Featured__ Marathons in Cities You’ll Actually Want to Visit

March 22, 2016 | By

Whether you’re getting ready to run your first marathon or you’re basically a pro of sorts, you’ve got a lot of options when it comes to taking your run on the road. There’s a marathon in practically every major city. Like, every major city. Enter excuse to travel and get a little run on. But wondering out of all the options which are the best ? Here are our favorite Marathons in Cities You'll Actually Want To Visit:

Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas Marathon
When else are you going to have the chance to run the Las Vegas Strip at night? And if you haven’t been to Vegas, we know it’s on your bucket list. The atmosphere is unlike anything you’ve ever experienced; it’ll be a night you’ll never forget. This year’s marathon is on November 10.

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Napa Valley Marathon
Because really, who doesn’t want to visit Wine Country? This is a smaller marathon — only 2,300 people are accepted annually — so your run will be a lot less crowded and a lot more comfortable. The route has stunning scenery, from fruit trees to vineyards. This year’s Napa Valley Marathon is next month on March 6.

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New York City Marathon
The largest marathon in the world takes place in the one and only Big Apple and takes you through all five boroughs. You’ll run across the Verrazano Narrows Bridge, through Queens and Brooklyn, to Manhattan’s First Avenue and finish in Central Park. It’s the perfect opportunity to tour the entire city. The 2016 marathon takes place on November 6.

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Honolulu Marathon
The Honolulu Marathon is 26.2 miles of pure paradise. You’ll run through downtown Honolulu as well as along the beautiful beaches. It’s on December 11 this year — the perfect excuse for a winter vacation.

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Chicago Marathon
This is a great first marathon — the course is known for being flat and fast. The race attracts over 1 million spectators and starts and finishes in Grant Park. The 2016 marathon takes place on October 9.

Learn more here.

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