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The 6 Best U.S. Marathons To Set A Personal Record

  • By Matt Fitzgerald
  • Published Jul. 18, 2011
  • Updated Jul. 20, 2011 at 8:17 PM UTC

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These are the places to go for your next PR.

Written by: Matt Fitzgerald

So, you want to set a marathon personal record? That means you’re going to have to get fitter than you were when you set your existing PR. It also means you’re going to have to apply everything you learned (probably the hard way) about marathon race execution, from pacing to hydration. But your first order of business is to choose a marathon that is conducive to fast times. We’ve done the research for you and chosen the six best U.S. marathons for PRs.

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Matt Fitzgerald

Matt Fitzgerald

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