, the leading online community for people interested in sport and recreational activities, has listed the
Atlantic City Marathon
, Sunday, October 16 beginning at 8 a.m., among its list of
7 Fast and Flat Races
making Atlantic City the destination race to compete in 2011. It’s the 53rd year for the Atlantic City Marathon, famous for its course on the Atlantic City Boardwalk allowing impressive times for those looking to qualify for the Boston Marathon, and also features a Half Marathon, 10 K and 5 K – perfect for training runs – non-competitive Health Walk and Kid’s Fun Run – this year benefiting
CASA for Children
Jewish Community Center of Margate
– so the whole family can participate.
With average fall temperatures of 66 degrees high and 48 degrees low, it’s the perfect weather to hit Atlantic City running. The city’s casinos including Bally’s Atlantic City, Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa, Caesars Atlantic City, Golden Nugget Atlantic City, Tropicana Casino & Resort,
and hotels including
The Chelsea, Courtyard by Marriott, Sheraton Atlantic City Convention Center Hotel
Seaview – A Dolce Resort
, are offering affordable rates for runners beginning Thursday, October 13 through Monday, October 17, and exciting packages that include free parking and dining options.
The Atlantic City Marathon is included among such Fast and Flat races as the Bob Potts Heritage Rail Trail Marathon in York, Pennsylvania; Scheels Fargo Marathon in Fargo, North Dakota; 3rd Annual JWJ Beach House Memorial 5k Run/Walk in Bethany Beach, Delaware; 26th Hilton Head Firecracker 5000 in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina; 30th Wineglass Marathon in Bath, New York; and the Santa Monica 5000 in Santa Monica, California.
The marathon was also previously listed among Active.com’s
11 Running Events To Do in 2011, among such destination running events as the 2011 LIVESTRONG Austin Marathon and Half Marathon in Austin, Texas; Honda LA Marathon in Los Angeles, California; and the 41st Annual Maui Marathon and Half Marathon in Ka'anapali, Hawaii; among others.
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For information on the Atlantic City Marathon’s course, entry fees, or to register, visit www.acmarathon.org
. And, find the marathon on Facebook at