running

Top Running Gear of 2019

December 9, 2019

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 2019 reviews in the Running Gear category. And the item that came out on top was… drum role please…the reusable Remodeez Deodorizers, that keep your shoes, gym bags, closets, helmets, gloves, and more odor-free […]

MCRR Turkey Burnoff

November 27, 2019

Coming November 30, 2019. OK, it’s almost a tradition to overeat on Thanksgiving, so how about making another tradition: work off some of those extra calories the day after? Then the MCRR Turkey Burnoff is just what you need! The Montgomery County Road Runners host a 5 and 10 mile race at Seneca Creek State […]

Applied Materials Silicon Valley Turkey Trot

November 26, 2019

Coming November 28, 2019. The largest timed Thanksgiving race in the United States. Join more than 25,000 trotters at the Applied Materials Silicon Valley Turkey Trot. Held in downtown San Jose, California, there’s a 5K, 10K and kids’ fun run which take runners and walkers through city streets on flat, paved roads. The race is in its 15th […]

Feaster Five Thanksgiving Day Road Race

November 19, 2019

Coming November 28, 2019. One of the largest races in Massachusetts and one of the largest Thanksgiving day races in New England. It’s the Feaster Five Thanksgiving Day Road Race held in Andover, Massachusetts. Choose from a 5 mile or a 5 kilometer race that takes runners through the historic center of town with a few hills thrown in […]

Trot Off Your Turkey 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run

November 14, 2019

Coming November 29, 2019. Don’t we all overeat at Thanksgiving? Our friends at The Amherst Junior Women’s Club have a solution for you with their 19th Annual Trot Off Your Turkey 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run! Held the Friday after Thanksgiving, this family friendly event takes runners and walkers through the historic village center of […]

DC Wonder Woman College Run 5K

November 7, 2019

Coming November 9, 2019. Power, Grace, Wisdom, and Wonder. It’s the DC Wonder Woman College Run 5K! This inaugural race is an untimed, fun, fast course through the Oklahoma State University campus. Included in your registration is a DC Wonder Woman Run Kit (women’s cut tech tank or unisex tech shirt), finishers medal, complimentary photos and videos, and […]

Salute to Veterans Run

November 6, 2019

Coming November 10, 2019. A tribute to all branches of the military services. The Salute to Veterans Run is held in Jacksonville, Florida along the beautiful St. Johns River and through parts of downtown. This is a flat 5K race on paved roads and includes a 1 Mile Fun Run and Patriotic Paws Parade. Cash prizes will be […]

Miami Beach Halloween Half Marathon and the Freaky 4-Miler

October 23, 2019

Coming October 26, 2019. Get in the Halloween spirit with the Miami Beach Halloween Half Marathon and the Freaky 4-Miler! The race starts early (6:30am for the half marathon and 6:45am for the 4-Miler), but before you balk at the time, it means that you’ll get to see the beautiful sunrise on the clear, blue-green waters of […]

Haunted Hustle

October 21, 2019

Coming October 26, 2019. Billed as the scariest course on the planet, it’s the Haunted Hustle! Held in Salt Lake City, Utah, this 5K will have a zombie graveyard, creepy foggy forest, and even a tunnel of terror! Try to stay alive (with your “life” ribbon) as the zombies, ghouls, and ghosts attempt to capture […]

Toronto Women’s 8K/5K

October 10, 2019

Coming October 12, 2019. Unified female power! It’s the Toronto Women’s 8K/5K, the final race in the Toronto Women’s Run Series. The out and back courses are scenic ones, with views of lovely fall colors in Wilket Creek Park. Runners and walkers are welcome on this mostly flat, paved path. Race swag includes limited edition […]

Guelph Thanksgiving Day Races

October 9, 2019

Coming October 14, 2019. More than 100 years and still running! Yes, the Guelph Thanksgiving Day Races were founded in 1894, making them one of the 10 oldest road races in the world. Every Canadian Thanksgiving Day (that’s right, Canada has a Thanksgiving, and it came before the United State’s and is celebrated the second Monday of October), […]

Alpharetta Women’s Half Marathon

October 7, 2019

Coming November 3, 2019. A race in one of the South’s Friendliest Cities! It’s the Alpharetta Women’s Half Marathon held in its namesake city, just 22 miles north of Atlanta. This women-only event offers half marathon and 5K courses through scenic, fall colors. Race swag includes a shirt and finisher medal. Expect post-race celebrations with food, […]

Southernmost Marathon and Half

October 3, 2019

Coming October 12, 2019. Do you know where the southernmost island in the 48 contiguous states is? It’s Key West, and that’s where the Southernmost Marathon and Half is held! Choose from 26.2, 13.1 or 3.1 mile courses, all with beautiful ocean and gulf views, as well as running through historical Key West spots like Ernest Hemingway’s House […]

Hood To Coast High Desert

October 1, 2019

Coming October 5, 2019. From the folks that brought us the largest relay in the world…it’s the Hood To Coast High Desert! This one’s a single-day relay (no sleeping in the field required!) with 12 legs, ranging in distance from 4.2 to 7.9 miles, for a total of 70 miles. Legs vary in difficulty, from easy […]

Sawtooth Backcountry Women’s Retreat

September 5, 2019

Coming October 10, 2019. Enjoy the colors! Join Aspire Adventure Running on their Sawtooth Backcountry Women’s Retreat, a weekend adventure in Washington’s Okanagen-Wenatchee National Forest. Limited to 12 lucky ladies, runners take in the alpine peaks, deep valleys of lush, old-growth forest, and crystal clear lakes of the Sawtooth and Entiat mountain ranges with full fall colors in […]

VJ Shoes XTRM

July 29, 2019

Heavy duty protection for your feet! The Finnish company, VJ, has designed a shoe fit for the extreme trails, hence their aptly named XTRM. The outsole is made of a material that is often used in the inner linings of automobile tires so you know that it will withstand the rocks, roots, and tough technical […]

Bigfoot Endurance Runs

July 24, 2019

Coming August 9-13, 2019. Sweeping views and the possibility of sighting sasquatch! It’s the Bigfoot Endurance Runs, 4 challenging point to point races through Washington’s Cascade Mountains​, location of the most Bigfoot sightings. Here’s the rundown on all 4 races: the Bigfoot 20 mile is 20 miles with 4,165 feet of elevation gain, 4,178 feet […]

Capital One Torchlight Run

July 23, 2019

Coming July 27, 2019. Summer fun in the Emerald City! This weekend is the Capital One Torchlight Run, one of the signature events around Seafair, Seattle’s big summer festival. It’s your chance to run through the streets of downtown Seattle without traffic! Starting and finishing at Seattle Center, home to the iconic Space Needle, this […]

ÖTILLÖ Catalina

July 22, 2019

Coming February 29, 2020. The sport of swimrun has made it to the United States! Not familiar with swimrun races? First started in Sweden, ÖtillÖ (island to island in Swedish) involves at least 2 circuits composed of swimming then running. Considered to be one of the toughest endurances races, this outdoor, multistage competition can be […]

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 […]