7 Unusual Marathons and Ultramarathons

Want to run your next marathon where the water stops include wine and cheese offerings? Or how about trying to secure a spot in the ultra-secretive Barkley Marathons, which has no published entry procedure?

These are just a couple of the unusual and extraordinary marathons we found around the world that keep runners coming back for beautiful landscapes and an unforgettable experience. If you’re looking for a new twist on the marathon, these races will let you add a dose of excitement to your racing calendar.

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