Marathon

Hong Kong Standard Charted Marathon

25 Jan 15

Registration period – 19/9/14 – 10/10/14
Half marathon time limit: 3 hours
Run through Hong Kong city and Nathon Road.

http://www.hkmarathon.com/Event_Info/Routing.htm

Tokyo Marathon

22 Feb 15

One of the world marathon majors series.
Marathon  : 7 hours; 10km Race: 1 hour and 40 minutes
The time limits are based on the gun time (not on the chip time).

Limit of participants –
Marathon  : 35,500 runners 10km Race: 500 runners

Kilimanjaro Marathon and Half Marathon

1 Mar 15

Come to Tanzania and take part in the Kilimanjaro Marathon or Half Marathon.

Other attraction after the run:
Kilimanjaro climb
Serengeti Safari
Zanzibar Island

Half marathon: Yes

Cutoff time: 6 hours

http://www.runfuntravel.com/event.php?e=57

Rome Marathon

22 Mar 15

Voted as the top choice by Runner’s World survey of city marathons.

See the Colosseum, Trevi Fountain, Spanish Steps, Vatican City. Why walk when you can run!

San Francisco Rock and Roll Half Marathon

29 Mar 15

Highlight: Golden Gate Bridge

Time limit: 3.5 hours

http://runrocknroll.competitor.com/san-Francisco

Paris Marathon

12 Apr 15

Start the marathon on “The most beautiful avenue in the world” – The Champs Elysees.

The Paris Marathon is essentially a sightseeing tour of the city. Get to know the most beautiful city in the world, while running the legendary 42.195 km distance.

See The Champs Elysees, Place du Concorde, Louvre, River Seine, Notre Dame, Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe.

http://www.runfuntravel.com/event.php?e=18

Budapest Spring Half Marathon

18 / 19 Apr 15

See Budapest Half Marathon below.

Madrid Rock and Roll half marathon

26 Apr 15

http://runrocknroll.competitor.com/tour-stops?display=half&sort=event_date

Volkswagen Prague Marathon

3 May 15

Considered to be one of the most beautiful marathons in the world.

Running along a river and meandering in the heart of medieval European capitals.

Is a must do on the marathon bucket list.

http://www.runfuntravel.com/event.php?e=38

BUPA London 10,000

25 May 15

The Bupa London 10,000 is a fast, flat 10K race that takes in many of London’s most iconic landmarks.

The race starts on The Mall and follows a clockwise route around the City of Westminster and the City of London, Admiralty Arch, Nelson’s Column, St Paul’s Cathedral, the Bank of England, Leadenhall Market, the London Eye, Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament and Westminster Abbey before finishing on Spur Road in front of Buckingham Palace.

10km race.

http://www.london10000.co.uk/

Mozart 100, Salzburg Running Festival

20 June 15

A scenic run on the trails of Sound of Music. One of the most beautiful marathons ini Europe.

Scenic Light (25km):   Challenging 25.6 km from Fuschl am See to Residenzplatz square in Salzburg.

http://www.runfuntravel.com/event.php?e=42

Gold Coast Airport Marathon

5/6 July 15

http://www.runsociety.com/2012/07/19/gold-coast-marathon-2012-run-down-under-to-run-down-your-personal-best/

Mauritius Marathon

19 July 15

Experience an unforgettable view of one of the most beautiful lagoons on the island and run through typical coastal villages.

http://www.runfuntravel.com/event.php?e=46

Time limit –

Half Marathon: 4 hours

Marathon: 6 hours

Swiss Alpine Marathon, Switzerland

25 July 15

Magnificent scenery, fantastic trail running, superb walking, alpine scenery, excellent races – Davos has the lot.

Half Marathon: Yes

http://www.runfuntravel.com/event.php?e=15

Angkor Wat Empire Marathon

9 Aug 15

http://angkorempiremarathon.org/

Da Nang International Marathon

30 Aug 15

Experience beautiful beaches, amazing resorts, outstanding golf courses, welcoming locals and incomparable food. The course is flat and the scenery outstanding.

