Top 25 Half Marathons in the USA

Walt Disney World Half-Marathon, Orlando, FL              
  • San Francisco Half-Marathon & 5K

  • Naples Daily News  Half-Marathon, Naples, FL

  • 3M Half-Marathon, Austin, TX

  • New Bedford Half Marathon, New Bedford, MA

  • Colonial Half-Marathon, Williamsburg, VA

  • Canyonlands Half Marathon , Moab, Utah

  • Caesar Rodney Half-Marathon,Wilmington, DE

  • Race to Robie Creek, Boise, ID

  • Kentucky Derby Festival, Louisville, Ky

  • La Jolla Half-Marathon, La Jolla, CA

  • 500 Festival Mini Marathon, Indianapolis, IN

  • Trinity Hospital Hill Run, Kansas City, MO

  • Garry Bjorklund Half-Marathon, Duluth, MN

  • Manhattan Half Marathon, New York

  • Parkersburg Half-Marathon, Parkersburg , WV

  • America's Finest City Half Marathon, San Diego, CA

  • Rock 'n' Roll Half-Marathon, Virginia Beach, VA

  • Chicago Half-Marathon,  Chicago, IL

  • Philadelphia Half Marathon, Philadelphia, PA  

  • Grete's Great Gallop, New York

  • Atlanta Half Marathon, Atlanta, GA

  • Seattle Half  Marathon, Seattle, WA

  • Kiawah Island Half Marathon, Kiawah Island, SC

  • Country Music Half Marathon, Nashville, TN



    The First Marathon
    The modern Marathon commemorates the run of the soldier Pheidippides from a battlefield at the site of the town of Marathon, Greece, to Athens in 490 B.C., bringing news of a Greek victory over the Persians. Legend has it that Pheidippides delivered the momentous message "Victory", then collapsed and died, thereby setting a precedent for dramatic conclusions to the marathon.