November 2010 Half Marathons Calendar

01 Nov 2010 18:18
Jean-Loup Fenaux

When temperature are starting to freeze in the Northern hemisphere, November is a great time to head south and run in a cool tropical or sub-tropical environment. While there are 154 half marathons held around the world in November, I’ve decided to provide you with a short selection of half marathons ran on sunny islands.

Abu Dhabi Striders Half Marathon
Abu Dhabi Sky Line
Credit : aelseed

United Arab Emirates – Friday November 5th Abu Dhabi may not be as famous as its neighbour Dubai, it still offers the same mix of desert, sea and utra modern architecture. More info…

Key Largo Bridge Run
Miami to Key Largo
Credit : Carl Lender

US – Florida – Sunday November 13th This is the second edition of the race. Participants will run over the newly re-contructed one-and-a-half-mile long Jewfish Creek Bridge. Apart from climbing the bridge, the race is fairly flat. A 5K race is also organized.More info…

Amathunta Half Marathon
Limassol beach
Credit : Leonid Mamchenkov

Cyprus – Sunday November 21th The race is ran in Limassol on the Southern coast of Cyprus, in the Mediterranean sea. The route is flat and perfect for establishing a new personal best. More info…

Semi Marathon International de Fort de France
Credit : Jukka

France – Martinique – Sunday November 28th Discover the charm of the Caribbean culture while running on the streets of Fort-de-France, the capital of Martinique. This year a new route has been set up. It should be more “rolling”. More info…

Ciudad de Arrecife 1/2 Marathon Lanzarote
Playa del Reducto, Arrecife
Credit : Paul Stephenson

Spain – Canary Islands – Sunday November 13th Part of the Ciudad de Arrecife Lanzarote Marathon, the half marathon is mostly ran on the seafront of the city. The course has been designed by the foremost runner from the Canary Islands, Jose Carlos Hernández Cabrera More info…