Marathon des Alpes-Maritimes A magical seaside marathon from Nice to Cannes, with 95 percent along the beautiful French Riviera waterfront. Tackle hills, see palm trees and snow-covered mountains - and love the warmth of the autumn sun.
Auckland Marathon Just once a year majestic Auckland Harbour Bridge is open to runners. The course has its hills before the bridge crossing but after that it's magnificent waterfront scenery, flat running and a fabulous finish in Victoria Park.
Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon Nothing beats the joy of finishing a race with children by your side. Watching them share the finish with a loved one is always a heart-warming moment - especially on a cold race day.
Army Ten Miler Start and finish at the Pentagon. In between enjoy a scenic run through Washington DC. Cross the Arlington Memorial Bridge, circle the Lincoln Memorial and pass under the Kennedy Center. See the best of DC in 10 miles - and love it.
Munchen Marathon For a sight-seeing tour of a city, this race is fantastic – and it finishes in the Olympic Stadium before a cheering crowd. Cross the finish line and “G’schafft” (I’ve made it), as the Bavarians say! Everyone’s a winner.
Loch Ness Marathon Here's a handy sized lake for a marathon, with the added chance of spotting the legendary Loch Ness monster. There's something special about the Scottish Highlands; a raw beauty that makes this a race worth running.
Reykjavik Marathon Run in the land of fire and ice, this scenic race takes in the city, the seaside, salmon-fishing rivers, waterfalls and woodland. Afterwards Iceland celebrates Culture Night - and it's party time for all runners.
Great Newham London Run Run in and around Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park this 10K event passes some of London's key 2012 Olympic venues. Runners have their own Olympic moment as they enter the Stadium and cross the famous finish line.
Blackmores Sydney Running Festival This is the annual chance to run down the middle of Sydney Harbour Bridge in complete safety. There is also plenty of waterfront scenery and a spectacular finish outside the iconic Sydney Opera House.
Granfondo Axel Merckx Okanagan Ride hard. Smile often. This mass cycling event in Penticton, British Columbia, ranks as one of the best in North America. Some ride. Some race. Finishing is always sweet victory.
- Marathon des Alpes-Maritimes
- Auckland Marathon
- Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon
- Army Ten Miler
- Munchen Marathon
- Loch Ness Marathon
- Reykjavik Marathon
- Great Newham London Run
- Blackmores Sydney Running Festival
- Granfondo Axel Merckx Okanagan