Brooke’s Marathon Miles

In May of 2009, Brooke founded RunningBrooke and pledged to run at least a marathon-a-month – one marathon on each of 7 continents, in each of the 50 states, and the 5 world marathon majors — to inspire others to get involved and give back to Alexandria, VA-based charities.

“I literally started to run just to get some freedom, decompress, destress, and get some alone time. Then 9/11 happened, and running a marathon was on top of the bucket list. Now, over 2,500 marathon miles later, I’m still running and loving it. Running was one of the best decisions I ever made.

There’s something about setting and attaining goals, overcoming obstacles, getting some pretty good endorphins that keep me going. All those, plus, and more importantly, building playgrounds and funding cool programs that get at-risk kids moving more to spark their learning in school. At first running was definitely all about me, but now, the running is all about them and their success.”

Her epic running schedule and philanthropic goals have been in the news many times over the years including her win in Antarctica:

In the News:

November 2016
RUN, BROOKE, RUN!, The Zebra: Arlington/Alexandria
See In the Media for more stories about $1 Million Dollars Raised | 100 Marathons Run

October 2014

Virginia Visionaries: Brooke Curran

November 2013

Competitor Magazine: Make the Miles Count

October 2013

The Woman Who Ran Around the World
Washington Post Interview with Nia-Malika Henderson

April 2012

Washington Post: Alexandria’s Brooke Curran on winning the Antarctica Marathon

NBC4 Noontime Show on July 28th 2011, with Wendy Rieger

 

Five World Marathon Majors

  1. Boston Marathon – April 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2016
  2. Chicago Marathon – October 2006
  3. Berlin Marathon – September 2008
  4. New York City Marathon – November 2008
  5. London Marathon – April 2011

Seven Continents Marathons

  1. Europe, Berlin Marathon, Germany – September 2008
  2. South America, Rapa Nui Marathon,(Easter Island), Chile – May 2009
  3. Asia, Great Wall Marathon, China – May 2010
  4. Australia, Outback Marathon – July 2010
  5. Europe, London Marathon, UK – April 2011
  6. Antarctica, Antarctica Marathon, King George Island, Antarctica – March 2012
  7. Africa, Accra International Marathon, Ghanna – September 2013

