A new way to browse US races

17 Aug 2010 19:39
Jean-Loup Fenaux
Regions About Ahotu

Since the beginning of August, you can now list US endurance races by regions as well as by states in the calendar pages.

US State calendars and new regions calendars

Previously, you could view the endurance races of a specific state (ex: Californian marathons).
Some of you requested a to have broader view of american races. I you live in Rhode Island for example, you certainly would like to list all the races available in the neighboring states of New England.

US regions map
Credit : The National Energy Information Center

This is why we have created a new level in our US calendar pages. You can now list races from one of 9 following regions.

  • East North Central (Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin)
  • East South Central (Alabama, Kentucky, Mississippi, Tennessee)
  • Mid-Atlantic (New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania)
  • Mountain Region (Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Nevada, Utah, Wyoming)
  • New England (Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont)
  • Pacific (Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon, Washington)
  • South Atlantic (Washington D.C., Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia)
  • West North Central (Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Nebraska, South Dakota)
  • West South Central (Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Texas)

How to get the regional calendars

Once you are on the American races calendar page, simply click on the “Region” button to list the available regions as shown below.

US regions in calendar page

Regional calendars are also available for Australia, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland and UK.

Advanced search

If you don’t care about state or region boundaries and want to list all the races that are near a specific location, you can also use our “Advanced search page”. With this tool you can for example list and show on a map all the half marathons organized around Memphis, TN.

All you need to access this powerful tool is to create an account on ahotu Marathon.