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Texas > Dare to Ascend Trail Marathon, Half Marathon & 5K
Georgetown, TX  •  Saturday, September 29, 2012  •  Course Map

This year will mark the first year that the Dare to Ascend Trail Half Marathon will take place. The purpose of the marathon is to help raise money to support Ascend's mission of helping at-risk youth by facilitating outdoor adventure programs. It is expected that about 200 runners will take part in the race, so be sure to save your spot!

The marathon will take place in Russell Park and will take runners around Goodwater Loop, which is a highlight of the town. Within the loop runners are sure to encounter all sorts of scenic views such as vistas of Lake Georgetown and plenty of shrubbery. The trail is dotted with trees here and there, mostly oak and cedar trees, but most of the foliage consists of hardy shrubs. With flat land and eye-catching scenario, this marathon is bound to be great.

By Ashley Page, contributing writer for HalfMarathons.Net

Race Weather & Climate

The Dare to Ascend Trail Half Marathon is set to take place in Georgetown, TX on September 29. Since Texas is known for its warm temperatures, runners can expect a mild- (and perhaps even warm) weather run. Typically on this day the average maximum temperature is around 84°F with an average low temperature of 61°F. The chance of rain is usually quite slim on the day of the race.

Course Map

View the race route map for the Dare to Ascend Trail Half Marathon




To reserve your spot in the early fall 2012 running of Georgetown's Dare to Ascend Trail Marathon, Half Marathon or 5K race, visit the event website.

Official Race Website


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