The Missoula Marathon is included in a list of 10 Best Beginner Marathons in the United States in an on-line article by Fitbie.msn.com. The article describes their choices for the 10 best marathons for first-time marathon runners. The Missoula Marathon was included in part because of the gentle course and excellent community support. The Missoula Marathon’s hand painted mile markers and free finish-line photos were mentioned as unique attributes of the event.
The Missoula Marathon is honored in a list that includes major and established events such as the Marine Corps Marathon, Chicago Marathon, Portland Marathon Las Vegas Rock’n’Roll Marathon and others.
To view the entire article, go to http://fitbie.msn.com/get-fitter/tips/10-best-beginner-marathons/tip/5. Fitbie is a new on-line publication, a partnership between Rodale Inc.--publishers of Runner's World Magazine--and MSN.