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Marathons USA - Which One is a Good Fit for You?

Marathons USA - Which One is a Good Fit for You?

The US is one of the greatest nations for marathons. Numerous of the elite marathon athletes come from America. There are so many opportunities for runners that if you took the vast number of marathons held throughout the year and spaced them out evenly, it would equal about a race a day. Some of the world’s most iconic marathons attract people from around the globe, such as the Boston and Chicago marathon, but there are many lesser-known ones that are just as spectacular.  Fun and creative race ... Continue Reading

Sri Chinmoy Marathon AT ROCKLAND LAKE

United States of America, Valley Cottage 23 Aug, 2019

Big Sur International Marathon

United States of America, Big Sur 28 Apr, 2019

Frisco Railroad Run

United States of America, Willard 27 Apr, 2019

Trail Triple Crown Marathon

United States of America, Newark 27 Apr, 2019

Kentucky Derby Festival Marathon

United States of America, Louisville 27 Apr, 2019

Illinois Marathon

United States of America, Champaign 27 Apr, 2019

Irving Marathon

United States of America, Irving 27 Apr, 2019

Kiwanis Kingston Classic

United States of America, Kingston 28 Apr, 2019

Backside Trail Marathon

United States of America, Louisville 28 Apr, 2019

Kentucky Derby Marathon

United States of America, Louisville 27 Apr, 2019

Kings Mountain Marathon

United States of America, Blacksburg 27 Apr, 2019

Western Pacific Marathon

United States of America, Fremont 27 Apr, 2019

Things To Think About

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Do you want to make a marathon your vacation getaway?

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What type of scenery do you want to experience while running?

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Can you wear earphones when running your chosen marathon? If not, you might want to leave them behind when training

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If you are running in hilly or mountainous conditions, you might have to train differently

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Is there a participation cutoff or a prequalifying time that you need for your chosen marathon? Know the specifics, so that you don’t miss out after all your hard training efforts


US Marathon Calendar, Which Marathon Will be on Yours?

From qualifying runs like the Boston Marathon to the New York City Marathon, which has the largest participation rates, there is no lack of iconic marathon favourites for people from all walks of life.

The Big Sur Marathon, in California, is considered one of the most scenic runs of any event in the world. Running along the coastline, you can see everything from the waves of the Pacific Ocean to the Redwoods.

Or, try your hand at the Rock n’ Roll Las Vegas Marathon. It is the one time where what happens in Vegas, doesn’t have to stay in Vegas. You can announce your race times to anyone who will listen.

If you are looking for an exotic marathon getaway, the Honolulu Marathon is the one to choose. And, for the kid at heart, the Walt Disney World Marathon is a great destination not just for a marathon, but also to bring the entire family along to cheer you on.

If you are going to head out of town to run a marathon USA 2019, make sure to have things planned, pack appropriately, and take some time along the way to the finish line to smell the flowers. Check out the US marathon calendar and decide which to put marathon to put on yours!

Sri Chinmoy Marathon AT ROCKLAND LAKE

United States of America, Valley Cottage 23 Aug, 2019

Good to Know

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There are over 1,000 marathons to choose from in the United States

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There is a marathon being run in the United States every weekend of the year

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If you are going to run a marathon, it will take anywhere from 12 to 24 weeks to train, depending on your current fitness level

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You will almost assuredly get injured and have to take some time, but that won’t slow you down if you let your injury heal

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The average runner completes a marathon in about four and a half hours

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Larry Wilson

Larry Wilson

Sri Chinmoy Marathon AT ROCKLAND LAKE, Reviewed 24 August, 2018

My 13th marathon in 12 years, started marathons at age 50, (NYC, Phil, DC...) This year ran 3 marathons under 7 months and just completed Sri Chimnoy at Rockland. Very nice, special event for my ...

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