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25 Winter Destination Half Marathons in Warm Climates

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“The trail is the thing, not the end of the trail. Travel too fast and you miss all you are traveling for.” — Louis L’Amour 1) Walt Disney World Half Marathon There are few race weekends as magical as this one, whose half marathon runs on Saturday (followed by the full marathon on Sunday) and [...]

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21 Gorgeous Lakeside Half Marathons in 2019

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“Believe that you can run farther or faster. Believe that you’re young enough, old enough, strong enough, and so on to accomplish everything you want to do. Don’t let worn-out beliefs stop you from moving beyond yourself.” — John Bingham 1) Diamond Valley Lake Half Marathon • Hemet, CA Runners get a chance to run [...]

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5 Reasons to Hire a Running Coach

5 Reasons to Hire a Running Coach

The last time I had a running coach was also the last time I had a locker. Being a part of my high school’s track team allowed me a free education in drills, strength training, and various types of runs. That foundation helped me in my adult years to coach myself to consistent training, Boston [...]

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21 Bucket List Half Marathons for 2019

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“Something magical happens when you take control of your thoughts. You realize you are your own creation. Moment to moment, who do you want to be?” — Deena Kastor 1) Publix Atlanta Half Marathon Sure, I might be a little biased because this one is run in my hometown. But you get to see virtually every [...]

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13.1 Stunning Spring Half Marathons for 2019

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“That’s the thing about running: your greatest runs are rarely measured by racing success. They are moments in time when running allows you to see how wonderful your life is.” — Kara Goucher 1) Golden Gate Headlands Half Marathon • Sausalito, CA Run along a backdrop of gorgeous natural vistas with views of San Francisco’s [...]

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10 Half Marathons in Europe’s Smallest Countries

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1) SkyRace Comapedrosa • Andorra Situated between France and Spain in the Pyrenees mountains, Andorra is known for its ski resorts and tax-haven status. The SkyRace Comapedrosa consists of two very long climbs with panoramic views of Natural Park of Les Valls del Comapedrosa, and is best suited for advanced trail runners as it features [...]

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How I Set My 2019 Running Goals & How You Can Too

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As we say goodbye to 2018 and welcome 2019, many of us are busily plotting and planning the months to come. Instead of resolutions each year, I like to set yearly goals. These are things that keep me motivated throughout the year and are achievable, but require work on my part. I set 10 goals [...]

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15 Scenic Florida Half Marathons

15 Scenic Florida Half Marathons

1) FitBit Miami Half Marathon • Miami, FL From the high rises of downtown Miami to the art deco-inspired buildings of South Beach, there is no shortage of scenery during the 13.1 miles of the FitBit Miami Half Marathon. Runs Sunday, January 27, 2019 2) A1A Half Marathon • Ft. Lauderdale, FL Loaded with unobstructed ocean views [...]

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10 Mexico Half Marathons for the Traveling Runner

10 Mexico Half Marathons for the Traveling Runner

From a pair of races in the port city of Cancun on the Gulf of Mexico, to runs that look onto the Pacific Ocean from the beaches of Mazatlán, races that’ll make you want to run south of the border. 1) Cancun Half Marathon • Cancun, Mexico Held in early March, this half offers an [...]

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10 Portugal Half Marathons for the Traveling Runner

10 Portgual Half Marathons for the Traveling Runner

From the city streets of Portugal’s capital city of Lisbon to the wilds of Serra do Açor, a remote protected landscape in Piódão, some truly unforgettable half marathon races for your running wish list. 1) Discoveries Half Marathon • Lisbon, Portugal In early December, the Discoveries Half Marathon takes place in Lisbon, where you’ll run a [...]

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