If you live outside of the UK and have never been to Scotland, choosing to run a marathon in Scotland may not even cross your mind. You may first think about running one of the best marathons in the UK, after which you may realize you’re only aware of the London Marathon. But, Scotland also … Read more
Many runners who live outside of the UK only think of the London Marathon when it comes to conjuring up a list of the best marathons in the UK. However, while the London Marathon is indeed a fantastic race experience, and a bucket list marathon for many runners, there are also some other excellent marathons … Read more
As with marathons in most countries, the list of the best marathons in Ireland 2024 includes some larger city marathons, namely the Dublin Marathon, which is arguably the most well-known marathon in Ireland. The list will also include some smaller marathons and trail marathons in Ireland for runners who like a quiet, serene, or more … Read more
Every marathon is inherently difficult; covering 26.2 miles on foot will always be a tough physical and mental feat. While many runners are keen on running the fastest marathons in the world or flattest marathons in the world to nail a PR, others are looking for the hardest marathons in the world. But, what are … Read more
Running your first marathon can be as daunting as it is exciting. Even if you have been running for a while, bumping up from the half marathon to the marathon represents doubling your furthest race distance. Also, the logistics become significantly more challenging in terms of not only the time, energy, and endurance involved in … Read more
Depending on where you live, the idea of choosing a spring marathon is likely very appealing because you can use your spring marathon to help motivate you to keep running through the winter. Plus, with fall marathons, you have to do long runs in the heat and humidity of the summer, which can be tough. … Read more
Do you want to run one of the biggest marathons in the world, but you aren’t sure which marathons are the largest in terms of participants? Keep reading for a list of some of the biggest marathons in the world to help you choose the next 26.2-mile race to add to your marathon bucket list. … Read more
Fall marathons are extremely popular because the mild temperatures allow for fast race times and often more predictable weather than spring marathons. Plus, if you run a fall marathon, you can do the bulk of your marathon training through the summer. Depending on where you live, although summer running can pose challenges due to the … Read more
Choosing to run one of the top marathons in the world will help ensure that you have a great race experience and make the most of all of the hard work and dedication you’ve put into marathon training.
So, what are the top marathons in the world? Is there a list of the best marathons in the world? And, what makes a marathon one of the “best marathons in the world”?
Although there is no way to create a definitive list of the toughest marathons in the US, we have put together a list of some of the most challenging marathons in the United States based on the difficulty of the course, the weather conditions, and other factors that can make a standard 26.2-mile marathon all … Read more
If you’re looking to set a PR in the marathon, you’re going to want to choose to run one of the fastest marathons in the world so that you have the best chance possible. There are a variety of different factors to consider when choosing a “fast” marathon, and we have taken on the task … Read more
If you are a beginner, it can be less intimidating to take on a small marathon, particularly in your local area. Marathons with a smaller field size typically have easier logistics to navigate in terms of how to get to the marathon course, and the overall race atmosphere is usually less intense. Even more, experienced … Read more
Choosing the best marathon to run is like picking a flavor of ice cream at your favorite ice cream shop. You can go with something super popular, a tried-and-true classic like vanilla or something more adventurous and unique sounding like coffee cookie crumble. There are so many choices, and while they may all look so good, … Read more
For many runners, running a marathon is a bucket list goal. It’s an incredible accomplishment, yet one that’s completely attainable for experienced runners who put in the training. Once runners set their intentions on running a marathon, they get to ask one of the most fun running questions there is: “Which marathon should I run?” … Read more