December 2012 : Half Marathons Calendar

02 Dec 2012 00:00
Jean-Loup Fenaux

Here is a selection of Half Marathons organized in December 2012 that were previously featured in our monthly newsletter.

Half Marathons selection

TCS Annapolis Half Marathon
Credit : Charlie Stinchcomb

USA – Maryland – Saturday December 1, 2012 – 07:00
For the second time, the race will run though the streets of Maryland’s capital city and visits as you would expect the famous Naval Academy.
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Dubai Creek Striders Half Marathon
Credit : Britrob

United Arab Emirates – Friday December 7, 2012
The race is run over, under and around the Dubai Creek. The crossing of bridges and tunnels brings a lot of diversity to the route which offers great views on the city. The route is really fast.
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Florida Gulf Beaches Holiday Halfathon
Credit : Robert Neff

USA – Florida – Sunday December 9, 2012 – 07:35
St Petersburg hosts a flat and fast point to point route. The race starts along the beaches, heads North to Indian Shores before turning to Seminole and follows the Pinellas Trail to finish in Taylor Park.
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Credit : simone.brunozzi

Italy – Umbria – Sunday December 16, 2012 – 09:30
The race offers a unique and beautiful course at the foot of the hill which hosts the magnificent Basilica of St Francis in Assisi, Umbria. Except for a few bridges to cross, the course is flat and should be fast if you don’t spend too much time admiring the scenery.
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Foot Traffic Flat Holiday Half Marathon
Credit : Mr.Thomas

USA – Oregon – Sunday December 16, 2012 – 08:00
The out and back course starts and finishes at the Adidas North America Campus. The race is flat except for the little hill after the start (which permits a downhill finish). It offers panoramic views of Portland and Forest Park as well as of the beautiful University of Portland campus.

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A few interviews about races held during the month of December have already been published in this blog. Check them out.