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Quick 6: Weekly Race Trivia

HOW IT WORKS: To qualify for and be automatically entered in our random drawing, you must submit your quiz entry, name and email address between Tuesday, May 26, 2020 and 11:59pm PDT on Sunday, May 31, 2020 — quiz score does not affect your odds of winning, and rest assured we’ll never share your info. […]

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Quick 6, Week 3: Going to Extremes

Welcome to the third installment of Quick 6, our weekly race trivia game featuring six questions based on a rotating theme.   Miss our first three weekly drawings? No problem! Complete this week’s quiz any time before June 15 to qualify to win our Grand Prize of a free entry to a future Vacation Races […]

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Quick 6, Week 2: Respect Your Elders

Welcome to the second installment of Quick 6, our weekly race trivia game featuring six questions based on a rotating theme.   Miss our first two weekly drawings? No problem! Complete this week’s quiz any time before June 15 to qualify to win our Grand Prize of a free entry to a future Vacation Races […]

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Quick 6, Week 1: May Races in Memorable Places

Welcome to the first installment of Quick 6, our weekly race trivia game featuring six questions based on a rotating theme.   We’ve awarded our Week 1 prize to Josh Maple from Fort Wayne, IN — Josh wins a $25 gift card to Running Warehouse plus a stylish RaceRaves race hat.   Miss our Week […]

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Taglines, the sequel: Test your race IQ

“Breakfast of Champions.” “Fly the friendly skies.” “The Ultimate Driving Machine.” Like Wheaties, United and BMW, many of the world’s most popular brands boast catchy taglines. The same is true for races, some of which adopt taglines of their own to evoke qualities such as speed, scenery or even difficulty. But how well do you […]

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America’s Rave Race 2020: The Cowtown

The Cowtown crowned America’s Rave Race 2020 in RaceRaves March Lunacy tournament Hail to the beef, as Fort Worth’s finest captures its first tournament title Taking the bull by the horns, The Cowtown rose to the challenge and outlasted 63 other contenders to claim the coveted title of America’s Rave Race for 2020. Tens of […]

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So Your Race Has Been Canceled. Now What?

A Runner’s Guide to Healthy Expectations To say these are unsettled times would be an understatement. With the world in the grip of the COVID-19 crisis, many running events have already been canceled or postponed, with more cancellations to come. Which means that if you’ve registered for a race in the next couple of months […]

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March Madness, Lunatic Style

Our fourth annual March Lunacy tournament will go down as one of our best heifer! The Final Four was an epic confrontation of familiar heavyweights, a former champ and one bullish underdog. The Cowtown upset mighty Chicago to set up a championship showdown with Patriots’ Day powerhouse Boston, which overcame fellow bucket-list favorite and 2018 […]

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Coming soon: March Lunacy!

 Whether you’re a college basketball junkie or have no idea what NCAA stands for, your March is about to get crazy — and that’s a good thing! Our fourth annual RaceRaves March Lunacy tournament launches Monday, March 16. March Lunacy is our race-centric take on Bracketology and features 64 of the country’s top races […]

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Unconventional Races that dare to be different

Picture race day in your mind, and a predictable image emerges: start and finish lines + road lined with cheering spectators + runners competing to be the first across the finish. It’s a tried-and-true formula as old as racing itself. And yet a growing number of race organizers are rethinking this formula to add their […]

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