Saugerties, New York (January 14, 2015): HITS Inc. is proud to announce the Omaha Marathon, presented by HITS Endurance, has been named “Nebraska’s Best Marathon” by the TripAdvisor-owned site, VactionHomeRentals.com. The Omaha Marathon, now in its 40th year, received the honor based on participant reviews, as well as the event’s premier location.
VactionHomeRentals.com found the 50 most loved and most talked about marathons in each state across the country through industry research and traveler feedback. The Omaha Marathon was recognized on the list, released January 12, The Best Marathon in Every State in the USA, as number one in Nebraska. Through this accolade, VactionHomeRentals.com deemed the annual race worth traveling for and encourages readers to do so.
The complete list of winners is available online at: www.vacationhomerentals.com/blog.
After joining the HITS Endurance race calendar in 2013 and expanding to include five race distances, the Omaha Marathon now appeals to the competitive athlete running a marathon, as well as the newcomer doing the Friends & Family Mile. The 2014 Omaha Marathon attracted over 3,500 athletes to the streets of America’s heartland, offering five distances in a single day.
Sunday, September 20, 2015 will mark the 40th anniversary of the Omaha Marathon and early projections show this year’s event will be the largest yet. Race distances include a Friends & Family Mile, 5K, 10K, 13.1-mile half-marathon and a 2016 Boston Marathon qualifying 26.2-mile marathon. All events will start within Omaha’s bustling city and follow routes past some of the region’s greatest landmarks. All athletes will finish inside TD Ameritrade Stadium.
Course maps and additional information about the Omaha Marathon is available at OmahaMarathon.com.
Registration for the 2015 Omaha Marathon is now open on Active.com.