If an international marathon is on your 2022 bucket list, there's still time – here are the races still to come this year that you can sign up for now
Many of us runners love the idea of running an international marathon. The trouble is, it’s sometimes really tough to get a spot. And even if you do make the ballot, organising the trip around your marathon training plan can be a bit of a headache.
Enter Sports Tours international. They offer race packages which include the race entry, flights and hotel rooms and even start-line coach transfers. All you have to do is rock up at the airport with your best running shoes – oh, and be ready to run, of course!
The best part is that they still have spaces available for some sold-out races happening later in 2022. We caught up with them to find out which races are still to come…
Sunday 25th September 2022
An electric atmosphere and lightning-fast course, the BMW Berlin Marathon is an iconic global event. This course is ideal for chasing your next PB, with the marathon world record being broken 11 times in Berlin.
Taking you through historic Berlin, runners finish at the spectacular 18th-century Brandenburg Gate, making for an incredible experience.
Editor Esther ran the Berlin Half earlier this year. Listen to her adventures in episode 87 of the Women’s Running podcast!
Sunday 9th October 2022
Another fast and flat route to tackle is the Bank of America Chicago Marathon. One of the largest cities in the United States, Chicago is well-known for its skyscraper skyline and iconic landmarks.
This city is bursting with things to keep you busy and thousands will be in attendance at this year’s Marathon Major. Runners from all 50 states and more than 100 countries will set out to accomplish a personal dream by reaching the finish line in Grant Park.
New York Marathon
Sunday 6th November 2022
Towering buildings, bustling streets, world-famous landmarks, and the opportunity to run the world’s largest race, it’s time to guarantee your place in the TCS New York Marathon.
Tourists travel from near and far to witness the great wonders of New York, and now you can do just this whilst running an unmissable event.
Taking you from Staten Island and finishing in Central Park, the experience of running the New York Marathon will stay with you for life.