New York City Marathon
The New York Marathon has been running in New York since 1970 and is the world’s largest marathon, with 50,000 participants. The New York Marathon is part of the World Marathon Majors and is run by the New York Road Runners. Due to its high popularity, a large number of participants are drawn.
In the prestigious marathon, Latvian athlete Jelena Prokopchuka has won two in a row – in 2005 and 2006, while in 2007 and 2013 she won the high 3rd place.
BMW Berlin Marathon
The BMW Berlin Marathon, which traditionally takes place at the end of September, is one of the six largest marathons in the world with more than 45,000 participants from 120 countries. The marathon runs through historic Berlin with an impressive finish through the iconic 18th-century Brandenburg Gate. It is one grand marathon party 42 km long in the German capital, which is watched by a million spectators.
The Tallinn Marathon takes place every year on the second weekend of September and offers distances for all – 42 km, 21 km, 10 km and 5 km with a start and finish in the Old Town. Take part in the Tallinn Marathon to experience the best-preserved medieval city in Northern Europe.
The Danske Bank Vilnius Marathon takes place in Vilnius, Lithuania on the second weekend of September. It was first ran in 1990. Both professionals and beginners take part in the marathon. Experience the magical aura of Vilnius’ Old Town, running through thousands of like-minded people, and travel through the Baroque, Gothic, Renaissance and Modern times, vividly depicted by the buildings of that time. It will be an experience that is hard to forget!