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Choose to run as part of the North or the South as the winning side receives and extra prize - we love a good competition within a competition. Plus, the first 20 people to raise $500 win a free marathon entry with 100% of proceeds benefiting severely injured veterans and their families.
Why We Love It
Gettysburg is best known for its American Civil War history, specifically the Battle of Gettysburg and President Lincoln's Gettysburg Address. It is a family-friendly destination, home to museums, battle reenactments, tours, historic monuments, and national parks.
Free (or Almost Free) Stuff To Do
|Sachs Covered Bridge|
A pedestrian-only bridge used by Robert E. Lee's army during the retreat after the Battle of Gettysburg. Oh, and in spirit of full disclosure, some think it's haunted - enjoy!
A unique museum that offers a glimpse into what civilian life was like during the American Civil War.
|Gettysburg National Military Park|
Battlegrounds, cemetery, and statues of "one of the bloodiest battles" during the American Civil War. Activities: bike, hike, horseback.
|Gettysburg Museum of History|
A collection of 4,000 artifacts and exhibits relating to the American Civil War, World War I, World War II, U.S. Presidents, and pop icons.
|High - 64°F (18°C)||Low - 40°F (4°C)|
Harrisburg International Airport (MDT)
|Courtyard Gettysburg||3.2 mi (5.1 km) from start/finish|
|Gettysburg Hotel||0.6 mi (1 km) from start/finish|
|Hampton Inn Gettysburg||2.0 mi (3.2 km) from start/finish|
|Hilton Garden Inn Gettysburg||1.6 mi (2.6 km) from start/finish|
|The Inn At Herr Ridge||2.4 mi (3.9 km) from start/finish|
|The Brafferton Inn||0.7 mi (1.1 km) from start/finish|
|Wyndham Gettysburg||3.2 mi (5.1 km) from start/finish|