running

¡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, […]

Tenzing Hillary Everest Marathon

April 18, 2018

Coming May 29, 2018. The world’s highest marathon. It’s the Tenzing Hillary Everest Marathon! Held every year on May 29th, it commemorates the first successful 1953 Everest expedition by Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay. Starting at Everest Base Camp with an altitude of 5,356 m at the Khumbu Icefall, runners travel through glaciers, monasteries, monuments, and suspension bridges […]

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 […]

The Chocolate Race

April 9, 2018

Coming May 13, 2018. Running and…chocolate! Yes, please! It’s The Chocolate Race in St. Catharines, Ontario, the largest city in Canada’s Niagara Region. There are plenty of race categories that you can choose to either run or walk: 10K, 5K and a new 2.5K, plus races for the kiddos as well (2.5K and 1K distances). It’s an out […]

2018 Twinkie Run

April 5, 2018

Coming April 22, 2018. Look out…it’s a giant Twinkie running down the road! The irreverently fun 2018 Twinkie Run in Ann Arbor, Michigan was rescheduled from its usual April Fool’s Day to the fourth Sunday in April this year. There will be Twinkie stops along the 5K, loop course, plenty of people dressed as Twinkies […]

Salem April Fool’s Race

March 30, 2018

Coming March 31, 2018. Don’t be fooled…sign up for the Salem April Fool’s Race! Held in historic Salem, New York and noted as one of the oldest races around (this year marks 39 years!), racers can choose from distances of 10K, 5K, and a 1 mile kids fun run. You’ll start and finish at Salem […]

Bunny Run 5K

March 29, 2018

Coming March 31, 2018. Hop to it…it’s the Bunny Run 5K! Held in downtown Aberdeen, Maryland, the course is a mostly flat, fast one on paved roads that will be closed to traffic. There will be lots of swag from a custom commemorative finishers medal to dry-fit blend shirt and post race celebrations with music, food, and […]

Hams and Hamstrings 5K

March 28, 2018

Coming April 1, 2018. What a cute name for a race…and there really is a ham! Yes, at the Hams and Hamstrings 5K race in Colorado Springs, Colorado, all finishers get a mini Easter Ham! This is a 5K fun run (or walk) that is chip timed on paved roads and dirt trails. Post-race there […]

Glasgow-Edinburgh Ultramarathon

March 27, 2018

Coming March 31, 2018. A race taking you from Scotland’s largest city to Scotland’s capital. It’s the Glasgow-Edinburgh Ultramarathon! Clocking in at about 54 miles long, this race is a scenic, mostly flat one, taking your from exciting Glasgow filled with museums, interesting shops, delicious restaurants, and a thriving music and nightlife scene to Edinburgh with its UNESCO World […]

Spring Equinox Half Marathon and 4 Mile

March 20, 2018

Coming March 25, 2018. Happy Spring! It’s the first day of Spring today, and here’s a race to help you celebrate it this coming weekend. The Spring Equinox Half Marathon and 4 Mile in Fort Collins, Colorado starts and finishes at The Biergarten at Anheuser-Busch Brewery. Expect a mix of paved and dirt country roads over […]

Leprechaun Run

March 16, 2018

Coming March 17, 2018. Don’t forget to wear green tomorrow! And what better place to get it on, than the inaugural Leprechaun Run, hosted by the San Diego Running Co. This sunny California city is great place to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with the family since there’s a 5K race followed by a Kid’s run. […]

Cascade Endurance Women’s Trail Running & Yoga Retreat

March 7, 2018

Coming April 19, 2018. Wildflowers and mountains, yes please! The folks as Cascade Endurance are offering a Women’s Trail Running and Yoga Retreat out of Winthrop in Washington’s North Cascade mountain range. This long weekend getaway includes guided trails runs through the beautiful Methow Valley with snow-capped mountain views and wildflowers as well as daily yoga […]

