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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 […]

Carrera de los Muertos San Diego

November 1, 2018

Coming November 4, 2018. Celebrate life on the Day of the Dead! The Day of the Dead is actually a multi-day Mexican holiday that focuses on commemorating friends and family members who have died by building altars and ofrendas (offerings) with favorite items and significant possessions of those loved one’s now passed. The Carrera de los Muertos […]

Newbury Zombie Survival Run

October 22, 2018

Coming October 27, 2018. The zombie apocalypse has hit England! Travel to Newbury, about an hour’s drive east of London for the Zombie Survival Run. Not only is this a survival run, keeping your 3 “lives” (i.e., flags on your tag belt) from the blood thirsty zombies scattered along the 5K route, but it’s also […]

Trek or Treat

October 11, 2018

Coming October 26, 2018. Halloween is approaching and what better time to go for a night run through the woods? Check out the Trek or Treat 5K Night Run and Creepy Mile held in Oakville, Ontario, about an hour’s drive from Toronto. Get your headlamp or flashlight and costume and join the fun as you […]

Halloween in Emmaus 5K

October 3, 2018

Coming October 20, 2018. A spooktacular race! Pick out your costume and get ready for the Halloween in Emmaus 5K. This Pennsylvania race is a popular one with up to 20,000 spectators cheering runners on as they make their way through the same route that the annual Halloween Parade follows. Cash prizes will be awarded to top runners […]

Whistler Turkey Trot

September 19, 2018

Coming October 7, 2018. Start a new Thanksgiving tradition. Canadian Thanksgiving is October 8th and there’s an inaugural running event in Whistler, one of our favorite places to visit. Head to beautiful British Columbia and earn your Thanksgiving feast with the cutely named 5K Drumstick Dash and the 10K Gravy Burner. The two courses take […]

NYC Pizza Run

August 10, 2018

Coming September 16, 2018. Pizza! Who doesn’t love pizza? Described as New York’s Sauciest Run, the NYC Pizza Run is a fun experience that combines a 5K race with eating pizza! Runners will take a total of 3 laps around Fort Greene Park near downtown Brooklyn. After laps 1 and 2, runners will scarf down […]

5K Corndog Classic

July 23, 2018

Coming September 22, 2018. Here’s a foodie race that pays homage to the corndog and other iconic fair foods! Head to the Tulsa State Fair for the 5K Corndog Classic. Choose from 3 fun events: the Challenge 5K, where you’ll nosh on mini chicken and waffles, mini orange juice (or mimosa for those 21 and over) […]

Brain Freeze 5K

July 12, 2018

Coming July 14, 2018. Like ice cream? Then the Brain Freeze 5K is your kind of race. Head to Burlington, yes, it’s home to that iconic Vermont-based ice cream company with the fun names, but the race website emphatically states that it is in no way directly affiliated with any specific business except for People Helping […]

Fox Firecracker 5K Run/Walk

July 3, 2018

Coming July 4, 2018. Kick your 4th off with a bang at the Fox Firecracker 5K Run/Walk! This family-friendly event takes place in Kaukauna, just south of Green Bay, Wisconsin. The race takes you through the downtown streets and is professionally timed with awards given to the top 3 overall female and male finishers and top 3 […]

Harvard Pilgrim Finish at the 50

July 2, 2018

Coming July 3, 2018. Get your red, white, and blue on! Start your Fourth of July holiday celebrations early at the Harvard Pilgrim Finish at the 50 with a health and wellness expo and family activities followed by a 5K and 10K timed race. Held at Gillette Stadium, just outside of Boston, Massachusetts and home to the […]

Color in Motion 5K

June 19, 2018

Coming July 14 and 28, 2018. All the colors of the rainbow, and then some! Join Color in Motion 5K for a colorful fun run in Tacoma, Washington or Colorado Springs, Colorado. Don a white tee shirt and run through the 5K course past 4 color stations with Mega Color Blasters where you’ll be doused […]

Grateful Dad Race

June 15, 2018

Coming June 16, 2018. Dust off your tie-dye shirt and get ready for the Grateful Dad Race! Celebrate dear ol’ dad this weekend in Portland, Oregon at this chip timed race with half marathon, 10K, and 5K distances. The course is a scenic one with views of the Columbia River and Cascade Mountains. It’s fast and flat […]

The Great Inflatable Race

June 6, 2018

Various dates and locations throughout 2018. Get your bounce on! Sign up for The Great Inflatable Race, or TGIR (pronounced: tigger, like the bouncy tiger in Winnie the Pooh!) at a location near you. This is a fun, untimed obstacle race with a collection of 8-10 gigantic, inflatable obstacles over the course of 1.5 to 3.1 […]

Race to Remember

May 25, 2018

Coming May 28, 2018. Monday is Memorial Day, a time to remember the people who died while serving in the our country’s armed forces. And what better way to honor this special day than to participate in the Race to Remember in Vancouver, Washington. The race is sponsored by a local nonprofit of the same name that works […]

Mother’s Day 5K

May 11, 2018

Coming May 13, 2018. Here’s to Mom! This Sunday is Mother’s Day, so do something active with Mom this year and sign up for the Mother’s Day 5K. Sponsored by KC Express, this chip-timed race is Kansas City’s only race by women for women. Up to 3,500 women and girls take to the tree-lined course […]

¡Fiesta 5K Olé!

April 24, 2018

Coming May 5, 2018. Seattle’s biggest outdoor Cinco De Mayo event! It’s the ¡Fiesta 5K Olé! This 5K fun run takes you through the Capitol Hill area of Seattle, hipster central and the city’s LGBTQ hub. Following the race, participants get free entry into the Food Truck Festival Beer Garden and Concert, one free beer, a t-shirt, […]

Ready Set Glow 5k

April 16, 2018

Coming May 24, 2018. Light the night up (and yourself too!) at the Ready Set Glow 5K in Rahway, New Jersey. Don your best glow in the dark gear and lights and strap on the running shoes for this fun event. The evening kicks off with a Glitter Bug Party and costume contest, then the […]