Roanoke and Tucson both claim “toughest” road marathon

Close to 1,000 runners are converging on Roanoke this weekend for the second National College Blue Ridge Marathon. By any measure, it is one of the most challenging road marathons in the country, but there’s a friendly battle brewing over which one is really the toughest. So which is it: the Blue Ridge Marathon or the Mt. Lemmon Marathon in Tucson, Arizona? News/Talk 960’s Evan Jones compares the two.

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