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Marathon States

Within my lifetime I would like to run a marathon in all 50 U.S. states. So far I have run marathons in 37 of them. This means there are 13 (plus District of Columbia) to go. I’m starting to think I may complete all 50 states by age 50!

The States So Far

  1. California: Silicon Valley Marathon (October 31, 1999), more
  2. Idaho: Ironman Coeur d’Alene (June 29, 2003)
  3. Tennessee: Knoxville Marathon (March 19, 2005)
  4. Oregon: Foot Traffic Flat Marathon (July 4, 2005)
  5. Louisiana: Mardis Gras Marathon (February 5, 2006)
  6. Arizona: Ironman Arizona (April 9, 2006)
  7. Colorado: Colorado Marathon (May 7, 2006), more
  8. Wyoming: Rocky Mountain Double Marathon (May 28, 2006)
  9. South Dakota: Deadwood-Mickelson Trail Marathon (June 4, 2006)
  10. Illinois: Chicago Marathon (October 22, 2006)
  11. Utah: St. George Marathon (October 6, 2007) – 3:03:24 personal best
  12. New Mexico: Bataan Memorial Death March (March 30, 2008)
  13. Massachussetts: Boston Marathon (April 21, 2008)
  14. Florida: Disney World Marathon (January 11, 2009)
  15. Oklahoma: Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon (April 26, 2009)
  16. Georgia: Snickers Marathon (March 6, 2010)
  17. North Carolina: Elerbe Springs Marathon (March 13, 2010)
  18. Texas: Davy Crockett Bear Chase – overall WIN! (April 10, 2010), more
  19. Kansas: Free State 100k Trail Race (April 24, 2010)
  20. Nebraska: Omaha Marathon (September 26, 2010)
  21. North Dakota: Bismarck Marathon (September 15, 2012)
  22. Montana: Montana Marathon (September 16, 2012)
  23. Washington: Reindeer Marathon (December 22, 2012)
  24. Alabama: Mercedes Marathon (February 17, 2013)
  25. Nevada: Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas Marathon (November 17, 2013)
  26. Missouri: Rock ‘n’ Roll St. Louis Marathon (October 19, 2014)
  27. Indiana: Indianapolis Marathon (October 17, 2015)
  28. Maryland: Seneca Creek Greenway Trail Marathon (March 5, 2016)
  29. Pennsylvania: Naked Bavarian Trail Marathon (March 6, 2016)
  30. New York: New York City Marathon (November 6, 2016)
  31. Arkansas: Mission Run in the Ozarks1st overall (April 1, 2017)
  32. Minnesota: Grandma’s Marathon (June 16, 2017)
  33. Kentucky: Bowling Green Marathon (November 5, 2017)
  34. Mississippi: Mississippi Blues Marathon (January 26, 2019)
  35. Michigan: Groundhog Day Marathon (February 2, 2019)
  36. Iowa: Wabash Trace Trail Marathon (September 14, 2019)
  37. West Virginia: Marshall University Marathon (November 3, 2019)
  38. Connecticut: Arena Attack Indoor Marathon (January 25, 2020)
  39. South Carolina: Run Hard Columbia Marathon (March 7, 2020)

The American states (in green) that Felix Wong has run a marathon in.
The American states (in green) that Felix Wong has run a marathon in.