running

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 […]

Jersey Girl Triathlon

July 11, 2018

Coming August 4, 2018. Head to the Jersey Shore for a premier women’s only triathlon! The Jersey Girl Triathlon starts off in the usually warm waters of Long Branch with a 300 yard swim in the Atlantic Ocean, followed by an 11 mile bike ride through a scenic flat course along Ocean Avenue with some of the […]

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 […]

Perth’s World Record Kilt Run

June 7, 2018

Coming June 23, 2018. Do you hear the bagpipes?! It’s almost time for Perth’s World Record Kilt Run! Yes, this Canadian city in Ontario holds the official Guinness World Record for world’s largest kilt run. Started in 2010, there were 2,400 runners last year, and we’ll see whether 2018 beats that number at this popular race. […]

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, […]

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 […]