2016 Late Season Marathons in the Midwest

The Midwest is known as "America's Heartland," so why not get your own heart beating a little faster at one of these can't-miss marathons? ACTIVE.com chose 10 of our favorite 26.2-mile races with courses that cross picturesque rivers, stretch across rolling farmlands and wind through sleepy Midwestern towns.

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Erica Schuckies

Erica Schuckies is a writer for Active.com. After graduating from Colorado State University, she spent time working in the rodeo industry, followed by three years with Berkshire Hathaway's Business Wire. Erica enjoys fitness, running, hunting, fishing and being outdoors. Follow Erica on on Twitter, Instagram or Google+.

Erica Schuckies is a writer for Active.com. After graduating from Colorado State University, she spent time working in the rodeo industry, followed by three years with Berkshire Hathaway's Business Wire. Erica enjoys fitness, running, hunting, fishing and being outdoors. Follow Erica on on Twitter, Instagram or Google+.

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