Note the menu bar across the top of the screen.  As you place your cursor on each one, a drop-down menu will appear.  Click on the drop-down menu item to access the data.

We now have 5,303 members in all 50 states, DC, and 21 foreign countries!  Our members have run a combined total of more than 372,000 marathons! (demographics)

Dues:
2024 Renewal forms are included in the Spring 2024 issue. Please fill out the Member Profile and return it with your $10 annual dues. If you have misplaced your renewal form, you can print out the form from the web site. Renewal Form  
Members in foreign countries, please use the online renewal option or pay in US cash. The bank charges $20 to convert funds from non-US banks.


You can check your membership renewal date on the membership page. Choose "Members" and look on the right hand column under "Paid thru".   
Click for Members List

Online membership renewal is now available.  Click here. This service is for club members only. Members in foreign countries, please use this option or pay in US cash.  The bank charges $20 to convert funds from non-US banks. Foreign Postal Money orders and checks are not accepted.      

Newsletter:

The Spring 2024 50 States Marathon Club Newsletter has been mailed. Please email Paula Boone batzrunner@aol.com if you have not received the issue by the end of April and she will make sure you receive a copy. Please note that the format is a color newspaper that is bulk-mailed and presorted by zip code. Please check your membership to make sure you are current if you have not received your newsletter.Click for Members List
Editor, Lois Berkowitz, is (gratefully) looking for contributions: lberkowitz@toast.net 


Scheduled reunion marathons:
Eugene Marathon--Eugene, OR 4/28/24
https://www.eugenemarathon.com/
The meeting will be held on Saturday 4/27/24 3:30-5:00 pm
In Studio B/C on the Mezzanine Floor
Graduate Eugene Hotel
660E 6th Ave.
Eugene, OR 97401

Fox Cities--Appleton, WI 9/22/24
https://foxcitiesmarathon.org/

Route 66 Marathon--Tulsa, OK 11/24/24

https://route66marathon.com/

Future Possiblilities :

Do you have a suggestion for 2025?

Please offer your suggestions and help organize or volunteer at a reunion marathon in your home state.  Please contact Mike Swanson. windupmike@comcast.net

Booths at expos:

We'll have booths at each of the reunion marathons.

Stop by to visit, update states, meet members and encourage others to join the club!


Events directed by our members
  
Texas Marathon-Kingwood, TX   1/1/25

Steve&Paula Boone
https://www.texasmarathonkingwood.com/  

Aloha Series--Kaua'i, HI 1/?/25
Jesse Rueckert

http://mainlymarathons.com/  


Bigfoot Snowshoe Festival --Midway, UT 1/25/25 
John Bozung
http://www.squawpeak50.com/


Town of Celebration Marathon--Celebration, FL 1/?/25

Ken Zambito

www.celebrationmarathon.com
   
Groundhog Day Marathon--Grand Rapids, MI 2/?/25
Don Kern
http://www.groundhogmarathon.com/

Chili Pepper Series--Las Cruces, NM 3/9-10/24
Clint Burleson
https://www.deadrunning.net/


Seabrook Lucky Trail--Seabrook, TX  3/16/24
Robby Sabban
www.seabrookmarathon.org


Gulf Coast Series--TX, LA, MS, FL 3/18-21/24
Jesse Rueckert

http://mainlymarathons.com/  


Appalachian Series--AL, GA, SC, NC, TN, VA, WV 3/22-29/24
Jesse Rueckert
http://mainlymarathons.com/


Yakima River Canyon--Yakima, WA     4/6/24
In honor of Bob & Lenore Dolphin
https://www.databarevents.com/yakimarivercanyon

Carmel--Carmel, IN 4/13/24
Todd Oliver
www.carmelmarathon.com

Riverboat Series--LA, AR, MS, TN, KY, MO, IL 4/15-21/24
Jesse Rueckert

http://mainlymarathons.com/  


Frisco Railroad Run 50M/50K/26.2/13.1/10M--Springfield, MO    4/27/24
Richard Johnson
https://www.friscorailroadrun.com/


