Handcycle-friendly marathons, halfs and other distances

Handcycle-friendly marathons, halfs and other distances

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Marathons | Half-marathons | Other distances
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Marathons

EVENT CITY NOTES
JANUARY
The Miami Marathon Miami, FL
Chevron Houston Marathon Houston, TX
FEBRUARY
LA Marathon Los Angeles, CA
Fort Lauderdale A1A Marathon Fort Lauderdale, FL Handcycle info not on website, confirmed by email
MARCH
Myrtle Beach Marathon Myrtle Beach, SC
Snickers Marathon & Half-marathon Albany, GA
APRIL
Boston Marathon Boston, MA Must qualify at a qualifying event
MAY
Pittsburgh Marathon Pittsburgh, PA 3-hour time limit and 25mph max speed
New Jersey Marathon and Half Marathon Oceanport, NJ Average pace of 5:45 minute/mile and can finish within 6 hours and 30 minutes from the start of the race, HALF has no restrictions
Cleveland Marathon Cleveland, OH 12 participants max (10 handcyclists and 2 pushrims)
Med City Marathon Rochester, NY
Vermont City Marathon Burlington, VT
JUNE
JULY
Missoula Marathon Missoula, MT
AUGUST
SEPTEMBER
USAF Marathon Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, OH Handcycle info not on website, confirmed by email
Monument Marathon Gering, NE Significant portions of gravel on course.  Not handcycle-friendly.  However, organizers may allow you to compete after discussing the course with you in person.
Rochester Marathon Rochester, NY Handcycle info not on website, confirmed by email
Fox Cities Marathon Menasha, WI
OCTOBER
Long Beach Marathon Long Beach, CA
Baltimore Marathon Baltimore, MD
Chicago Marathon Chicago, IL
Detroit Free Press Marathon Detroit, MI International border crossing into Canada on course, citizenship info required
Portland Marathon Portland, OR Sub-1:40 wheelers may be asked to slow their pace
Lake Tahoe Marathon Homewood, CA
Cal-Neva Marathon Incline Village, NV In conjunction with the Lake Tahoe Marathon
Lakeside Marathon Incline Village, NV In conjunction with the Lake Tahoe Marathon
Running for the Bay Apalachicola Bay, Fl Handcycle info not on website, confirmed by email
Hartford Marathon and Half-marathon Hartford, CT Participation only, awards only for pushrims
Humboldt Redwoods Marathon, Half-marathon & 5k Humboldt Redwoods State Park, CA
Tri Cities Rivers and Wine Marathon Tri-Cities, WA
Marine Corps Marathon Arlington, VA
NOVEMBER
Seattle Marathon Seattle, WA
Philadelphia Marathon Philadelphia, PA
TCS New York City Marathon New York, NY Must be member of Achilles International 
DECEMBER
Buckeye Marathon Race to the Runway Buckeye, AZ
EAU Palm Beach Marathon & Run Fest West Palm Beach, FL

 

