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Runners lakeside on the course at the Rock Tahoe Half Marathon
Enjoy gorgeous greens & brilliant blues at the Rock Tahoe Half Marathon

Welcome to your RaceRaves guide to top upcoming races! Here we highlight a sampling of best bets and personal favorites to get your summer off to a hot start.

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NOTE:Β Unless otherwise noted, the following list includes only events that are now taking registrations for an in-person race.

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

June Marathons

Deadwood Mickelson Trail Marathon
Jun 3–4; Deadwood, SD
Marathon, marathon relay, half marathon, 5K
Black Hills beauty climbs & descends on a crushed gravel rail trail

Steamboat Marathon
Jun 4; Steamboat Springs, CO
Marathon, half marathon, 10K
Downhill destination race delivers a Rocky Mountain High

Hatfield McCoy Marathon πŸ†
Jun 10; Williamson, KY
Marathon, Blackberry Mountain Half Marathon, River Road Half Marathon, 5K
Charming Appalachian favorite starts in KY & finishes in WV

Morgan Valley Marathon
Jun 10; Morgan, UT
Marathon, half marathon, 10K, 5K
Rolling double loop w/ mountain landscapes to “peak” your interest

Timberline Marathon
Jun 10–11; Rhododendron, OR
Marathon, half marathon
Pristine lakefront single track boasts sublime views of Mt Hood

Grandma’s Marathon & Garry Bjorklund Half
Jun 16–17; Duluth, MN
Marathon, half marathon (SOLD OUT), 5K
Lake Superior showcase spoils its runners in all the right ways

Anchorage Mayor’s Marathon
Jun 17; Anchorage, AK
Marathon, marathon relay, half marathon, half marathon relay, 5 miler
Expect stunning scenery with a chance of wildlife sightings

Charlevoix Marathon
Jun 17; Charlevoix, MI
Marathon, half marathon, 10K, 5K
Lovely out-and-back on the small-town shores of Lake Michigan

Run Super Series Super Marathon & Super Fast Half
Jun 17; Snoqualmie Pass, WA
Marathon, half marathon
Quad-friendly Boston Qualifier down the unpaved Iron Horse Trail

Missoula Marathon πŸ†
Jun 24–25; Missoula, MT
Marathon, half marathon, 5K
Treasure State gem πŸ’Ž in dazzling Big Sky Country

πŸ‘‰ Or search for more June marathons

June Half Marathons

Grand Teton Half πŸ†
Jun 2–3; Wilson, WY
Half marathon, 5K
“Unbelievably gorgeous” run with “magical views” of Grand Teton

Hospital Hill Run
Jun 3; Kansas City, MO
Half marathon, 10K, 5K
KC’s longest-running road race celebrates its 50th year

Pisgah Farms & Furlongs Half Mare-athon
Jun 3; Versailles, KY
Half marathon, 10K
“Absolutely stunning” course passes four Thoroughbred farms

Bank of America Chicago 13.1
Jun 4; Chicago, IL
Half marathon
Second-year event explores the city’s diverse & historic West Side

Shipyard Old Port Half
Jun 10; Portland, ME
Half marathon, 5K
Maine’s best half is a festive ode to the state’s largest city

Gorges Ithaca Half
Jun 17; Ithaca, NY
Half marathon
Go with the flow on this gentle downhill thru waterfall country

Rock Tahoe Half πŸ† (above)
Jun 17; Lake Tahoe, NV
Half marathon
Spectacular lake views and a post-race party that goes to 11 πŸ”Š

Glacier Half πŸ†
Jun 24; Kiowa, MT
Half marathon
Breathtaking climb & payoff in the Crown Jewel of the Continent

Snoqualmie Valley Half
Jun 24; Carnation, WA
Half marathon, 10K
Peaceful, picturesque out-and-back thru forest & farmland

Timpanogos Half Marathon
Jun 24; Pine Hollow, UT
Half marathon, 10K, 5K
Run down a personal best in beautiful American Fork Canyon

πŸ‘‰ Or search for more June half marathons

June Ultra Marathons

Scout Mountain Ultras
Jun 2–3; Pocatello, ID
100 miler, 50 miler, 50K, 21 miler
Rugged mountain run in the Caribou-Targhee National Forest

Eagle Up Ultra πŸ†
Jun 3; Canal Fulton, OH
24 hr, 100 miler, 100 mile relay, 100K, 50 miler, 50K
Test your limits on this fully supported, wooded 5-mile loop

Last Runner Standing Duluth
Jun 10; Duluth, MN
Last Runner Standing, 8.4 miler, 4.2 miler
Duluth’s own family-friendly version of the unique race format

Denali 135 & Denali 100K
Jun 20; Cantwell, AK
135 miler, 100K
Remote bucket-list adventure on the unpaved Denali Hwy

Mt Evans Ascent
Jun 25; Idaho Springs, CO
29 miler (round trip), 14.5 miler (ascent only)
High-altitude gauntlet summits the highest paved road in North America

πŸ‘‰ Or search for more June ultra marathons

June Other Distances

Baltimore 10 Miler
Jun 3; Baltimore, MD
10 miler, 10 mile relay
Charm City’s summer celebration features zoo-inspired medals

GO! St. Louis KT82 Trail Relay
Jun 3; Maryland Heights, MO
82 mile relay
One day, one team, 82 miles across Missouri wine country πŸ‡

Cornfield Cornfield
Jun 10; Papillion, NE
“The most Nebraska race in Nebraska” elicits ear-to-ear smiles
(Registration opens Mar 3)

Garden of the Gods 10 Mile & 10K
Jun 11; Colorado Springs, CO
10 miler, 10K
Elevation sensation wows with dramatic red rock formations
(Registration opens Mar 1)

Mount Washington Road Race
Jun 17; Gorham, NH
7.6 miler
Grueling, iconic uphill run gains 4,650 ft from start to finish
(Lottery registration open Feb 13–27)

πŸ‘‰ Or search for more June races of other distances

June International Races

Icefjord Midnight Marathon πŸ‡¬πŸ‡±
Jun 3; Ilulissat, Greenland
Marathon, half marathon
Rocky, challenging trail run thru a UNESCO World Heritage Site

Brisbane Marathon Festival πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ί
Jun 4; Brisbane (Queensland), Australia
Marathon, half marathon, 10K, 5K, 2K
Spirited two-loop circuit of Australia’s third-largest city

TΓ³rshavn Marathon πŸ‡«πŸ‡΄
Jun 4; TΓ³rshavn, Faroe Islands
Marathon, half marathon, 10.5K, 5.5K
Small Scandinavian capital hosts a rolling, seaside out-and-back

Rio de Janeiro City Marathon πŸ‡§πŸ‡·
Jun 10–11; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Marathon, half marathon, 10K, 5K
Tropical temps, world-famous beaches & Rio’s trademark energy

Banff Marathon πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦
Jun 18; Banff (Alberta), Canada
Marathon, half marathon, 10K
Bask in the breathtaking beauty of the Canadian Rockies

πŸ‘‰ Or search for 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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