September 2013 : Marathons Calendar

01 Sep 2013 08:00
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Calendar

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

Marathons selection

American Discovery Trail Marathon
Credit : detroitstylz

USA – Colorado – Monday September 2, 2013 – 06:30
Starting 26 miles north of downtown Colorado Springs, participants will run on the American Discovery Trail down to the finishing line located at America the Beautiful Park. Except a few short sections of asphalt or concrete, the race is run on packed dirt.
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Dingle Marathon
Slea head
Credit : René van Linde

Ireland – Munster – Saturday September 7, 2013
A half, full and ultra-marathon takes place on the spectacular Dingle peninsula. This is one of Irelands most popular and scenic runs. Now in to its fifth year, this has become a most do event for all running enthusiasts.
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Ston Wall Marathon
Credit : Ston Marathon

Croatia – Sunday September 8, 2013
The start and finish lines are located in the center of the medieval town of Ston, in Southern Croatia. The highlight of the race is the ascent and a descent along the defensive wall that surround the city.
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Flagstaff Marathon
Flagstaff Marathon Start
Credit : Flagstaff Marathon

USA – Arizona – Saturday September 21, 2013 – 08:00
The race is held at the Flagstaff Nordic Center,15 miles northwest of Flagstaff. It is a challenging altitude (8,000 feet) off-road run in the Coconino National Forest with a total elevation gain of 2,200 feet.

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Amazing Maasai Marathon
African adventure – setting out as the sun rises.
Credit : Amazing Maasai Ultra

Kenya – Saturday September 28, 2013
This is another altitude race starting at 1,800m. It is run along roads and paths in the bush. Professional scouts will track the wild animals to ensure the security of the runners in this remote area, far from the usual tourist trails.
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Interviews

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