Scenic Byway Half Marathon
12 October 2019
Run along the quiet country roads that encompasses the beautiful Minnesota River Valley Scenic Byway, a 287-mile stretch of River Valley in which Belle Plaine is the last stop, in the Scenic Byway Half Marathon.The race begins and ends at Court Square Park, which is home to the nation's only two-story outhouse. The course has some moderately hilly stretches but mostly flat terrain.The annual Scenic Byway Half Marathon & 5K is held as part of an effort to continue supporting clean-up efforts of a 61-acre site on the banks of the Minnesota River Valley along the northern edge of Belle Plaine, Minnesota. The event also features a two person relay for the half marathon, as well as a Kids Fun Run.The Scenic Byway Half Marathon is a great, competitive running opportunity among the peak-of-harvest beauty along the Minnesota River Valley.
The race begins and ends at Court Square Park. Following a course with moderately hilly stretches and mostly flat terrain, the Belle Plaine Scenic Byway Half Marathon takes runners on a circular loop of quiet country roads that encompasses the beautiful Minnesota River Valley Scenic Byway, a 287-mile stretch of River Valley in which Belle Plaine is the last stop.
Court Square Park, the start/finish point, is home to the nation’s only two-story outhouse. In addition, the peak-of-harvest beauty along the Minnesota River Valley Scenic Byway is gorgeous!
Post-race party with food, entertainment and kids activities at Court Square for participants and families.
Awards will be for the overall male and female and for the top male and female in 10 year age categories. Top Relay team will also receive an award. Special custom medals to all Half Marathon/Relay participants. All participants will receive a race day shirt.