Top 6 Global running Marathon events of this month (May’17)

May is the month with the shortest name with three letters. But for the runners there is lot more in the kitty.

Here are the Top 6 global running Marathon events of May’17.

1) Prague Marathon (Volkswagen Prague Marathon): Full Marathon (42K) event -> Venue: Prague, Czech Republic | Date: 7th May.

It was founded in 1995 and has IAAF Gold Label status. According to media it is the world’s most international marathon, with two-thirds of runners coming from 55 different countries. It has been voted one of the most beautiful in the world.

Prague Marathon - May month

In 2016, men’s race was won by Lawrence Cherono (KEN) – 2:07:24 hrs and the women’s race was won by Lucy Karimi (KEN) – 2:24:46 hrs.

2) Yellow River Estuary International Marathon: Full Marathon (42K) event -> Venue: Dongying, China | Date: 7th May.

Yellow River Estuary International Marathon

In 2016, men’s race was won by Dickson Kipsang (KEN) – 2:09:27 hrs and the women’s race was won by Eunice Chebichii Chumba (Bahrain) – 2:31:13 hrs.

3) Mattoni Karlovy Vary Half Marathon: Full Marathon (42K) event -> Venue: Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic | Date: 20th May.

4) TCS World 10K Bengaluru: 10k Event -> Venue: Bengaluru, India | Date: 21st May.

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5) Ottawa Marathon: Full marathon, Half marathon, 10k event -> Ottawa, Canada | Last weekend May.

6) The Edinburgh Marathon: Full Marathon (42K) event -> Venue: Edinburgh, Scotland | Date: 28th May

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