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April Featured Races you need to know about

Welcome to your RaceRaves guide to top upcoming races! Here we highlight a sampling of “best bets” for April 2022 plus some personal favorites we think you’ll enjoy, as the spring racing season shifts into high gear. NOTE: Unless otherwise noted, the following list includes only events that are now taking registrations for an in-person race […]

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Best Bets for Boston Marathon Qualifying Races

Originally inspired by the first Olympic marathon in Athens in 1896, the Boston Marathon is the world’s oldest and most prestigious annual marathon. Held each year on Patriots’ Day (the third Monday in April), the race features top-notch production, raucous crowd support and its iconic blue-and-yellow unicorn medal waiting to celebrate your achievement at the […]

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March Featured Races you need to know about

Welcome to your RaceRaves guide to top upcoming races! Here we highlight a sampling of “best bets” for March 2022 plus some personal favorites we think you’ll enjoy. And this month, we introduce our newest segment on featured international races. NOTE: Unless otherwise noted, the following list includes only events that are now taking registrations for an […]

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Anniversary Races Worth Celebrating (2021-22)

With the past year bringing the events industry to a standstill, the return of racing season is a reason to rejoice. Adding to the optimism, a number of notable events celebrate milestone anniversaries in 2021–2022. For the novice runner seeking the perfect first-time marathon/half marathon or the seasoned veteran in search of motivation, the distinctive […]

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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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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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Runners Choice: Best Half Marathons in the U.S.

(Due to the ongoing pandemic, some races have postponed dates [noted below] and/or modified courses for 2021, and so the following details are subject to change. Fingers crossed for normalcy in 2022!) Welcome to the results of our 2019 Best Half Marathons in the U.S. poll! Here we crown the top half marathon in every U.S. state […]

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Runners Choice: Best Marathons in the U.S.

(Due to the ongoing pandemic, some races have postponed dates [noted below] and/or modified courses for 2021, and so the following details are subject to change. Fingers crossed for normalcy in 2022!) Welcome to the results of our 2018 Best Marathons in the U.S. poll! Here we crown the top marathon in every U.S. state as chosen […]

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