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November 2024 Featured Races

Welcome to your RaceRaves guide to November races! Here we spotlight best bets & hidden gems to consider as the weather cools and the racing season winds down. Sign up now for a free RaceRaves account to add these events & thousands more to your Future Races. 🏆 = Top Rated (Overall rating of at […]

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Late October 2024 Featured Races

 Welcome to your RaceRaves guide to late October races! Here we spotlight best bets & hidden gems to round out the busiest month of the racing season. Sign up now for a free RaceRaves account to add these events & thousands more to your Future Races. 🏆 = Top Rated (Overall rating of at least […]

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Early October 2024 Featured Races

Welcome to your RaceRaves guide to top early October races! Here we spotlight best bets & hidden gems to kick off the busiest month of the racing season. Sign up now for a free RaceRaves account to add these events & thousands more to your Future Races. 🏆 = Top Rated (Overall rating of at […]

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Lunatic Spotlight: 50 States, 7 Continents and 6 Majors

Calling Drew Sheppard’s goals “ambitious” is like calling his hometown New York City Marathon a local fun run. While many people treat the distance as a one-and-done bucket-list endeavor, Drew’s first marathon opened the door to bigger and bolder challenges, most notably his triumphant 16-year mission to complete a remarkable triad: running a marathon in […]

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September 2024 Featured Races

Welcome to your RaceRaves guide to top September races! Here we spotlight best bets & hidden gems to help you get a leg up on the fall racing season. Sign up now for a free RaceRaves account to add these events & thousands more to your Future Races. 🏆 = Top Rated (Overall rating of […]

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Runners Choice: Best Half Marathons in the U.S. (2024)

Welcome to the results of our 2024 “Best Half Marathons in the U.S.” poll! Here we crown the top half marathon in every U.S. state as chosen by you, the runners. THANK YOU to all who voted — your overwhelming support enabled us to compile this list with confidence. Whether you’re a first-time or long-time half […]

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July & August 2024 Featured Races

Welcome to your RaceRaves guide to top July & August races! Here we spotlight best bets & hidden gems to help you stay motivated once summer starts to sizzle. Sign up now for a free RaceRaves account to add these events & thousands more to your Future Races. 🏆 = Top Rated (Overall rating of […]

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Unconventional Races That Dare To Be Different

Winner Calum Neff of Canada performs during the Wings for Life World Run, in Sunrise, Florida, United States on May 7, 2017. // Marv Watson for Wings for Life World Run // AP-1RXU9P2KD2111 // Usage for editorial use only //

For most of us, a mental image of race day includes start and finish lines, water stations every few miles, and runners all battling the same clock. It’s a tried-and-true formula as old as racing itself. These days, however, a growing number of race organizers are bucking convention and rethinking this time-tested blueprint to add […]

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June 2024 Featured Races

Welcome to your RaceRaves guide to top June races! Here we spotlight best bets & hidden gems to help you plan the perfect summer destination race-cation. Sign up now for a free RaceRaves account to add these events & thousands more to your Future Races. 🏆 = Top Rated (Overall rating of at least 4.7 […]

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Getting to know the Abbott World Marathon Majors

With the new year underway and many of us eyeing ambitious goals and resolutions, there’s no better time to plan out your 2024 (and beyond!) race schedule. For many runners this schedule will include one or more “bucket list” races, chief among these the six marathons that comprise the Abbott World Marathon Majors. Founded in […]

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