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From our comprehensive Marathon Calendar to our Comparison and Time Conversion Tools to our hundreds of course-specific Marathon Pace Bands. We can help you Find, Compare, and Pace your perfect marathon.

Find: Use our comprehensive Marathon Calendar of nearly 1,000 marathons to find your perfect race. Quickly view the elevation profile, speed of the course, or even compare marathons side-by-side.

Have a specific type of marathon in mind? Use our Advanced Search Tools (Location, State, Keyword) to find your marathon based on the criteria that is important to you such as Race Day Temperature, Boston Marathon Qualifier, Course (Hilly, Rolling, Flat, Downhill, etc.), and much more.

Compare: After you've narrowed your search, use the comparison tools to view the details of your races side-by-side or even convert your times between races using the Marathon Time Converter Tools.

Pace: Once you've found your marathon, make sure you stay on the right pace by creating a race-specific Marathon Pace Band based on the topography of the course, your goal time, and your pacing strategies. Over 370 course-specific Pace Bands are available based on peer reviewed running pace research. And if you already have paces in mind, you can even create a Pace Band with your custom paces.

The Marathon and Half Marathon Pace Band creators are free to use. Water-proof, tear-proof, snap-on Pace Bands are available for sale as well for $5.99.

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Create a free customized Marathon Pace Wristband based on your goals and adjusted for the course elevation changes.

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Choose from 350 different marathons or use your own paces.

Latest Marathon Articles

Marathons Made for BQ Hopefuls

The past decade has seen significant growth in the number of people running marathons as well as the number of marathons held each year. Each of the of the 50 most populous cities in the United States hosts at least one marathon each year with several of these cities holding multiple marathons. If you look at our marathon calendar, there will be more than 700 marathons held this year in the United States and Canada with an estimated 600,000 finishers.

As more people run marathons, the allure of the Boston Marathon, the world’s oldest annual marathon, has also increased. First held in 1897, Boston is the goal for thouBostonMarathonMedalsands of runners each year attempting to achieve the elusive BQ (Boston Qualifying time). Last year more than 57,000 marathon finishers (10.2% of all finishers) ran under the Boston Qualifying standards for their age group in certified marathons.

Race organizers have taken notice of runner’s obsessions with chasing BQ’s and created races specifically to attract Boston-seeking runners. We have listed five of these races developed with this segment of runners in mind.

Chasing the Unicorn Marathon

Washington Crossing, PA
August 16, 2015...Read More

Boston Marathon

Marathon Elevation Profiles

Currently there are Course Elevation Profiles for 421 marathons. The majority of Elevation Profiles use the same scale which makes comparing courses much easier. Select the 'Compare' feature on the Advanced Search Tools or on the Marathon Calendar to compare races.

This Week's Marathon Calendar

Date Race Name
11/28/2015North Central Rail Trail Marathon
Sparks, MD
11/28/2015Ghost of Seattle Marathon
Seattle, WA
11/28/2015Mississippi Coast Marathon
Ocean Springs, MS
11/29/2015Space Coast Marathon
Cocoa, FL
11/29/2015Seattle Marathon
Seattle, WA

Next Week's Marathon Calendar

Date Race Name
12/05/2015St. Jude Memphis Marathon
Memphis, TN
12/05/2015Rehoboth Beach Marathon
Rehoboth Beach, DE
12/05/2015North Face Endurance Challenge - Championship
San Francisco, CA
12/05/2015Baton Rouge Beach Marathon
Baton Rouge, LA
12/05/2015Death Valley Trail Marathon
Death Valley, CA
12/05/2015Panama City Beach Marathon
Panama City, FL
12/06/2015California International Marathon
Sacramento, CA
12/06/2015Rock n Roll San Antonio Marathon
San Antonio, TX
12/06/2015Tucson Marathon
Tucson, AZ
12/06/2015Palm Beaches Marathon
West Palm Beach, FL