The World Marathon Majors, since they were officially founded in 2006, have further established themselves as the “A” list celebrities of the road racing world. The six marathons—Boston, New York City, London, Berlin, Chicago and Tokyo— together form the series, where elite athletes compete for an annual prize bonus and age-group runners find an organized bucket list of marathon to chip away at.

Recently, the Abbott World Marathon Majors put together an infographic with fun information about the six races, its participants and its history. Take a look: