Marathon States—Halfway There!

With the completion of the Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas Marathon, I have now run a marathon in 25 states. Halfway there! Doing all 50 (plus District of Columbia) is merely a lifetime goal, so finishing the rest will take at least another decade at my current pace of 2+ marathon states per year.

Above is a graphic of the 25 completed states, and this post has more detail on exactly where and when I did them. All western continental states have been checked off. (“Go east young man,” advises my friend Jonathan.)

It should be noted that despite doing all these marathons, they are not getting any easier. Indeed, the last couple years my running performances have been trending much slower. Hopefully, this has stopped with the marathon in Vegas.

By November 17, 2013, I have run a marathon in 25 U.S. states. Halfway there!

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