Training for a Half Marathon

Learn how to get ready for your race.

Big Sur Half Marathon Guide
The Big Sur Half Marathon is an extremely popular race and the 9,000 entry spots sell out every year. The scenic race course of the Big Sur Half makes it one of the top destination half marathons and draws racers from all around the country as well as international... Read more
Chicago Half Marathon Guide
The Chicago Half Marathon is one race of a 3 part half marathon series that also includes the Chicago Spring Half Marathon and the Michelob Ultra 13.1 Marathon Chicago. The organizers of the Half Marathon Series are offering special opportunities for runners who choose to participate in more than one... Read more
Rock n Roll Half Marathon Series
It is common to hear non-runners say they don’t run because running isn’t fun. The organizers of the Rock n Roll Marathon Series would beg to differ, however. To them, running and having fun are not mutually exclusive and in fact, go hand in hand. That’s the philosophy behind... Read more
Brooklyn Half Marathon Guide
The Brooklyn Half Marathon is one race of a 5 borough race series that also includes The NYC Half, the Quuens 10K, the Bronx 10-miler, and the Staten Island Half. The 5 Borough Series is organized by the New York Road Runners and aims to showcase how all of... Read more
The 5 Largest Half Marathons in the United States
The half-marathon is now the most popular of all the road race distances in the United States. As Ryan Lamppa, a researcher for Running USA puts it, the half is, “less time-consuming as far as training,” but just as satisfying as completing a marathon. Since 2003, the half-marathon has... Read more
Half Marathon Pace Chart

Half Marathon Pace Chart Hot

Races March 14, 2014 0

We’ve all been there before: in the midst of a race, with everything going on around you, it’s hard to pace yourself and make sure you’re running at the right speed. This is critically important for long races like the half marathon, where going out too quickly or too... Read more
The 5 Largest Half Marathons in the World
With the half marathon gaining popularity year after year, there are thousands of half marathons held worldwide. For those who are new to the sport, there are many choices on where to take on your first race. Half marathon enthusiasts have hundreds of convenient choices to tackle another. Half... Read more
7 Small Half Marathons Worth Traveling To
With half marathons growing in popularity (there were more than 1.85 million finishers in the United States alone, according to Running USA), one of the biggest challenges facing runners is simply deciding which race to run. Choices have never been more abundant. Of course, you can browse our complete... Read more
5 Beautiful Half Marathon Courses You Need to Run
Half marathons, otherwise known as 21K runs, have been gaining popularity over the years for a good number of reasons. If you’ve been training for quite some time but still don’t have the confidence for a full marathon, joining the half marathon is an excellent way to get your... Read more
2014 Half Marathon Calendar

2014 Half Marathon Calendar

Races February 16, 2014 0

Looking for a half marathon near you? Browse through our 2014 Half Marathon Calendar for all the major half marathon races in the United States, organized by month and location. The calendar is current through June, 2014. You can scroll through the entire calendar below or use the following... Read more