AirLife Denver Memorial 2017 5/13/17 Littleton, Colorado What we love: The event will include a 5k/10k run, 5k walk and a Kids Run, as well as numerous activities for all ages. Each year, the non-profit group “Friends of AirLife” hosts the Annual AirLife Memorial Run/Walk in honor of the everyday heroes in EMS and those […]
RUN for Second Chances 5K 4/23/17 Sea Foam Stadium Concordia University St. Paul – Minnesota What we love: Join Prison Fellowship for a 5K run/walk on Sunday, April 23, to raise awareness of this “second prison” in America and help create meaningful second chances for those who have paid their debt to society.
Jodi’s Race for Awareness 2017 6/10/17 City Park – Denver, CO What we love: Jodi’s Race celebrates those who are bravely fighting ovarian cancer and lovingly pays tribute to those who have lost their fight. This is not just a race; it’s an event for family, friends, and runners, filled with honoring, supporting, educating, and remembering
American Lung Association – 2017 Fight for Air Climb 2/26/17 Denver, CO What we love: By joining the Fight for Air Climb, you are helping to make a positive impact in the lives of those affected by lung disease. Participants raise funds to support the mission of the American Lung Association while training to climb […]
Run the Rocks 2016 10/09/16 Morisson, CO What we love: Run the Rocks will bring communities together for the fight for good lung health and air quality. Whether it be running to get a personal best time or walking to enjoy the view and live music, this is an event you don’t want to miss!
Compass Mesa Run 2016 10/01/16 Golden, CO What we love: 5th Annual Compass Montessori School North Table Mountain Mesa Run. The Mesa Run features a fun trail race on North Table Mountain and a 5K run conveniently located in Golden, Colorado. The trail run on North Table Mountain covers a scenic challenging course over beautiful […]
Race to Cure Sarcoma Denver 09/17/16 Denver, CO What we love: First annual 5K Walk/Run in Denver, CO. The goal is to raise both awareness and resources for sarcoma research through the Sarcoma Foundation of America (SFA) and the University of Colorado Cancer Center.
Farmers 5000 09/18/16 Wheat Ridge, CO Details: In 1981, a group of Wheat Ridge High School parents and runners organized a road race to benefit the school. Not only did this group aim to raise money to support school programs, they also wanted to promote physical fitness and community spirit. That mission continues to this […]
Evergreen Town Race 08/07/16 Evergreen, CO Check this out: Evergreen Town Race is supporting Alpine Rescue Team! Both the 5K and 10K courses wind gradually down Upper Bear Creek, with a finish near Evergreen Lake. Sounds beautiful, right! The race benefits the Alpine Rescue Team, which responds to emergencies such as avalanches, lost hikers, high-altitude/vertical rescues and/or other […]
April showers must certainly bring May flowers here in Sweden! The month of April is off to a very rainy, windy start here in Sweden. Living in a town about an hour away from the coast makes the weather here grey, gloomy and rainy much of the time. When I facetime or Skype with my […]
Jodi’s Race for Awareness 06/11/16 Denver, CO Celebrate those who are so bravely fighting Ovarian Cancer, and to pay tribute to those who have lost their fight. This is not just a race, its an event for family, friends, and runners, filled with honoring, supporting, educating, and remembering. Check this out: 5K Walk/Run or 1K Walk/Run […]
Lola hosted Dos Casas, a feast benefiting Brent’s Place on April 13, 2016. Check out some great pictures from a great event! Visit Brent’s Place to learn more!
Taste of Louisville 06/04/16 Louisville, CO Check this out: It’s not just a 12K and 5K, there will be food, beer and a weekend of fun events! Hosted in the #1 place to live — Louisville, CO — the race takes you around its best trails. The top small town Half Marathon in the west!
The Great 5K Sunday, May 15, 2016 Westminster, MD What we love: Join the Nathan Chris Baker Great 5K and the 2016 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk in memory of Sarah Jayne Orton. Click here to register for the event!
