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Marathon week: Upcoming races for October 17-18


One thing all marathons have in common, big medals

Needless to say, it is a big weekend for running. It is Michigan’s biggest weekend for marathons, and the rest of the country is on the same page. If you do find yourself near one of these events, check them out for sure, it’s a great experience to see some people go above and beyond what they thought they could do. Who knows, you may just find yourself inching to take on one of these marathons next year.

October 18, 2009 - Sunday
Detroit Free Press/Flagstar Marathon
Event Type: Road race
Distance: 26.2 mile, 13.1 mile, 26.2 mile 5-person relay, 5k run/walk
Location: Detroit, MI

October 18, 2009 - Sunday
Metro Health Grand Rapids Marathon
Event Type: Road race
Distance: 26.2 mile, 13.1 mile, 26.2 mile 5-person relay
Location: Grand Rapids, MI

October 18, 2009 - Sunday
Goodlife Fitness Toronto Marathon
Event Type: Road race
Location: Toronto, ON

October 18, 2009 - Sunday
Nationwide Better Health Columbus Marathon
Event Type: Road race
Location: Columbus, OH

October 18, 2009 - Sunday
IMT Des Moines Marathon
Event Type: Road race
Location: Des Moines, IA

October 18, 2009 - Sunday
Denver Marathon
Event Type: Road race
Location: Denver, CO

October 18, 2009 - Sunday
Wichita Marathon
Event Type: Road race
Location: Wichita, KS

October 17, 2009 - Saturday
Community Health Network Indianapolis Marathon & Half Marathon
Event Type: Road race
Location: Indianapolis, IN

October 17, 2009 - Saturday
Waddell & Reed Kansas City Marathon
Event Type: Road race
Location: Kansas City, MO

October 17, 2009 - Saturday
Siouxland Lewis & Clark Marathon
Event Type: Road race
Location: Sioux City, IA

For more info: www.runmichigan.com

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