Friday, May 7, 2010

13 Biggest Half Marathons

Run 13.1 miles at these 13 races you don't want to miss. These are the biggest half marathons in the U.S., according to Running USA. From

One America 500 Festival Mini-Marathon

Indianapolis, Indiana; 30,050 finishers

This popular half marathon festival draws in some of the fastest runners around. Join the festival at next year's race. Read More »

Country Music Half Marathon

Nashville, Tennesse; 21,462 finishers

Take in the sights and sounds of Nashville, the home of country music. After the race, kick off your running shoes and trade 'em in for dancing shoes. Learn More »

P.F. Chang's Rock 'n' Roll Arizona Half Marathon

Phoenix, Arizona; 20,296 finishers

The race kicks off the year's Rock 'n' Roll events. Grab a PR on this flat course and enjoy the perfect winter race to start your season right. Read More »

Rock 'n' Roll San Antonio Half Marathon

San Antonio, Texas; 17,115 finishers

Experience the history and heart of San Antonio with this half marathon course through the Spanish Missions, downtown and the Mission Trails. Read More »

Rock 'n' Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon

Virginia Beach, Virginia; 16,572 finishers

This scenic, oceanfront course is a hit year after year. Come join the fun and the concert in the sand after the race. Read More »

ING Philadelphia Distance Run

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; 13,275 finishers

Want to run with some of today's elite? This event attracts some of the finest athletes and has been considered a premiere race for more than half a century.

Walt Disney World Half Marathon

Lake Buena Vista, Florida; 12,293 finishers

Feel like a kid again as you race through the Magic Kingdom at this jam-packed, weekend event. Learn More»

Nike Women's Half Marathon

San Francisco, California; 11,530 finishers

The comraderie, the course, the city--it's no wonder ladies love the Nike Women's Half Marathon. Bring all your girl friends out for a good time running around the bay.

Disneyland Half Marathon

Anaheim, California; 10,846 finishers

Who doesn't want to run around the Happiest Place on Earth? Bring the whole family and make it a weekend getaway for all.

Chicago Half Marathon

Chicago, Illinois; 10,550 finishers

Enjoy Chicago like never before at this scenic, Windy City race. It might be just the urban experience you've been looking for.

NYC Half Marathon Presented by Nike

New York City, New York; 10,506 finishers

Run through the Big Apple at this popular New York Road Runners event. Find out what's behind the streets of one of the greatest cities in the world.

Rock 'n' Roll San Jose Half Marathon

San Jose, California; 9,622 finishers

This popular Bay Area race draws crowds full of runners looking to PR or add a late season half marathon to their schedule.

Kentucky Derby Festival miniMarathon presented by Walmart

Louisville, Kentucky; 10,791 finishers

Enjoy the comfort and charm of Kentucky and see the best of Louisville at this half marathon event for an experience you won't forget.

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