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February 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 February 2022 as well as some personal favorites we think you’ll enjoy. NOTE: Scheduling remains fluid, and some February races have yet to open registration. Unless otherwise noted, the following list includes only events that are now […]

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January 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 January 2022 as well as some personal favorites we think you’ll enjoy. NOTE: Scheduling remains fluid, and some January races have yet to open registration. Unless otherwise noted, the following list includes only events that are now […]

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December Featured Races that may actually happen

Welcome to your RaceRaves guide to top upcoming races! Here we highlight a sampling of December “best bets” as well as some personal favorites we think you’ll enjoy. NOTE: Scheduling remains fluid, and many December races (some of which moved from early 2021) have yet to open registration. Unless otherwise noted, the following list includes […]

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November Featured Races that may actually happen

Welcome to your RaceRaves guide to top upcoming races! Here we highlight a sampling of November “best bets” as well as some personal favorites we think you’ll enjoy. NOTE: Scheduling remains fluid, and many November races (some of which moved from early 2021) have yet to open registration. Unless otherwise noted, the following list includes […]

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Late October Featured Races that may actually happen

Welcome to our handy guide to top upcoming races—a list so nice, we’re doing it twice! (For the crowded months of Sept & Oct, that is.) Here we highlight “best bets” and personal favorites that are scheduled to take place Oct 16–31. NOTE: Scheduling remains fluid, and many Oct races (some of which moved from […]

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Early October Featured Races that may actually happen

Welcome to our handy guide to top upcoming races—a list so nice, we’re doing it twice! (For the crowded months of Sept & Oct, that is.) Here we highlight “best bets” and personal favorites that are scheduled to take place Oct 1–15. NOTE: Scheduling remains fluid, and many Oct races (some of which moved from […]

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Late September Featured Races that may actually happen

Welcome to our handy guide to top upcoming races—a list so nice, we’re doing it twice! (For the crowded months of Sept & Oct, that is.) Here we highlight “best bets” and personal favorites that are scheduled to take place in the second half of September. NOTE: Scheduling remains fluid, and many Sept races (some […]

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Early September Featured Races that may actually happen

Welcome to our handy guide to top upcoming races—a list so nice, we’re doing it twice! (For the crowded months of Sept & Oct, that is.) Here we highlight “best bets” and personal favorites that are scheduled to take place Sept 1–15. NOTE: Scheduling remains fluid, and many Sept races (some of which moved from […]

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August Featured Races that may actually happen

Welcome to our monthly guide to top upcoming races! Here we highlight a sampling of summer “best bets” as well as some of our team’s personal favorites. Please note: Scheduling remains highly fluid, and some August races have yet to open registration (while others have already sold out!). Unless otherwise noted, the following list includes […]

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July Featured Races that may actually happen

Welcome to our new monthly guide to top upcoming races! Here we highlight a sampling of “best bets” as well as some of our team’s personal favorites. For a more comprehensive list of July road & trail races of all distances—and to exclude canceled events from your search—check out our Find a Race page! Please […]

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June Featured Races that may actually happen

Welcome to our new monthly guide to top upcoming races! Here we highlight a sampling of “best bets” as well as some of our team’s personal favorites. For a more comprehensive list of June road & trail races of all distances—and to exclude canceled events from your search—check out our Find a Race page! Please […]

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April & May Featured Races that may actually happen

Welcome to our new monthly guide to top upcoming races! Here we highlight a sampling of “best bets” as well as some of our team’s personal favorites. For a more comprehensive list of April/May road & trail races—and to exclude canceled races from your search—check out our Find a Race page! Please note: Scheduling remains […]

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10 Quick Picks for 2020 Races

With the new year (and new decade) off to a fast start, now’s the time to map out your 2020 race schedule or add some flair to your existing schedule. From urban favorites to stunning scenery to hidden gems, there’s something for every runner in these top-notch events highly recommended by our RaceRaves tribe. Looking […]

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Racing on all Seven Continents

It’s no secret runners are highly motivated athletes with ambitious goals. One increasingly popular goal is to complete a {insert your favorite race distance} on all seven continents, but where to start? Here on RaceRaves, of course! Whether you’re looking for fresh inspiration to ward off complacency, a compelling goal to jump-start your training, or […]

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9 Quick Picks for 2019 Races

It’s that time of year — so many races, so little time! Whether you’re looking to map out your 2019 race schedule or simply add the finishing touches, you’re in the right place. From picturesque training runs to dialed-in goal races, we’re here to help you jump-start your New Year’s resolutions and keep your eyes […]

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8 Quick Picks for 2018 Races

As a runner, nothing can be more daunting or more motivating than planning out your race schedule for the new year. So many races, so little time! And we totally get that — which is why, if you’re looking for a race you’re in the right place. Whether your 2018 is all mapped out or […]

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7 Quick Picks for 2017 Races

With over 1,000 marathons and 2,000 half marathons in the U.S. alone, and with a new year on the horizon, we’d love to help you find a hidden gem or two to add to your 2017 race schedule. So this month we’ve done just that, mining thousands of RaceRaves member reviews to recommend 7 events […]

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Comrades Marathon: The race every runner should run

Czech running legend Emil Zátopek once said, “If you want to run, run a mile. If you want to experience a different life, run a marathon.” To that he might have added, “And if you want to experience the ultimate human race, run Comrades.” A handful of races boast a singular cachet among runners. The […]

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