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Let’s Talk Marathons! The AMR Trains Podcast

Let’s talk marathons! From the most scenic to the most first-timer friendly to the best BQ options and much more, RaceRaves co-founder Mike Sohaskey sits down with our friends at Another Mother Runner for the recent Marathon Edition of the AMR Trains Podcast.   Mapping out your racing schedule for 2023 and beyond? Looking for […]

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April 2023 Featured Races

Welcome to your RaceRaves guide to top upcoming races! Here we highlight a sampling of best bets and personal favorites to help you hit the ground running this spring. Sign up now for a free RaceRaves account to add these events & thousands more to your Future Races. NOTE: Unless otherwise noted, the following list includes […]

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Coach Denise: Breaking Through The Wall

What the mind believes, our running shoes will achieve! Experts say that “hitting the wall” is when a runner depletes the glycogen stores in their muscles, which in turn leads to their legs slowing down dramatically. I agree with this, but I also think there is a mental component to hitting the wall that in […]

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March 2023 Featured Races

Welcome to your RaceRaves guide to top upcoming races! Here we highlight a sampling of best bets and personal favorites to help you shrug off winter and welcome in spring. Sign up now for a free RaceRaves account to add these events & thousands more to your Future Races. NOTE: Unless otherwise noted, the following list […]

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Iconic Short-Distance Races (Spring)

Welcome to our spring edition of iconic short-distance races worth traveling for! For runners and walkers seeking an unforgettable, family-friendly experience, here we profile ten popular destination events (10 miles or less) that deliver world-class production, energy, and camaraderie without the morning-after hobble of longer distances. (Planning beyond spring? Check out our summer & fall edition.)  Bank […]

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February 2023 Featured Races

Welcome to your RaceRaves guide to top upcoming races! Here we highlight a sampling of best bets and personal favorites to help keep you motivated through the winter.  Sign up now for a free RaceRaves account to add these events & thousands more to your Future Races. NOTE: Unless otherwise noted, the following list includes only […]

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Racing & Spectating the Chicago Marathon

(Editor: Thanks to RaceRaves contributor Dan Solera, Chicago native & 4-time Bank of America Chicago Marathon finisher, for sharing his insider tips on this epic running event! Please note the following details are subject to change based on minor modifications to this year’s course.) The Abbott World Marathon Majors feature six global marathons with incredibly […]

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Top Five Things You Can Do as a RaceRaves Member

RaceRaves helps runners of all levels find the best endurance events across the U.S. and around the world. But did you know we also offer a slew of handy features and functionality available exclusively to our members? Here we share five member benefits that newcomers and loyal Lunatics alike should know in order to make […]

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January 2023 Featured Races

Welcome to your RaceRaves guide to top upcoming races! Here we highlight a sampling of best bets and personal favorites to kick off 2023. (Sign up now for a free RaceRaves account to add these events & thousands more to your Future Races!) NOTE: Unless otherwise noted, the following list includes only events that are now […]

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Coach Denise: When YOUR BEST is ENOUGH!

Author’s Note: I first discovered RaceRaves on my flight to Durban, South Africa in 2018 to run my first and only (or so I thought) Comrades Marathon, which is like the “Boston Marathon of Ultras.” Meanwhile, Mike was heading to Durban to earn his “Back to Back” Medal after running his first Comrades the previous year. […]

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