running

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 […]

Las Vegas St. Patrick’s Day Run

March 14, 2019

Coming March 16, 2019. Don’t forget your green running shorts! It’s the Las Vegas St. Patrick’s Day Run, also known as the descriptive, Six Tunnels to Hoover Dam. A Scottish bagpiper kicks off the race with distinctive music as you choose from several distances: 1 mile, 5K, 12K and half marathon. The course is scenic, taking runners and […]

Shamrockin’ Run 8K

March 13, 2019

Coming March 17, 2019. Are you feeling lucky? Even if you’re not, you’ll still have fun at the Shamrockin’ Run 8K! This fast, flat 8K starts and ends at Audubon Park with a portion of the course going through the beautiful Garden District area of New Orleans. In true Irish fashion, there will be bag pipers and […]

Durham Women’s Half Marathon and 8K

March 11, 2019

Coming March 17, 2019, Here’s a new half marathon just for us ladies! This is the inaugural year for the Durham Women’s Half Marathon and 8K, a celebration of female runners in North Carolina. A timed race with a wave start system based on your estimated finish time, the half marathon and 8K courses start and […]

rabbit spaghetti BRA-vo

March 6, 2019

As promised, here’s another winning item from our friends at rabbit…the spaghetti BRA-vo. Yes, rabbit makes some awesome clothes for runners, but don’t overlook using these champions for all of your TrailblazerGirl adventures. This sports bra is a cutie coming in bright colors and all-purpose black, with a contrasting color inside that is made out of […]

rabbit Smarter Pants

March 6, 2019

Designed by runners for runners. The Smarter Pants from our friends at rabbit have proven to be an essential (or should we say smarter?!) addition to our active wardrobe. The founders of rabbit are two very impressive ladies that are lifelong runners so they know their stuff. They were looking for running apparel that met […]

Blarney Blitz

March 6, 2019

Coming March 16, 2019. Remember to wear your green! The Blarney Blitz is a big celebration of St. Patrick’s Day held in the city of Peoria, in central Illinois. There’s a 5K run/walk on a flat course along the riverfront, followed by a party with live Irish music, food, and of course, green drinks at the […]

Tour De Patrick

February 28, 2019

Coming March 2, 9, 16, 2019. Celebrate the luck of the Irish throughout the month of March! The Tour De Patrick is a series of three 5K races held in different locations in Rhode Island. The first is the Irish 5K in Pawtucket, followed by the St. Pat’s 5K in Providence, and finally the Shamrock Shuffle, […]

Maratona Internazionale di Roma

February 22, 2019

Coming April 7, 2019. When in Rome, do as the Romans do! It’s almost time for the Maratona Internazionale di Roma (aka the Rome International Marathon). The course reads like a tourist’s dream: starting and ending at the Colosseum and running past more than 500 of Rome’s most important and famous locations such as St. Peter’s Basilica, the […]

Race for the Cupcake

February 19, 2019

Coming March 23, 2019. Gotta love the name! Race for the Cupcake is a fun 5K run held on the “sugary” sands of Pass-a-Grille Beach, Florida. The race will be timed, but it is not a certified course. All participants will receive a medal, refreshments, a brand new signature Race For the Cupcake cup, and of course, […]

Los Angeles Chinatown Firecracker 5/10K Run/Walk

February 15, 2019

Coming February 16, 2019. Go whole hog. It’s the year of the pig and what better way to ring in the new year than sign up for the Los Angeles Chinatown Firecracker 5/10K Run/Walk. Through paved road, the out and back 5K course takes you around Dodger Stadium. The 10K course is more challenging, taking you […]

My Better Half Marathon

February 14, 2019

Coming February 17, 2019. Happy Valentine’s Day! Extend heart-day romance at the My Better Half Marathon this weekend! Choose from half marathon, 10K, and 5K distances in four categories: Bromance (two guy friends running together), Besties (two gal pals running together), Lovers (no explanation needed), Brosties (guy and girl friends) and Lonely Hearts Club. The course […]

Superbowl Tailgate Trot 10K

January 31, 2019

Coming February 3, 2019. Earn those chips and dip that you’ll be eating while watching the Super Bowl this Sunday! The Superbowl Tailgate Trot 10K will give you a chance to burn some calories in anticipation of your afternoon snackfest while watching the Los Angeles Rams and the New England Patriots battle it out for the […]

