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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.

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Outlon Park has been home to many motor racing events since the 1950s and has previously hosted the British Touring Car Championship, British F3 and British Superbikes Championship. This is a unique opportunity to choose from a 5k, 10k, Half Marathon or Full Marathon and enjoy the thrill of running a brand new course and racing your way to a new chip timed personal best on this smooth traffic free tarmac motor racing circuit!

Each Mile will be accurately marked out and we have plenty of helpers to keep you quite literally on track and encourage you on your way to that chequered flag finish. Included in your entry fee is a Themed medal, event T-shirt, water and post race goodies Come and enjoy the day with us; we hope to see you there!

Running Grand Prix Oulton Park

Tarporley, GB
Running Grand Prix Oulton Park

As brutal as it is beautiful, Running the Rift Half & Full Marathon in rural Uganda is something special. Run through villages and banana plantations, through forests and around crater lakes, in hot, equatorial sun at 1600m of altitude. Question your sanity at entering the race and then look up to see the UNESCO Rwenzori Mountains crumble away into the Great Rift Valley. This course is spectacular. The views are like none you've ever seen, the hills and sun just keep on giving and the locals will keep you smiling with their amazing enthusiasm. We are 100% not for profit, with all proceeds going to the Kyaninga Child Development Centre.

The race is part of a week-long event based at Kyaninga Lodge in western Uganda. Join like-minded runners for a unique trip and explore this unspoilt part of Africa with people as adventurous as you!

More information can be found on our website or by popping us an email. We hope to see you in Uganda!!

Running the Rift Marathon

Western Region, UG
Running the Rift Marathon

In 2018, the Rock n Roll Marathon Series will be celebrating 21 Years Running. It all began in San Diego in 1998. 2018 will also mark Humana Rock n Roll San Antonio Marathon & 1/2 Marathons 11th year with the series since the inaugural race in 2008. Through the years, Rock n Roll San Antonio has become the famous historical landmark lined course that tours the Tower of the Americas, The Alamo, Mission Concepcion, San Fernando Cathedral and more. Join us in San Antonio in 2018 for our series-wide celebration of 21 Years Running!

Humana Rock N Roll San Antonio

San Antonio, Texas, US
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Humana Rock N Roll San Antonio

The Holiday Classic Half Marathon and 5K run/walk, is the Inland Empires oldest and largest holiday running event providing scenic mountain views and stimulating inclines on a course which winds through the lovely streets of Loma Linda. Join us for a festive and exhilarating holiday run!

Holiday Classic Half-Marathon and 5K

Loma Linda, California, US
Holiday Classic Half-Marathon and 5K

The Leeds and Liverpool Christmas Cracker will be a jolly good merriment of festive fun. There will be tables laden (scrooge style) with mulled wine, chocolate baubles and Christmas cake, Yum, Yum and there may be even a plum pudding and bauble designed medal at the end.

Interestingly A Christmas Carol the famous Scrooge story penned by Charles dickens was believed to be inspired by Dickens stay in the Yorkshire town of Malton. Back in the early 19th century a building in Chancery Lane, Malton housed the Smithson families, law practice. As part of his training Charles Smithson spent his time in London and met and formed a relationship with Charles Dickens. Dickens spent a lot of time with the Smithson family in Malton. and it is believed that he modelled Scrooges counting house on the Chancery Lane premises.

Leeds & Liverpool Canal Christmas Cracker 2018

Leeds, West Yorkshire, GB
Leeds & Liverpool Canal Christmas Cracker 2018

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