Cape Cod Trail--Falmouth, MA 4/28/24
Carl Gustafson
www.capecodtrailrace.com

Lake Waramaug Ultra Races 50K, 50M, 100K--New Preston, CT    4/28/24
Carl Hunt 860-355-8847
http://lakewaramaugultra.com/
huntcarl@sbcglobal.net


Tacoma City--Tacoma, WA    4/28/24
Tony Phillippi
http://tacomacitymarathon.com/


New England Challenge I--RI, MA, CT 5/10-12/24
JC Santa Teresa
https://www.starracing.org/


Shiprock--Shiprock, NM    5/4/24

Tom Riggenbach
https://runsignup.com/Race/NM/Shiprock/ShiprockMarathon

Prairie Series--OK, MO, KS, NE, IA, SD, ND, MN 5/10-17/24
Jesse Rueckert

http://mainlymarathons.com/  


New England Challenge II--VT, NH, ME 5/13-15/24
JC Santa Teresa
https://www.starracing.org/


Whitefish--Whitefish, MT 5/18/24
Todd Oliver
https://www.whitefishmarathon.com/

Glacier Ridge Trail Ultra--Butler, PA  5/?/24
Dan Adley
http://www.glacierridgetrailultra.com/


Texas Triple--Dallas, TX 5/25-27/24
Angela Tortorice
http://rtdtexas.com/

Wyoming--Laramie, WY   5/26/24  

Brent Weigner
http://wyomingmarathonraces.weebly.com/

FANS Ultra Races--Minneapolis, MN 6/1-2/24
David Shannon
https://fansultraraces.org/

Independence
Series--DE, MD, PA, NJ, NY 6/5-9/24
Jesse Rueckert

http://mainlymarathons.com/


Deadwood Mickelson Trail--Deadwood, SD   6/2/24
   
Emily Wheeler

Jerry Dunn
http://www.deadwoodmickelsontrailmarathon.com/?RL=1


New England Series--CT, RI, MA, VT, NH, ME 6/10-15/24
Jesse Rueckert

http://mainlymarathons.com/  


Squaw Peak 50M Trail- Provo, UT   6/8/24
John Bozung
www.squawpeak50.com

Tri-State Challenge--PA, NJ, NY 6/7-9/24
JC Santa Teresa
https://www.starracing.org/


Black Hills 100 (100M/50M/50K)--Sturgis, SD  6/28-29/24
Jerry Dunn    
www.blackhills100.com

Heartland Series--OH, MI, IN, IL, IA, WI, MN 7/6-12/24
Jesse Rueckert

http://mainlymarathons.com/


Summer Camp--St. Cloud, MN 7/13-17/24
Jesse Rueckert

http://mainlymarathons.com/


Alaska Series--Juneau, AK 7/23-26/24
Jesse Rueckert

http://mainlymarathons.com/


Kat'cina Mosa 100K--Provo, UT 8/3/24
John Bozung
www.squawpeak50.com

Leading Ladies--Spearfish, SD   8/18/24
Elaine Doll-Dunn
www.leadingladiesmarathon.com

Millennium Meadows--Grand Rapids, MI    8/25/24
Don Kern
https://runsignup.com/Race/MI/GrandRapids/MillenniumMeadowsMarathon

Last Chance BQ.2--Grand Rapids, MI 9/8/24
Don Kern
https://runsignup.com/Race/MI/GrandRapids/LastChanceBQGR

Patriot's Run--Olathe, KS 9/13/24
Marsha Kaufman
https://patriotsrun.org/

Boring--Boring, OR 9/15/24
Mike Strobel
www.boringmarathon.com


Queen City Marathon--Regina, SK 9/8/24
Darwin & Terry Weimer
https://runqcm.ca/

North West Series--OR, WA, ID 9/
21-26/24
Jesse Rueckert

http://mainlymarathons.com/


Jailbreak--Wautoma, WI 9/28/24
Norman Duesterhoeft
http://www.thejailbreakmarathon.com/

