Norway – Saturday December 4th
Bergen hosts no less than 5 marathons every year! I don’t know any other city hosting more marathons. The december race is the 5th and last one of the year.
Thanks to the Gulf Stream, the city is one of the coolest in Norway.
US – Sunday December 5th
The marathon offers a great tour of Palm Beach tree-line avenues and scenic waterfront views. Run while the sun rises and enjoy the flat and fast course. The race may be a good pick for a first marathon.
Japan – Sunday December 5th
Discover the tropical Japan and run Honolulu’s sister city marathon. Join more than 20,000 fellow runners on the island of Okinawa.
In December, low temperatures don’t go below 60°F (16°C).
Italy – Sunday December 19th
There is more to Pisa than the world famous leaning tower. You will discover it, running this popular marathon that goes from the city of Ponedera, right to the center of Pisa. About 10 000 runners will follow your steps in the Tuscan city.
Thailand – Sunday December 26th
This post Christmas race is organized in Northern Thailand, in the second largest city of the country.
The course is urban and takes advantage of the old city and Royal Flora Expo.