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Marathon Training Plan Resources and Reviews
If you could only ever do 3 marathons in your lifetime then without a doubt the three best marathons on your bucket list should be the; New York Marathon, Chicago Marathon and of course, the Boston Marathon.
The top of the list is the New York Marathon. People from all over the World travel
to New York for this event in early November. In fact, this race is known to have
the largest runner diversity of any marathon, which adds to the appeal and hype surrounding
the NYC marathon. The crowds are absolutely huge and the atmosphere is like running
in a party. The New York Marathon is an event that every runner should experience,
The biggest, and some would say the best, marathon in the US is the Chicago Marathon. It's on the World Marathon Majors list and attracts the largest amount of runners of any marathon in the World, making it a must-
The Boston Marathon is the pinnacle of marathon excellence as well as the World's
oldest and most well-
If you're doing your first marathon it's best to choose a flat course with huge crowds for motivation and excellent organisation to make it as enjoyable and stress-
Both The London and Pairs marathons have huge fields and large crowds which you'll definitely need at the end of your first marathon! Both of these races are extremely well organized and make use of the electronic timing chips to give you your race time breakdown.
Of all of the best marathons in the World, the best marathon to qualify for Boston would undoubtedly be the Berlin Marathon. Also, because the Berlin Marathon is one of the World Marathon Majors, you'll be killing two birds with one stone by ticking this race off your list.
The course is record-
This short article is all about the World's Best Marathons! Lot's of runners love these lists to use as a sort of life time goal or tick box list.
Each race has it's own pros and cons depending on what your goal is. For some people it's finding the best marathons to qualify for Boston, for others it might be finding the best marathons for first timers. If you're looking to put together your own personal marathon list you'd be well advised to start with the Five World Marathon Majors, which are;
Boston Marathon (mid-
Berlin Marathon (late September)
Chicago Marathon (early October)
New York City Marathon (early November)
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