11 Best Marathons For U.S. Runners

You were once a four-letter high school athlete and now you’re approaching 30 … or 40, and you’re holding down a spouse and kids while working a 50 hour week, yet you want to do something that will revitalize you, get in you enough shape to impress at the class reunion, and bring some well-deserved recognition. What do you do?

You train for a marathon.

But where do you start? Here are what to be considered the best races our country has to offer. 

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Josh Helmuth is the editor of CraveOnline Sports.