Half marathon: Yes

http://www.runfuntravel.com/event.php?e=23

Marathon du Medoc, France

12 Sep 15

Most entertaining Marathon in the world, as the Marathon du Medoc weaves its way through the vineyards of Bordeaux.

Marathon only.

http://www.runfuntravel.com/event.php?e=48

Marathon du Médoc 2013 (video by Bernd Staudt)

Marathon du Médoc 2013 (video by dony40)

Marathon du Médoc 2014 (video by dony40)

Budapest Half Marathon

15 Sep 15

Budapest, with its seven bridges and three hills, has long won the hearts of runners from other countries. 

After the marathon you can bathe your aching feet in one of the 22 pools of the Széchenyi thermal bath, the most famous spa in Budapest.

JTB Maui Marathon and Half Marathon, Hawaii

20 Sep 15

The Maui Marathon course is undoubtedly one of the most scenic marathon courses in the world. 17 miles of oceanfront running on what Conde Nast Traveler Magazine described as “The World’s Best Island”.

http://www.runfuntravel.com/event.php?e=35

BWM Berlin Marathon

27 Sep 15

One of the six races that comprise the World Marathon Majors

http://www.runfuntravel.com/event.php?e=28

Mooathon, Ireland

27 Sep 15

Stunningly beautiful race route, experience the hospitality of the town of Downings and enjoy the Craic in Ireland.

Half marathon: Yes

(13.1 Mile – Semi-Skimmed)

Note:

The 10K Mini Moo will be a single loop route along Atlantic Drive with beautiful views of the coast. The scenery is incredible.

All entrants MUST wear black and white clothing on race day.

http://www.runfuntravel.com/event.php?e=56

http://www.mooathon.com/

 

Perugia Choco Marathon, Italy

25 Oct 15

The Perugia Choco Marathon will be held on the final day of the Festival of Chocolate, an event dedicated to Chocolate and Cakes. Perugia is one of the most famous European Chocolate cities.

Location: Situated between Tuscany and Lazio.

Half marathon: Yes

http://runfuntravel.com/event.php?e=43

Las Vegas Rock and Roll Half Marathon, USA

13/15 Nov 15

Unique weekend experience includes live music, parties, Health & Fitness expo on the Las Vegas Strip at night. 

http://runrocknroll.competitor.com/las-vegas/

http://youtu.be/q_rjiUTU5so

 

Bangkok Standard Charted Marathon

16 Nov 15

“I love this marathon, so much so, I did it twice, once in 2007, and then went back in 2008” – Lazyrunner

http://www.lazyrunner.com/asias-best-running-events

Scenic and loop course travel pass many historical landmarks through cultural and ethnic communities. All start and finish line are at Sanam Chai Road locating in front of the Royal Grand Palace.

Half marathon time limit: 3 hours

http://www.bkkmarathon.com/eng/index.php

Air New Zealand Queenstown International Marathon

21 Nov 15

The course takes in the best highlights of the region including Millbrook, Arrowtown, Arrow River, Lake Hayes, Old Shotover Bridge, Lake Wakatipu and Queenstown Gardens.

Half marathons: Yes

http://www.runfuntravel.com/event.php?e=49

Honolulu Marathon

13 Dec 15

The race is extremely popular due to its exotic location in tropical Hawaii and for its scenic route through the streets of Waikiki, around the iconic Diamond Head volcano and through the beautiful neighbourhoods of Kahala and Hawaii Kai.

The Honolulu Marathon is the third largest marathon in the US, attracting around 30,000 participants each December.

It is unique, in that there is no limit on the number of participants and there is no cut off time

http://www.runfuntravel.com/event.php?e=34

Other marathons –

Rock and Roll Marathon calendar –

http://runrocknroll.competitor.com/tour-stops?display=half&sort=event_date 

Useful links –

Running tips by Running.About

Map my Run

Run the Planet

Lazy Runner

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