Ahhh… getting in shape. The crowded gym, the back-to-back “try this diet” commercials, and the “this year will be different” exercise mindset. Let’s vow to make a fresh start to revamp our own fitness routine or encourage a friend to get started. I know a lot of people grumble about how packed the gym […]
I have been looking forward to Super Bowl 50 since I was a little kid and figured out what the Roman numerals meant in the Super Bowl logo. I remember thinking, “Wow, we are not that far off from the 50th. I bet that will be a big game!” Little did I know that “my […]
Hi there, my name is Lauren and I am studying abroad this semester in a small town in Sweden while pursuing a business marketing degree. Fitness, faith, food, family and fashion are just a few of my passions and I am excited to have you join me as I experience these and many other adventures […]
Valentine’s Day 5K 02/14/16 Denver, CO What we love: It’s part of the RunDenver Series…one of our local all-time favorites! It’s a day to show your body some love! Get your heart pumping and your legs moving as you run the park trails. The race benefits the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation and Girls on […]
Super Bowl 02/07/16 Denver, CO What we love: It’s part of the RunDenver Series…one of our local all time favorites! You get to test your speed and see how you compare to a professional running back before you sit down to watch your favorite NFL players! The race benefits the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation […]
Polar Bear 01/17/16 Denver, CO Check this out: It’s part of the RunDenver Series…one of our local all-time favorites If a polar bear can withstand the cold so can you! You’ll stay warm running around the park and after the race there will be warm beverages to keep you going! The race benefits the […]
Rudolph Ramble 12/06/15 Denver, CO What we love: It’s part of the RunDenver Series…one of our local all-time favorites Rudolph with his nose so bright! He’ll light the way as you run the trails of City Park! The race benefits the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation and Girls on the Run of the Rockies
Halloween continues to rank as the second most popular running holiday. In 2014, there were over 700,000 finishers that participated in 1,800 races. Costume contests, zombie crawls and a slew of other Halloween themed races offer an experience like other ‘fun runs’. Learn more at http://www.runningusa.org/halloween In celebration of the Halloween festivities this weekend – […]
Dare2Share Live It Up Conference Twin Cities, MN – Feb 5-6 Lincoln, NE – Feb 19-20 Dayton, OH – March 4-5 Denver, CO – March 11-12 St. Louis, MO – April 1-2 Chicago, IL – April 8-9 Washington, D.C. – April 15-16 Check this out: The Live It Up Tour enables teenagers to live […]
Annapolis Running Classic 11/27/15 Annapolis, MD Check this out: A Half Marathon and 10K in Maryland’s Historic Capital City The post race festivities include live music, award winning soup, oysters, root beer, beer and cider Proceeds benefit local charitable organizations – In the first 4 years of the events, they donated close to $210,000 […]
The Great Candy Run 10/10/2015 Jacksonville, FL The Inspirational Cause: The Great Candy Run is dripping with sweetness in more ways than one! There will be chocolate bars for all 5K finishers and medals for the first 1,000, sweet prize money, a Tiny Tot Trot and 1-Mile Kids Run with candy boxes and medals […]
Run the Rocks 5K Run/Walk 10/11/2015 Red Rocks Amphitheater Morrison, CO What we love: Red Rocks Amphitheater! It’s a place where you get to bond with your favorite bands…such as U2 who filmed the Sunday Bloody Sunday music video there. Those iconic stairs – they get you every time! When […]
Happy Girls Run 09/26/15 Spokane, WA What we love: Happy Girls! Happy girls make us HAPPY Girls. Happy Girls Run Spokane benefits Statement – Statement brings education and awareness to the prevention of dating abuse while promoting leadership and character development among today’s youth. This race is for all happy girls! Bring your sister, […]
Strides for Epilepsy 10/04/15 Colorado Springs, CO The Inspirational Cause: It’s the largest epilepsy awareness event in Southern Colorado and this year’s race marks the 4th Anniversary! Last year the event raised $31,000; proceeds help advance research and support adults and children in CO who live with seizures and raise awareness. The Epilepsy Foundation […]
