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Utah Valley Marathon, a top Boston Qualifying course
Runners chase a personal best at the Utah Valley Marathon, Half, 10K & 5K

Welcome to our new monthly guide to top upcoming races! Here we highlight a sampling of “best bets” as well as some of our team’s personal favorites.

For a more comprehensive list of June road & trail races of all distances—and to exclude canceled events from your search—check out our Find a Race page!

Please note: Scheduling remains highly fluid, and many June races have yet to open registration. 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. There are, however, no guarantees.

Looking for more in-person races that may actually happen? Check out our Featured Races for April/May.

(* indicates race was held in 2020)


June Marathons

Utah Valley Marathon (above)
Jun 4-5; Provo, UT
Marathon, half marathon, 10K, 5K
Scenery galore and a top Boston Qualifier to boot

Deadwood Mickelson Trail Marathon
Jun 6; Deadwood, SD
Marathon, marathon relay, half marathon, 5K
Low-key trail marathon in the pristine Black Hills

North Olympic Discovery Marathon
Jun 6; Port Angeles, WA
Marathon, marathon relay, half marathon, 10K, 5K
Pacific Northwest nature with a waterfront finish

Steamboat Marathon
Jun 6; Steamboat Springs, CO
Marathon, half marathon, 10K
Downhill destination race in the heart of the Rockies

Bear Lake Trifecta*
Jun 10; St Charles, ID
Jun 11; Cokeville, WY
Jun 12; Laketown, UT
Marathon, half marathon
Got what it takes to notch three states in three days?

Governor’s Cup
Jun 12; Helena, MT
Marathon, marathon relay, half marathon, 10K, 5K
Expect a “capital” time at Montana’s oldest marathon

Hatfield McCoy Marathon
Jun 12; South Williamson, KY (start); Williamson, WV (finish)
Marathon, double half marathon, 5K
First-timers & 50 Staters alike laud this two-state favorite

Charlevoix Marathon
Jun 19; Charlevoix, MI
Marathon, half marathon, 10K, 5K
Small-town gem on the shores of Lake Michigan

Run Super Series – The Super Marathon & Super Fast Half
Jun 26–27; Snoqualmie Pass, WA
Marathon, half marathon
Downhill Boston Qualifier on the popular Iron Horse Trail

More June marathons


June Half Marathons

Grand Teton Half
June 4–5; Wilson, WY
Half marathon, 5K
“Breathtaking course” with “magical views” of the Teton Range

Shipyard Old Port Half
Jun 5; Portland, ME
Half marathon, 5K
Maine’s best half marathon offers a full refund if canceled

Yellowstone Half
Jun 11–12; West Yellowstone, MT
Half marathon, 5K
Scenic trail run next door to America’s first National Park

The Great Ferry Race
Jun 13; Bainbridge Island, WA
Half marathon
A blast from the ferry horn starts your run on Bainbridge Island

NH-VT Covered Bridge Half
Jun 19; Colebrook, NH
16.2 miles, half marathon, half marathon relay, 5K
Rural New England with a covered bridge between states

Bristol Independence Rhode Race
Jun 26; Bristol, RI
Half marathon
Start your summer in the “most patriotic town in America”

Slacker Half
Jun 26; Dillon, CO
Half marathon, half marathon relay, 4 miles
Tackle the highest downhill half marathon in the country

More June half marathons


June Ultra Marathons

24 Hour Eagle Up Ultra
Jun 5–6; Canal Fulton, OH
24 hours, 100 mile relay
Flat 5-mile loop course, great for first-time ultramarathoners

Bighorn Trail Run
Jun 18–19; Dayton, WY
100 miles, 52 miles, 32 miles, 18 miles
Rugged backcountry challenge in the Bighorn Mountains

Denali 135 & Denali 100K
Jun 20; Cantwell, AK
135 miles, 100K
Inaugural ultra in the shadow of North America’s tallest peak

Bears Ears Ultra*
Jun 26; Monticello, UT
50 miles, 50K, 30K
High-elevation elation overlooking Canyonlands Nat’l Park

More ultra marathons


Looking for more running events? Search for races by state/city or month, and try our handy Find a Race tool to search for events by name, date range, distance, location, terrain & more. Then sign up for a free account to build your wish list and start coloring in your 50 States Map!

Author: Mike Sohaskey

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 — including 50+ marathons and ultras — in locations ranging from Antarctica to Zimbabwe.


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