May 2013 : Marathons Calendar

01 May 2013 06:23
Jean-Loup Fenaux

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

Marathons selection

Shiprock Marathon
Shiprock Monolith - Tse bi Tae - Rock with Wings
Credit : DR Ranch

USA – New Mexico – Saturday May 4, 2013 – 07:00
The point to point race begins out near Red Valley Arizona. It passes through some beautiful high desert scenery on rolling hills towards the city of Shiprock while passing the 1800’ volcanic cinder cone of Shiprock itself at about the halfway point.
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Neolithic Marathon
Credit : nyaa_birdies_perch

United Kingdom – England – Sunday May 5, 2013
This unique multi-terrain running experience takes you across stunning Salisbury Plain between the World Heritage Sites of Avebury and Stonehenge. With beautiful views across this ancient rolling landscape, don’t look around too much, as it might take your breath away!
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Movistar Lima Maratón
Lima Cathedral
Credit : James Preston

Peru – Sunday May 19, 2013 – 07:00
The capital and largest city of Peru hosts its marathon for the 5th time, taking the runners though the streets of its historic center which was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In may, temperatures are usually cool.
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Barossa Marathon
Credit : Amanda Slater

Australia – South Australia – Sunday May 26, 2013 – 07:30
The relatively flat course takes the runners through the autumn colored vineyards and wineries located North of Adelaide, around Tanunda.
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Tenzing Hillary Everest Marathon
Credit : Göran Höglund (Kartläsarn)

Nepal – Wednesday May 29, 2013
This year, we celebrate the 60th anniversary of the first successul ascent to the top of Mt Everest. The race will start on the anniversary date from the Everest base camp and take the runners back to Namche Bazaar.
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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.