May 27th, 2009 at 6:50 am
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Here is a excellent list of marathon events across the country for the rest of the year.  Typically races are held in the spring, fall and winter.  Cooler areas of the country do host events in the summer.  Some people like to pick one marathon a year to do.  Others like to pick them strategically throughout the year in order to keep their marathon training on track.


Marathons are a great motivator for getting your body in peak condition.  They are fun events to be a part of.  Most marathoners experience a sense of identity, a feeling of being a member of a special club.  Scan the following list to choose the best marathon for you.  By the end of the year, you can be a member of the club, too!

June 2009
Date Event Location Website
6/6/09 God’s Country Marathon Potter County, PA Website
6/6/09 Sunburst Marathon South Bend, IN Website
6/13/09 Sandhills Marathon Valentine, NE Website
6/13/09 Utah Valley Marathon Bridal Veil Falls, UT Website
6/14/09 Lake Placid Marathon Lake Placid, NY Website
6/14/09 Garden of the Gods 10 Mile Run Manitou Springs, CO Website
6/20/09 See Jane Run Half-Marathon & 5K Boise, ID Website
6/20/09 Grandma’s Marathon Duluth, MN Website
6/20/09 Mayor’s Marathon & Half Marathon Anchorage, AK Website
6/28/09 Kona Marathon Keauhou-Kona, HI Website
6/28/09 Pacific Crest Weekend Sports Festival Sunriver, OR Website
July 2009
Date Event Location Website
7/4/09 4th of July Half Marathon Gateway, CO Website
7/11/09 Leadville Trail Marathon Leadville, CO Website
7/11/09 Leadville Trail Heavy Half Marathon Leadville, CO Website
7/12/09 Missoula Marathon Missoula, MT Website
7/12/09 Joker’s Wild Half Marathon St. Louis, MO Website
7/26/09 San Francisco Marathon San Francisco, CA Website
TBA Grandfather Mountain Marathon Boone, NC Website
August 2009
Date Event Location Website
8/8/09 Paavo Nurmi Marathon Hurley, WI Website
8/16/09 Pikes Peak Marathon Pikes Peak, CO Website
5/17/09 New Mexico Marathon Albuquerque, NM Website
8/22/09 Park City Marathon Park City, UT Website
8/22/09 Parkersburg News and Sentinel Half Marathon Parkersburg, WV Website
September 2009
Date Event Location Website
9/6/09 Rock ‘N’ Roll ½ Marathon Virginia Beach, VA Website
9/6/09 Disneyland® Half Marathon Anaheim, CA Website
9/7/09 Heart of America Marathon Columbia, MO Website
9/11/09 The Patriots’ Run Olathe, KS Website
9/12/09 Salmon Marathon Salmon, ID Website
9/13/09 Parks Half Marathon Gaithersburg, MD Website
9/13/09 Lewis and Clark Marathon & Half Marathon St. Charles, MO Website
9/19/09 United States Air Force Marathon WPAFB, OH Website
9/19/09 NordicTrack Top of Utah Marathon Logan, UT Website
9/20/09 Maui Marathon & Half Marathon Kahului, Maui, HI Website
9/20/09 Community First Fox Cities Marathon Menasha, WI Website
9/26/09 Akron Marathon Akron, OH Website
9/27/09 Omaha Marathon Omaha, NE Website
9/27/09 Bellingham Bay Marathon Bellingham, WA Website
9/27/09 THE Quad Cities Marathon Moline, IL Website
9/27/09 Lake Tahoe Marathon Lake Tahoe, NV Website
9/27/09 Clarence DeMar Marathon Gilsum, NH Website
TBA The Equinox Marathon & Relay Fairbanks, AK Website
TBA Elroy Apple Dumpling Day Races Elroy, WI Website
TBA Women’s Maine Coast Half Marathon York, ME Website
TBA Adirondack Marathon Distance Festival Schroon Lake, NY Website
October 2009
