50 Marathons/50 States

I remember when the thought of running more than five miles seemed daunting an unattainable (some days a three mile run still feels that way). I do not remember the day I decided to set a lifelong goal of running 50 marathons in 50 states. I do remember the idea evolving in 2015 after completing my first full IRONMAN. Not sure if I was looking for the next challenge or if I just completely lost all my marbles somewhere along the IRONMAN Texas course that year. However, the lifelong goal currently remains. My current plan is to race two marathons a year (as life permits).

Completed:

  1. Florida – Tallahassee Marathon 2014 and 2015
  2. Louisiana – Rock n Roll, New Orleans 2015
  3. Texas – IRONMAN Woodlands, Texas 2015
  4. Mississippi –  Blues Marathon, Jackson 2016
  5. Alabama – Big Beach Marathon, Gulf Shores 2017
  6. Ohio – Inaugural Youngstown Marathon 2017
  7. Tennessee – St. Jude Marathon, Memphis 2017
  8. South Carolina – Charleston Marathon 2018

In-Training:

     9. Missoula Marathon, Montana (Sunday, June 30th, 2019)

Somewhere down the yellow brick road:

  1. Alaska
  2. Arizona
  3. Arkansas
  4. California
  5. Colorado
  6. Connecticut
  7. Delaware
  8. Georgia (2019)
  9. Hawaii
  10. Idaho
  11. Illinois
  12. Indiana
  13. Iowa
  14. Kansas
  15. Kentucky
  16. Maine
  17. Maryland
  18. Massachusetts
  19. Michigan
  20. Minnesota
  21. Missouri
  22. Nebraska
  23. Nevada
  24. New Hampshire
  25. New Jersey
  26. New Mexico
  27. New York
  28. North Carolina (2019)
  29. North Dakota
  30. Oklahoma
  31. Oregon
  32. Pennsylvania
  33. Rhode Island
  34. South Dakota
  35. Utah
  36. Vermont
  37. Virginia
  38. Washington
  39. West Virginia
  40. Wisconsin
  41. Wyoming

I am always looking for recommendations for future races. Please comment below if you have any suggestions for future races.

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