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7 Scotland Half Marathons You’ll Love Running

7 Scotland Half Marathons You’ll Love Running

Glencoe Marathon Gathering Glencoe, Scotland • Sunday, Sept. 5, 2021 You might feel like you’re William Wallace of Braveheart fame tromping through the meadows and mountains of Glencoe Valley in the Scottish Highlands, which the race organizers say is a true endurance test. “Make no mistake this is a serious challenge in a remote but [...]

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21 All-Downhill Half Marathons Across the USA

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“Crossing the starting line may be an act of courage, but crossing the finish line is an act of faith. Faith is what keeps us going when nothing else will. Faith is the emotion that will give you victory over your past, the demons in your soul, and all of those voices that tell you [...]

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10 Colorado Half Marathons You’ll Love Running

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“If you run, you are a runner. It doesn’t matter how fast or how far. It doesn’t matter if today is your first day or if you’ve been running for twenty years. There is no test to pass, no license to earn, no membership card to get. You just run.” — John Bingham 1) Run [...]

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7 Races You’ll Love Running in the Florida Keys

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Duval Street Mile Key West, Fla. • April Timed to coincide with the “World’s Longest Parade” — which rolls down Key West’s famed Duval Street, from the Atlantic Ocean to the Gulf of Mexico right after the last runners cross the finish line — this race also is part of the “Conch Republic Independence Celebration,” [...]

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Should We Add Training Plans in Kilometers?

Should we convert our half marathon training plans from miles to kilometers?

For years now, we’ve offered half marathon training plans with several different time frames — 10 weeks, 12 weeks, 16 weeks, etc. But our plans are available only in miles, the distances familiar mostly to runners based in the U.S., which uses the English measurement system. One of the questions I get often from readers [...]

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4 Races You’ll Love Running in Bermuda

5 half marathon races you’ll love running in Bermuda

“Bermuda is the right country for a jaded man to loaf in. There are no harassment; the deep peace and quiet of the country sink into ones body and bones and give his consciences a rest.” — Mark Twain 1) Zoom Around the Sound 7.5K Flatts Village, Bermuda | Saturday, September 18, 2021 From the [...]

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9 Races You’ll Love Running in South Carolina

Runners on the course at the Daufuskie Island Marathon in Daufuskie Island, South Carolina.

“Why do they not teach you that time is a finger snap and an eye blink, and that you should not allow a moment to pass you by without taking joyous, ecstatic note of it, not wasting a single moment of its swift, breakneck circuit?” — Pat Conroy 1) The Dirt Dash Half Marathon Johns [...]

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7 Races You’ll Love Running in Maine

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“There’s a quality of life in Maine which is this singular and unique, I think. It’s absolutely a world onto itself.” — Jamie Wyeth 1) Blueberry Cove Half Marathon Tenants Harbor, Maine • Sunday, August 29, 2021 Runners get a chance to enjoy the tranquil, peaceful beauty of the region known as Midcoast Maine and [...]

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13 Half Marathons We’d Love to Run in 2021

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“Most running, even as practiced by Olympic champions, is not hard, fast, exhaustive running. Slow down, enjoy the scenery, and ask your running buddies how they’re doing. An easy training run provides the perfect opportunity for this… Our busy days often don’t provide enough chances for catching up on things. A run does.” — Amby [...]

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7 Virtual Races You Might Love Running in 2020

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1) The Virtual Swiss Alps 800 Race Timed to coincide with the day you’d cross the finish line if you were running the Swiss Alps 100 Endurance Run in person, this virtual event will have you run an average of 8.6 kilometers (about 5.3 miles) every day between May 16 and August 16. “You can either walk, [...]

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