The 17th Annual MyrtleBeach.com Myrtle Beach Marathon Half Marathon, 5K and Relay–Running Along South Carolina’s Beautiful Coastal Waters
The Myrtle Beach Marathon and related events will run this year February 13-15, 2014. You will find no better opportunity for a wonderful late winter racing get-away, whether you come from the Carolina Coast or anywhere in North America! This is a Marathon like no other in a place like no other. Get ready for a wild set of races and the outstanding HTC Runners Expo in one of the world’s premier destinations.
The Virgin London Marathon
The Virgin London Marathon is one of the five World Marathon Majors. The marathon takes place annually in April and follows a course throughout the city of London. The marathon has taken place for 30 years and is a big event. The race has been popular since the first one. The first race was held in 1981 and 20,000 signed up, with only 7,747 being accepted. The race has continued to grow in size and popularity since; and attracts a large number of both runners and spectators.
Marathon de Paris
It is fitting for the marathon in this magnificent city to be as popular as the city itself. Marathon participants enjoy a race through the beautiful city, making this marathon one of the most popular in Europe. The marathon takes place annually in April. The race admits 40,000 entries and receives international registration interest, representing over 100 countries. The Marathon de Paris just celebrated 35 years in 2011.
BMW Berlin Marathon
Held annually the last Sunday in September, the BMW Berlin Marathon boasts the world’s fastest course with six world records since 1998. More than a million spectators watch the race of 40,000 runners. The marathon began in 1974 and has since made some changes to its route, to now go through the city. The marathon has come to be known as one of the highest quality road races.
The Rotterdam Marathon
The Rotterdam Marathon, also known as the ABN AMRO Marathon, is the biggest one day sporting event in The Netherlands. The spectators at the marathon are a large part of the excitement of this marathon. The marathon is turned into a festival celebrating and encouraging the marathon runners. The energy leaves participants with ‘fitness Rotterdam’ running through their veins. This comes in handy for the ‘Heartbeat of Rotterdam’ which connects the heartbeat of runners to the urban beat of the city through music.
Jungfrau Mountain Marathon
The Jungfrau Marathon is a very popular marathon that fills up every year, with 4,000 entries being sold out in the first few days. It is one of the most popular mountain marathons in the world. The race begins in Interlaken, Switzerland and is all uphill with the exception of the last kilometer. The marathon takes place annually in September and boasts being the most beautiful Marathon stretch in the world. The Jungfrau Marathon will be celebrating 20 years in 2012!
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