October 2013 : Half Marathons Calendar

01 Oct 2013 07:45
Jean-Loup Fenaux

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

Half Marathons selection

Hooker Oak Trail Half Marathon
Daytona Beach speedway
Credit : Bang-Ning Hsu

USA – California – Sunday October 6, 2013 – 07:00 Chico’s Bidwell Park is the 3rd largest metropolitan park in the United States, and has a trail run for 4 years now. The race is tough: its tag line is ‘Are you HOT enough?’ The route leaves Hooker Oak Park and travels west up into the hills on Middle Trail and returns via the Yahi Trails. It is a beautiful run through the oaks and along Chico Creek. 100-200 runners are expected.More info…

Cardiff Half Marathon
Cardiff Castle
Credit : candyschwartz

United Kingdom – Wales – Sunday October 6, 2013 – 09:00 The route takes runners past the capital’s most iconic landmarks with beautiful scenery and historic building : Cardiff Castle, Cardiff City Stadium, the glorious Penarth Marina, the Norwegian Church, the Wales Millennium Centre and the beautiful Roath Park Lake. The predominantly flat and fast course makes it ideal for beginners and experienced runners alike. More info…

Heritage Half Marathon
Credit : taberandrew

USA – Virginia – Sunday October 13, 2013 – 07:00 The Heritage Half Marathon takes place in the beautiful Northern Virginia community of Gainesville. This race makes a perfect tune-up for the Marine Corps Marathon which is held two weeks later… More info…

Blue Mountains Half Marathon
Credit : Anthony Majanlahti

Canada – Ontario – Sunday October 20, 2013 – 09:00 This picturesque course takes place on paved and gravel roads that wind through the towns of Thornbury and Clarksburg. It then takes you through the Beaver Valley into apple country with the challenge of a few hills and spectacular views of the fall colours and of Georgian Bay. More info…

Maratonina della Città di Cremona
Credit : ho visto nina volare

Italy – Lombardy – Sunday October 20, 2013 – 09:30 The race is run in the flat and traffic free streets of the small medieval city located on the left bank of the Po River. A great excuse to get back to Italy.More info…


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