running

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 […]

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 […]