Macon Tracks to hold half marathon

by | Jan 13, 2023 | News

Macon Tracks Running Club is bringing the first-ever Macon Music Half Marathon on Saturday, November 4, 2023. The group is partnering up with the County, Visit Macon, and Atrium Health Navicent to bring this new event that will have a positive impact on the community’s health and wellness, while attracting people to here from around the state and benefitting the local economy. You can watch the announcement here.  

“We’re currently working on the official route, and we’re focusing on having runners pass as many of our musical landmarks as possible,” said FM Barron with Macon Tracks. “This will be an experience like no other. Please spread the word, sign up, or consider volunteering.”

“It’s going to be a great day in Macon-Bibb on November 4 as runners line up for our first half marathon in 20 years, and families and friends line the course to cheer them on,” says Mayor Lester Miller. “When I became Mayor, I promised to improve recreation, tourism, and economic development, and thanks to the Macon Tracks Running Club and partners, we’ll be doing all three that weekend!” 

“This is going to be a very exciting addition to our community, one that will help people improve their overall health and wellness when they prepare and participate,” says Visit Macon President & CEO Gary Wheat. “It will also serve as a draw for people from around the state and Southeast to visit our community, learn about our musical heritage, and enjoy all our city has to offer visitors.” 

You can sign up for the race at www.macontracks.org/macon-music-half-marathon beginning May 1. Macon Tracks is also looking for sponsors and volunteers. Click here to visit the Facebook page for updates.

 

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