June 2014: Marathons Calendar

01 Jun 2014 02:00
Jean-Loup Fenaux

Here is a selection of Marathons organized in June 2014 that were previously featured in our monthly newsletter.


Banff Marathon
Banff from above
Credit : RAF-YYC

Canada – Alberta – Banff

The out and back race starts in the Canadian Rockies, 42 kilometers from Banff, runs down the Bow Valley Parkway, passing the Vermilion Lakes and finishes in beautiful downtown Banff.

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Steamboat Marathon
Credit : katkimchee

USA – Colorado – Steamboat Springs

The race starts 8,128 feet above sea level at Hahns Peak, follows the Elk River and finishes in downtown Steamboat Springs, 1,400 feet below. The whole downhill route is run on country roads and offers great views on the surrounding snowcapped mountains.

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Læsø Marathon
Credit : Ole Lind

Denmark – Nordjylland – Læsø

Læsø is a small Danish island. It is located in the middle of the North Sea between Norway, Sweden and Denmark. Læsø Island is a small heaven, flat and no traffic: a perfect location for a great run among a stunning nature.

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Scafell Pike Trail Marathon
Scafell Pike from valley bottom
Credit : asands

United Kingdom – Cumbria – Portinscale

It’s England’s highest Trail Marathon, going over Scafell Pike. The course is tough mountain trails with approximately 90% of single-track trails. Furthermore, you’ll need to exercise your navigation skills to run to the finish line.

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Glow Worm Tunnel Trail Marathon
Credit : Bram Van Damme

Australia – New South Wales – Wolgan Valley

The race located in the Blue mountains follows a challenging route features creek crossing, single tracks, abandoned railways and of course going through the Glow Worm Tunnel at km 31 which is illuminated by myriads of tiny glow-worms.

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Tous les Marathons organisés en June


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