15 Bucket-List Marathons in the United States
How many of these marathons have you checked off your bucket list?
More than 1,100 marathons take place in the U.S. each year, and the latest statistics by Running USA indicate more than 500,000 runners finished a marathon last year.
So what makes a marathon stand out among the crowd of more than 1,000? Several factors contributed to our compilation of “bucket list” marathons, including history and tradition, a unique experience, a scenic course and, really, any criteria that would make a runner designate a race as a “must-do.”
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Here are 15 marathons you should be sure to cross off your to-do list: