin is an excellent race for those looking to get a good workout and take in some of the local sights. The course takes runners through the city streets of La Crosse, past various parks and along the banks of Lake Michigan. Along with plenty of flat terrain, there are also several short hills that offer a challenge as well as great views from the top.

The scenery throughout this route is truly spectacular. Parts of it follow along the Mississippi River, giving you stunning views while you run. You’ll be able to see many different types of wildlife such as deer, birds and other animals that live near the riverbanks. As far as weather goes in September, it will most likely be warm during your race but not too hot or humid due to its location on lake Michigan which tends to keep temperatures more moderate than inland locations can experience at times.

As far as crowds go for this event they tend to be quite large due to its popularity among runners who come from all over Wisconsin and beyond! People come out early on race day cheering everyone on making for an exciting atmosphere full of energy which helps push you through during those last few miles when things start getting tough! Of course seeing friends or family at points along the way always helps too when motivation starts running low!

Another special feature about this race is that it has been held every year since 1991 so if you’re looking for a long-term goal or milestone then signing up year after year could lead some amazing accomplishments! There are lots of awards given out each year including age group awards so plenty of chances to achieve something special on your journey towards completing your first Half Marathon or bettering your record time with each passing year!

Overall The YMCA Maple Leaf Walk Run half marathon offers everything you would look for in a quality running event – beautiful scenery, challenging terrain, supportive crowds and lots opportunities to accomplish something great no matter what level runner you may be!