marathon

D-Day Landings Marathon

June 6, 2019

Coming June 16, 2019. A marathon that commemorates the sacrifices of the servicemen who bravely fought in the 1944 Allied invasion of occupied France. The D-Day Landings Marathon is a 42.195 km race that starts at the Courseulles sur Mer and finishes at the Memorial of Caen and takes place as part of the 75th anniversary of D-Day and […]

Kentucky Derby Festival Minimarathon and Marathon

April 26, 2019

Coming April 27, 2019. And they’re off! It’s the Kentucky Derby Festival Minimarathon and Marathon, kicking off “The Run for the Roses”, the iconic horse race that is first leg of the American Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing. This popular running race follows an out-and-back route that starts and finishes along Main Street in downtown Louisville, showcasing the […]

National Women’s Half Marathon and 8K

April 4, 2019

Coming May 5, 2019. This one’s for the ladies! Celebrating its second year, the National Women’s Half Marathon and 8K promises a fun day of fitness in the heart of Washington DC. The race starts and finishes at West Potomac Park, home to the FDR Memorial and the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial. Expect a relatively flat […]

Las Vegas St. Patrick’s Day Run

March 14, 2019

Coming March 16, 2019. Don’t forget your green running shorts! It’s the Las Vegas St. Patrick’s Day Run, also known as the descriptive, Six Tunnels to Hoover Dam. A Scottish bagpiper kicks off the race with distinctive music as you choose from several distances: 1 mile, 5K, 12K and half marathon. The course is scenic, taking runners and […]

Durham Women’s Half Marathon and 8K

March 11, 2019

Coming March 17, 2019, Here’s a new half marathon just for us ladies! This is the inaugural year for the Durham Women’s Half Marathon and 8K, a celebration of female runners in North Carolina. A timed race with a wave start system based on your estimated finish time, the half marathon and 8K courses start and […]

Maratona Internazionale di Roma

February 22, 2019

Coming April 7, 2019. When in Rome, do as the Romans do! It’s almost time for the Maratona Internazionale di Roma (aka the Rome International Marathon). The course reads like a tourist’s dream: starting and ending at the Colosseum and running past more than 500 of Rome’s most important and famous locations such as St. Peter’s Basilica, the […]

Holiday Half Marathon and Ugly Sweater Run 5K

November 19, 2018

Coming December 8-9, 2018. You know you have one…an ugly sweater, that it! Dig it up because the Holiday Half Marathon and Ugly Sweater Run 5K is coming soon to that Southern California town of Pomona. Yes, it will most likely be sunny, but there will be “snow” at the start line and huge holiday character inflatables, […]

Wilmington Women’s Half Marathon and 8K

October 10, 2018

Coming October 27, 2018. An inaugural women’s race in the second smallest state in the United States! The first Wilmington Women’s Half Marathon and 8K will be held in Delaware’s largest city. The flat routes take you through charming historic downtown and residential streets and along the banks of the Delaware, Christina and Brandywine Rivers. Cash […]

Bank of Scotland Great Scottish Run

September 17, 2018

Coming September 29, 2018. Do you hear the bagpipes? It’s the Bank of Scotland Great Scottish Run, a collection of events in Glasgow for the whole family including a Toddler Dash, Family Mile, 10K and Half Marathon. The course starts in the heart of the city at George Square, taking runners past some of Glasgow’s main […]

Grateful Dad Race

June 15, 2018

Coming June 16, 2018. Dust off your tie-dye shirt and get ready for the Grateful Dad Race! Celebrate dear ol’ dad this weekend in Portland, Oregon at this chip timed race with half marathon, 10K, and 5K distances. The course is a scenic one with views of the Columbia River and Cascade Mountains. It’s fast and flat […]

Tenzing Hillary Everest Marathon

April 18, 2018

Coming May 29, 2018. The world’s highest marathon. It’s the Tenzing Hillary Everest Marathon! Held every year on May 29th, it commemorates the first successful 1953 Everest expedition by Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay. Starting at Everest Base Camp with an altitude of 5,356 m at the Khumbu Icefall, runners travel through glaciers, monasteries, monuments, and suspension bridges […]

Glasgow-Edinburgh Ultramarathon

March 27, 2018

Coming March 31, 2018. A race taking you from Scotland’s largest city to Scotland’s capital. It’s the Glasgow-Edinburgh Ultramarathon! Clocking in at about 54 miles long, this race is a scenic, mostly flat one, taking your from exciting Glasgow filled with museums, interesting shops, delicious restaurants, and a thriving music and nightlife scene to Edinburgh with its UNESCO World […]