On the Road to 100 Marathons

Click on Races 10-99 for Brooke’s Race Reports

1 – Marine Corps Marathon 10/31/2004 Arlington, VA
2 – Richmond Marathon 11/12/2005 Richmond, VA
3 – Boston Marathon 04/17/2006 Boston, MA
4 – Chicago Marathon 10/22/2006 Chicago, IL
5 – Boston Marathon 04/16/2007 Boston, MA
6 – Marine Corps Marathon 10/28/2007 Arlington, VA
7 – Boston Marathon 04/21/2008 Boston, MA
8 – Berlin Marathon 09/26/2008 Berlin, Germany
9 – New York City Marathon 11/02/2008 New York, NY
10 – Boston Marathon 04/20/2009 Boston, MA
11 – Rapa Nui Marathon 06/19/2009 Easter Island, Chile
12 – Steamtown Marathon 10/11/2009 Scranton, PA
13 – *JFK 50 Ultra 11/23/2009 Boonsboro, MD
14 – Memphis Marathon 12/05/2009 Memphis, TN
15 – Disney World Marathon 01/10/2010 Disney World, FL
16 – The Sedona Marathon 02/06/2010 Sedona, AZ
17 – Red Rock Canyon Marathon 03/06/2010 Las Vegas, NV
18 – Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon 04/25/2010 Oklahoma City, OK
19 – Eugene Marathon 05/02/2010 Eugene, OR
20 – Great Wall Marathon 05/16/2010 Beijing, China
21 – Grandma’s Marathon 06/19/2010 Duluth, MN
22 – The Outback Marathon 07/31/2010 Australia
23 – Big Wild Life Marathon (Humpy’s) 08/15/2010 Anchorage, AK
24 – Omaha Marathon 09/26/2010 Omaha, NE
25 – Hartford Marathon 10/09/2010 Hartford, CT
26 – City of Oaks Marathon 11/07/2010 Raleigh, NC
27 – Kiawah Island Marathon 12/11/2010 Kiawah Island, SC
28 – Mississippi Blues 01/08/2011 Jackson, MS
29 – First Light Marathon 01/09/2011 Mobile, AL
30 – New Orleans Mardi Gras Marathon 02/13/2011 New Orleans, LA
31 – Little Rock Marathon 03/06/2011 Little Rock, AR
32 – National Marathon 03/26/2011 Washington, DC
33 – Ocean Drive Marathon 03/27/2011 Cape May NJ
34 – London Marathon 04/17/2011 London, England
35 – Big Sur Marathon 05/01/2011 Monterey, CA
36 – Ridge Runner Marathon 06/04/2011 North Bend State Park, WV
37 – Missoula Marathon 07/10/2011 Missoula, MT
38 – Eagle Creek Trail Marathon 08/06/2011 Indianapolis, IN
39 – Pocatello Marathon 09/03/2011 Pocatello, ID
40 – New Hampshire Marathon 10/01/2011 Bristol, NH
41 – Rock/Roll Savannah 11/05/2011 Savannah, GA
42 – Reheboth Seashore Marathon 12/10/2011 Rehoboth, DE
43 – Icebreaker Indoor Marathon 01/22/2012 Milwaukee, WI
44 – Austin Marathon 02/19/2012 Austin, TX
45 – Antarctica Marathon 03/09/2012 Antarctica
46 – Go! St. Louis Marathon 04/18/2012 St. Louis, MO
47 – Fargo Marathon 05/19/2012 Fargo, ND
48 – Kona Marathon 06/24/2012 Kona, HI
49 – Deseret News Classic Marathon 07/24/2012 Salt Lake City, UT
50 – Leading Ladies 08/19/2012 Spearfish, SD
51 – Denver Rock ‘N Roll 09/22/2012 Denver, CO
52 – Detroit Free Press 10/21/2012 Detroit, MI
53 – Seattle Marathon 11/25/2012 Seattle, WA
54 – Jacksonville Marathon 12/16/2012 Jacksonville, FL
55 – ONU Indoor Icebreaker Marathon 01/27/2013 Ada, OH
56 – Melbourne Music Marathon 02/02/2013 Melbourne, FL
57 – Bataan Memorial Death March Marathon 03/17/2013 White Sands Missle Base, NM
58 – Garmin/Chamber of Commerce Marathon 04/20/2013 Olathe, KS
59 – Cox Rhode Island Marathon 05/12/2013 Providence, RI
60 – Hatfield/McCoy Marathon 06/08/2013 Goody, KY
61 – Mad Marathon 07/07/2013 Waitsfield, VT
62 – Run with the Horses 08/17/2013 Green River, WY
63 – Acrra, Ghana Marathon 09/29/2013 West Africa
64 – Portland, ME Marathon 10/06/2013 Portland, ME
65 – IMT DesMoines Marathon 10/20/2013 Des Moines, IA
66 – Marine Corps Marathon 10/27/2013 Arlington, VA
67 – Potomac River Run Marathon 11/17/2013 Carderock, MD
68 – Rehoboth Beach, DE Marathon 12/07/2013 Rehoboth, DE
69 – Celebration Marathon 01/26/2014 Celebration, FL
70 – Belle Haven CC Treadmill Marathon 02/16/2014 Alexandria, VA
71 – Reston Road Runners 03/30/2014 Reston, VA
72 – Blue Ridge 04/26/2014 Roanoke, VA
73 – Pocono Marathon 05/18/2014 Pocono Summit, PA
74 – North Face Endurance Marathon 06/07/2014 Sterling, VA
75 – Grandfather Mountain Marathon 07/12/2014 Boone, NC
76 – Chasing the Unicorn 08/17/2014 Washington Crossing State Park, PA
77 – Rivana Greenbelt Marathon 09/06/2014 Charlottesville, VA
78 – Monster Mash Marathon 10/06/2014 Dover, PA
79 – **IRONMAN Florida Triathon 11/01/2014 Panama City Beach, FL
80 – Rehoboth Beach Marathon 12/06/2014 Rehoboth, DE
81 – Celebration Marathon 01/25/2015 Celebration, FL
82 – George Washington Birthday Marathon 02/21/2015 Greenbelt, MD
83 – Reston Marathon 03/29/2015 Reston, VA
84 – Boston Marathon 04/20/2015 Boston, MA
85 – Delaware Coastal Marathon 05/03/2015 Dewey Beach, DE
86 – Half Sauer, Half Kraut Marathon 06/13/2015 Philadelphia, PA
87 – Grandfather Mountain 07/11/2015 Boone, NC
88 – Chasing the Unicorn Marathon 08/16/2015 Bucks County, PA
89 – Abebe Bikila Day Int’l Peace Marathon 09/12/2015 Washington, DC
90 – Mount Desert Island Marathon 10/18/2015 Mount Desert Island, ME
91 – **IRONMAN Florida Triathon 11/07/2015 Panama City Beach, FL
92 – St. Jude Marathon 12/05/2015 Memphis, TN
93 – Celebration Marathon 01/31/2016 Celebration, FL
94 – George Washington’s Birthday Marathon 02/14/2016 Greenbelt, MD
95 – DC Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon 03/13/2016 Washington, DC
96 – Boston Marathon 04/18/2016 Boston, MA
97 – Big Sur International 04/24/2016 Big Sur, CA
98 – Run for the Red 05/15/2016 Pocono Summit, PA
99 – Conquer the Cove 06/05/2016 Roanoke, VA
100! – Marine Corps Marathon 10/30/2016 Washington, DC
*** Mad Marathon 07/10/2016 Waitsfield, VT
*** Drake Well Marathon 08/07/2016 Titusville, PA

101 – Anthem Richmond Marathon 11/12/2016 Richmond, VA
102 – Rehoboth Beach Marathon 12/3/16 Rehoboth Beach, DE
103 – Celebration Marathon 01/29/2016 Celebration, FL

*Ultra-marathon 50 miles
**Triathlon Event (2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike, 26.2 mile marathon)
***The marathon miles for #70 and #82 were completed despite the races being cancelled due to inclement weather. Brooke is running two additional races to meet the 100 Marathon Club requirements.

Races and Times
Marathon Maniacs

*Brooke pays for all of her own travel costs and related fees. She runs (24,000 miles and counting…) with asthma and exercise-induced asthma.

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