May 2013 : Half Marathons Calendar

01 May 2013 06:23
Jean-Loup Fenaux

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

Half Marathons selection

American River Parkway Half Marathon
Credit : hullam

USA – California – Saturday May 4, 2013 – 06:00
The traffic free course takes the runners through pristine Oak and Cottonwood forests, beautiful meadows. It offers striking view on the American River.
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Hanmer Four Square Half Marathon
Credit : Maria Hellstrom

New Zealand – Saturday May 4, 2013 – 10:00
The Half Marathon is held in the picturesque village of Hanmer Springs, 130km NW of Christchurch. It takes the runners on a unique journey through Hanmer Forest amongst some amazing mountain sceneries.
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Demi-Marathon International Oasis de Lévis
Credit : iwillbehomesoon

Canada – Quebec – Sunday May 5, 2013
The fast race takes place on the South banks of the St. Lawrence River, mostly on the “Parcours des Anses” bike path which offers fantastic view on the river, it bridges, Québec’s fortifications, Île d’Orléans and the Montmorency Falls.
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GöteborgsVarvet Half Marathon
Credit : Guillaume Baviere

Sweden – Saturday May 18, 2013
With more than 200,000 spectators to cheer you up along the way, the race is a great way to discover one of Sweden’s most beautiful cities.
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3Länderlauf 1/2 Marathon
Credit : Thomas Cloer

Switzerland – Basel-City – Sunday May 26, 2013
The route is quite special and unique since it takes the participants in 3 different countries (Switzerland, France and Germany) and crosses the Rhine river four times. Not bad in only 21.1 km!

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