Race for Every Child 10/03/15 Washington, D.C Incredible Cause: The race benefits Children’s National Health System through fundraising, community engagement and children’s health and wellness promotion. With hula hoops, sport inflatables, mini-golf, balloon art, face painting, race day track, agility course….Okay, this race can’t get any better! Oh yeah, there is a 5K […]
Women Run the Cities 09/27/15 Minneapolis, MN What we love: Girls only! Sign up for the 10 Mile, 10K, 5K or Girls 1 Mile Run – whatever distance you choose challenge yourself! It’s one of ESPN’s Top Five Races for Women – watch this video and learn more about the race. The charity partners […]
Grand Forks Half Marathon 09/25/15-09/26/15 Grand Forks, ND Check this out: It’s not only a 10K and Half Marathon – runners also get to enjoy a Pasta Party and Live Hog Race! Guest Speaker – Bart Yasso, the Mayor of Running, will be at the Hog Wild 1/2 Marathon. The Wild Hog Challenge […]
Cherokee Ranch Elk Run 08/15/15 Sedalia, CO Check this out: • The Elk Run is not your ordinary race – the course takes you by historic homesteads and over rolling terrain where you can spot elk and wild turkeys. • It’s a race fit for Kings and Queens – the Top Male and Female […]
Lucky Pie Criterium 08/09/15 Louisville, CO Check this out: All NEW flat and fast course! It’s not only for the racers. Spectators get an exciting show as Colorado’s best cyclists race around Louisville Community Park. It’s the Colorado Masters Criterium Championships….there is $2,000 cash purse. Sweet Cow Kids Race – all of the kiddos […]
Urban Navigator 09/19/15 Denver, CO The Inspirational Cause: It’s a race adventure filled with mental, physical and humorous challenges that will have you running around the Denver Highland’s Neighborhood! Want something less challenging? Try the Corner Cutter Challenge…It’s a shorter course that is perfect for families. The beneficiary Brent’s Place is making a difference […]
JA Jag Jog 5K 8/22/15 Westminster, CO Check this out: What will your commitment be? As the new school year starts up, the Jag Jog wants you to proclaim your commitment. Come out and run a PR, dress up and race with your best friends, or take a nice stroll with the family – it […]
Farmers 5000 09/20/15 Wheat Ridge, CO Check this out: The Farmers 5000 5K is organized by volunteers and all proceeds go to Wheat Ridge High School. The race includes an elementary school challenge that promotes physical fitness and a sense of community in Wheat Ridge. The course takes you through Wheat Ridge neighborhood after Wheat […]
Superhero Challenge 5K Run/Walk 08/30/15 Washington Park Denver, CO What we love: Superheroes that stand up to prostate cancer! Bring your cape, mask and whatever accessories your superhero needs because there will be prizes for best costume! The Prostate Conditions Education Council is a national organization that is committed to men’s health. With the […]
Vivage Lake Loop 08/14/15 Sloans Lake Denver, CO The Inspirational Cause: Recognizing residents residing in nursing home communities and the organizations that help serve them is the goal of the Vivage Lake Loop. Proceeds benefit The Denver Rescue Mission, Dental Lifeline Network, and resident activity funds in the Vivage Quality Health Partners Communities. Bring […]
Gopher to Badger 08/8/15 Hudson, WI Check this out: A 2 state race! Start in MN and finish in Hudson, WI for fun post-race festivities. It’s a border battle and the winner is determined by adding up the first 5 finishers and the state with the lowest time is crowned the winner. It’s a […]
YWCA MN Women’s Tri 08/16/15 Lake Nokomis Minneapolis, MN What we love: It’s a race dedicated to celebrating the strength in all women! The only all women’s triathlon in MN…Plus they offer training support through free clinics, classes and training plans. The YWCA of Minneapolis, founded in 1891, serves more than 25,000 people in […]
Chocoholic Frolic 08/02/15 Appleton, WI What we love: Hot chocolate at the water stops…who needs water anyway! Chocolate fountains greeting you at the finish line…don’t mind if I do! Chocolate candies from Vande Walles Candies in your goody bag…yes, please!
Destination Races – Napa to Sonoma Wine Country Half Marathon 07/19/15 Napa, CA What we love: Wine, Wine, and more Wine! See wine country – rolling hills, vineyards, and open fields – it’s beautiful! Plus, as your across the finish line you’ll be greeted by the Wine and Music festival.
