running

Ireland Trail Running + Wellness Retreat with Run Wild Retreats

July 9, 2019

Coming September 15, 2019. Cead Mile Failte! (“one hundred thousand welcomes” in Irish) Join Run Wild Retreats for their Ireland Trail Running + Wellness Retreat, a women-only running retreat through the Emerald Isle. Highlights of this 7-day tour include daily guided runs with local runners and the retreat leader through trails like The Wicklow Way, Valley of Glendalough, […]

NYRR Retro 4-Miler

July 8, 2019

Coming July 13, 2019. Get your groove on! The NYRR Retro 4-Miler is a throwback-themed race held in New York City’s Central Park. A vintage car will lead the race through the “inner loop” of Central Park, so there’ll be some rolling hills, a downhill, and some flats. And in keeping with the theme, don’t expect timing […]

AJC Peachtree Road Race

July 3, 2019

Coming July 4, 2019. The world’s largest 10K. It’s the AJC Peachtree Road Race, and this year, marks its 50th anniversary with surprise money awards for a few lucky runners, as well as up to $200,000 in bonus prize money to athletes who break an event record. The more than 60,000 runners take to the streets of downtown […]

D-Day Landings Marathon

June 6, 2019

Coming June 16, 2019. A marathon that commemorates the sacrifices of the servicemen who bravely fought in the 1944 Allied invasion of occupied France. The D-Day Landings Marathon is a 42.195 km race that starts at the Courseulles sur Mer and finishes at the Memorial of Caen and takes place as part of the 75th anniversary of D-Day and […]

Global Running Day

June 5, 2019

Coming June 5, 2019. Lace up those shoes and get moving! Today is Global Running Day, a worldwide celebration of running that encourages everyone to get moving and have fun being active. Involving 140 countries so far, thousands of people have already pledged to run and get excited about fitness. Numerous events are being held on this […]

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. […]

Ski to Sea Race

May 22, 2019

Coming May 26, 2019. America’s original team relay race. It’s the Ski to Sea Race, a multi-sport, team relay race held in northwestern Washington that starts on the slopes of Mount Baker and ends in the cold waters of Bellingham Bay. Teams of 3 to 8 people compete in this 92-mile long event that consists […]

Comfortably Numb Trail Running Race

May 21, 2019

Coming June 15, 2019. Hello, is there anybody in there? No, it’s not a performance of that famous Pink Floyd song (though you could play it as you run!). It’s the Comfortably Numb Trail Running Race, a grueling point to point race along Whistler’s challenging Comfortably Numb trail. Runners undertake this popular mountain bike trail which covers 23+ […]

COBS Cinnamon Bun Run 8-Miler

May 15, 2019

Coming June 15, 2019. Who could resist a fresh cinnamon bun?! The COBS Cinnamon Bun Run 8-Miler (say that fast, three times!) is a tasty food themed race starting in Black Diamond, Canada and ending at the Millarville Farmers’ Market. Choose to be a “Bunner”, which has you scarfing down a delicious cinnamon bun at the 3.4 […]

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. […]

Kentucky Derby Festival Minimarathon and Marathon

April 26, 2019

Coming April 27, 2019. And they’re off! It’s the Kentucky Derby Festival Minimarathon and Marathon, kicking off “The Run for the Roses”, the iconic horse race that is first leg of the American Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing. This popular running race follows an out-and-back route that starts and finishes along Main Street in downtown Louisville, showcasing the […]

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, […]

National Women’s Half Marathon and 8K

April 4, 2019

Coming May 5, 2019. This one’s for the ladies! Celebrating its second year, the National Women’s Half Marathon and 8K promises a fun day of fitness in the heart of Washington DC. The race starts and finishes at West Potomac Park, home to the FDR Memorial and the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial. Expect a relatively flat […]

Highland Fling Race

April 3, 2019

Coming April 27, 2019. Kilts are welcome but optional! The Highland Fling Race is a grueling 53 mile timed race along Scotland’s premier long distance route, the West Highland Way. Runners from all over the world vie for a coveted spot in this ballot-allocated race that is limited to 1000 lucky entrants. This point-to-point trail ultramarathon […]

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 […]

NYRR New York Mini 10K

March 25, 2019

Coming June 8, 2019. Get ready for the world’s original road race exclusively for women! It’s the NYRR New York Mini 10K, founded in 1972 and named for the miniskirt. A popular race with over 8,000 runners, ranging from the elite athletes to the first-timers, the goal of the race is to “empower women of all […]

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 […]

Dirty Leprechaun

March 15, 2019

Coming March 16, 2019. Not that kind of dirty! We’re talking mud at the Dirty Leprechaun, held on Lee Farms, just outside of Portland, Oregon. Yep, lots of mud since this is an actual, working farm so some of the 20+ obstacles will take you through swamp areas with mud that is chest high (yikes!), some great […]