A Marathon in each of the 50 States

I have a long term goal of running a marathon or ultra-marathon in each of the 50 states. I started doing this well after running nearly a half dozen marathons… some were repeats in the same state. Now, I try to only run one race (marathon distance minimum) per state.

Here is my list, so far:

Marathons-

2016 – Mayor’s Marathon, Anchorage, Alaska
2016 – Edge to Edge Marathon, Ucluelet, British Columbia
2016 – Vashon Island 50K, Washington
2016 – Eugene Marathon, Oregon
2016 – Big Island International Marathon, Hawaii
2015 – Bozeman Marathon, Montana
2015 – Leadville Trail Marathon, Colorado
2014 – Athens (Greece) Authentic Marathon
2014 – Mid Mountain Marathon, Utah
2012 – Marine Corps Marathon, VA/DC
2012 – Shamrock Marathon, Virginia
2010 – Indianapolis Monumental, Indiana
2010 – Indianapolis Marathon, Indiana
2008 – Disney World Marathon (& half), Florida
2006 – COB Spiecher Marathon (Iraq)
2004 – Kiawah Island Marathon, South Carolina
2004 – Marine Corps Marathon, VA/DC
2004 – Gulf Beaches Marathon, Florida
2003 – US Navy Marathon, Florida
2002 – US Air Force Marathon, Ohio

Ultras (any race over 26.2 miles)-

2017 – Foothills Frenzy 50K, Idaho
2016 – Feral Hog 50K, Ohio
2016 – Vashon Island 50K, Washington
2016 – Woodside/Purisima Creek 50K, California
2015 – Everglades Ultra 50K, Florida
2014 – First Day of Winter 50K, Ohio
2014 – McDowell Mountain 50K, Arizona
2012 – JFK 50 Miler, Maryland
2012 – ICY-8 (38 miles in 8 hour time limit), Virginia
2011 – Seashore Nature Trail 50K, Virginia

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