The 2012 US Olympic Trials Marathon was ran this past weekend in Houston, TX. The top 3 men and women would get the opportunity to represent the United States coming up in the 2012 Summer Olympics to be held in London. There were 85 male finishers and 152 female finishers.
The United States will be [...]
January is a great month to head to warmer weather for a marathon. There are many marathons coming up this month. Here you will find a list of some of the great marathons you might want to consider running in January.
1/7/2012 – Mississippi Blues Marathon in Jackson, MS
Date: January 8, 2012
Start Time: 5:30 a.m. before parks open.
Location: Walt Disney World Resorts located near Orlando, FL
Why not join Mickey, Donald, Goofy and the gang in what is known as the most magical 26.2 miles on Earth. Head on down to Orlando, Florida for some great weather and a [...]
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Date: April 16, 2012
Start Time: Multiple waves with staggered start times. First wave starting at 10:00 a.m.
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Beginning in 1897, the Boston Marathon is the worlds oldest annual marathon. Runners from around the world have put Boston on their running bucket list. Perhaps the main draw to the Boston Marathon is [...]
Date: October 7, 2012
Start Time: 7:30 a.m.
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Head to the windy city and take part in what is truly an international event. The Chicago Marathon boasts runners from all 5o states and over 100 different countries. The first ever Chicago Marathon took place in September 1977 with just over 4,000 runners [...]
Date: January 15, 2012
Start Time: Starts in 2 waves at 7:00 a.m. and 7:10 a.m.
Location: Houston, Texas
For 2012, the city of Houston has the honor of hosting not only the Chevron Houston Marathon but also the 2012 Men’s and Women’s United States Olympic Marathon Trials in the same weekend. On Saturday, running fans [...]
Date: November 4, 2012
Start Time: Staggered in waves.
Location: New York, New York
The ING New York City Marathon hosted by the New York Road Runners Club was first run in 1970 with a total of 127 runners and has most recently grown to be one of the largest marathons in the United States [...]
The main types of runs you will be doing in your marathon training are your easy runs, long runs and marathon pace runs. If completing a marathon is your goal, you can be sure of reaching the finish line with a plan composed of these three types of [...]