Skagit Flats--Burlington, WA 10/?/24
Terry Sentinella
www.skagitflatsmarathon.com


Center of the Nation Series--
CO, NE, WY, SD, ND, MT 9/30-10/5/24
Jesse Rueckert

http://mainlymarathons.com/


Crazy Horse--Hill City, SD      10/6/24
Emily Wheeler
Jerry Dunn

www.runcrazyhorse.com

Grand Rapids--Grand Rapids, MI  10/20/24
Don Kern 
http://grandrapidsmarathon.com/

Stone Steps 50K--Cincinnati,OH 10/20/24
David Corfman
www.stonesteps50k.com
rd@stonesteps50k.com


Day of the Dead Series--Las Cruces, NM 10/26-27/24
Clint Burleson
https://www.deadrunning.net/


Indianapolis Monumental--Indianapolis, IN 11/9/24
Carlton Ray
www.monumentalmarathon.com


Two Cities (50K/26.2/13.1)--Fresno, CA 11/3/24
Nancy Talley & Mike Herman
http://www.twocitiesmarathon.com/

Raleigh City of Oaks--Raleigh, NC   11/3/24
Ron Wahula
http://cityofoaksmarathon.com/

Veteran's--Black Lick, PA  11/3/24
Tom Fetterman
https://veterans-marathon.com/

Novant Health Charlotte Marathon--Charlotte, NC 11/16/24
Tim Rhodes
https://thecharlottemarathon.com/

Southwest Series--NM, CO, UT, AZ, NV, CA 11/10-15/24
Jesse Rueckert
http://mainlymarathons.com/  


Gobbler Grind Marathon--Overland Park, KS 11/24/24
Dawña Garza
https://gobblergrindmarathon.com/

Texas Quad--Dallas, TX 11/28-12/1/24
Angela Tortorice
http://rtdtexas.com/

Tallahassee Ultra and Manatee Marathon--Wakula Springs SP, FL 12/?/24
Jack McDermott
www.tallahasseeultra.com

The Texas Double--Dallas, TX 12/21-22/24
Angela Tortorice
http://rtdtexas.com/

Savage Seven--Ocala, FL 12/?/24-1/?/25
JC Santa Teresa
https://savage-seven.com/


 

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50 States Marathon Club
P.O.Box 15638    Houston, TX  77220-5638    www.50statesmarathonclub.com

This web site provides information for the members of the 50 States Marathon Club.   The club operates under the direction of a board of directors selected by the membership.  The club is a non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of health and fitness and the members share the common goal of running a marathon in each of the fifty states.   To join, a runner must have completed a marathon in at least ten states.

To Join: Read the Rules, print an Application, complete the information and mail it in.


Feed back

Your input, ideas and voice are important to the formation of the club.  We need members and volunteers to share their successes, concerns, and general thoughts regarding the sport of marathon running.

This site was developed and is maintained by American Computer Systems, Houston, TX  please contact steveboone@aol.com for any changes or corrections.


Board of Directors     
Lois Berkowitz
-President/newsletter 
lberkowitzfifty5@gmail.com     (picture)
Brad Schwartz-Vice president
b.radg1@yahoo.com      (picture)
Beth Davenport-Secretary/verification beth.eddiesfan@gmail.com   (picture)
Steve Boone-Treasurer  steveboone@aol.com       (picture)
Paula Boone
-membership  batzrunner@aol.com      (picture)
Mike Swanson-reunions
windupmike@comcast.net   (picture)

Mary Hennessy-board member
fischlmary@yahoo.com     (picture)


Incorporated 3/30/2001

To unsubscribe to email, please email steveboone@aol.com.