Spring Equinox Half Marathon and 4 Mile

March 20, 2018

Coming March 25, 2018. Happy Spring! It’s the first day of Spring today, and here’s a race to help you celebrate it this coming weekend. The Spring Equinox Half Marathon and 4 Mile in Fort Collins, Colorado starts and finishes at The Biergarten at Anheuser-Busch Brewery. Expect a mix of paved and dirt country roads over […]

Disneyland Paris Magic Run Weekend

March 2, 2018

Coming September 20, 2018. Bonjour Mickey! Join Mickey and his friends at the Disneyland Paris Magic Run Weekend. Each day is a different distance, 5K, 10K, and half marathon, so choose one day or take the ultimate challenge and run them all. The magic takes you through the Disneyland Paris parks, past the iconic Sleeping Beauty […]

Virgin Money London Marathon

February 27, 2018

Coming April 22, 2018. For a “historical jog around London”, take part in the Virgin Money London Marathon! This very popular event is quite the spectacle with around 50,000 runners, and last year, an impressive £59.4m was raised for charity, setting a new world record for fundraising in a single day. The mostly flat course begins at […]

Love Run Philadelphia Half Marathon

February 26, 2018

March 25, 2018. Head to the City of Brotherly Love for what is known as the “Race that Loves You Back”! It’s the Love Run Philadelphia Half Marathon. This race takes full advantage of its location by starting out and finishing at the base of the famous steps of the Museum of Art where Rocky […]

Kyoto Marathon

February 15, 2018

Coming February 18, 2018. Konnichiwa! It’s the Kyoto Marathon, a popular race enticing 16,000 runners to this former Imperial capital of Japan, referred to by some as the thousand-year capital. The course is a scenic one, passing by no less than seven UNESCO World Cultural Heritage sites, with impressive views of the surrounding five mountains and winding along […]

Nagoya Women’s Marathon 2018

September 25, 2017

Coming March 11, 2018. The largest women’s marathon in the world…it’s the Nagoya Women’s Marathon! Characterized by a level course with many runners achieving a personal best, this marathon takes you by famous sites in Nagoya such as the Nagoya Castle, City Hall, TV Tower, Osu Kannon, and Atsuta Jingu. Upon finishing, lucky ladies are treated to a […]

Rhinebeck Fall Foliage Half Marathon

September 19, 2017

October 15, 2017. Reds, oranges, golds, and some greens. Beautiful fall colors to motivate you through the scenic course of the Fall Foliage Half Marathon in Rhinebeck, New York. This half marathon has a later start (10:20am) to accommodate folks from nearby NYC and Albany and takes you through the quaint historic downtown streets as […]

Run Like a Girl Bellingham

September 12, 2017

Coming October 7, 2017. Tiaras and tutus are optional! Run Like a Girl Bellingham is a non-competitive (read: fun!) event supporting Girls on the Run, a non-profit organization that seeks to empower young girls. It’s mostly women but the guys are welcome too in this half marathon or 10K over the Interurban Trail, often referred to as Washington’s Big […]

Charleston Salmon Run and Crab Walk

September 11, 2017

Coming October 7, 2017. It’s the first! The inaugural Charleston Salmon Run and Crab Walk promises some the most scenic routes of all the Oregon races. The coastal fishing village of Charleston is a picturesque setting for this event with 4 distances to choose from: marathon, half marathon, 10K, and 1 mile family fun Crab Walk though the […]

Comrades Marathon

September 7, 2017

Coming June 10, 2018. The world’s largest and oldest ultra marathon race…it’s the Comrades Marathon! Dating back to 1921, the race was initially started as a way to commemorate the South African soldiers killed during World War I, and the spirit of the race is to “celebrate mankind’s spirit over adversity”. This ultra marathon is approximately 89 […]

Bridge of the Goddess Half Marathon and 10K

August 10, 2017

Coming September 16, 2017. Let your inner goddess shine at the Bridge of the Goddess Half Marathon and 10K. This women-only race takes you across the Bridge of the Gods in Oregon’s Cascade Locks through a scenic route on the Historic Columbia River Highway Trail. Expect about 5 major inclines and a total elevation gain of over […]

Galloping Gertie Half Marathon

August 8, 2017

Coming August 12, 2017. Do you know Gertie? Galloping Gertie is the nickname for the Tacoma Narrows Bridge in Washington that famously swayed, twisted, and collapsed into Puget Sound back in 1940 on a particularly windy day. The bridge has since been rebuilt (and is structurally sound now!) and is the location of the Galloping Gertie […]