2.Chicago Marathon (Illinois)
Many avid runners dream of one day pounding the pavement at the Chicago marathon. Over 45,000 runners run through the windy city for 26.2 miles. Runners whom are interested have to enter their name in a “race lottery” to register. Names will be drawn. You aren’t guaranteed a spot for entering your name, but it is the only way to register due to the high demands of the race. Trust us, it is so worth it to enter! Enter here.