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Relay exchange point at the GO! St Louis KT82 Trail Relay
Enjoy a day of team bonding & wine country beauty at the KT82 Trail Relay

Welcome to your RaceRaves guide to top upcoming races! Here we highlight a sampling of best bets plus some personal favorites we think you’ll enjoy. (Sign up now for a free RaceRaves account to add these events & thousands more to your Future Races!)

NOTE:Β Unless otherwise noted, the following list includes only events that are now taking registrations for an in-person race and which, based on current information, are likely to take place. As with life, however, there are no guarantees.

πŸ† = Top Rated on RaceRaves (Overall rating of at least 4.7 across 10+ reviews)

June Marathons

Newport Marathon
Jun 4; Newport, OR
Marathon, half marathon
Bayside out-and-back attracts first timers & BQ hopefuls

REVEL Rockies
Jun 4; Evergreen, CO
Marathon, half marathon
High-altitude, quad-busting descent w/ picturesque payoffs

Deadwood Mickelson Trail Marathon πŸ†
Jun 4–5; Deadwood, SD
Marathon, marathon relay, half marathon, 5K
What goes up, must come down in the beautiful Black Hills

Bear Lake Marathon Trifecta
Jun 9–11; St. Charles, ID; Cokeville, WY; Laketown, UT
Marathon, half marathon, 5K (UT only)
Unique, low-key opportunity to notch 3 states in 3 days

Hatfield McCoy Marathon πŸ†
Jun 11; Williamson, KY
Marathon, Blackberry Mountain Half Marathon, River Road Half Marathon, 5K
Two-state favorite turns on the Appalachian charm

Lake Placid Marathon
Jun 12; Lake Placid, NY
Marathon, half marathon
Winter Olympics venue in the heart of the Adirondacks

Grandma’s Marathon & Garry Bjorklund Half
Jun 17–18; Two Harbors, MN
Marathon, half marathon, 5K
Rolling point-to-point follows the shoreline of Lake Superior
(Half marathon is at capacity)

Anchorage Mayor’s Marathon
Jun 18; Anchorage, AK
Marathon, marathon relay, half marathon, half marathon relay, 5 miler
Mountains & black bears & moose, oh my!

Missoula Marathon πŸ†
Jun 25–26; Missoula, MT
Marathon, half marathon, 5K
Perennially popular gem πŸ’Ž in stunning Big Sky Country
(Marathon is at capacity)

Morgan Valley Marathon
Jun 25; Morgan, UT
Marathon, half marathon, 10K, 5K
Gorgeous double loop favored by four-legged spectators

Cascade Super Series – Super Marathon
Jun 26; Snoqualmie Pass, WA
Gentle downhill on crushed gravel is a PR waiting to happen

πŸ‘‰ Or search for more June marathons.

June Half Marathons

Grand Teton Half πŸ†
Jun 3–4; Wilson, WY
Half marathon, 5K
“Amazing course” with “magical views” of the Teton Range

Jun 4; Johnston, IA
Half marathon
Iowa running tradition steps up to the half marathon distance

Fairfield Road Races
Jun 4–5; Fairfield, CT
Half marathon, 5K
New England staple finishes beachside on Long Island Sound

Helvetia Half πŸ†
Jun 4; Hillsboro, OR
Half marathon, 10K, 5K
“Leave the city behind” on this rolling tour of rural Oregon

Bank of America Chicago 13.1
Jun 5; Chicago, IL
Half marathon
Inaugural race explores the Windy City’s West Side

Dexter–Ann Arbor Run
Jun 5; Dexter, MI
Half marathon, 10K, 5K
Point-to-point along the Huron River celebrates its 48th year

Shipyard Old Port Half
Jun 11; Portland, ME
Half marathon, 5K
Maine’s best half marathon showcases the state’s largest city

Rock Tahoe Half πŸ†
Jun 18; Stateline, NV
Half marathon
Net downhill features “epic views” & post-race pool party

Glacier Half πŸ†
Jun 25; Kiowa, MT
Half marathon
“Challenging course and spectacular scenery,” for the win

Craft Classic Half πŸ†
Jun 26; Redmond, WA
Half marathon, 5K
Lovely riverside run culminates with a post-race beer garden

πŸ‘‰ Or search for more June half marathons.

June Ultra Marathons

24 Hour Eagle Up Ultra
Jun 4; Canal Fulton, OH
24 hr, 100 mile relay
Fully supported, wooded 5-mile loop to benefit veterans

GO! St. Louis KT82 Trail Relay (above)
Jun 11; Maryland Heights, MO
82 miler, 82 mile relay
One-day team challenge thru Missouri wine country πŸ‡

Shadow of the Giants
Jun 11; Fish Camp, CA
50K, 20K
Stunning run among the giant sequoias in Sierra Natl Forest

Denali 135 & Denali 100K
Jun 20; Cantwell, AK
135 miler, 100K
Spectacular bucket-list race at the gateway to Denali Natl Park

Gunstock TrailFest
Jun 25–26; Gilford, NH
50 miler, 50K, 30K, 10K, 5K, 1.5 miler
Family-friendly celebration of running & the outdoors

πŸ‘‰ Or search for more June ultra marathons.

June International Races

Spitsbergen Marathon πŸ‡³πŸ‡΄
Jun 4; Longyearbyen, Norway
Marathon, half marathon, 10K
Remote, cold-weather race with polar bear spectators

Uganda Marathon πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡¬
Jun 4; Masaka, Uganda
Marathon, half marathon, 10K
“Incredible week” of public service & community spirit

Original Inca Trail Marathon to Machu Picchu πŸ‡΅πŸ‡ͺ
Jun 8; Machu Picchu, Peru
Marathon, 30K
One of the world’s toughest marathons marks its final year

Big Five Marathon πŸ‡ΏπŸ‡¦
Jun 18; Bosveld, South Africa
Marathon, half marathon
Run among the wildlife on a private game reserve 🦁

Hella Hamburg Half πŸ‡©πŸ‡ͺ
Jun 26; Hamburg, Germany
Half marathon
Festive, cosmopolitan half in one of Europe’s busiest seaports

πŸ‘‰ Or search forΒ more June international races.

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Author: Mike Sohaskey

Mike Sohaskey, Co-founder of RaceRaves

Mike Sohaskey is the co-founder of RaceRaves, the premier online reviews community for runners to share their race experiences and find their next challenge. Mike honed his creative and critical thinking skills as a research scientist, earning a Ph.D. in Cancer Biology from Stanford. He’s also completed over 100 races β€” including 50+ marathons and ultras β€” in locations ranging from Antarctica to Zimbabwe.

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