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What you need to know about Half Marathon Running

At 13.1 miles, a half marathon is long enough to test even the strongest runners, but short enough for almost anyone determined to conquer their next challenge. We have a jam-packed calendar of half marathons taking place up and down the country — from big ballot events to local community races and spectacular trail runs. Get involved and conquer your next challenge.

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A half marathon is a fantastic event for those new to running to really push themselves, or as a great warm up event for those ready to tackle a full marathon or even an ultramarathon

What is the distance covered in half marathon?
The half marathon is one of running`s most popular distance - a half marathon is 13.1 miles (or 21.1km).
What is an average time for a half marathon?
Breaking 2:00 (9:09 per mile pace) is a common goal, and that time is considered a respectable half marathon time among runners. The average times for half marathons in the U.S. in 2015 were 2:04:00 for males and 2:22:21 for females.
What is the half marathon world record?
The world record for men is 58:23 for men and 1:04:52 for women.
How long does it take to train for a half marathon?
If you are working with a training plan you can achieve a half marathon in 8 weeks.

Trending Half Marathon events August 2018

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A choice of two Summer runs starting and finishing at the YMCA Hawker Centre (Kingston), proceeding towards the Thames Path on an out and back flat and fast scenic riverside route that is very well marked and marshalled all the way along. Both the half marathon and the marathon courses are both at and fast so were expecting some great PBs.

Thames Meander Marathon & Half – Summer

Kingston upon Thames, GB
Thames Meander Marathon & Half – Summer
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Returning in 2018 the Owler Marathon, Half marathon and 10K on Sunday 25th November 2018, runners get the chance to test their legs again with this new two lap multi-terrain run, set in the great surroundings of Conningbrook Lakes Country Park while taking in the quiet roads of Brook. This event also includes the Owler Half marathon and 10K.

Owler Marathon, Half Marathon & 10K – Summer

Kennington, Kent, GB
Owler Marathon, Half Marathon & 10K – Summer
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Taking place on Saturday 18th August 2018. First runners are expected to start at Langley Mill at 08.30 with the last runners expected to finish at West Park Leisure Centre by 1.30pm. Using a Time Trial format, this new off-road Half Marathon is traffic free.

With the run taking place on Saturday morning, runners will get the rest of the weekend to relax and recover.

Erewash Half Marathon

Langley Mill, Derbyshire, GB
Erewash Half Marathon
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Marathon training, setting your sights on your first half marathon, or want to enjoy a summer 5 or 10k road race the Battlefield Run at historic Naseby is a great event to add to your calendar
Set in the heart of Northamptonshire, the Battlefield Run starts and ends in Naseby, home of the famous Battle of Naseby wherein 1645 Oliver Cromwell defeated Charles I in the key battle of the English Civil War.

Taking advantage of the rolling Northamptonshire countryside this beautiful and peaceful road run covers 2 laps for half marathon, one lap 10k and an out and back 5k.

Battlefield Run

Northampton, GB
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£19.20£26
Battlefield Run
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Working in partnership with Aberdeen City Council, VisitAberdeenshire & Aberdeen Inspired our aim is to produce a world class event experience for local residents and to attract the wider UK and International running community to Aberdeen.

Whether youre new to running, looking for a challenge or are a club runner aiming for a record PB there is a distance and wave to suit your ability. So what are you waiting for? Sign up today and be part of something Great!

Starting and finishing on Union Street in the heart of the city centre, youll join thousands of runners on a route that skirts through the most scenic parts of the Granite City.
Run, jog or walk over Brig oBalgownie, through Old Aberdeen and take in the beautiful views of Aberdeen Bay.

Simplyhealth Great Aberdeen Run

Aberdeen, Aberdeen City, GB
Simplyhealth Great Aberdeen Run
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A popular part of the Kent sporting calendar, the Canterbury Half Marathon returns again in 2018. Organised to support Pilgrims Hospices by Nice Work, the race attracts a large Bank Holiday Monday entry to confirm its position as one of Kent's favourite half marathons.

Canterbury Half Marathon

Canterbury, Kent, GB
Canterbury Half Marathon

Without doubt, one of the most scenic marathons in the Country. From Alnmouth Beach the route follows a scenic coastal path passing Boulmer, Craster, Dunstanburgh Castle and Low Newton Sands. It then takes you up to Long Nanny Bridge, where, after a short run on the beach, it returns to Alnmouth along the same route. A half marathon options follows the same route to Craster then returns back to Alnmouth.

Northumberland Coastal Marathon

Alnmouth, Northumberland, GB
Northumberland Coastal Marathon

On this scenic USATF-certified half marathon course, runners and walkers start at Soledad Mission on Ft. Romie Rd. and go south for about 1 mile before turning west on Private Rd. 2 toward the Santa Lucia mountains. At mile 2.4, runners turn on Foothill/River Rd. and run north along the base of the mountains on the River Road Wine Trail. Participants will breathe cool, coastal Monterey Bay air as they pass vineyards and fields of row crops such as lettuce, spinach, carrots, and broccoli, before crossing the finish line among the vines at Pessagno Winery for a fantastic Finish Festival celebration!

Salinas Valley Half Marathon

Soledad, California, US
Salinas Valley Half Marathon

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