Half Marathon Trainers

HMT 2012 Upcoming Races (Read 1032 times)

    Here's the place to post a quick note about what you are running in 2012.

    Share whatever details you have and we will get it updated on the HMT 2012 Race Calendar!


    For example:

    Date: Jan 28th

    Race: Texas Half:

    Event URL: http://www.texashalf.com/

    Distance: 13.1 Miles

    Location: Dallas, TX, USA

    Goal Time: 1:49:59


    Don't worry if you don't have or don't want to share a goal. We'd still love to hear about what you are running.

    If the event has a website please do let us know what the link (URL) is. It's nice to see the details of all the cool races out there!


    So let's hear it folks - where is everyone racing in 2012?

    2017 Goals
    1) Run more than 231 miles
    2) Be ready for  HM in the spring

      I feel honored to be the first to post two years in a row! My parents will be staying in Palm Springs and I did both of these races last year, will do them both again.


      Date: February 12

      Race: Palm Springs Half Marathon

      Event URL: http://www.kleinclarksports.com/page2/page2.html

      Distance: 13.1 Miles

      Location: Palm Springs, CA, USA

      Goal Time: 1:32 (will be refined as I get closer to race, this represents a 2:30 PR)


      Date: March 25

      Race: Women Running Wild 5K

      Event URL: http://www.kleinclarksports.com/page4/page4.html

      Distance: 5k

      Location: Palm Springs, CA, USA

      Goal Time: Defend my 35-39 title!

        Date: April 1

        Race: Greater Danbury Half Marathon

        Event URL: http://www.jbsports.com/?page_id=197

        Distance: 13.1 Miles

        Location: Danbury, CT USA

        Goal Time: 1:29:59


        much more to come, but let's start there...

        Come all you no-hopers, you jokers and rogues
        We're on the road to nowhere, let's find out where it goes

          Date: Jan 14th

          Race: The Charleston Half Marathon

          Event URL: http://charlestonmarathon.com/

          Distance: 13.1 Miles

          Location: Charleston, SC USA

          Goal Time: 2:15:00  


          Will be my first half,  followed by a full marathon in Feb. Smile


          Date: Mar 31st

          Race: The Cooper River Bridge Run

          Event URL: http://bridgerun.com/

          Distance: 6.2 Miles

          Location: Charleston, SC USA

          Goal Time: 55:00


          Run this every year with friends. Usually I jog it in about an hour, but after actually training this year I think I can actually race it. We have a friendly competition where we run it with our spouses/significant others and combine the couples times. Whichever couple wins (lowest combined time) gets all their drinks and food paid for when we go out afterwards.

          an amazing likeness

            Not much solidly planned on my calendar right now other than these two:


            Date:  Jan 14, 2012

            Race: Smuttynose Indoor Half and Relay

            Event URL: http://www.smuttynose-palooza.com/

            Distance: 13.1 miles / 66 laps

            Location: Milford, NH

            Goal Time: 1:40:59


            Date:  Feb 5, 2012

            Race: Mid Winter Classic 10 Miler

            Event URL: http://www.midwinterclassic10miler.com/

            Distance: 10 miles

            Location: Cape Elizabeth, ME

            Goal Time: <1:15:00  (10 mile PR)

            I've done my best to live the right way. I get up every morning and go to work each day. (for now)

            Team 9 from Outer Space

              Date: Jan 01

              Race: Resolution Run

              Distance: 5k

              Location: Regina, SK CANADA

              Goal Time: undecided, haven't run a 5k in a long time


              Just a little race, but New Year's morning is a good time to get going on the running year. I've run this in -46*C windchill and in a blizzard so conditions could be anything winter brings.

              "Don't feel like running today...suck it up and run ...you're an athlete." (John Stanton, founder & owner of The Running Room)


              Three half marathons later, I got a number. Half Fanatic #9292. :)

              Loves the outdoors

                Back for the same again - this time hopefully faster! I've already registered to up my motivation as I've been a bit flat during the last 6 months. Date: Feb 26th Race: Round the Bays Half Marathon Event URL: http://www.wellingtonroundthebays.co.nz/ Distance: 21.1km Location: Wellington, NZ Goal Time: 2:20

                One day I decided I wanted to become a runner, so I did.

                  I enjoyed it so much, I'm going back for seconds! My daughter claims that in the minutes after the last one I gave her permission to whack me upside the head if I ever signed up for another. I have no recollection of this. I already signed up, so I'm watching my upside.


