The Great Big Race Calendar 2014

The year's top marathons, triathlons, road and adventure races

Our editors’ month-by-month picks of the most iconic, historic, picturesque, challenging or just plain fun races in North America in 2014.


January 12, 2014
Walt Disney World Marathon
Epcot, Florida

January 18, 2014
Frozen Otter Ulta Trek
Dundee, Wisconsin

January 25, 2014
Big Chill Adventure Race
Rocksprings, Texas


February 2, 2014
Kaiser Permanante San Francisco Half-Marathon
San Francisco, California

February 15, 2014
State Games of Michigan Snowshoe 5K
Grand Rapids, Michigan

February 22, 2014
Gnarly Naduah Adventure Race
Groesbeck, Texas


March 15, 2014
Brake the Habit Adventure Race
Black Hill Regional Park, Maryland


April 12, 2014
Big Sky Duathlon
Bennett, Colorado

April 21, 2014
Boston Marathon
Boston, Massachusetts

April 27, 2014
West Side Duathlon
Arvada, Colorado


May 10, 2014
Barkin' Dog Duathlon
Denver, Colorado

May 10, 2014
Buff Betty's Woman's Adventure Race
Shenandoah River State Park, Virginia

May 10, 2014
Oakdale Spring Classic Duathlon
Lake Elmo, Minnesota

May 10, 2014
Dawn to Dusk Adventure Race
Santa Margarita, California

May 17, 2014
Jenison Triathlon
Jenison, Michigan

May 17, 2014
Wild Wonderful Adventure Race
Oak Hill, West Virginia

May 17, 2014
Dominion Riverrock Adventure Race
Richmond, Virginia

May 17, 2014
Just Du It Duathlon
Seekonk, Massachusetts

May 18, 2014
FIU 2575 North Miami Triathlon
North Miami, Florida

May 18, 2014
Zazzle Bay to Breakers 12K
San Francisco, California

May 24, 2014
Spread Your Wings Adventure Race
Rocksprings, Texas

May 24, 2014
Fleet Feet Soldier Field 10 Miler
Chicago, Illinois

May 26, 2014
Bolder BOULDER 10K
Boulder, Colorado


Jun 1, 2014
Orange County Duathlon
Lake Forest, California

June 1, 2014
Rock 'n' Roll San Diego Half-Marathon      
San Diego, California

June 7, 2014
Crescent Moon Triathlon
(formerly Harvest Moon Triathalon)
Aurora, Colorado

June 7, 2014
Lake Crystal Duathlon
Lake Crystal, Minnesota

June 8, 2014
ODDysey Half Marathon
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

June 14, 2014
Bellin Run 10K
Green Bay, Wisconsin

June 18-22, 2014
Untamed New England 100 Mile Wilderness Race
Carrabassett Valley, Maine

June 27-28, 2014
Ragnar Wasatch Back 188 Mile
Logan, Utah


July 4, 2014
AJC Peachtree Road Race
Atlanta, Georgia

July 6, 2014
Grand Haven Duathlon
Grand Haven, Michigan

July 13, 2014
Boilermaker 15K
Utica, New York

July 20, 2014
Mossman Sprint Triathlon
Norwalk, Connecticut

July 20, 2014
Rock 'n' Roll Chicago Half-Marathon
Chicago, Illinois

July 27, 2014
San Francisco Marathon & 2 Half-Marathons
San Francisco, California


August 3, 2014
Omaha Retro Family Triathlon
Omaha, Nebraska

August 17, 2014
Falmouth Road Race 7 Mile
Falmouth, Massachusetts

August 22-23, 2014
Hood to Coast Relay 197 Mile
Portland, Oregon

August 23, 2014
San Jose Double Road Race 15K Challenge
San Jose, California

August 24, 2014
Park City Mossman Triathalon
Bridgeport, Connecticut

August 30, 2014
Atomic Duathlon & Sprint Triathlon
Lenoir City, Tennessee


September 6, 2014
North Country Endurance Challenge
North Country, New Hampshire

September 7, 2014
Chicago Half-Marathon
Chicago, Illinois

September 13, 2014
Park Tool Fall Classic Duathlon
Oakdale, Minnesota

September 20, 2014
Treadman Duathlon
Pine Island, Minnesota

September 21, 2014
Powerman Florida Duathlon
Jupiter, Florida

September 21, 2014
Richmond Rox Triathlon
(formerly Rocketts Landing Triathlon)
Rocketts Landing, Richmond, Virginia

September 27, 2014
Cascade Falls Duathlon
Osceola, Wisconsin

September 27, 2014
Hamptons Marathon & Half
Amagansett, New York


October 5, 2014
Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon
St. Paul, Minnesota

October 12, 2014
Long Beach International City Bank Half-Marathon
Long Beach, California

October 12, 2014
Army Ten-Miler
Washington, DC

October 12, 2014
Chicago Marathon
Chicago, Illinois

October 19, 2014
Longboat Key Duathlon
Longboat Key, Florida

October 19, 2014
Columbus Half Marathon
Columbus, Ohio

October 26, 2014
Marine Corps Marathon
Washington, DC


November TBD, 2014
Adrenaline Rush Adventure Race
TBD, Virginia

November 2, 2014
Hot Chocolate 15K/5K
Chicago, Illinois

November 2, 2014
New York City Marathon
New York, New York

November 16, 2014
Rock 'n' Roll Las Vegas Half-Marathon
Las Vegas, Nevada

November 23, 2014
Gore-Tex Philadelphia Marathon
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

November 27, 2014
Delaware YMCA Turkey Trot 8K
Buffalo, New York


December 7, 2014
Rock 'n' Roll San Antonio Half-Marathon
San Antonio, Texas

December 14, 2014
MetroPCS Dallas Half-Marathon
(formerly Dallas White Rock Half-Marathon)
Dallas, Texas


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