Regardless of your age, your fitness level, or what your particular tastes are, the perfect marathon North America event is out there. If you are looking for more than just a race, the Rock 'n' Roll series might be the perfect destination.
Taking place in some of the most fun cities in America, the atmosphere is more like a festival than a race. A great vacation getaway, consider attending the marathon event in Las Vegas, Dallas, Chicago, Los Angeles, Nashville, or any of the other awesome locations. Designed to entertain the seasoned marathoner to the novice crowd, come for the race and stay for the fun!
For the heavy competitor, the Chicago Marathon and the Boston Marathon are races that are so popular you have to qualify to participate. If you intend to make either event, you will have to fight your way in by finding a marathon that counts as a qualifier.
The Big Sur International is one of the most scenic races anywhere on earth. Make your way along the California coastline with spectacular views abound, or for the true warrior who is looking for more than just a 26.2 mile, 42.2-kilometer race, the Rim Rock Run covers over 53 peaks of mountain terrain.
Participants are forced to
, winding roads, and sandstone formations to cross the finish line. America is a diverse country with endless scenery sprawling from coast to coast. Whatever it is that drives you to run a marathon, enhance your inspiration by finding the right event today.
The US is one of the few countries that doesn’t use the metric system, so be prepared to convert
Tipping is considered a must in America for just about everything from carrying someone’s bags to opening the door for someone
The taxi cab is a nearly a thing of the past. Uber is the way to go!
Driving in the US is very regimented, so make sure you know the rules of the road if you decide to rent a car
If you have an emergency while visiting, dial 911 for help
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Pikes Peak Marathon, Reviewed 17 January, 2019
18 August, 2007
You begin ascending from Manitou Springs at an altitude of 1918 meters and will arrive the summit at 4299 meters after a time which usually equals the runners finishing time in a flat city marathon. Even the the downhill part (at the same path) will take at least 30 minutes more than a usual half marathon.