January 2017: Marathons Calendar

01 Jan 2017 02:01
Jean-Loup Fenaux

Here is a selection of Marathons organized in January 2017 that were previously featured in our monthly newsletter.


Louisiana Marathon
The Louisiana Marathon 2015
Credit : Mark Miller

North America – USA – West South Central – Louisiana

Held in the capital city of Baton Rouge the Louisiana Marathon® features a fast, flat, runner-friendly path through the lakes, along the river, around downtown, on the university campus and in historic neighborhoods.

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Ishigaki Marathon
Credit : USIO Design Project

Asia – Japan

Located in southwestern Japan, the island of Ishigaki is renown for its beaches and snorkeling sites. It also offers a road marathon whose course runs around the southern tip of the island.

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Funchal Marathon
Atletismo: Maratona e Meia Maratona do Funchal 2016
Credit : pcca

Europe – Portugal

Despite its quite mountainous environment, Madeira’s capital city hosts a flat and friendly marathon. If you’ve got some energy left after the race, you’ll be able to head for the mountains and explore the levadas.

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Yoma Yangon International Marathon
Botahtaung Pagonda
Credit : paularps

Asia – Burma

The event is Myanmar’s largest and Yangon’s only marathon. It showcases the blend of modern and rustic architecture that make the city unique and visits its most significant landmarks such as Botahtaung Pagoda, Shwedagon Pagoda or Inya Lake.

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Lake Mead Marathon
Credit : SymbolismRains1

North America – USA – Mountain Region – Nevada

The race is a journey within Lake Mead National Recreation Area where you’ll run on mountainous paved trails. January is a great month to enjoy the desert!

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All Marathons organized in January


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