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Walking Marathons USA East

Walking marathons in the eastern USA

Arkansas Marathon
October marathon in Malvern, Arkansas. Aid stations and timing open for a 6.5 hour limit.

Avon Walks for Breast Cancer
Walk a marathon and a half marathon to raise funds to fight breast cancer. Locations for 2003 include Washington DC, Boston, Cincinnati, Chicago, New York.

Baystate Marathon
Lowell, Massachussetts October marathon, half-marathon.

Bermuda International Marathon and Half Marathon and 10K
Annual January marathon, has 8 hour time limit for timing, finish line open 9 hours.

Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk
Marathon, half-marthon and 3 mile walk each September to raise funds for cancer research. Eight hour or more time limit.

Cape Cod Marathon and Relay
October marathon in Falmouth, Massachusetts with five hour time limit.

Carolina Marathon
February event in Columbia, South Carolina.  10K walk, walkers allowed on marathon.

Cincinnati Flying Pig Marathon
Yearly marathon in May with 6 hour time limit, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Detroit Free Press Marathon
October marathon with racewalk division and cash prizes. There is a strict 6 hour time limit.

Erie Marathon
Erie, Pennsylvania September event, course open 5.5 hours. Half-marathon is more walker-friendly and invites walkers.

Heart of America Marathon - Missouri
Columbia, Missouri September marathon with 6 hour time limit.

Indianapolis Marathon
October marathon with 7 hour time limit. Also a half marathon with 3.5 hour time limit.

New Jersey Marathon
The proceeds from the marathon will benefit children's charities. Has a racewalk division. 15K fitness walk also.

Marine Corp Marathon
Yearly in October, Washington DC.

Mercedes Marathon
Birmingham, Alabama marathon with its first year in February, 2002. Seven hour time limit.

Midsouth Marathon and Half
November marathon in Wynne, Arkansas. Officially a 6-hour time limit but you can arrange with the race director to start an hour early. A small marathon with great local support and barbecue.

More Marathon and Half Marathon
The MORE Magazine / Fitness Magazine Half-Marathon for Women is held in April in Central Park, NYC to benefit CARE.

Myrtle Beach Marathon
Yearly February marathon in South Carolina. Lets walkers start 1 hour early, with an 8 hour time limit.

New York City Marathon
November Marathon with walker-friendly 10 hour time limit.

Ocean State Marathon
Narragansett, Rhode Island marathon in November. Service cut-off 5.5 hours but no time limit for finish.

Philadelphia Marathon
November marathon, no time limit, Pennsylvania.

Quad Cities Marathon - Illinois
September marathon in Moline, Illinois. Course is closed to traffic until 6 hours, after that you can use the sidewalks.

Shamrock Sportsfest Marathon Walk Virginia Beach, VA
March marathon with a marathon walk category and seven hour time limit. Virginia Beach, Virginia.

Chicago Marathon
October marathon with time limit of 6 hours, 30 minutes to receive the finishers packet is doable for those walking under 14 minute miles.

USAF Marathon
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, hosts the United States Air Force Marathon in September. All levels of runners, including wheelchair participants, Teams and Relay Teams, are invited. Seven hour time limit.

Walt Disney World Marathon and Half-Marathon
Popular marathon with 7 hour time limit from Epcot, January. Register early, it fills up fast.

Wineglass Marathon
Corning, New York marathon in October.  Walkers start 1/2 hour early.

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