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From our comprehensive Marathon Calendars 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, best Boston Qualifiers, 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 400 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.

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Top 50 Boston Qualifying Races for 2017

We've posted our list of the 50 Best Boston Qualifying Marathons of 2017. The list is based on the the total number and percentage of runners achieving BQs and the PR Score for the 2017 race. See which races made the list. Top 50 Boston Qualifying Races

Top 50 Boston Qualifying Races for 2017

Marathon Elevation Profiles

Currently there are Course Elevation Profiles for 521 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
02/24/2018Mesa-Phx Marathon
Mesa, AZ
02/24/2018Black Mountain Marathon
Black Mountain, NC
02/24/2018Red Rock Canyon Marathon
Las Vegas, NV
02/24/2018Ellerbe Marathon
Ellerbe, NC
02/24/2018Surfside Beach Marathon
Surfside, TX
02/24/2018Cummins Falls Marathon
Cookeville, TN
02/24/2018Fort Ebey Kettles Trail Marathon
Whidbey Island, WA
02/24/2018Old Girdled Grit Marathon
Concord Township, OH
02/25/2018Cowtown Marathon
Fort Worth, TX
02/25/2018Hyannis Marathon
Hyannis, MA
02/25/2018Post Oak Lodge Trail Run Marathon
Tulsa, OK
02/25/2018Shelby Forest Loop Marathon
Millington, TN
02/25/2018Harlingen Marathon
Harlingen, TX
02/25/2018Tokyo Marathon
Tokyo, JP
02/25/2018Seville Marathon
Seville, ES

Next Week's Marathon Calendar

Date Race Name
03/03/2018Myrtle Beach Marathon
Myrtle Beach, SC
03/03/2018Woodlands Marathon
The Woodlands, TX
03/03/2018Snickers Marathon
Albany, GA
03/03/2018Run Hard Columbia Marathon
Columbia, SC
03/03/2018Umstead Marathon
Raleigh, NC
03/03/2018Seneca Creek Greenway Trail Marathon
Damascus, MD
03/03/2018Griffith Park Trail Marathon
Los Angeles, CA
03/03/2018Gusher Marathon
Beaumont, TX
03/03/2018Diamond Valley Lake Marathon
Hemet, CA
03/03/2018Mountain Marathon
Olympia, WA
03/04/2018Rock n Roll New Orleans Marathon
New Orleans, LA
03/04/2018Little Rock Marathon
Little Rock, AR
03/04/2018Napa Valley Marathon
Napa, CA
03/04/2018Chattanooga Marathon
Chattanooga, TN
03/04/2018Newport News One City Marathon
Newport News, VA
03/04/2018Zydeco Marathon
Lafayette, LA
03/04/2018Marathon of the Treasure Coast
Stuart, FL
03/04/2018Oceans Run Marathon
Westerly, RI
03/04/2018Palmetto Bluff Marathon
Bluffton, SC
03/04/2018Alamo 26.2 Marathon
San Antonio, TX