11 Marathons & Half-marathons in April 2017

Wherever you are this April, there is probably a marathon not far from you. Why not get your running shoes on & start training now?

1. Knoxville Marathon, Half Marathon, 5k & Relay

Knoxville, Tennessee, USA – 1st & 2nd April

Knoxville Marathon, Half Marathon, 5k & Relay

The marathon, half marathon & relay races will be held on April 2. The Covenant Kids Run & Covenant Health 5K will be held on April 1.

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2. Run for the Animals Half Marathon, 10k & 5k

Onancock, Virginia, USA – 2nd April

Run for the Animals Half Marathon, 10k & 5k

Set at the Historic Onancock School, this run is a charity event & all proceeds go to the animal organizations serving the Eastern Shore of Virginia. Choose from a Half Marathon (13.1 miles), 10K (6.2 miles) or 5K (3.1 miles) run/walk. Leashed canines & baby strollers welcome.

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3. Pony Express Marathon, Half Marathon & 5k

Sacramento, California, USA – 3rd April

Pony Express Marathon, Half Marathon & 5k

Featuring a full marathon, half marathon, relay, 5K & a pony run. Come check out Sacramento’s newest marathon & run through a beautiful & historic city. This is a flat, fast USATF certified course that begins & ends at Capitol Mall between the Tower Bridge & the Capitol Building.

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4. Marathon de Paris

Paris, France – 9th April

Marathon de Paris

Runs through the beautiful city of Paris.

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5. Brighton Marathon

Brighton, UK – 9th April

Brighton Marathon

A fast, flat marathon course in Brighton & Hove.

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6. 36th Annual Skunk Cabbage Classic Half Marathon & 10k

Ithaca, New York, USA – 9th April

36th Annual Skunk Cabbage Classic Half Marathon & 10k

The course is USATF distance-certified & sanctioned. The half marathon course is a loop, with some rolling hills & skunk cabbages near the half-way point. The 10k is a flat, fast course.

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7. Boston Marathon

Boston, Massachusetts, USA – 17th April

Boston Marathon

The world’s oldest annual marathon. The Boston Marathon is part of the Abbott World Marathon Majors, along with marathons in Tokyo, London, Berlin, Chicago & New York City.

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8. Jersey Shore RunAPalooza Half Marathon & 5k

Asbury Park, New Jersey, USA – 22nd April

Jersey Shore RunAPalooza Half Marathon & 5k

Come out to run the Jersey Shore on April 22 benefiting the Special Olympics of New Jersey & the Jersey Shore Dream Center. The Asbury Park Half Marathon & Jersey Shore 5K start at 08:30 in front of Convention Hall in Asbury Park.

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9. Star Wars Half Marathon, 10k & 5k

Orlando, Florida, USA – 23rd April

Star Wars Half Marathon, 10k & 5k

A weekend of fun & runs during the Star Wars Half Marathon at the Walt Disney World® Resort. Run on Vader’s turf while stormtroopers cheer you on. This is a weekend of surprises including exciting runs, special events, entertainment & more.

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10. Virgin Money London Marathon

London, UK – 23rd April

Virgin Money London Marathon

A great way to stop traffic in London & take a run through the city. Featuring a fitness expo as well.

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11. Kentucky Derby Festival Marathon & Half Marathon

Louisville, Kentucky, USA – 29th April

Kentucky Derby Festival Marathon & Half Marathon

Held every year in Louisville, the Kentucky Derby Festival is the biggest party of spring. Over 1.5 million people attend more than 70 events including the Marathon & Half Marathon. Come out to be part of the greatest community celebration in the country.

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Know of another marathon or half marathon in April worth mentioning? Let us know about it so we can add it to our next list.

 
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