Most of the people in United States think of finishing a marathon in first place but its a tough task. Before taking part in any of the marathon races, physical preparation is mandatory and by running in the marathon races, you can cut down few calories. The average marathon length is 26.2 miles and marathons are not just for fun but they even improve the health condition of individuals taking part in it.
Based on the number of finishers, New York city marathon with 46,536 finishers is the leading marathon race in United States. The below infographic will give you information about biggest marathons races in United States along with the number of finishers.
ING New York city marathon – 46,536 finishers
Chicago marathon – 35,670 finishers
Boston marathon – 23,879 finishers
Marine corps marathon – 20,895 finishers
Los Angeles marathon – 19,626 finishers
The average finishing of a marathon race is 4 hours 37 minutes and from the year 2002, the number of finishers in US marathon has increased by 45%.