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 4,830 members in all 50 states, DC, and 21 foreign countries!  Our members have run a combined total of more than 325,000 marathons! (demographics)

2020 Renewal forms were included in the Spring 2020 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.      


The Summer 2020 50 States Marathon Club Newsletter has been mailed. Please email Paula Boone if you have not received the issue by the end of July 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: 

Scheduled reunion marathons:

Route 66 Marathon--Tulsa, OK 11/22/20
Be sure to register early so that you will receive your 50 States Marathon Club medal and special 50 States Marathon Club bib.

Big Beach Marathon--Gulf Shores, AL 1/31/21

Garmin in the Land of Oz
--Olathe, KS 4/17/21

Anchorage RunFest Marathon--Anchorage, AK 8/22/21

Future Possiblilities :

Do you have a suggestion for 2021?

Please offer your suggestions and help organize or volunteer at a reunion marathon in your home state.  Please contact Dave Bell 

Booths at expos:

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

We'll have a booth at Kansas City Marathon in Kansas City, MO on 10/17/20.

We'll have a booth at
Route 66 Marathon in Tulsa, OK on 11/22/20

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

Events directed by our members
Texas Marathon-Kingwood, TX   1/1/21

Steve&Paula Boone

Bling in the New Year--Snohomish, WA 1/1/21
Jane Herzog & Terry Sentinella

Zoom! Yah! Yah! Indoor Marathon--Northfield, MN 1/10/21
Dick Daymont

Aloha Series--Kaua'i, HI 1/21-24/21 Canceled
Jesse Rueckert  

Bigfoot Snowshoe Festival --Midway, UT 1/30/21 
John Bozung

Town of Celebration Marathon--Celebration, FL 1/31/21
Ken Zambito
Groundhog Day Marathon--Grand Rapids, MI 02/06/21
Don Kern

Gulf Coast Series--FL, AL, MS, LA, TX 2/?/21
Jesse Rueckert  

Post Oak Challenge--Tulsa, OK    2/27-28/21

Johnny Spriggs

Seabrook Lucky Trail--Seabrook, TX  3/20/21
Robby Sabban

Chili Pepper Series--Las Cruces, NM 3/?/21
Clint Burleson

Dust Bowl Series--TX, OK, KS, CO, NM 3/?/21
Jesse Rueckert  

Yakima River Canyon--Yakima, WA     3/27/21
Bob Dolphin

Carmel--Carmel, IN  4/3/21
Todd Oliver

Runs with Scissors--Brighton, CO    4/3/21
Bill Morton

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

Cape Cod Trail--Falmouth, MA 4/?/21
Carl Gustafson

Frisco Fifty 50M/50K/26.2/13.1/10M--Springfield, MO    4/?/21
Richard Johnson

Lake Waramaug Ultra Races 50K, 50M, 100K--New Preston, CT    4/?/21
Carl Hunt 860-355-8847

Shiprock--Shiprock, NM    5/1/21

Tom Riggenbach

Tacoma City--Tacoma, WA    5/?/21

Tony Phillippi

Glacier Ridge Trail Ultra--Butler, PA  5/?/21
Dan Adley

New England Challenge--ME, NH, RI, CT, MA 8/31-9/4/20

JC Santa Teresa

Texas Triple--Dallas, TX 9/5-7/20
Angela Tortorice

Wyoming--Laramie, WY   9/6/20  

Brent Weigner

Oh Boy--Waterbury, CT 5/?/21
Eugene DeFronzo

Independence Series--DE, MD, PA, NJ, NY, PA 6/3-7/20 Canceled
Jesse Rueckert

Storm the Dam Trail- El Dorado, KS    6/6/20
Brandi Lane

Deadwood Mickelson Trail--Deadwood, SD   6/7/20
Emily Wheeler

Jerry Dunn

Whitefish Point--Paradise, MI   6/12/21
Rob Klein

Squaw Peak 50M Trail- Provo, UT   6/13/20

John Bozung

Black Hills 100 (100M/50M/50K)--Sturgis, SD  6/25-26/21
Jerry Dunn

Alaska Series--Juneau, AK 7/21-24/20 Canceled
Jesse Rueckert

Kat'cina Mosa 100K--Provo, UT 8/1/20
John Bozung

Moosalamoo Ultra--Goshen, VT 08/8/20
John Izzo

Northwest Series--OR, WA, ID 8/8-13/20 Canceled
Jesse Rueckert

Center of the Nation Series--MT, ND, SD, WY, NE, CO 8/17-20/20 Canceled
Jesse Rueckert

Leading Ladies--Spearfish, SD   8/23/20
Elaine Doll-Dunn

Fiesta Series--Las Cruces, NM
8/27-30/20 Canceled
Clint Burleson

New England Series--PA, CT, RI, MA, VT, NH, ME 8/30-9/5/20 Canceled
Jesse Rueckert  

Heartland Series--OH, MI, IN, IL, IA, WI, MN 9/12-18/20 Canceled
Jesse Rueckert

Millennium Meadows--Grand Rapids, MI    8/30/20
Don Kern

Last Chance BQ.2--Grand Rapids, MI 9/12/20
Don Kern

Skagit Flats--Burlington, WA 9/13/20
Terry Sentinella

Patriot's Run--Olathe, KS 9/11/20
Marsha Kaufman

Queen City Marathon--Regina, SK 9/13/20 Virtual
Darwin & Terry Weimer

Boring--Boring, OR 9/13/20
Mike Strobel

Prairie Series--MN/ND, SD, IA, NE, KS, MO 9/25-10/1/20 Canceled
Jesse Rueckert  

Jailbreak--Wautoma, WI 9/26/20
Norman Duesterhoeft

Crazy Horse--Hill City, SD      10/4/20
Emily Wheeler
Jerry Dunn

Appalachian Series--VA, WV, TN, NC, SC, GA, AL, FL 10/17-23/20 Canceled
Jesse Rueckert  

