Looking to run a marathon in 2011? Whether it's your first one or your fourteenth, check out some of our favourites. We believe in travelling, so why not pick a destination race this year? (Rome, perhaps? Talk about a delicious pre-race carb load.)
the races we'd love to run
Head for the sun
Who needs an excuse to play in the sun and surf? Say aloha to Kauai or celebrate your personal best in the City of Angels. If you’re feeling really adventurous, head to Brazil and reward yourself with a post-race bikini. (At least you know it will fit in your suitcase.)
Kauai Marathon, Kauai, Hawaii, September 4, 2011
Honda LA Marathon, Los Angeles, California, March 20, 2011
Rio de Janeiro Marathon, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, July 17, 2011 (date not confirmed yet)
Come to Canada
Run with us in the land where lululemon started. Whether you hit the pavement in Vancouver, Ottawa, Toronto or Quebec City, you can expect water station high-fives from local lululemon staff.
BMO Vancouver Marathon, Vancouver, British Columbia, May 1, 2011
Ottawa Marathon, Ottawa, Ontario, May 28-29, 2011
Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, Toronto, Ontario, October 16, 2011
SSQ Quebec City Marathon, Quebec City, Quebec August 28, 2011
Tour the USA
Chicago, San Francisco and NYC are all great. Why not try something new? Soak in the beauty of the Oregon Coast, keep it weird in Austin, get lucky in Vegas or sip a glass of vino in Wine Country – after the race, of course.
Newport Marathon, Newport, Oregon, June 4, 2011
LIVESTRONG Austin Marathon, Austin, Texas, February 20, 2011
Rock 'n' Roll Las Vegas Marathon, Las Vegas, Nevada, December 4, 2011
Wineglass Marathon, Finger Lakes Wine Country, New York, October 2, 2011
Don't limit yourself to your neighbourhood marathon.
Hop across the pond
Collect stamps in your passport and clock some miles on foreign soil. There are lots to choose from. Whether you choose Stockholm, Rome, Prague, Paris or another fabulous race that's not listed, you're bound to have the adventure of a lifetime.
Asics Stockholm Marathon, Stockholm, Sweden, May 28, 2011
Maratona di Roma, Rome, Italy, March 20, 2011
Prague International Marathon, Prague, Czech Republic, May 8, 2011
Marathon de Paris, Paris, France, April 10, 2011
start training! do it now! do it now! do it now!
- Ready to start training? Here's a short guide to get you started: want to run a marathon?
- Need some tunes? Rock one of these playlists.
- Wondering what shoes to wear? Ask a Runner: what kind of shoes?
- Want to cross train? Read this: how to cross train
- Need some yoga? Find a local lululemon location and join us for a complimentary class! Store locator
Where will you run this year? Let us know, we just might be there to cheer you on or run alongside you!