The following article appeared on on Friday, November 20, 2015.

On Saturday, half marathoners will head to Myakka River State Park

/ Friday, November 20, 2015

There will be a half marathon this weekend at Myakka River State Park.

Great idea, right?

A long race in a huge preserve. Runners will follow a winding road shaded by a canopy of live oaks. All around, there will be woods and water, wildlife and waterfowl.

When I checked in with the race director, though, he told me the Myakka River location was almost an afterthought.

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