If you’ve never run a marathon or you’re trying to run your fastest time ever, you may consider registering and running in one of these flat marathon courses around USA. Most of this marathon allow you to qualify for Boston marathon.
Chicago is a flat and fast marathon. Many of over 30,000 runners run it for its speed. The only downside is that the weather can be unpredictable some years, too hot of too cold defeating the flat course advantage.
This Pennsylvania marathon has a flat course, the fact that the marathon is ran in late November when the weather is cool gives it an ideal marathon environment for a fast race.
Carlifornia International Marathon
Held in Sacramento California, the marathon is touted as “The Fastest Course in the West.”
Held in cleveland Ohio in Mid May.
Flat marathons around New York
Mohawk-Hudson River Marathon
This Albany New York marathon, Running Times magazine calls it one of the fastest marathon routes in the country.
The marathon is held in Corning New York. The Wineglass Marathon yields one of the highest percentages of runners qualifying for the Boston Marathon.