Half-Marathons

EVENT CITY NOTES
JANUARY
The Miami Marathon Miami, FL
Key West Half Marathon Key West, FL
Carlsbad Half Marathon Carlsbad, CA  Handcycles allowed in HALF Marathon only.
Chevron Houston Marathon Houston, TX
FEBRUARY
MARCH
Snickers Marathon & Half-marathon Albany, GA
Just a Short Run Allison Park, PA Handcycle info not on website, confirmed by email. Organizer warns of congestion on parts of course.
APRIL
Cherry Point Half Marathon Cherry Point, NC
MAY
New Jersey Marathon and Half Marathon Oceanport, NJ HALF has no time restrictions (full does)
Marine Corps Historic Half Fredericksburg, VA
Med City Marathon Rochester, NY
Smith Rock Road Half Marathon Terrebonne, Oregon Handcycle info not on website, confirmed by email
Colfax Marathon Denver, CO  Handcycles allowed in HALF Marathon only.
Orange County Marathon Newport Beach, CA  Handcycles allowed in HALF Marathon only.
JUNE
Hospital Hill Run Kansas City, MO Hilly, challenging course | Handcycle info not on website, confirmed by email
JULY
Beach Babe Half Marathon Long Beach, CA Women only.  Handcycle info not on website, confirmed by email.
Missoula Marathon Missoula, MT
AUGUST
Parkersburg News and Sentinel Half Marathon Parkersburg, WV
SEPTEMBER
Fox Cities Marathon Menasha, WI
Princess Challenge Ride & Half Marathon Folsom, CA Women only. In conjunction with the half-marathon there are also 12, 30, 42, 66, 75 mile bike route options. Handcycle info not on website, confirmed by email.
Monument Marathon Gering, NE IMPORTANT: Significant portions of gravel on course.  Not handcycle-friendly.  However, organizers may allow badasses to compete after discussing the course with you in person.
Canada Army Run Ottawa, ON, Canada Canada
OCTOBER
Long Beach Marathon Long Beach, CA
Gettysburg Blue-Gray 1/2 Marathon Gettysburg, PA Handcycle info not on website: confirmed by email. The day before the half marathon there is a handcycle criterium to support the Paralyzed Veterans of America
Nevada Half Marathon South Lake Tahoe, CA In conjunction with Lake Tahoe Marathon. 3-day Trifecta.
Emerald Bay Half Marathon South Lake Tahoe, CA In conjunction with Lake Tahoe Marathon. 3-day Trifecta.
Carnelian Bay Half Marathon Carnelian Bay, CA In conjunction with Lake Tahoe Marathon. 3-day Trifecta.
Running for the Bay Apalachicola Bay, Fl
Hartford Marathon and Half-marathon Hartford, CT Participation only, awards only for pushrims
Humboldt Redwoods Marathon, Half-marathon & 5k Humboldt Redwoods State Park, CA
Niagara Falls International Marathon Niagara Falls, ON, Canada Canada. Handcycles allowed in HALF Marathon only.
NOVEMBER
Philadelphia Marathon Philadelphia, PA
Southern Fried Half Marathon Nags Head, NC In conjunction with the Outer Banks Marathon. Only the half is open to handcycles.
Seattle Marathon Seattle, WA
DECEMBER
EAU Palm Beach Marathon & Run Fest West Palm Beach, FL

Other distances

EVENT CITY DISTANCE NOTES
JANUARY
Cruisin the Bayou Houston, TX 15 miles (24 km)
FEBRUARY
MARCH
Gate River Run 15k Jacksonville, FL 15k $200-100, and 50 for the top 3 places. Also awards for the highest placing Females and top Master(s) (over 50).
Senorita Century Women’s Bike Ride San Diego, CA 45 or 60 miles. In general this is a womens-only event, although up to 100 men are allowed to ride in the “Rico Suave Challenge”. See website for details.
APRIL
Women’s Gran Fondo Calistoga, CA 50 or 70 miles. Women only.  Handcycle info not on website, confirmed by email.
MAY
Fifth Third Bank 25k Grand Rapids, MI 25k
Calvin’s Challenge Springfield, OH 50 miles + 50-mile loop as many times as you can in 12 hours
Thunder in the Valley Games Saginaw, MI 10k Adaptive sports event. Children welcome.
HealthPlus Tour De Crim Flint, MI 10 miles Optional obstacles along the way (crawls, inflatable courses, and hay bale mazes, etc.)
JUNE
Ride the Rockies Grand Junction, CO 464 miles in 7 days
National Veterans Wheelchair Games Salt Lake City, UT (in 2016) US military veterans eligible for VA benefits only
JULY
Beach Babe Bicycling Classic Long Beach, CA 15 or 38 miles. Women only.  Handcycle info not on website, confirmed by email.
AUGUST
Pedal PGH Pittsburgh, PA 25 miles or 62 miles. Handcycle info not on website, confirmed on Twitter
SEPTEMBER
Three Notch Century  North Conway, NH (1-day and 40-mile) or Lincoln, NH (2- and 3-day) 100 miles in either 1, 2, or 3 days; or 40 miles
Princess Challenge Ride & Half Marathon Folsom, CA 12, 30, 42, 66, 75 mile bike route options. Also a half-marathon with the runners. Women only.  Handcycle info not on website, confirmed by email.
USAF Marathon Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, OH 5k  In conjunction with marathon.  Handcycle info not on website, confirmed by email.
Canada Army Run Ottawa, ON, Canada 5k Canada. In conjunction with half-marathon.
OCTOBER
Tahoe 16.6-Miler South Lake Tahoe, CA 16.6 miles In conjunction with Lake Tahoe Marathon.
Running for the Bay Apalachicola Bay, Fl Ultra 50k, Marathin, Half-marathon, 10k, 5k
Humboldt Redwoods Marathon, Half-marathon & 5k Humboldt Redwoods State Park, CA 5k In conjunction with marathon.
NOVEMBER
Silver Strand Half Marathon San Diego, CA Only the 10-mile course is open to handcycles. In conjunction with half-marathon.
DECEMBER
EAU Palm Beach Marathon & Run Fest West Palm Beach, FL 5k In conjunction with marathon.
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