Marathons and Half-marathons By the Water
8 Spectacular Waterfront Race Destinations
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Planning Your Next Running Vacation
If you're thinking of tying a 26.2 marathon or 13.1-mile half into your next vacation, you have plenty of choices-destination racing is hotter than ever. Scenic waterfront locales always make vacation-and running-more enjoyable, so why not set your sights on an ocean, river, canal, lake, or all of the above for your next race? From up-and-down loops along California Highway 1 in Big Sur to jaunts through the famed canals of Venice, Italy, these incredible waterfront races will keep you challenged and exhilarated from start to finish. So take a look, choose a training plan, and hit the road.