June 2013 : Half Marathons Calendar

03 Jun 2013 05:38
Jean-Loup Fenaux
Where can you run this week-end?

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

Half Marathons selection

Turquoise Lake Half Marathon
Sunrise at Turquoise Lake
Credit : Sayamindu Dasgupta

USA – Colorado – Saturday June 1, 2013 – 09:00
Home of the famous Leadville 100, Leadville also hosts The Turquoise Lake Half Marathon. The race offers unique mountain views as the runners run clockwise around scenic Turquoise Lake. The first 7.5 miles of the course consists of hilly paved road. The last 5.5 miles are run on a single-track dirt trail.
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Mondseeland Halbmarathon
Mondsee Panorama
Credit : TVB Mondsee – Irrsee

Austria – Sunday June 2, 2013 – 09:30
Not far from Salzburg is the Moodsee, in the Austrian Alps. Despite being located in the mountains, the race is flat and fast and offers picturesque views on the moon shaped lake.
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Niagara Falls Women’s Half Marathon
Credit : Rafael de Sá Guimarães

Canada – Ontario – Sunday June 2, 2013
The entire course is flat, and is right next to the famous Niagara River. It is the “wateriest” course in Canada. Runners and walkers will have water views all the way, and go past The Falls TWICE!
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Bands on the Run Half Marathon
Great Falls on the Androscoggin river between Lewiston and Auburn
Credit : Kristen Wheatley

USA – Maine – Sunday June 23, 2013 – 08:00
The route follows the beautiful Androscoggin River, offering the runners different terrains to run on: urban roads, rural roads, some dirt and trails. What makes the race special are the popular bands set along the course to cheer runners up.
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Semi Marathon du Lac de Vassivière en Limousin
Accès à l île de Vassivière
Credit : Frédérique Voisin-Demery

France – Creuse – Sunday June 30, 2013 – 09:30
The lake is a large man-made reservoir located on the Plateau de Millevaches.
The race starts in Port Crozat, circles around the lake clockwise before finishing on the Vassivière island.
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Interviews

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