                  Date: Sept 30, 2012

                  Race: Wineglass Half Marathon

                  Event URL: http://www.wineglassmarathon.com/

                  Distance: 13.1 miles

                  Location: Corning, NY

                  Goal Time: 2:19:59

                  Petco Run/Walk/Wag 5k

                    ok, I finally feel ready and able to train for a half again, so I signed up and committed the $. I know I've been amongst the missing most of the year, but its been a bit crazy dealing with emergency delivery of my daughters twins, her side effects, then helping with the boys... we're finally worked things out to where I can get my morning runs in and think about the time on feet I need for a half. I'm also finally corrected what went wrong after last years Decker Challenge and are not having the calf problems I had for much of the year.


                    Date: Jan 29th

                    Race: 3M Half

                    Event URL: http://solutions.3m.com/wps/portal/3M/en_US/HalfMarathon/Home/

                    Distance: 13.1 Miles

                    Location: Austin, TX, USA

                    Goal Time: 2:50:00


                    I may also run a 2pm Resolution run on New Years Day. Haven't cleared it with family members yet


                    Now to get my long runs to 2+ hours and I'll be ready! Good training everyone!

                    bob e v
                    2014 goals: keep on running! Is there anything more than that?

                    Complete the last 3 races in the Austin Distance Challenge, Rogue 30k, 3M Half, Austin Full

                    Break the 1000 mi barrier!

                    History: blessed heart attack 3/15/2008; c25k july 2008 first 5k 10/26/2008 on 62nd birthday.

                      Here are the races I'm tentatively targeting for early 2012 provided my training goes smoothly:


                      Date: March 17th

                      Race: Rock 'n' Roll Half

                      Event URL: http://runrocknroll.competitor.com/usa/event-details

                      Distance: 13.1 miles

                      Location: Washington, DC, USA

                      Goal Time: 1:44:59 - though my training runs leave me feeling I might be able to go a fair amount faster


                      Date: April 22nd

                      Race: GW Parkway Classic

                      Event URL: http://pacersevents.com/parkwayclassic/index.html

                      Distance: 10 miles

                      Location: Alexandria, VA, USA

                      Goal Time: 1:15:00


                      Date: May 19th

                      Race: Kelley Cares 5k

                      Event URL: http://www.kelleycares.org/

                      Distance: 5k

                      Location: Alexandria, VA, USA

                      Goal Time: 19:51 (my previous PR set during XC season, so unlikely but I'm staying optimistic)

                      I ran. I ran until my muscles burned and my veins pumped battery acid. Then I ran some more.



                      Future Goals: 5:30 mile • 19:30 5k • 33:30 8k • 42:00 10k • 1:15:00 10-mile • 1:40:00 half-marathon • 1000 miles

                        Great to see the early part of the year shaping up for many! Keep 'em coming!

                        2017 Goals
                        1) Run more than 231 miles
                        2) Be ready for  HM in the spring

                        an amazing likeness

                          Date:  March 25, 2012

                          Race: Eastern States 20 Mile

                          Event URL: http://www.easternstates20mile.com/

                          Distance: 20 miles

                          Location: Kittery Maine, through NH, to Salisbury, MA

                          Goal Time:  2:46:30

                          I've done my best to live the right way. I get up every morning and go to work each day. (for now)

                            I've decided to sign up for some of the events in the RootsRockRun trail series:

                            Event URL: http://www.rootsrockrun.com/

                            Location: Port Gamble, WA, USA


                            Date:   May 6   Forest 5K

                            Date:  July 8   Timber Town 10K

                            Date:  Aug 5    Port Gamble HM

                            Date:  Sept 2  Roots Rock 25K


                            I won't be racing these with a goal time in mind since I have very little experience with trail racing.

                            I really enjoyed the Spooky 12K they put on last October though and expect these will be exhilarating as well.

                            If I was ready for it, they are having a 25K on Feb 12...so soon! Dare I??

                            Go as long as you can, and then take another step.

                              Here's 2 on my calendar:


                              Date: Jan 15

                              Race: Aramco Houston Half

                              Event URL: http://www.chevronhoustonmarathon.com/HalfMarathon/

                              Distance: 13.1 Miles

                              Location: Houston, TX, USA

                              Goal Time: 1:51




                              Date: Nov 11

                              Race: Rock n Roll San Antonio

                              Event URL: http://runrocknroll.competitor.com/san-antonio

                              Distance: 13.1 Miles

                              Location: San Antonio, TX, USA

                              Goal Time: 1:45

                                Date: April 22

                                Race: Glass City

                                Event URL: <cite>www.glasscitymarathon.org</cite>

                                Distance: 13.1 Miles

                                Location: Toledo, OH, USA

                                Goal Time: 2:30  This will be my first!