All eyes may be on Boston come April, but don’t forget to set your sights on these other top-rated spring marathons around the country.
Emily is thrilled to join the DailyBurn team this summer as a contributing writer. She is a 2008 graduate of Fairfield University and has held editorial staff roles at New Jersey Monthly magazine, AOL, and currently, at About.com. Emily has been a life-long athlete, but discovered her passion for running long distance after college. She already has two marathons under her belt and shows no signs of slowing down. Emily's running related writing has appeared on The Huffington Post, where she blogged about training for the 2011 New York City Marathon, and Greatist.com. You can read more about her personal running adventures at keeprunningkeepwriting.com.
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