Virgin Money London Marathon

February 27, 2018

Coming April 22, 2018. For a “historical jog around London”, take part in the Virgin Money London Marathon! This very popular event is quite the spectacle with around 50,000 runners, and last year, an impressive £59.4m was raised for charity, setting a new world record for fundraising in a single day. The mostly flat course begins at […]

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 […]

CCHP Chinese New Year Run

February 16, 2018

Coming March 4, 2018. Woof, woof! It’s the Year of the Dog so celebrate Chinese New Year in North America’s biggest Chinatown with the CCHP Chinese New Year Run held in San Francisco, California. This 5K or 10K timed race is a popular one with a colorful lion dance kicking off the start for good luck […]

Kyoto Marathon

February 15, 2018

Coming February 18, 2018. Konnichiwa! It’s the Kyoto Marathon, a popular race enticing 16,000 runners to this former Imperial capital of Japan, referred to by some as the thousand-year capital. The course is a scenic one, passing by no less than seven UNESCO World Cultural Heritage sites, with impressive views of the surrounding five mountains and winding along […]

Mardi Gras Mambo

February 13, 2018

Coming February 17, 2018. Today’s the start of Mardi Gras, so laissez les bons temps rouler! Continue with the party festivities at the Mardi Gras Mambo this weekend in Baton Rouge. Choose from a 15K, 10K, or 1 mile fun run featuring the best of downtown Baton Rouge and the Historic Garden District. The 15K […]

Love on the Run 5K

February 8, 2018

Coming February 10, 2018. What better setting than a vineyard for a 5K race? Join the OBX Running Company for their second annual Love on the Run 5K held at the beautiful Sanctuary Vineyards in the Outer Banks of North Carolina. The route is a scenic one with grape vines, large trees, and it’s right […]

Be My Valentine Cupcake 5K Run/Walk

February 7, 2018

Coming February 10, 2018. You had us at cupcake! Get in the spirit of love with the Be My Valentine Cupcake 5K Run/Walk in Indianapolis, Indiana. This is a fun run through the streets of downtown including the Indianapolis Cultural Trail, so be on the lookout for interesting piece of artwork, as well as shops and […]

Mardi Gras Masquerade Half Marathon, 10K & 5K Run

February 5, 2018

Coming February 11, 2018. Pick out your mask and head to Las Vegas! It’s the Mardi Gras Masquerade Half Marathon, 10K and 5K Run! Held at Equestrian Park in Henderson, just outside of Las Vegas, you’ll have out and back paved courses that are closed to car traffic with views of the iconic Strip in the […]

Redondo Beach Super Bowl Sunday 10K/5K

February 2, 2018

Coming February 4, 2018. This Sunday, before you sit down to cheer on your favorite team (or just tune in to watch the best commercials!), step outside and get some exercise at the Redondo Beach Super Bowl Sunday 10K/5K. This is Southern California’s answer to burning off those anticipated calories. The course is a scenic one […]

Jolly Jester Jaunt 5K

January 31, 2018

Coming February 3, 2018. Start celebrating Mardi Gras early with the Jolly Jester Jaunt 5K! Head to Galveston in the Lone Star State to get a jump on Mardi Gras festivities with this fun 5K race that takes you through four loops of the historic downtown district. It’s open to runners and walkers, and to top […]

MLK Day 5K

January 9, 2018

Coming January 15, 2018. Dream big at the MLK Day 5K! What better place to celebrate Martin Luther King Day than in Atlanta, the birthplace of this iconic civil rights leader. A family friendly 5K race held entirely in Piedmont Park in downtown Atlanta, the route covers grass, road, gravel, a wooden bridge and dirt paths. […]

Top Wear of 2017

December 1, 2017

And the winner is… it’s the end of the year, and we’ve just finished counting all of your Facebook likes (and shares) for our 2017 reviews in the Wear category. And the item that came out on top was… drum role please… the Coeur Sports Gingko Sports Bra and Run Shorts, a spectacular kit from a company that […]