Deschutes Dash 07/18/15 – 07/19/15 Old Mill District Bend, OR Check this out: It’s not only a competition, but a weekend sports FESTIVAL! The Old Mill District is the most spectator-friendly sports venue in the Pacific Northwest. Choose from a Triathlon, Duathlon, Aquabike, 10K or 5K. There is fun for the kiddo’s too – […]
Evergreen Town Race 08/02/15 Evergreen, CO Check this out: We love this beautiful 5K and 10K course that winds through the Upper Bear Creek and finishes near Evergreen Lake. The fastest 5K EVER in Colorado was run on this course – 14:07 by Jason Hubbard in 1998. The proceeds benefit the Alpine Rescue Team, […]
Kids Cure for Cancer 07/25/15 Aurora, CO The Incredible Cause: It’s a day to celebrate the lives of our children with cancer! No registration fee! All they asks is that you fund raise at least $93.00 for a Brent’s Place family Brent’s Place is making a difference in the lives of children with cancer […]
Liberty Run 07/04/15 Denver, CO Check this out: It’s a 4-Mile Run through Washington Park. Come dressed in your best Red, White and Blue costume – you never know, you could win a prize! Start Independence Day off right! The celebration begins at the expo – there will be food, music and more.
Time to Fly 06/20/15 Harriet Island Regional Park St. Paul, MN The Incredible Cause: Run or walk for the Children’s Cancer Research Fund; it’s a race against childhood cancer and you’re helping make a difference. No walk participant fee, only a recommended $100 fund raising goal. Participants raising more than $100 get a […]
Eat.Run.Hope 06/28/15 Seattle, WA What we love: You get to EAT…Well! – Indulge in a sampling of great local cuisine from Seattle’s favorite restaurants. You get to RUN – It’s a race for any pace. All while giving HOPE – Proceeds benefit the Fetal Health Foundation. The Incredible Cause: The Fetal Health Foundation […]
Memorial Day 5K 05/25/15 Orange Park, FL What we love: Choose between a 5K and a FREE 1 Mile Fun Run. Join the Florida Striders Track Club when you register and receive a reduced entry fee. It’s Memorial Day – Honor the men and women who served the United States Armed Forces and made […]
Strides for Epilepsy 06/14/15 City Park Denver, CO The Inspirational Cause: It’s the largest statewide epilepsy awareness event and this year’s race marks the 10th Anniversary! Last year the event raised $175,000; proceeds help advance research and support adults and children in CO who live with seizures and raise awareness. The Epilepsy Foundation of […]
Stadium Stampede 06/27/15 Sports Authority Field Denver, CO What we love: As you run through Sports Authority Field you’ll get to see yourself on the THUNDERVISION big screen. Make sure to smile big! Choose between a 10K run, 5K run/walk or 1 mile Family Fun Run – don’t worry, all of the courses take […]
Mesa Trail Run 05/17/15 Compass Montessori Golden, CO What we love: You get the hit the trails for either a 10 mile or a 5K…run some of the best trails in Golden — North Table Mountain. Festival! Live music, bounce castles, and face painting – it’s a great way to end the school year. […]
Taste of Louisville 06/06/15 Louisville, CO Check this out: It’s not just a 12K and 5K, there will be food, beer and a weekend of fun events! Hosted in the #1 place to live — Louisville, CO — the race takes you around its best trails. The top small town Half Marathon in the […]
Leaves of Hope 6/7/2015 Wheatridge, CO The Incredible Cause: A celebration to honor our community’s cancer survivors and to acknowledge their families, friends and health care providers. Walk or run to raise funds for the Lutheran Medical Center cancer programs. Up for a pre-race breakfast? Survivors and their loved ones can listen to the […]
Baltimore 10-Miler 06/06/15 Baltimore, MD • Baltimore 10-Miler is known for their top-notch race premium and this years won’t disappoint! • Run for a cause – Back on Your Feet is a non-profit organization that uses running to help those experiencing homelessness see themselves in a different light and start making changes in their […]
Miles for Smiles 05/17/15 Broomfield Commons Park Broomfield, CO The Incredible Cause: It brings smiles to everyone’s faces, participants and spectators alike. It’s not only a 5K run, but an adaptive dash. Kids can bring out their adaptive equipment and walk, roll or ride to the finish line! In memory of Allyson and Rachel […]
Salmon Run 05/02/15 Bend, OR Check this out: It’s a celebration for the mighty salmon who make an amazing expedition back to their homes each year – overcoming multiple obstacles on their river journey. You get to choose your obstacle — 10K, 5K or Half Marathon — and celebrate your own achievements. Instead of […]
