running

Zombie Run UK

October 16, 2018

Coming October 21, 2018. Yikes, zombies have invaded the north east of England! It’s the Zombie Run UK held in Hamsterley Forest in County Durham. The 5K course is filled with obstacles and zombies that are trying to infect you by stealing your life tags. If you’re lucky enough to make it through the forest […]

Wilmington Women’s Half Marathon and 8K

October 10, 2018

Coming October 27, 2018. An inaugural women’s race in the second smallest state in the United States! The first Wilmington Women’s Half Marathon and 8K will be held in Delaware’s largest city. The flat routes take you through charming historic downtown and residential streets and along the banks of the Delaware, Christina and Brandywine Rivers. Cash […]

CircumBurke Trail Challenge

October 9, 2018

Coming October 13, 2018. A tough event (not a race!) with rewards of sweeping mountain landscapes and Vermont fall foliage! The ninth annual CircumBurke Trail Challenge combines the top three East Burke area mountain bike networks, Kingdom Trails Association, Victory Hill Sector, and Burke Mountain Resort, to give you a 26.2 mile adventure on singletrack […]

Wūru Sports Wool

October 4, 2018

Wool. Great for sweaters, socks, blankets, and…preventing blisters? That’s right, blisters! Wūru Sports Wool is a highly effective way to keep you blister-free on all your TrailblazerGirl adventures. Wūru (pronounced woo roo) is the Māori word for wool, and not surprisingly, this wool hails from New Zealand, known for having quality wool and wool products. […]

Halloween in Emmaus 5K

October 3, 2018

Coming October 20, 2018. A spooktacular race! Pick out your costume and get ready for the Halloween in Emmaus 5K. This Pennsylvania race is a popular one with up to 20,000 spectators cheering runners on as they make their way through the same route that the annual Halloween Parade follows. Cash prizes will be awarded to top runners […]

Halloween Candy Run

October 1, 2018

Coming October 28, 2018. Candy, candy, candy! Grab a costume and sign up for the Halloween Candy Run in Dayton, Ohio. Costumed runners race about town and dodge scary monsters while each aid station will be decorated in Halloween regalia with volunteers handing out water and candy. Several distances are available: 1-Mile, 5K, and 10K, or […]

Sleepy Hollow Halloween 10K

September 28, 2018

Coming October 27, 2018. Don’t lose your head to the headless horseman…prepare yourself for the Sleepy Hollow Halloween 10K! This small town (yes, there really is a Sleepy Hollow, as of 1996!) lies on the banks of the Hudson River, about an hour north of New York City. Marked with orange arrows, the challenging course […]

Headsweats Race Hats

September 19, 2018

Available in a whole rainbow of colors, the Race Hats from our friends at Headsweats will keep you shaded and sweat free…yippee! A few years ago, we introduced you to Headsweats and their Ultra Reflective Supervisor. The novel design of their hats and visors incorporates a “sweatband” inside your hat to keep you from experiencing […]

Whistler Turkey Trot

September 19, 2018

Coming October 7, 2018. Start a new Thanksgiving tradition. Canadian Thanksgiving is October 8th and there’s an inaugural running event in Whistler, one of our favorite places to visit. Head to beautiful British Columbia and earn your Thanksgiving feast with the cutely named 5K Drumstick Dash and the 10K Gravy Burner. The two courses take […]

Gear Beast Products

September 18, 2018

Do you have a phone? Then you really must check out all of the products from our friends at Gear Beast! We TrailblazerGirls take our phones on all our adventures whether it’s running, hiking, cycling, traveling, kayaking, or whatever, and Gear Beast has you covered with an added bonus of very reasonable prices. First off, […]

Bank of Scotland Great Scottish Run

September 17, 2018

Coming September 29, 2018. Do you hear the bagpipes? It’s the Bank of Scotland Great Scottish Run, a collection of events in Glasgow for the whole family including a Toddler Dash, Family Mile, 10K and Half Marathon. The course starts in the heart of the city at George Square, taking runners past some of Glasgow’s main […]

Saguaro National Park Labor Day 8-Miler & 5k Walk/Run

August 31, 2018

Coming September 3, 2018. One of the few races to be run on National Park Land. The 49th annual Saguaro National Park Labor Day 8-Miler & 5k Walk/Run is race that gives you a feel of the old Southwest. Choose from either an 8 mile course or a 5K course taking you through the hot, rolling […]

Conquer The Bridge

August 29, 2018

Coming September 3, 2018. Run across the 4th longest suspension bridge in California! Conquer the Bridge has runners speeding out and back across the 36-story-tall, 1,500-foot-long, Vincent Thomas Bridge, which has been featured in many movies and television shows such as Charlie’s Angels, To Live and Die in LA, and CHiPs. The race is 5.3 […]

District Vision Keiichi Small Sunglasses

August 16, 2018

They have their eye on the prize…and the Keiichi Small Sunglasses by our friends at District Vision are quite the prize! Careful design and testing are evident with this pair of sunglasses, aimed at runners. The D+ lenses are manufactured out of very high quality therapeutic grade polycarbonate, which is shatterproof and anti-scratch. On sunny days, […]

goodr Going to Valhalla…Witness! Sunglasses

August 14, 2018

You will find your Valhalla with the Going to Valhalla…Witness! Sunglasses from our friends at goodr! If you hadn’t already guessed from the names of their products, for example Flamingos on a Booze Cruise (pink frame with blue lens) and Swedish Meatball Hangover (yellow frame with blue lens), this tongue in cheek company has some […]

NYC Pizza Run

August 10, 2018

Coming September 16, 2018. Pizza! Who doesn’t love pizza? Described as New York’s Sauciest Run, the NYC Pizza Run is a fun experience that combines a 5K race with eating pizza! Runners will take a total of 3 laps around Fort Greene Park near downtown Brooklyn. After laps 1 and 2, runners will scarf down […]

Body Glide Sun

August 8, 2018

It does double duty! Sadly, we’ve all experienced chafing. If you haven’t, then you’re one of the lucky few! But for the majority of us, the folks at Body Glide offer a collection of products to deal with this annoying and painful problem, and we’re excited to tell you about their Body Glide Sun. This […]

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 […]