Here are just a few of the larger or more unique marathons coming up in February!
Austin Marathon and Half Marathon
The Austin Marathon has been used as a qualifier for our Olympic team, but don’t let that deter you. Runners of all levels come to run around the city of Austin. This year 14,000 runners are expected to race.
Date: February 17, 2013
Pasadena, CA Half & Mini-Marathon
This year’s Pasadena Half Marathon will benefit CureMito! CureMito provides funding for clinical and laboratory research of mitochondrial disease and helps to increase awareness and understanding of mitochondrial disease.
Asian-American hip hop group, Far East Movement, will headline the post-race party at the Rose Bowl.
Date: Sunday, February 17, 2013
New Orleans Rock 'n' Roll Marathon
New Orleans is going to have a great February: the Superbowl, Mardi Gras and the Rock ‘n’ Roll New Orleans marathon. Over 18,000 runners from all over the world are expected to run this 4th annual New Orleans Marathon. Runners will travel through the French Quarter, by Lake Pontchartrain and finish on Roosevelt Mall behind the New Orleans Museum of Art, where headliners, The Dirty Dozen Brass Band, will be waiting to kick off the post-race party. For 35 years, the Dirty Dozen Brass Band has delighted New Orleans natives. Their music has been featured on albums by David Bowie, Elvis Costello, Dr. John, Buckwheat Zydeco, Dave Matthews Band, Modest Mouse, Widespread Panic, and the Black Crowes.
Date: Sunday, February 24, 2013
Disney's Princess Half Marathon Weekend
Women of all ages come to celebrate the attributes of a true princess: commitment, courage, determination, fantasy, perseverance, and strength. The running festival takes place at the Walt Disney World Resort. Bring your whole family for the Mickey and Minnie Mouse Royal Family 5K.
Dates: February 22- 24, 2013
For way more marathons, check out our Holabird Sports Race Headquarters. If you have a marathon or half marathon that you want to tell us about either leave it in our comments section or send us an email. What's your favorite marathon?