If you're a destination runner, Vancouver is home to a 26.2-mile marathon with a breathtaking course that takes participants past Vancouver scenes like Stanley Park and the Seawall.
Forbes named this marathon a Top 10 Destination Marathon because of the mix of urban and natural landscapes you get to run through. It's like two for the price of one, a great race and sightseeing together.
The marathon is preceded by a three-day health and life expo where goodie bags with gear are given to all runners. Medals are handed out to everyone who crosses the finish line. The course is a Boston Qualifier and has a seven-hour time limit.
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