Grand Rapids--Grand Rapids, MI  10/18/20 Virtual
Don Kern

Day of the Dead Series--Las Cruces, NM 10/29-11/1/20 Canceled
Clint Burleson

Stone Steps 50K--Cincinnati,OH 10/26/20
David Corfman

Two Cities (50K/26.2/13.1)--Fresno, CA 11/1/20
Nancy Talley & Mike Herman

Raleigh City of Oaks--Raleigh, NC   11/1/20 Virtual
Ron Wahula

Veteran's--Black Lick, PA  11/1/20
Tom Fetterman

Southwest Series--NM, CO, UT, AZ, NV, CA 11/8-13/20 Canceled
Jesse Rueckert  

Indianapolis Monumental--Indianapolis, IN 11/7/20 Canceled
Carlton Ray

Charlotte--Charlotte, NC 11/14/20 Canceled
Tim Rhodes

Magnolia--Meridian, MS 11/21/20
Evelyn Watkins

Texas Quad--Dallas, TX 11/26-29/20
Angela Tortorice

Tallahassee Ultra--Wakula Springs SP, FL 12/?/20
Jay Silvanima
Nancy Stedman

Houston 100 (100M/100K/50M/50K/26.2/13.1)--Houston, TX 12/19/20
Yen Nguyen

The Texas Double--Dallas, TX 12/19-20/20
Angela Tortorice

Savage Seven--Ocala, FL 12/26/20-1/3/21 
JC Santa Teresa


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

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 for any changes or corrections.

Board of Directors     
Lois Berkowitz
-President/newsletter     (picture)
Dave Bell-Vice President   (picture)
Beth Davenport-Secretary/verification   (picture)
Steve Boone-Treasurer       (picture)
Paula Boone
-membership      (picture)
Mike Swanson-board member   (picture)
Brad Schwartz-board member      (picture)

Incorporated 3/30/2001

To unsubscribe to email, please email


We will miss Charlie Viers. He passed 6/24/20. (obituary) -posted 6/25/20

Article features Jackie Joseph on her running making friends and memories around the world. (article) -posted 5/13/20

Our love and thoughts go out to
Bob Dolphin on the passing of his wife, Lenore Dolphin on 3/11/20. We will miss Lenore at the races! (obituary) (article) -posted 3/31/20

Article features
Tom Perri and his pacing through cancer (article) -posted 3/10/20.

------------  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.

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:

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.(link) 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.  

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 Demographics. 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.

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 discount for our members. Use the code: LOONY.

Dead Running Races is offering a $10 discount for our members. Use the code: DRDISC.

The Road to 50 Marathons is offering a $10 discount for our members. Use the code for half marathon distances and above : CLUB10.

9/5/20 East Canyon Marathon--Morgan, UT is offering a 15% discount for our members. Use the code: 50STATES.

9/11/20 Patriot's Run
--Olathe, KS is offering a 20% discount for our members. Use the code: 50States.

9/12/20 (postponed from 5/16/20) Brookings Marathon
--Brookings, SD is offering a $10 discount for our members. Choose 50 States Marathon Club at check out with online registration.

9/13/20 Holland Haven Marathon
--Holland, MI is offering a $5 discount for our members. Use the code: RUNHOLLAND.

9/26/20 (postponed from 5/16/20) Ogden Marathon--Ogden, UT is offering a $10 discount. Use the code: WELOVE50STATES.

9/26/20 Jailbreak Marathon
--Wautoma, WI is offering a 10% discount for our members. Use the code: JBM502020.

9/27/20 (postponed from 5/3/20) Eau Claire Marathon--Eau Claire, WI is offering a $10 discount. Use the code: 50state.

9/27/20 Clarence Demar Marathon
--Keene, NH is offering a 10% discount for our members. Email Dave Bell for the code:

10/3/20 (postponed from 6/13/20) New River Marathon--Fleetwood, NC is offering an 8% discount for our members. Use the code: FS2020NRM

10/10/20 Antelope Island Marathon
--Syracuse, UT is offering a 15% discount for our members. Use the code: 50STATES.

10/18/20 Des Moines Marathon
--Des Moines, IA is offering a $10 discount for our members. Use the code: 50statesclub20. canceled

11/21/20 White River Marathon
--Cotter, AR is offering a discount. Email Paula Boone at for the discount code.

11/22/20 Route 66 Marathon
--Tulsa, OK offers special perks for 50 States Marathon Club members. Register early to receive a custom race number and a special marathon medal printed in our club colors. You'll receive this medal in place of the regular medal. Be sure to choose 50 States Marathon Club on the online registration. We'll also have a private VIP Tent and fenced in outdoor area both pre- and post-race, private restrooms, private gear check and private supply of post-race food, Gatorade, water, soft drinks and. beer. We'll have a booth at the expo, so please stop by. canceled

1/31/21 Big Beach Marathon
--Gulf Shores, AL is offering a 15% discount for our club members. Use the code: 50STATES.

------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. 

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).

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

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