If you are one of those people who got hit by the Marathon bug, then you might be on the lookout for the next race. Lucky you, there is actually a lot of this type of events in the world. All they offer a different atmosphere and also different scenery. It is the same running race challenge, but just the thought of racing with other people on a different side of the world is pretty exciting.
We have compiled for you a list of the best marathon events for 2019. Not all of you might be able to run these races, but there is no harm in setting it as a goal to run in them someday. But, if you do get to run in one of them, please don’t hesitate to share your experience.
Uganda International Marathon
We are going to start this list with a not so average marathon. The Uganda International Marathon will happen this May 26 – June 2, 2019. The country offers a hot and hilly terrain to the runners. You will run on dusty tracks along with rural villages offering you both a challenge and an epic sight.
Patagonian International Marathon (A scenic running race)
If you are the type of runner who likes the extreme then you should try the Patagonian International Marathon. One thing that makes this one of the most epic running races in the world is its terrain and scenery. Patagonia is easily one of the most beautiful places on earth, but it also offers a very hilly terrain and hostile weather to runners. The normal temperature in this place sits between 2 to 10 degrees Celsius. This means you really need some serious training and gear for this run.
Schneider Electric Marathon De Paris
This is probably one of the most popular marathons running race held in Paris. The Schneider Electric Marathon is a buzzing and exciting event where you can find runners from all over. Around 55,000 people join this race every year. You will definitely enjoy the flat terrain where you would run in but it would be really hard to speed up because of the packed course.
Maratona Di Roma
Runners who are more into taking in the scenery than winning the actual race will enjoy the Maraton Di Roma. This race is usually held during April because of the great weather. The races start at the Vatican and end at the Coliseum and you will get to wonder on Rome’s architectural treasures along the way.
Great Wall Marathon
This marathon is not just a running race, it is also a look back into history. The Great Wall Marathon is usually held on every 18th of May and runner from all over the world flock it. And because you are going to run along the Great Wall of China you can expect it to be a run filled with hills and steep staircases.
Travel The World For A Running Race
If you noticed, all the races that we mentioned are in other countries. And that is because that is what we dream of. To run in places that we have never been to before. It is like exploring a new country while doing something that you really love which is running. Is that something that you aspire too?