 

Personals


"Getting Ready for a Marathon in London! features club member
Randell Hansen on his quest for the Majors.
(interview) (article) - posted 3/4/24

"Running a marathon in every U.S. state at 14 years old? That's Nik Toocheck" article features member,
Nik Toocheck.
(article) - posted 3/4/24

Our thoughts and prayers go out to
Beth Davenport on the passing of her mother who passed 2/13/24. -posted 2/13/24

Our thoughts and prayers go to
Tamara Smith and her family and friends on the loss of Dawson Smith. (obit) -posted 1/3/24

Member
Julia Khvasechko was featured on the NYC local news for completing her 300th marathon. (video) -posted 12/4/23

"Crestline Runner Completes 300th Marathon" article features member
Eddie Hahn. (article) -posted 11/30/23

"This Dallas Runner Completed a Marathon In All 50 States" article features member
Scott Kline. (article) -posted 11/13/23

Our thoughts and prayers go to the family and friends of member,
Eugene DeFronzo. Eugene was a charter member who completed the states 11 times and had run over 700 marathons. Eugene passed on 10/13/23.
(obit) -posted 10/16/23

It has come to our attention that a few of our members have received emails about Membership Verification alerts. There have also been some about a POD beneficiary. These did not come from the club. Be wary of these phishing schemes. Renewal information is on the web site in the drop-down menu under Rules/Application and then click on Renewal Form.
We do not send out renewal notices by email.

The only emails you will receive from the club will be replies to your emails, newsletters and reunion information.


------------  Notices   -------------
Members!! The club has secured an arrangement with Texas Promowear to offer discounted embroidered merchandise to our members. You can choose from apparel, jackets, bags, totes, etc. with our 50 States Marathon Club logos. Many items have been added.  You can also have your name embroidered on the apparel for a small additional fee. You can order directly from the web site. They have a large logo available for the back of jackets and heavier items.
http://www.companycasuals.com/50statesmarathonclub

Mike Sohaskey is the co-founder of RaceRaves, a site that runners can use to review and track their marathons, including a "smart" 50 States Map that colorfully tracks your progress based on the races in your personal profile: https://raceraves.com/

Diane Bolton
is the North American Coordinator for the World Mega Marathon Ranking.  There is a web site to post the totals of marathoners who have completed 300+ marathons/ultras. There is also a list of North American Mega Ranking (link)
If you are nearing your 300th marathon/ultra or have completed more than 300 marathons, please contact Diane to be included on the list.
northamericamegamarathon@gmail.com  

Members,
We have added a section to the web site called "All in the Family".   There you can find 50 States Marathon Club members who have family connections to other club members.  You can find it on the drop down menu under Membership and it's called Families.  

Want to know where you're ranked by marathon count, who's birthdays are coming up, ages our members finished the states, and all kinds of demographics? We have a feature to the club web site called
Demograph
ics. Click on Membership on the drop down menu. This is an ongoing project and we add functions to it occasionally. Play with it at your leisure.  Send us updates to your marathon count, states completed, location where you completed the states, etc. Updates to our database are done nearly daily. If you haven't done so, please send us a digital photo to add to the membership list.  It helps members recognize each other at the races.   .jpg works best. Membership list

Beth Davenport is working to help folks find missing results for certification.  Please contact her if you cannot find old marathon results and she may be able to find the results.
beth.eddiesfan@gmail.com

-----
Deals for our members-------

Discounts to races are offered exclusively for our members in good standing.  Membership is verified by the individual races.

Mainly Marathons is offering a $10 discount for our members. Use the code: LOONY10.
http://mainlymarathons.com/


Dead Running Races is offering a $10 discount for our members. Use the code: DRDISC.
https://www.deadrunning.net/


Don Kern's Michigan races are offering a 10% discount for our members. Use the code: 50STATES
Groundhog Day Marathon

Millennium Meadows Marathon
Last Chance BQ Marathon Grand Rapids
Grand Rapids Marathon

Rhode Races are offering a
15% discount for our members. It can’t be combined with any other discounts and we ask that you share it only with your members. Email Paula for the code at batzrunner@aol.com
Newport Rhode Races Marathon
Ocean State Marathon

4/7/24 Knoxville Marathon--Knoxville, TN is offering a 20% discount for our members. Use the code: 50STATESFULL.
https://knoxvillemarathon.com/

