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

California International Marathon

The California International Marathon is one of the most popular West Coast marathons for runners seeking Boston qualifying times. Like the Boston Marathon itself, Cal International, which takes place in Sacramento in December, features a net-downhill point-to-point route and a lot of competition at any pace to push you along. Like Boston also, however, Cal International is frequently marred by stiff race-day headwinds.

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