Run Eton Dorney Half Marathon
When: Saturday 2 February Where: Eton Dorney, near Windsor 2012 rating: Not rated yet Run this if you like… Perfect PB potential, the course offers a flat and fast lakeside race with some impressive views of Windsor castle along the way.
21st Blackmore Vale Lions Half Marathon
When: Sunday 3 February Where: Bishops Caundle, near Sherborne 2012 rating: 81% Run this if you like… The hill at the end of this race gives the race its name, with a famous finish. A challenging course with some scenic views.
Watford Half Marathon
When: Sunday 3 February Where: Watford 2012 rating: 79% Run this if you like… Undulating road race, virtually traffic free across country lanes, but, due to traffic restrictions, runners must be capable of running first 11 miles in two hours.
Deal Half Marathon
When: Sunday 10 February Where: Sholden, Deal 2012 rating: 77% Run this if you like… One for the hill lovers out there. A small friendly race with scenic views, but did we mention there were hills?
The Liversedge Half Marathon
When: Sunday 10 February Where: Liversedge 2012 rating: 84% Run this if you like… Small local no-frills race, with smooth organisation and undulating terrain.
Baldock Beast Half Marathon
When: Sunday 24 February Where: Baldock 2012 rating: 88% Run this if you like… A varied course that takes you through the village, across fields, woodland and country roads. Don’t be put off by beast – a few hills never hurt anyone.
Photo: 21st Blackmore Vale Lions Half Marathon