Krispy Kreme Challenge

January 22, 2019

Coming February 2, 2019. Eat donuts and run for a good cause! Starting out as a college dare, the Krispy Kreme Challenge has evolved over the past 14 years as a formidable charity race that has raised more than $1.5 million in support of the UNC Children’s Hospital, consistently recognized as one of the best children’s […]

The Great American Bacon Race

January 16, 2019

Coming January 19, 2019. Add bacon to anything and it’s better! And that certainly includes a running race! The Great American Bacon Race is the ultimate bacon-lovers event with bacon stations through the race, a Custom Bacon Race medal, a Great American Bacon Race t-shirt, and then of course, unlimited bacon at the Bacon Bash After Party. […]

37th Annual Polar Bear

January 8, 2019

Coming February 16, 2019. One of the oldest races in Indianapolis…it’s the Polar Bear! Now in its 37th year, choose from a 5 mile or 5K distance or challenge yourself and do “The Bear”, which combines both for a total of 8.1 miles! Run through the streets of downtown Indy with cash awards for overall […]

Invesco QQQ Thanksgiving Day Half Marathon, 5K, One Mile & 50m Dash

November 21, 2018

Coming November 22, 2018. Burn some calories before the eating begins! Enter the Invesco QQQ Thanksgiving Day Half Marathon, 5K, One Mile, or 50m Dash, a collection of festive, fun races in Atlanta, Georgia. The Half Marathon race is one of the largest half marathons in the United States, and it starts just outside the iconic […]

Trot Off Your Turkey 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run

November 20, 2018

Coming November 23, 2018. Here’s a smart idea for working off those extra pounds from your Thanksgiving feast! Join the Amherst Junior Women’s Club for their 18th annual Trot Off Your Turkey 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run! The course takes you through the historic Amherst village area, a scenic route that is stroller friendly. There will […]

Holiday Half Marathon and Ugly Sweater Run 5K

November 19, 2018

Coming December 8-9, 2018. You know you have one…an ugly sweater, that it! Dig it up because the Holiday Half Marathon and Ugly Sweater Run 5K is coming soon to that Southern California town of Pomona. Yes, it will most likely be sunny, but there will be “snow” at the start line and huge holiday character inflatables, […]

Surf-n-Santa 5 Miler

November 15, 2018

Coming December 15, 2018. Virginia Beach will soon be taken over by Santas! It’s the Surf-n-Santa 5 Miler which starts and ends at the Virginia Beach Convention Center at twilight. Don’t have a Santa suit in your wardrobe? Don’t worry, they provide one for you (or if you’re a bah humbug, then you can choose the long […]

Pumpkin Pie 5K and 10K

November 14, 2018

Coming November 17, 2018. You had us at pie! The Pumpkin Pie 5K and 10K is held in the Mile High City on a flat, fast course on paved roads through Denver City Park (the 10K distance is a double loop). All registrants will receive a race logo shirt, custom made finisher’s medal, discounts from the Denver Zoo, finish […]

Give n’ Gobble

November 13, 2018

Coming November 22, 2018. Before you stuff yourself, start Thanksgiving Day feeling good inside and out at the Give n’ Gobble race! Head to Sherwood, Oregon for this chip-timed, community race that benefits Helping Hands, a local food bank affiliated with the Oregon Food Bank. This popular event has sold out the past 5 years and […]

Jim Schatz Memorial Trail 10K

November 9, 2018

Coming November 11, 2018. A trail run benefitting a very worthy cause. The Jim Schatz Memorial Trail 10K donates 100% of race proceeds to the Boulder Crest Retreat, a rural sanctuary where combat veterans, first responders, and their families, can enjoy recreational and therapeutic activities aimed at assisting with their physical, mental, financial and spiritual wellness. […]

Veterans Day 10K and Tidal Basin Fun Walk

November 8, 2018

Coming November 11, 2018. This Sunday, honor military veterans and those brave women and men who dedicate their lives to the United States Armed Forces. And there’s no better place to celebrate our veterans than Washington, DC, where the Pacers host the Veterans Day 10K and Tidal Basin Fun Walk. The 10K course is scenic and flat, […]