July 2013 : Half Marathons Calendar

05 Jul 2013 03:14
Jean-Loup Fenaux

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

Half Marathons selection

Red, White & Boom! TC Half Marathon
Credit : August Schwerdfeger

USA – Minnesota – Thursday July 4, 2013 – 06:30
Why not celebrate the US Independence Day while running in Minneapolis? The looped course visits many landmarks of the city before crossing the Stone Arch Bridge and finishes near the Hennepin Island Park.
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Little Cottonwood Half Marathon
Credit : Nate Grigg

USA – Utah – Saturday July 6, 2013 – 06:00
The race has very fast and steady downhill course. Starting at the top of the Little Cottonwood Canyon, you’ll run in a beautiful environment, displaying 150 different species of wildflowers before crossing the finish line in Sandy.

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Int. Faakersee Lauf
Credit : honigbrotpause

Austria – Sunday July 7, 2013
The race circles around the Faakersee lake. Starting and finishing in Arneitz, the course is mostly run on bike trails along the alpine lake known for its clear turquoise water.
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Semi Marathon de l'Ile de Batz
Credit : Semi Marathon de l’Ile de Batz

France – Finistère – Sunday July 7, 2013
The race runs twice around the gorgeous little Island located in front of Roscoff in Northern Britanny. The terrain is quite varied with roads, sand or even dunes.

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Napa-to-Sonoma Wine Country Half Marathon
Credit : Eileen O’Shea

USA – California – Sunday July 21, 2013 – 07:00
The race is fast and offers a scenic course in the middle of the famous Napa and Sonoma – wine country- valleys. It starts at the Cuvaison Carneros winery and finishes in front of City Hall in historic Sonoma Plaza.
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A few interviews about races held during the month of July have already been published in this blog. Check them out.