January 2013 : Half Marathons Calendar

01 Jan 2013 14:02
Jean-Loup Fenaux

Here is a selection of Half Marathons organized in January 2013 that were previously featured in our monthly newsletter.

Half Marathons selection

Pensacola Beach Half Marathon
Credit : cwillbounds

USA – Florida – Saturday January 12, 2013 – 08:00
A total change of scenery is offered with the Pensacola Beach Half Marathon. You will run along a fast and flat race route along the beachfront shoreline of the Gulf of Mexico. The 10K & 5K courses are open to both runners and walkers.
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Topeka to Auburn Half Marathon
Credit : Doug Kerr

USA – Kansas – Saturday January 19, 2013 – 11:00
The race course is point-to-point, starting on the streets of the capital city of Kansas. It then proceeds on to rural roads to finish in the village of Auburn. In the middle of winter, the weather is unpredictable. Low temperatures and wind can be expected to add a little spice to the race.
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Key West 1/2 Marathon
Credit : Roger Wollstadt

USA – Florida – Sunday January 20, 2013 – 07:00
Do not waste time if you want to participate in this race. The field is limited to 1,500 runners. The race will take you through Key West’s historic Old Town and waterfront areas on a flat, fast course in the scenic island city.
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Puccini Marathon
Credit : everyone’s idle

Italy – Tuscany – Sunday January 20, 2013
Here is the perfect Marathon to combine joy of running and cultural discovery on the footsteps of Puccini! The start is near the villa Mausoleum of Giacomo Puccini, you will then pass through a forest of lime trees, then near the sand dunes of Marina di Torre del Lago, and at the arrival you will enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Belvedere Puccini.
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Coyote Hills Half Marathon
Credit : Brazen Racing

USA – California – Saturday January 26, 2013 – 09:00
Looking for a diversified race from fire trails to single track, pavement to wooden boardwalks? Coyotte Hills courses have it all and include rolling hills that are very “runnable”.
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A few interviews about races held during the month of January have already been published in this blog. Check them out.