June 17 2015
A newbie-turned-race-veteran lends event ideas for beginner runners looking to cruise through their first finish lines.
Is the Boston Marathon on your bucket list? Join the rapid royalty (or simply snag a new PR) with these 26.2-mile races famous for producing fast finishers!
Ever wonder how elite runners feel as they barrel toward the line? The Eugene Marathon lets you experience an epic finish on the historic track at Hayward Field, home of the Olympic Trials. Release your inner speedy chick as you take in the views of this incredibly scenic course, which traverses riverside trails in springtime. After the race, head over to the Terwillinger Hot Springs to soothe tired legs in the calming mineral water.
Where: Eugene, Ore.
Contact: (877) 345-2230, eugenemarathon.com