International Saturday Runs-Updated May & June 2008
On your next vacation out of the US, have a great time and take in a Saturday Run.
April 25, 2009 Saturday Dreiburgenland Marathon & Half Marathon, 12.45 K Thurmansbang, Germany. Do you speak German?
May 1, 2008 Saturday Marathon de Senart Tigery, France. Do you speak French?
May 1, 2008 Saturday Traumeel Wally Hayward Marathon & 21K,10K,5K &1K Kid's Run, Gauteng North, South Africa
May 3, 2008 Saturday Lion Foundation Fletcher Challenge Marathon & 10km, 5km Rotorua, New Zealand
May 5, 2008 Monday Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon & 5P Relay, Walk, Fun Run, Wheelchair Belfast, United Kingdom
May 17, 2008 Saturday Fiji Bula Marathon & Half Marathon, 10K, 5K Korotogo, Fiji
May 17, 2008 Saturday Great Wall Marathon & Half Marathon, 10K, 5K Beijing, China. Reviewers say it was the best marathon experience they ever had, but also the most grueling marathon they ever ran.
May 17, 2008 Saturday GutsMuths Rennsteiglauf & Super Marathon, Half Marathon Schmiedefeld, Germany. Do you speak German? One very positive review. Website complete with German music.
May 17, 2008 Saturday Gerolsteiner Helgoland Marathon Helgoland, Germany. Do you speak German?
May 24, 2008 Saturday Marathon de la baie du Mont St Michel Cancale, France. Do you speak French?
May 31, 2008 Saturday Suleskard Marathon Valle - Sirdal, Norway. Do you speak Norwegian? Website in English.
June 7, 2008 Saturday NIGHTMARATHON.IT & Half Marathon Jesolo Beach VENICE, Italy. Do you speak Italian? Main site has links to English and French pages.
June 14, 2008 Saturday LGT Liechtenstein Alpine Marathon & Half Marathon Bendern, Liechtenstein. Do you speak German?
June 14, 2008 Saturday Ostfriesland Marathon Hesel, Germany. Do you speak German?
June 14, 2008 Saturday Svalbard Turn Spitsbergen Marathon & Half Marathon, 10 km Longyearbyen, Norway. Do you speak Norwegian?
June 20, 2008 Friday Nacht Van Vlaanderen & 100K & 10K Torhout, Belgium. Do you speak Belgium? Website has link to English.
June 21, 2008 Saturday Aabenraa Mountain Marathon & 1/2 Marathon, 10K, 4.4K Aabenraa, Denmark. Do you speak Danish? Website not much "pop."
June 21, 2008 Saturday Defi Marathon & Half Marathon, 77k, 11k, 10k Walk, 5k Walk Val-de-Travers, Switzerland. Do you speak Swiss?
June 21, 2008 Saturday Drebber Marathon & Half Marathon, Relays, 9.4K, 4.7K Drebber, Germany. Do you speak German?
June 21, 2008 Saturday Midnight Sun Marathon & Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K, 4K Tromso, Norway. Website in English.
June 21, 2008 Saturday White Nights Marathon & 10K St. Petersburg, Russia. Do you speak Russian? I speak a little Russian and I still could not find a place for registration on the site. Small event. One reviewer said there was more police support than fan support. Runs by some of most beautiful areas in St. Petersburg.
June 22, 2008 Sunday Mount Kilimanjaro Marathon & Half Marathon & 10K Moshi, Tanzania. I know...this is not a Saturday run, but I have climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro and been on safari on the Serengeti, so I just had to post this run. Website in English.
June 28, 2008 Saturday Red Cross Big Five Marathon & Half Marathon Entabeni Game Reserve, South Africa. Start time is a game day decision because it depends upon where the pride of lions slept the night before!!!
June 28, 2008 Saturday Paavo Nurmi Marathon & Half Marathon, 10K Turku, Finland. Do you speak Finnish?
June 28, 2008 Saturday Safaricom Marathon & Half Marathon Lewa Wildlife Conservancy, Kenya. Website in English. Event to raise money for conservation projects.
June 28, 2008 Saturday Santa Claus Marathon & Half Marathon, 12 km run and walk, children's run 100-800 m Rovaniemi, Finland. Takes place on the arctic circle. Website in English.