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Virginia Wine Country Half Marathon

Virginia Wine Country Half Marathon

Leesburg, Virginia, USA | Saturday, June 2, 2018

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Half MarathonSaturday, June 2, 20187:00am
Half Marathon Relay | 2 pplSaturday, June 2, 20187:00am

 

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Race Perks
Wine

Why We Love It

Just an hour outside of Washington DC, Leesburg offers a relaxing and beautiful getaway in the middle of Virginia Wine country. Mostly known for the Battle of Ball's Bluff during the American Civil War, the town has grown significantly and now offers many local vineyards and plenty of outdoor adventure at the base of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Free (or Almost Free) Stuff To Do

Red Rock Wilderness Overlook Regional Park

A group of family-friendly walking paths leading to a scenic overlook of the Potomac River. Activities: hike, walk/run.

Morven Park

Once the home of a Virginia governor, the mansion is now home to gardens, trails, museums and organized events. Activities: hike.

Leesburg Corner Premium Outlets

An outdoor shopping complex to indulge in some retail therapy.

Ball’s Bluff Battlefield Park

A battle location during the American Civil War, it is home to tours and hiking trails.

Appalachian National Scenic Trail

A 2,185-mile (3,515 km) public footpath in the Appalachian Mountains that cuts through cuturally significant lands and towns. It is one of the longest continuous paths, touching 14 States and stretching from Georgia to Maine, and takes approximately 6 months to cross end-to-end.

Average Temperature

High - 81°F (27°C) Low - 60°F (16°C)

Transportation

Airport

Washington-Dulles International Airport (IAD)
17 mi (27 km) from Leesburg

Train

None

Accommodations

Best Western Leesburg Hotel14.8 mi (23.8 km) from start/finish
Comfort Suites Leesburg15.0 mi (24.1 km) from start/finish
Homewood Suites Leesburg15.2 mi (24.5 km) from start/finish
Lansdowne Resort19.7 mi (31.7 km) from start/finish