Saturday, November 11, 2023 • South Bend, IN
Embark on a joyful trail adventure at the St. Joe Valley Happy Trail Run on Saturday, November 11, 2023. Nestled in the scenic St. Patrick’s County Park in St. Joseph County, this event offers a variety of distances suitable for all ages and skill levels: a delightful 1-mile, invigorating 5K, challenging 10K, and a half marathon for those seeking a more extended journey.
The trails wind through the picturesque landscape, providing a beginner-friendly terrain for participants. Beyond the joy of running, this event serves a noble cause—all proceeds contribute to Rhyme & Reason Ministry. This organization supports individuals with developmental disabilities, cognitive delays, social skill deficits, as well as foster and adopted youth.
For your furry friends, pets are welcome to spectate, though they can’t join the course with runners. Ensure to begin your last lap promptly if you’re conquering the half marathon, with the final lap kickstarting by 11:40 am EST. Please note that there won’t be same-day registrations this year, so plan ahead for a day filled with trail bliss and support for a meaningful cause.
Race Weather & Climate
South Bend is located in the northern part of Indiana, serving as a city in St. Joseph County. Positioned approximately 75 miles east of Chicago, Illinois, South Bend is a cultural and economic hub known for the University of Notre Dame and its historical significance. As part of northern Indiana, the city offers residents a mix of educational opportunities, sports traditions, and access to regional amenities.
On November 11th in South Bend, anticipate an average high temperature of around 49°F and a low of approximately 32°F. Late fall prevails, bringing cool and crisp days with chilly nights. The weather features autumnal conditions, and November typically sees an average rainfall of about 3 inches in South Bend.
St. Joe Valley Happy Trail Run Half Marathon Race Results
St. Joe Valley Happy Trail Run Half Marathon Course Map
See the race route map for the St. Joe Valley Happy Trail Run Half Marathon course map here.
The half marathon start time is 8:30 AM EST.
The course closes at 12:30 PM EST.
To reserve your spot in the 2023 St. Joe Valley Happy Trail Run Half Marathon, you can use the registration link here.
Online registration closed.