7 Trail Marathons to Do in 2012
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Rails to Trails Marathon
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Where else do you get to run through a tunnel during a race? This Boston-qualified course takes you from Norwalk to Sparta, Wisconsin, and features a stretch through a train tunnel. Choo-choo!
Wildwood Trail Run (10Km, Half Marathon, Marathon)
Portland, Oregon - July 28, 2012 2 of 8
The Pacific Northwest has some amazing running trails and this event is no different. Set in Forest Park in Portland, this trail-running marathon will push your endurance in a beautiful and scenic setting.
Grizzly Ultra Trail Marathon & Relay
Canmore, Alberta - October 7, 2012 3 of 8
Set at the world-class Canmore Nordic Centre, and former Olympic venue, this new event has an extensive network of trails offering terrain suitable for all abilities. (Perfect way to get your Olympic spirit going.)
Chino Hills Trail Run Series
Brea, California - November 3, 2012 4 of 8
Explore one of Orange County's premier natural open-space parks while you embrace your inner trail runner. A great way for running newbies and veterans alike to tackle the trail marathon.
Lake Chabot Trail Run (5 mi, Half Marathon, Marathon, 50 Km)
Castro Valley, California - November 3, 2012 5 of 8
Lake Chabot Reservoir was built in 1874 as a primary source of water for the East Bay. Lucky for us it also sets the stage for a beautiful race that starts at the marina and travels around the popular reservoir and surrounding hills.
12th Silver Comet Half Marathon, Marathon & Run4Life Fun Run
Mabelton, Georgia - October 27, 2012 6 of 8
Looking for a flat, fast course that's ideal for dipping your toe in the trail 26.2 distance? This popular race is set on Atlanta's hottest running trail. (Register early, this race tends to sell out early.)
24th Annual Death Valley Trail Marathon & Half
Death Valley, California - December 1, 2012 7 of 8
There's nothing quite as beautiful as the desert in December. This scenic wilderness trail run takes you through the breathtaking Death Valley National Park. (Don't worry, temperatures are pleasant in December.)