Mother’s Day Run for the Roses: Half Marathon, 10K and 5K

May 11, 2023

Coming May 14, 2023. Celebrate Mom this Sunday at the Mother’s Day Run for the Roses: Half Marathon, 10K and 5K! Held in Coplay, in eastern Pennsylvania, the route is a fast, flat course along a rail trail. Walkers and families are welcome. Expect high-end, well-designed race swag, including a rose themed finisher’s medal, t-shirt, […]

Superbowl Tailgate Trot 10K

January 31, 2019

Coming February 3, 2019. Earn those chips and dip that you’ll be eating while watching the Super Bowl this Sunday! The Superbowl Tailgate Trot 10K will give you a chance to burn some calories in anticipation of your afternoon snackfest while watching the Los Angeles Rams and the New England Patriots battle it out for the […]

Coolspring Corn Maze

October 31, 2018

Now through November 4, 2018. Happy Halloween! Is your Spidey sense tingling? It should be because this year’s Coolspring Corn Maze theme is Heroes of the Corn! The 12-acre maze in Mercer, Pennsylvania was voted “Best in the Nation” by USA Today. This is a working farm with other activities like pumpkin picking, the Indoor Hay Maze, […]

The Amazing Maize Maze at Cherry Crest Farm

October 23, 2018

Now through November 3, 2018. An adventure farm about an hour’s drive from Philadelphia. The Amazing Maize Maze at Cherry Crest Farm has been delighting visitors for the past 22 years. This 5 acre corn maze, designed by a former Disney Broadway producer, covers over 2.5 miles of paths and scenic bridges. Based on the clues […]

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 […]

Love Run Philadelphia Half Marathon

February 26, 2018

March 25, 2018. Head to the City of Brotherly Love for what is known as the “Race that Loves You Back”! It’s the Love Run Philadelphia Half Marathon. This race takes full advantage of its location by starting out and finishing at the base of the famous steps of the Museum of Art where Rocky […]

Ghost Tour of Philadelphia Candlelight Walking Tour

October 24, 2017

‘Tis the season for haunting! Join the Ghost Tour of Philadelphia for their Candlelight Walking Tour, and get a very different experience in this historic city where the Declaration of Independence and Constitution were signed. This 90 minute tour takes you through the back streets and secret gardens of Independence Park, Society Hill, and Old City as an […]

Zombie Mud Run

October 5, 2017

Coming October 14 and 28, 2017. There’s mud, there’s zombies, and there’s obstacles! It’s the Zombie Mud Run, held in 2 locations, Pennsylvania and New Jersey and ready to bring you loads of fun! Experience a mud run, but amp it up with zombies chasing you, trying to get your lives (e.g. flags). You must […]

Wawa Welcome America!

June 29, 2017

Coming June 29, 2017. Head to the city of Brotherly Love for one of the biggest celebrations of our nation’s birthday! There will be 6 days of entertainment, parties, outdoor games, free museum days, dancing, family events, concerts, and of course fireworks. On the big day, a parade kicks off the celebrations along with a spectacular […]

Gobbler’s Knob Trail

February 2, 2017

Happy Groundhog Day! By the time you read this, Punxsutawney Phil will have made his appearance and determined whether we’ll have six more weeks of winter or an early spring. Either way, you can still enjoy the Gobbler’s Knob Trail where the weather forecasting groundhog makes his prediction each year as well as a leisurely half mile […]

Bates Motel and Haunted Hayride

October 31, 2016

“We all go a little mad sometimes.” And it’s YOUR turn at the Bates Motel and Haunted Hayride! For the past 25 years, the Arasapha Farm, located just outside of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is transformed into a Halloween spook-tacular event with a Haunted Hayride, Corn Maze and Bates Motel. The Haunted Hayride is a 25 minute long, hair-raising ride […]

BB&T Halloween in Emmaus 5K

October 12, 2016

Coming October 15, 2016. A very popular race, before a very popular parade. The 10th Annual BB&T Halloween in Emma’s 5K is expected to get around 20,000 spectators (yes, almost double the population of this small Pennsylvania town!). The 5K loop course takes you through city streets, and racers must finish within 40 minutes so that […]

Snow Tubing at Camelback Mountain

November 19, 2015

Feel like a kid again at the biggest snowtubing park in the US! Camelback Mountain in the Poconos offers pure winter fun with 42 lanes for tubing and 2 magic carpets to carry you and your tube back to the peak. Choose from a single or a double tube and race down the snow covered […]

The Runner’s World Half Marathon & Festival

October 6, 2015

Coming October 16, 2015. A weekend of fall foliage, running, and more with the Runner’s World Half Marathon and Festival. Held in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, you’ll have 3 courses to choose from: 5K, 10K, and half marathon. Or be ambitious and choose the Hat Trick (all 3 distances!) or the Five and Dime (both 5K and […]

Philadelphia Bike Expo

October 8, 2014

Coming November 8, 2014. A weekend celebrating cycling in the City of Brotherly Love. TrailblazerGirl cyclists should check out the Philadelphia Bike Expo, a 2-day event promoting “the fun, function, fitness and freedom to be found on two wheels“. There will be seminars on advocacy, family biking, travel, and women-specific fashion and gear. A test […]

North American Orienteering Championships

September 14, 2012

Coming October 18-21, 2012. Orienteering used to be just a fun day in the woods, but now it’s become a competitive sport. Participants find their way to checkpoints across what can be unfamiliar terrain with the aid of a map and compass as fast as possible. And if you want to take it to the […]