4/27/24 Illinois Marathon--Champaign/Urbana, IL is offering a
$10 discount on any of their 2024 events. Use the code: 50STATESCLUB4ILLINOIS.
https://illinoismarathon.com/

4/28/24 Eugene Marathon
--Eugene, OR is offering a
$10 discount for the marathon or marathon doublestack through April 1, 2024. Use the code: 50STATES24
https://www.eugenemarathon.com/

5/4/24 Lake Wobegone Trail Marathon--St. Joseph, MN is offering a
$10 discount for our members. Use the code: CLUB.
http://lakewobegontrailmarathon.org/

5/11/24 Brookings Marathon
--Brookings, SD is offering a
$10 discount for our members. Use the code: 50STATES.
www.brookingsmarathon.com

5/18/24 New River Marathon--Todd, NC is offering a
10% discount for our members. Use the code: 50STATES2024NRM. Offer valid through 5/16/24 for the Marathon, Half and 5K (just in case the members bring along a family member).
https://www.newrivermarathon.com/

5/26/24 Coeur d'Alene Marathon--Coeur d'Alene, ID is offering a
15% discount for our club members. Use the code: CDA50STATES.
https://runsignup.com/Race/ID/CoeurDAlene/nsplit

6/1-2/24 FANS Ultra Races
--Minneapolis, MN is offering a
$10 discount for our members. Use the code:50ST24FANSAC.
https://fansultraraces.org/

6/2/24 Deadwood Mickelson Trail Marathon
--Deadwood, SD is offering a
$10 discount for our members. Use the code: 24DMTM10.
https://www.deadwoodmickelsontrailmarathon.com/

7/19/24 Ruidoso Marathon
--Ruidoso, NM is offering a
$10 discount for our members. Use the code: 50STATES.
https://runsignup.com/Race/Events/NM/Ruidoso/RuidosoMarathonHalfMarathonSchlotzskysBunRun5KandKids1MileFunRun

7/27/24 Idaho Falls Marathon
--Idaho Falls, ID is offering a
discount for our members. Use the code: 50StatesMarathonClub2024.
https://www.idahofallsmarathon.com/

9/8/24 Queen City Marathon
--Regina, SK is offering a
10% discount for our members and their families. Use the code: 24QCM50STATES.
https://runqcm.ca/

9/8/24 Holland Haven Marathon--Holland, MI is offering a
$6 discount for our members. Use the code: 2024HOLLAND.
https://runsignup.com/holland

9/28/24 Belleville Main Street Marathon--Belleville, IL is offering a
$10 discount for our members. Use the code: 50States.
www.bellevillemarathon.com

10/5/24 New Hampshire Marathon
--Bristol, NH is offering a
$5 discount for our members. Use the code: 24RACECLUBDISC.
https://nhmarathon.com/

11/16/24 Honoring our Heroes Marathon--Rolla, MO is offering a
20% discount for our members. Use the code: 50STATES. They are also offering a 50% discount for veterans, spouses and dependents because that is who they are honoring. Email Marilyn kenmaremo@gmail.com for details.
https://www.heroesmarathon.com/

1/4/25 State 47 Las Cruces Marathon--Las Cruces, NM is offering a $10 discount for our members. Use the code: 50STATES.
https://raceroster.com/events/2025/84545/state-47-las-cruces-marathon

------Invitations to our members-----
Beth Davenport has had a good response from her local running club about a "buddy system" to have a New Mexico "buddy" for our club members travelling to New Mexico for any of their marathons.  beth.eddiesfan@gmail.com 

If any 50 States Marathon Club members or their families are interested in the ultimate running tour of Chicago from City Running Tours-Chicago, Marlin Keesler will personally set them up with generous discounts no one else gets (only for contacts directly connected with the 50 States Marathon Club).  familyquest@att.net
http://cityrunningtours.com/chicago.html


Bethann Powers
is offering 20% off each item of her "Uniquely Colorful Activewear".  www.runningfunky.com




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