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Ready, set, go! Photo: Getty Images
Ready, set, go! Photo: Getty Images

10 Masterly Marathons around the world 2016

You must run at least one marathon in your life. Lace up your shoes and sign up for one of the following:

Luxembourg Marathon

A night marathon in this tiny grand duchy offers a samba-like atmosphere.

Luxembourg, May 28 2016
ing-night-marathon.lu

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Midnight Sun Marathon, Tromso

The northernmost certified marathon in the world, get ready to run in the midnight sun.

Tromso, Norway, June 18 2016
msm.no

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Björkliden ArcticMountain Marathon.

Bjorkliden Arctic Mountain Marathon

The marathoner’s -mountain marathon.

Bjorkliden, Sweden, August 12–13 2016
bamm.nu

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Medoc Marathon

Runners are handed wine instead of water as they pass by.

Medoc, France, September 10 2016
marathondumedoc.com

Cape Town Marathon. Photo: Getty Images

Cape Town Marathon

One of the new kids on the block, this marathon offers a world-class running experience.

Cape Town, South Africa, September 18 2016
capetownmarathon.com

Berlin Marathon. Photo: Getty Images

Berlin Marathon

Famously fast course.

Berlin, Germany, September 25 2016
bmw-berlin-marathon.com

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New York City Marathon

The marathon's marathon.

New York, USA, 6 November 2016
tcsnycmarathon.org

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Athens Classic Marathon

The Original and Authentic Marathon.

Athens, Greece, 13 November 2016
athensauthenticmarathon.gr

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Honolulu Marathon

Hawaii, baby!

Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, 11 December 2016
honolulumarathon.org

Sylvester Marathon, Sao Paolo

New Year's Eve marathon and Brazilian street party.

Sao Paolo, Brazil, 31 December 2016
saosilvestre.com.br