October 2015: Marathons Calendar

01 Oct 2015 02:00
Jean-Loup Fenaux

Here is a selection of Marathons organized in October 2015 that were previously featured in our monthly newsletter.


Standard Chartered KL Marathon
Credit : Christian Schmitt

Malaysia – Kuala Lumpur

KL Marathon is Malaysia’s major running event with about 35,000 participants in the different races. The marathon route lets you run by the world famous Twin Towers and many landmarks within Kuala Lumpur.

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SSE Airtricity Dublin Marathon
Credit : National Lottery Dublin Marathon

Ireland – Leinster – Dublin

The end of October in Dublin offers the perfect temperature to perform in a marathon. The flat course follows a single lap starting and finishing the center of Ireland’s Capital City and runs through Phoenix Park or around the University College Dublin.

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Medibank Melbourne Marathon
Credit : Ryan Chatfield

Australia – Victoria – Melbourne

The marathon starts and finishes at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. This relatively flat course will take you to the most iconic sites of Melbourne, including Albert park Lake, the Royal Botanic Gardens and a long section along the beaches of Port Phillip Bay.

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Detroit Free Press Marathon
Credit : Todd Kopriva

USA – Michigan – Detroit

The marathon is indeed an international marathon. The course will take you through downtown Detroit in the US and through Windsor in Ontario. You will cross the border twice first on a bridge, then in a tunnel before running around the western part of Belle Isle island. Get your passport ready!

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Ecomaratona del Chianti
Credit : Andrea Tilli

Italy – Tuscany – Castelnuovo Berardenga

The only trail marathon of this newsletter takes place in the middle of the vineyards of Chianti in Tuscany. You will start and finish the race at Castelnuovo Beradenga near Sienna and enjoy 900m+ of elevation gain, climbing the typical Tuscan hills.

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All Marathons organized in October


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