Date Event Location Website
10/3/09 St. George Marathon St. George, UT Website
10/3/09 Hands On House Half Marathon Lancaster, PA Website
10/3/09 Music City Half Marathon Nashville, TN Website
10/4/09 Portland Marathon Portland, OR Website
10/4/09 Maine Marathon Portland, ME Website
10/4/09 Lakefront Marathon Milwaukee, WI Website
10/4/09 Wineglass Marathon Corning, NY Website
10/4/09 Twin Cities Marathon Minneapolis, St. Paul, MN Website
10/10/09 The Baltimore Running Festival Baltimore, MD Website
10/10/09 CenturyTel Wistle Stop Marathon and Half Marathon Ashland, WI Website
10/11/09 ING Hartford Marathon Hartford, CT Website
10/11/09 Tim Hortons Valley Harvest Marathon Wolfville, Nova Scotia (Canada) Website
10/11/09 Steamtown Marathon Scranton, PA Website
10/11/09 LaSalle Bank Chicago Marathon Chicago, IL Website
10/11/09 Long Beach Marathon Long Beach, CA Website
10/17/09 Green Mountain Marathon Vermont Website
10/17/09 Indianapolis Marathon & Half Marathon Indianapolis, IN Website
10/17/09 Waddell and Reed Kansas City Marathon Kansas City, MO Website
10/18/09 Mount Desert Island Marathon Maine Website
10/18/09 Atlantic City Marathon Atlantic City, NJ Website
10/18/09 Columbus Marathon & ½ Marathon Columbus, OH Website
10/18/09 Des Moines Marathon Des Moines, IA Website
10/18/09 Duke City Marathon Albuquerque, NM Website
10/25/09 Dunkin’ Donuts Cape Cod Marathon Cape Cod, MA Website
10/25/09 Marine Corps Marathon Washington, D.C. Website
10/25/09 Niagara Falls International Marathon Niagara Falls, Ontario (Canada) Website
10/25/09 The Metro Silicon Valley Marathon San Jose, CA Website
TBA North Coast Run for Hearts (10K and 5K) Geneva on the Lake, OH Website
TBA New Hampshire Marathon Bristol, NH Website
TBA Towpath Marathon Akron, OH Website
TBA Leavenworth Marathon Leavenworth, WA Website
TBA Mt. Rushmore Marathon Black Hills, SD Website
TBA Grand Canyon Marathon Grand Canyon, AZ Website
November 2009
Date Event Location Website
11/1/09 ING New York Marathon New York, NY Website
11/7/09 Indianapolis Monumental Marathon Indianapolis, IN Website
11/8/09 Seacoast Half Marathon Portsmouth, NH Website
11/8/09 Santa Clarita Marathon Santa Clarita, CA Website
11/14/09 Run The River Marathon & Ultramarathon Folsom, CA Website
11/14/09 SunTrust Richmond Marathon Richmond, VA Website
11/15/09 Rock ‘n’ Roll San Antonio Marathon & Half Marathon San Antonio, TX Website
11/15/09 Big Sur Half Marathon on Monterey Bay Carmel, CA Website
11/21/09 Valley of Fire Marathon, Half Marathon, & 10K Overton, NV Website
11/22/09 Philadelphia Marathon Philadelphia, PA Website
11/29/09 Amica Insurance Seattle Marathon Seattle, WA Website
TBA Spinx Run Fest Greenville, SC Website
TBA Dallas Running Club Half Marathon Dallas, TX Website
TBA Atlanta Marathon and Half Marathon Atlanta, GA Website
TBA Midsouth Marathon Wayne, AR Website
December 2009
Date Event Location Website
12/6/09 California International Marathon Sacramento, CA Website
12/12/09 Kiawah Island Marathon Kiawah Island, SC Website
12/13/09 Tucson Marathon & Half Marathon Tucson, AZ Website
TBA St. Jude Marathon Memphis, TN Website
TBA Las Vegas Marathon Las Vegas, NV Website
TBA MTC Half-Marathon Madison, MS Website
TBA Thunder Road Marathon Charlotte, NC Website
TBA White Rock Marathon Dallas, TX Website
TBA Honolulu Marathon Honolulu, HI Website

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