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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 March 2019

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Welcome to the iconic Jones Crisps Anglesey Half Marathon - THE most beautiful half marathon in the UK.

The route is undulating yet quick but most of all it is incredibly stunning. Starting on the iconic Menai Suspension Bridge and running in front of the gorgeous Snowdonia backdrop this race is truly one of a kind.

The race provides the perfect pre-London and Manchester marathon preparation. Alternatively, it is a beautiful undulating course with stunning scenery - perfect for an early season PB.

The Jones Crisps Anglesey 10k, also returns for 2018!

Anglesey Half Marathon & 10K

Menai Bridge, Isle of Anglesey, GB
Anglesey Half Marathon & 10K
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The Impact Marathon Series has landed in Guatemala and is all set for an extraordinary experience. Youll be treated to the usual blend of stunning locations, hugely impactful volunteering and the hardest race of your life. With a volcanic backdrop, some massive social issues to support and meeting 85 brand new friends for life this will be an unmissable race for any runner.

The Impact Marathon experience is a dish best served small... we look for each person to have a personal experience, where 85 people become one community. Its important to us to have enough people to make an impact but not so many to lose the close, intimate experience.

Itinerary:
This is not just a race, it's a week-long community engagement and world-changing adventure. This is your chance to link in with the exciting Guatemalan culture and create a platform for change. We are here to embrace the nation, to learn its history and to help develop the discussions and the opportunities to build a strong future for the country.

Day 1 - 5th March '18
After your flight arrives in to Guatemala City during the day, youll be whisked to our Athletes' Village, a short drive from the UNESCO World Heritage town of Antigua. Here youll get to know your fellow travellers whilst enjoying an evening of amazing Guatemalan food and starting to learn more of what you'll be experiencing this week. We like to keep much of the weeks activities a surprise, so well be revealing lots more over a glass of Gallo beer this evening.

Day 2 - 6th March '18
Wake up to watch the breathtaking sunrise over Agua, Fuego and Acatanango and get into the swing of life at your project. The morning yoga session is one of the many highlights of the trip, simply unmissable. For those wanting to get a feel for the terrain, you can also head out on one of our training runs. Then the project work begins, depending on your selected UN Global Goal you'll be working with organisations in the region to bring about change in their communities.

Day 3 - 7th March '18
A morning spent with the projects and people youll be supporting, really getting to know them and seeing the difference you have made first hand. We have a surprise ready for you in the afternoon

Day 4 - 8th March '18
We rise with the sun to finish our project work as one big happy family. You'll now be feeling far more in rhythm with Guatemalan life and understanding the amazing as well as challenging sides to life in the country. Seeing your project through to completion will be an outstanding moment and is what makes the Impact Marathon experience completely unique. We finish the day celebrating with a drink or two at our Sunset Bar.

Day 5 - 9th March '18
You have a big day tomorrow so today it's time to unwind. We will have some mini-lectures and workshops around the themes of the week and your time in Guatemala. We'll also create our pop-up cinema in the evening to show our favourite trail running film of the year! We want you pumped and excited for the big day tomorrow. Head into Antigua to buy some lunch, relax with your fellow competitors, and tour this absolutely beautiful colonial town. In the evening will be the famous pasta party in preparation for race day.

Day 6 - 10th March '18
The moment has come. Start line, time to run together, as a community in one of the worlds most outstanding locations. The magic of race day: Get ready for a remarkable finish line moment as you take the final steps of the hardest race of your life. And at that finish line, well have a huge welcome home for you. Party into the night, you deserve it...

Day 7 - 11th March '18
The race is over and you'll have the usual aches and pains to remind you. To take your mind off it we have organised some incredible experiences that show you the very best that Guatemala has to offer. Alternatively, and reluctantly, we will let you return home and transfers to the airport are included!

Guatemala Impact Marathon

Antigua Guatemala, Sacatepéquez, GT
1 race
£498£1,098
Guatemala Impact Marathon
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This is Surrey's largest half marathon, which has been UKA Sanctioned and boasts full road closures. Set in the glorious country roads surrounding Woking and Guildford, this stunning, scenic half-marathon is not one to miss. The course will help you achieve your PBs - it's a fast and flat course, with a record winning time of 62minutes!

With support from both Woking and Guildford Borough Councils and Surrey County Council, we deliver a world-class race and attract some of the Worlds best runners. Now in its 5th year, the start venue at Woking Leisure Centre offers indoor bag storage, an exciting event village packed with entertainment and stalls, and of course the perfect race experience.

Whether you're a pro, aiming for a PB, or just running to get around or raise money, the Surrey Half Marathon is your friendly and local event. Kid's challenge available starting under the main race gantry ensures involvement for all the family.

Surrey Half Marathon

Woking, Surrey, GB
1 race
£35.50£41
Surrey Half Marathon

Now in its 37th year, this popular, well-organized event (on roads not closed to traffic) starts from Sawyers Hall College, Brentwood and passes through a long section of undulating parkland. Includes 3-mile Fun Run.

Brentwood Half Marathon

Brentwood, Essex, GB
Brentwood Half Marathon

Back for a fourth year, starting from the beautiful village of Langsett situated on the edge of the Peak District national park. This is a super fast technical route.
The race will twist and wind you through some beautiful forest hard packed trails, followed by some nice climbs with a fantastic downhill to the finish. The course is fully marked and marshalled so no need for navigation.

Langsett Trail 13

Stocksbridge, South Yorkshire, GB
Langsett Trail 13

The Oakland Running Festival is on the map to stay. It has been nationally recognized as the Bay Area race to run. Corrigan Sports makes the process easy from registration to race day, and the people of Oakland make you feel welcome from start to finish. Experience Oaklands diversity and beauty with a race that touches all aspects of Oaktown, and finishes with one hella awesome party.

Oakland Running Festival

Oakland, California, US
Oakland Running Festival

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