5k

Ridge Run and Memorial Day Parade

May 23, 2019

Coming May 27, 2019. If you’re in Chicagoland this weekend, lace up those trainers and check out the Ridge Run and Memorial Day Parade. This race has a neighborhood feel as runners take to the streets of the Beverly/Morgan Park area in southern Chicago past elegant houses, old town businesses, quaint buildings, and Chicago’s highest hill. […]

Mother’s Day 5K bRUNch

May 10, 2019

Coming May 12, 2019. Not your traditional Mother’s Day Brunch! It’s the Mother’s Day 5K bRUNch, held in Schenectady, New York. This 5K race is for women only, with the exception of sons running with their moms. The race will be run on paved paths, roads, and trails throughout scenic Central Park. Stick around post race […]

Suburban Chevrolet Ann Arbor Goddess 5K

May 7, 2019

Coming May 12, 2019. Don’t forget, this Sunday is Mother’s Day, and here’s a fun way to spend it with your mom! The Suburban Chevrolet Ann Arbor Goddess 5K is held at the Hudson Mills Metropark in Ann Arbor, Michigan and benefits the Michigan Ovarian Cancer Alliance. It starts out Saturday at the Women’s Health and Fitness Expotique, where […]

Cinco de Mayo Trail Run

May 2, 2019

Coming May 4, 2019. Cinco de Mayo commemorates an underdog victory over France in the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862. Here’s another less serious battle with the Cinco de Mayo Trail Run, a grueling, timed 5K and 10K race held at the Lake Poway Trail, just north of sunny San Diego, California. They say that […]

Star Wars 5K Fun Run

May 1, 2019

Coming May 4, 2019. May the 4th be with you at the Star Wars 5K Fun Run! In a galaxy far, far away, known as Midland, found in the center of Michigan, you’ll find Jedi, ewoks, Dark Vadars, Princess Leia, and maybe even a few Chewie’s and Sith Lords, waiting to run through the Midland City Forest. […]

Big Easter Run

April 19, 2019

Coming April 20, 2019. Hop to it! It’s the Big Easter Run in Vancouver, British Columbia. Pop on those bunny ears as you run the scenic course through spring flower ladened Jericho Beach Park with views across the water to West Vancouver and the snow capped peaks of Cypress Mountain. Choose from 5K and 10k […]

Pizza Run UK

April 16, 2019

Various dates and locations. Grab a slice of the action! Throughout the UK from Cardiff to Glasgow, there’s a Pizza Run event just waiting for you. Choose from 5K or 10K distances and some locations offer a family-friendly, one-ish mile distance. Costumes are encouraged to enhance your fun as you run through city parks. After […]

Easter Egg 5K and Adult Egg Hunt

April 9, 2019

Coming April 20, 2019. Hop to it! It’s the Easter Egg 5K and Adult Egg Hunt at historic Military Park in Indianapolis. This timed 5K race has a total ascent of almost 32 feet and a maximum elevation of 730 feet. Following the race, there’s free beer (21 and older, of course) or root beer, […]

Levi’s Presidio 10

April 1, 2019

Coming April 14, 2019. A race that crosses the Golden Gate Bridge? Yes, please! The Levi’s Presidio 10 offers 3 distances: 10 mile, 10K, or 5K, with the promise of an over and back on the Golden Gate Bridge for the first 2 lengths. Choose the latter if you want to run with your stroller. […]

Vac and Dash April Fools Day 5K Classic

March 29, 2019

Coming April 1, 2019. A 5K race that has you running through a basement in someone’s house…sound like an April Fools Day prank? Close. It’s the Vac and Dash April Fools Day 5K Classic, otherwise referred to as the 4,828,036 Millimeter Classic (yep, that’s 3.1 miles). Runners start at the Stanly County Family YMCA in Albemarle, North […]

Hog and Jog 5K Family Fun Run

March 19, 2019

Coming April 20, 2019. Go whole hog at the Hog and Jog 5K Family Fun Run! The race will be held in southern Utah at Unity Park in Ivins. Besides lots of hilariously dressed runners (have you seen a piece of bacon running around before?!), you can expect music and selfie stations along the course. Though […]

Blarney Blitz

March 6, 2019

Coming March 16, 2019. Remember to wear your green! The Blarney Blitz is a big celebration of St. Patrick’s Day held in the city of Peoria, in central Illinois. There’s a 5K run/walk on a flat course along the riverfront, followed by a party with live Irish music, food, and of course, green drinks at the […]

