We challenge you to do two terrific events in two beautiful cities! Do the Portland Marathon or Portland Marathon Half in October in Portland, Oregon, USA and follow it with a trip in the Spring to The Dubrovnik International Half Marathon, held in May in Dubrovnik, Croatia. Or vice versa!
Portland Marathon & Portland Marathon Half
The Portland Marathon is rated as one of the premier marathons in the U.S. and one of the top 10 road race events in the U.S, and one of the top 40 races of all types and distances. Runner’s World called the Portland Marathon “the best people’s marathon in the West” and for the past ten years has ranked it as one of the top marathons in the country. The Portland Marathon and Portland Marathon Half are held on the same day and both are beautiful courses that start and finish in downtown Portland.
The Dubrovnik International Half Marathon
Dubrovnik is a Croatian city on the Adriatic Sea, in the region of Dalmatia. It is one of the most prominent tourist destinations in the Mediterranean with its turquoise waters, intimate lodging and delicious fare. Dubrovnik is one of the most beautiful destinations in the Mediterranean. The City has been the set of TV shows including the popular HBO series Game of Thrones. The next half marathon will take place on Sunday, May 10, 2015. The weather during this time is excellent for running – ranging between 11°C (51°F) and 16°C (61°F) with a light breeze coming off the sea. Registration is limited to just 1,000 entries. Visit event web site.