A:Big Sur International Marathon, California
A contender for the title of world's most scenic marathon, the Big Sur International runs through redwood forests along the Pacific coast between Big Sur and Carmel, losing a total of 300 feet in elevation along the way. Despite the net loss, there's a brutal 500-foot climb between mile 10 and 13 to reach gusty Hurricane Point—a real back-breaker if you don't pace yourself. April 29
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