Tour De Patrick

February 28, 2019

Coming March 2, 9, 16, 2019. Celebrate the luck of the Irish throughout the month of March! The Tour De Patrick is a series of three 5K races held in different locations in Rhode Island. The first is the Irish 5K in Pawtucket, followed by the St. Pat’s 5K in Providence, and finally the Shamrock Shuffle, […]

Race for the Cupcake

February 19, 2019

Coming March 23, 2019. Gotta love the name! Race for the Cupcake is a fun 5K run held on the “sugary” sands of Pass-a-Grille Beach, Florida. The race will be timed, but it is not a certified course. All participants will receive a medal, refreshments, a brand new signature Race For the Cupcake cup, and of course, […]

Los Angeles Chinatown Firecracker 5/10K Run/Walk

February 15, 2019

Coming February 16, 2019. Go whole hog. It’s the year of the pig and what better way to ring in the new year than sign up for the Los Angeles Chinatown Firecracker 5/10K Run/Walk. Through paved road, the out and back 5K course takes you around Dodger Stadium. The 10K course is more challenging, taking you […]

My Better Half Marathon

February 14, 2019

Coming February 17, 2019. Happy Valentine’s Day! Extend heart-day romance at the My Better Half Marathon this weekend! Choose from half marathon, 10K, and 5K distances in four categories: Bromance (two guy friends running together), Besties (two gal pals running together), Lovers (no explanation needed), Brosties (guy and girl friends) and Lonely Hearts Club. The course […]

Krispy Kreme Challenge

January 22, 2019

Coming February 2, 2019. Eat donuts and run for a good cause! Starting out as a college dare, the Krispy Kreme Challenge has evolved over the past 14 years as a formidable charity race that has raised more than $1.5 million in support of the UNC Children’s Hospital, consistently recognized as one of the best children’s […]

The Great American Bacon Race

January 16, 2019

Coming January 19, 2019. Add bacon to anything and it’s better! And that certainly includes a running race! The Great American Bacon Race is the ultimate bacon-lovers event with bacon stations through the race, a Custom Bacon Race medal, a Great American Bacon Race t-shirt, and then of course, unlimited bacon at the Bacon Bash After Party. […]

37th Annual Polar Bear

January 8, 2019

Coming February 16, 2019. One of the oldest races in Indianapolis…it’s the Polar Bear! Now in its 37th year, choose from a 5 mile or 5K distance or challenge yourself and do “The Bear”, which combines both for a total of 8.1 miles! Run through the streets of downtown Indy with cash awards for overall […]

Invesco QQQ Thanksgiving Day Half Marathon, 5K, One Mile & 50m Dash

November 21, 2018

Coming November 22, 2018. Burn some calories before the eating begins! Enter the Invesco QQQ Thanksgiving Day Half Marathon, 5K, One Mile, or 50m Dash, a collection of festive, fun races in Atlanta, Georgia. The Half Marathon race is one of the largest half marathons in the United States, and it starts just outside the iconic […]

Trot Off Your Turkey 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run

November 20, 2018

Coming November 23, 2018. Here’s a smart idea for working off those extra pounds from your Thanksgiving feast! Join the Amherst Junior Women’s Club for their 18th annual Trot Off Your Turkey 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run! The course takes you through the historic Amherst village area, a scenic route that is stroller friendly. There will […]

Holiday Half Marathon and Ugly Sweater Run 5K

November 19, 2018

Coming December 8-9, 2018. You know you have one…an ugly sweater, that it! Dig it up because the Holiday Half Marathon and Ugly Sweater Run 5K is coming soon to that Southern California town of Pomona. Yes, it will most likely be sunny, but there will be “snow” at the start line and huge holiday character inflatables, […]

Pumpkin Pie 5K and 10K

November 14, 2018

Coming November 17, 2018. You had us at pie! The Pumpkin Pie 5K and 10K is held in the Mile High City on a flat, fast course on paved roads through Denver City Park (the 10K distance is a double loop). All registrants will receive a race logo shirt, custom made finisher’s medal, discounts from the Denver Zoo, finish […]

Give n’ Gobble

November 13, 2018

Coming November 22, 2018. Before you stuff yourself, start Thanksgiving Day feeling good inside and out at the Give n’ Gobble race! Head to Sherwood, Oregon for this chip-timed, community race that benefits Helping Hands, a local food bank affiliated with the Oregon Food Bank. This popular event has sold out the past 5 years and […]