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JAN20
Tri-city Medical Center Carlsbad Full & Half MarathonCarlsbad, California, US

Tri-city Medical Center Carlsbad Full And Half Marathon is taking place in Carlsbad, California on Sunday, January 20, 2019
The best and most scenic winter marathon & half marathon with the best swag. Miles and miles of breathtaking ocean views and outstanding course support stations and entertainment at every mile. Turn your Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend into a run-cation!

$45 - $170
5k • Other • Marathon • Half Marathon
Tri-city Medical Center Carlsbad Full & Half Marathon
JAN20
Chevron Houston MarathonHouston, Texas, US

The start features four corrals with the first corral starting at 7 a.m. Corrals B and C will follow the A Corral using a pulsed start method three minute time intervals separating the corrals to reduce course congestion. Corral D will follow immediately after the C corral with no pulsed intervals. Corral assignments are determined by the predicted finish time of each runner indicated during registration. Corral A seeding is by request only, and qualifying times are no longer being accepted.

$140 - $175
5k • Marathon • Half Marathon
Chevron Houston Marathon
JAN27
Griffith Park Run Half Marathon & 5KLos Angeles, California, US

5th Annual community road race in Griffith Park, the heart of LA

READY, SET, GET FIT!A Half Marathon and 5K road race through iconic Griffith Park. Both courses are USATF Certified! All proceeds support Los Angeles City Parks.EXPO with music, local vendors and fun for the whole family!

$30 - $65
5k • Half Marathon
Griffith Park Run Half Marathon & 5K
JAN27
Registration Perks
Sombrero Half Marathon, 5K & 10KSimi Valley, California, US

The race will start at Rancho Simi Park at 1765 Royal Ave, Simi Valley CA 93065 and run along the Arroyo bike path . Which is lined with beautiful trees for shade and makes a wonderful environment. The bike path runs through the center of Simi Valley and along the Arroyo Creek. This is still home to ducks and herons, (not cranes), who are soaking up the sun while playing in the gently flowing spring /summer time water. There will be Aid stations every 1.5 miles.

$35 - $95
5k • Half Marathon • 10k
Sombrero Half Marathon, 5K & 10K
FEB2
Best Damn Race – Safety HarbourSafety Harbor, Florida, US

The 7th Annual Best Damn Race Safety Harbor 2019 features a Half Marathon, 10K, 5K, and 5K + 10K Challenge on February 2, 2019. Best Damn Race is a running series created for runners by runners. Our goal is to provide a big race experience at a local race price. It doesnt matter if you are an elite runner, first timer, walker, or using a baby jogger, we want you to have the best DAMN race experience.

15 reviews
$30 - $95
5k • Half Marathon • Other • 10k
Best Damn Race – Safety Harbour
FEB2
Hot Chocolate 15k/5k HoustonHouston, Texas, US

Join the Movement That's Taking Over the Racing World.

Join the movement that's taken over the racing world. The Allstate Hot Chocolate 15k/5k is coming to Houston! Run and party with the biggest chocolate aficionados in Houston. Train, race, and celebrate with us all the way to the finish line. We're with you through the season.

$39 - $74
5k • Other
Hot Chocolate 15k/5k Houston
FEB2
Nun Run 5K & 1 MileThousand Oaks, California, US

We are grateful for your participation in the 4th annual Sisters of Notre Dame Nun Run 5K, 1 Mile Fun Run and Community Service Fair. Proceeds will support the SND Life & Ministry Fund, providing spiritual, educational and social outreach, both locally and around the world.

$20 - $40
5k • Other
Nun Run 5K & 1 Mile
FEB3
Registration Perks
Super Bowl 5K – Run Denver SeriesDenver, Colorado, US

You spent months preparing for this day with sweat, blood, and tears (and maybe a few beers), now it is time to hit the line and test your running back speed at Denver's largest Super Bowl Run. Come out for the Super Bowl 5K Run & Walk and Kids Fun Run. Don't forget to dress in your craziest football fan gear!

$30 - $35
5k
Super Bowl 5K – Run Denver Series
FEB9
Registration Perks
Trail Love 5K, 10K & Love Bugs 1 Mile Kids RunOrange, California, US

Rock it Racing has a trail run for everyone. Join us for a beautiful 5K, 10K, or 1 Mile Kids' Race on Saturday February 9, 2019 at Irvine Regional Park. The 5K is especially good for first-time trail runners. The 10K is a relatively fast trail course with only a few brief hills and a few technical sections.

2 reviews
$22 - $60
5k • 10k • Other
Trail Love 5K, 10K & Love Bugs 1 Mile Kids Run
FEB9
Hot Chocolate Dallas 15/5kDallas, Texas, US

Join the Movement That's Taking Over the Racing World.

Join the movement that's taken over the racing world. The Allstate Hot Chocolate 15k/5k is headed back on February 9, 2019! Start and finish in Fair Park amongst Dallas' biggest chocolate aficionados. This year, train, race, and celebrate with us all the way to the finish line. We're with you through the season.

$39 - $74
5k • Other
Hot Chocolate Dallas 15/5k
FEB9
Valentine’s RunBakersfield, California, US

Experience a flat and fast course on the beautiful CSUB campus. Compete for hand made custom heart-shaped awards. Enjoy healthy post-race snacks. Stick around for amazing prizes in the raffle. While you run or walk let your 6-11 child enjoy a unique experience of age and skill appropriate activities led by Kinesiology Faculty and Students.

$22 - $25
5k • 10k
Valentine’s Run
FEB10
8th Annual Cure 5K Walk/RunSan Dimas, California, US

Each step you take is one step closer to the Cure! Together we will raise awareness and critical funds for patient services and clinical research projects. Share a powerful fun day with family, friends and others who are walking to cure lung cancer. The day is filled with activities for everyone, music, entertainment, our annual kids' dash, awards and so much more. Join us on Sunday, February 10, 2019 Event.

Whether you want to walk, jog or run, whether you choose to participate as an individual or as part of a team, we believe that Your Next Step is the Cure!

$15 - $30
5k
8th Annual Cure 5K Walk/Run
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Whether you’re completely new to running or just getting back into the swing of things, we’ve got some great race recommendations to get you started. Chosen by our team, these are some of our favourite events for first-timers. 5k races & 10k races are perfect for beginners, they tend to be relatively flat (always check the elevation just in case) and there’ll usually be a great crowd to cheer you on.

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To keep motivated try to run with friends and to organise a race a few months away as something to work towards. Running as a sport is very inclusive, people love to chat and give a boost to those around them! Practice makes perfect so with the right training you can achieve anything. Start small and it won’t be long before you’re a total professional tackling the bigger races.


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