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Lunatic Spotlight: 50 States the Hard(er) Way

For many running careers, completing a marathon in all 50 states would be the beginning of the end—the achievement of a lifetime and the perfect excuse to pause and take a breath. But for long-time RaceRaves member Tim Mullican, crossing the finish line of his 50th state at the 2017 Kona (HI) Marathon was instead […]

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Tested & Trusted Race Day Tips

Any runner who’s toed a start line knows: like it or not, every race is a learning experience. We’ve certainly made our share of mistakes in the 100+ races we’ve run, and while some were clearly our own fault, others were beyond our control. And a surprising number occurred before the race even started. So […]

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November Featured Races that may actually happen

Welcome to your RaceRaves guide to top upcoming races! Here we highlight a sampling of November “best bets” as well as some personal favorites we think you’ll enjoy. NOTE: Scheduling remains fluid, and many November races (some of which moved from early 2021) have yet to open registration. Unless otherwise noted, the following list includes […]

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Late October Featured Races that may actually happen

Welcome to our handy guide to top upcoming races—a list so nice, we’re doing it twice! (For the crowded months of Sept & Oct, that is.) Here we highlight “best bets” and personal favorites that are scheduled to take place Oct 16–31. NOTE: Scheduling remains fluid, and many Oct races (some of which moved from […]

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Early October Featured Races that may actually happen

Welcome to our handy guide to top upcoming races—a list so nice, we’re doing it twice! (For the crowded months of Sept & Oct, that is.) Here we highlight “best bets” and personal favorites that are scheduled to take place Oct 1–15. NOTE: Scheduling remains fluid, and many Oct races (some of which moved from […]

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Late September Featured Races that may actually happen

Welcome to our handy guide to top upcoming races—a list so nice, we’re doing it twice! (For the crowded months of Sept & Oct, that is.) Here we highlight “best bets” and personal favorites that are scheduled to take place in the second half of September. NOTE: Scheduling remains fluid, and many Sept races (some […]

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Early September Featured Races that may actually happen

Welcome to our handy guide to top upcoming races—a list so nice, we’re doing it twice! (For the crowded months of Sept & Oct, that is.) Here we highlight “best bets” and personal favorites that are scheduled to take place Sept 1–15. NOTE: Scheduling remains fluid, and many Sept races (some of which moved from […]

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World Marathon Majors Challenge Quiz

Think you know your Abbott World Marathon Majors? Test your knowledge of the world’s six most prestigious marathons—Tokyo, Boston, London, Berlin, Chicago and New York City—with our World Marathon Majors Challenge Quiz. Have fun and good luck! (Images are courtesy of each event’s social media, the Abbott World Marathon Majors Facebook page, or the official […]

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August Featured Races that may actually happen

Welcome to our monthly guide to top upcoming races! Here we highlight a sampling of summer “best bets” as well as some of our team’s personal favorites. Please note: Scheduling remains highly fluid, and some August races have yet to open registration (while others have already sold out!). Unless otherwise noted, the following list includes […]

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Taco Bell launches runner-inspired CarboLoad menu

IRVINE, CA – Taco Bell, in partnership with two leaders in the sports nutrition industry, today announced its new lineup of healthier options aimed at runners & endurance athletes, who along with college students and gastro-masochists make up the company’s most coveted demographic. The announcement of its new “CarboLoad” menu follows Taco Bell’s previous unveiling […]

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