Listed here are the top ten most picturesque marathons that should be on your bucket list.

Marathons are about pushing your limitations, reaching new heights, and conquering new places. Get your pulse pounding at these intriguing locations on the globe and dash through some of the world's most diverse environments.

Experience the Arctic Marathon in Tromsø, Norway, where the sun never sets! Norwegians may run a marathon at night during the “Midnight Sun” from May 20 to June 22. The race is mostly along the coast, so racers see the Norwegian sea and snow-capped peaks.

This marathon starts and concludes at the Brandenburg Gate and loops the city. Marathoners will pass the Reichstag, Berlin Cathedral, Tiergarten, and Potsdamer Platz, making this the perfect marathon to experience history.

A marathon-style wine and food festival! The route winds through Gironde's Médoc vineyards. This festival in southwest France near Bordeaux has cuisine and wine tasting stations throughout. Pastas, oysters, cheese, steaks, fruits, and the region's outstanding wines are served. The year's theme inspires runners to dress up for this entertaining marathon, which becomes a carnival.

The greatest sports event in Hong Kong draws over 70,000 runners from 90 nationalities. Many marathoners like beautiful cityscapes. This renowned race goes against Hong Kong's magnificent skyline and water. The full and half marathons culminate in style at Victoria Park after running from Nathan Road in Tsim Sha Tsui to New Territories. In 2016, Asia's largest marathon, Hong Kong Marathon, achieved Gold Label and awarded US$300,000.

This is the wildest marathon ever! This marathon traverses African savannahs in South Africa's private Entabeni Game Reserve. As the marathon's name implies, you may see lions, leopards, rhinos, elephants, cape buffaloes, giraffes, antelopes, and more. Park guards monitor the Big Five Marathon to keep runners safe while viewing zebras, leopards, and antelopes.

The marathon of a lifetime is not for the faint-hearted. The marathon very briefly crosses the Great Wall of China, yet it is a tough 5,164 steps. Run past historic towns and witness sweeping hillside views with hundreds of passionate residents shouting.

This marathon lets participants cross Germany, Austria, and Switzerland in one event! This 26.2-mile race begins on Lindau, Germany, passes through Austrian villages, crosses the Swiss border, and ends in Bregenz. Half the flat landscape runs along Lake Constance and is made of cobblestone, gravel, and asphalt.

Over the last two years, the Big Sur Marathon has sold out quickly! Due to its alpine terrain and strong headwinds, the Big Sur International Marathon in California is one of the hardest marathons in the world. It winds along the Pacific Ocean and redwoods. With its stunning natural beauty and dramatic coastline backdrop, this event has a 6-hour time restriction.

This marathon will take you through Torres del Paine National Park's stunning blue seas, towering peaks, and beautiful glaciers. This is the greenest race worldwide. Trees are planted in place of medals. For less cup waste, organizers recommend bringing your own water bottles. Fulfill your goal of jogging in one of the world's most pristine areas!

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