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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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December Featured Races You Need to Know About

Welcome to your RaceRaves guide to top upcoming races! Here we highlight a sampling of best bets plus some personal favorites we think you’ll enjoy. (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 […]

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Anniversary Races to Celebrate (2022–23)

Whether you’re a first-timer seeking an unforgettable debut or a long-timer looking to rekindle your motivation, an anniversary celebration makes a memorable race weekend even better. And looking ahead, a number of popular running events are poised to celebrate milestone anniversaries in the coming months. With that in mind, and in response to the popularity of our […]

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November Featured Races You Need to Know About

Welcome to your RaceRaves guide to top upcoming races! Here we highlight a sampling of best bets plus some personal favorites we think you’ll enjoy. (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 […]

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Late October Featured Races You Need to Know About

Welcome to your RaceRaves guide to top upcoming races! Here we highlight a sampling of best bets plus some personal favorites we think you’ll enjoy. (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 […]

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Early October Featured Races You Need to Know About

Welcome to your RaceRaves guide to top upcoming races! Here we highlight a sampling of best bets plus some personal favorites we think you’ll enjoy. (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 […]

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Running Events on Racetracks

To many Americans, the word “racing” brings to mind images of sleek roadsters and sleeker Thoroughbreds. And with two of the nation’s most celebrated races taking place this month in the equine-powered Kentucky Derby and the turbine-powered Indianapolis 500, there’s no better time to profile nine running events that showcase horse or auto racing tracks. […]

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September Featured Races You Need to Know About

Welcome to your RaceRaves guide to top upcoming races! Here we highlight a sampling of best bets plus some personal favorites we think you’ll enjoy. (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 […]

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Iconic Short-Distance Races (Summer & Fall)

For many runners, the term “destination race” brings to mind longer distances such as a marathon or half marathon, i.e. “no pain, no plane.” On the other hand, a number of popular events across the U.S. feature scenic courses, spirited crowds, and awesome after-parties without the post-race limp. Here we profile ten iconic short-distance races […]

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America’s Favorite Half Marathon 2022: Cincinnati Flying Pig

RaceRaves Crowns Flying Pig Paycor Half America’s Favorite Half Marathon Cincinnati’s hometown favorite hogs the spotlight to secure its third March Lunacy tournament title Squeal loud and proud Cincinnati, because your Flying Pig Paycor Half Marathon has captured the title of America’s Favorite Half Marathon for 2022 after bringing home the bacon in the fifth […]

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