Jodi’s Race For Awareness 06/06/15 City Park Denver, CO What we love: Colorado largest 5K for ovarian cancer…and quite the experience! Race proceeds benefits COCA…Colorado Ovarian Cancer Alliance. It’s a race to honor those lost and to celebrate those who are still battling or who have overcome ovarian cancer! The Incredible Cause: […]
Happy Girls Half Marathon 05/30/15 Bend, OR What we love: Happy Girls! Happy girls make us HAPPY Girls. Happy Girls Half benefits Girls on the Run of Deschutes County – A non-profit organization that is dedicated to inspiring young girls to be joyful, healthy and confident through running. This race is for all happy […]
Airlife Memorial 5K 05/09/15 Littleton, CO Check this out: Commemorating the Airlife helicopter crash and car accidents that occurred Dec. 14, 1997 and honoring our ever day heroes. Benefits the Friends of Airlife Organization – proceeds will be used toward the care and maintenance of the Airlife Memorial Park, EMS education, the Jim Ulrich […]
Columbine Classic 05/03/15 Aurora, CO What we Love: The Columbine Classic was best known in the 80’s and 90’s as one of the largest women’s road races in the country! The Colorado Columbines Women’s Running Club, one of the largest nonprofit women’s running club, is bring the race back to life! This year’s charity […]
Falls DU 04/25/15 Cannon Falls, MN Check this out: It’s a 2 mile run, 14 mile bike and 3 mile run. Take in the scenic views along the Cannon River and Cannon Valley Bike Trail. At the expo they’ll be serving up 100% grass fed beef. If that doesn’t get you MOOVING, we don’t […]
Run to the Sun 04/18/15 Orange Park bestbet Orange Park, FL Check this out: It’s an 8K instead of a 5K! Plus, there is a 1 Mile Fun Run for the kiddos. The USATF certified course takes you along the St. Johns River. Benefits local elementary run/walk programs.
Fredrick Running Festival 05/02/15- 05/03/15 Fredrick Fairgrounds Fredrick, MD Check this out: Corrigan Sports Enterprises is known for their premium participant giveaways…and this year’s won’t disappoint. The Nut Job Challenge! Run the Twilight 5K on Saturday and the Half Marathon on Sunday and become certifiably crazy! You’ll receive a a unique Nut Job bib […]
Visit BornFit (Booth #123) at the Running USA Expo, Feb. 8th-10th, and be entered to win $150 worth of Merchandise. It’s easy – stop by, say hi and drop off your business card. We’ll pick one winner on Feb. 11th and will notify them by email.
Unleash the She 04/26/15 Rochester, MN What we love: $5.00 of every participant fee goes directly towards MOCA – Minnesota Ovarian Cancer Alliance! It’s a women’s ONLY 5K. After you cross the finish line you’ll feel strong, healthy and empowered. The icing on the top…there is race swag, door prizes and awards at the […]
Heroes For Hope 04/11/15 Fairbault, MN Inspirational Cause: It’s a partnership between Bethlehem Academy and the non-profit advocacy organizations – The Hope Center, Ruth’s House of Hope and Whisper’s of Hope. All of these organizations bring hope and healing to girls, women and families and a portion of the proceeds will benefit these organizations. […]
Fight for Air Climb 02/22/15 Republic Plaza Denver, CO The Inspirational Cause: It’s only 1098 steps, 56 floors and 10 minutes, but you’ll experience the challenge that some face each day just to breathe. Climb for those who can’t breathe on their own, for those who have asthma, and for those who have lung […]
Chocoholic Frolic 02/08/15 San Antonio, TX What we love: Hot chocolate at the water stops…who needs water anyway! Chocolate fountains greeting you at the finish line…don’t mind if I do! Chocolate candies from World’s Finest in your goody bag…yes, please!
That Dam Run 03/01/15 Denver, CO Check this out: It’s part of the RunDenver Series…one of our local all time favorites! That’s what you’ll be saying as you cross the finish line…but the good news is it’s one of the first races of the season so we think you’re in pretty good shape. The […]
Valentine’s Day 5K 02/08/15 Denver, CO What we love: It’s part of the RunDenver Series…one of our local all-time favorites! It’s a day to show your body some love! Get your heart pumping and your legs moving as you run the park trails. The race benefits the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation and Girls on […]
BornFit and Gang headed to The Great Candy Run this past weekend! It was a beautiful day to be outside (especially since the cold has moved in over the past few days) and surrounded by the excitement that buzzed through the crowd….5,100 participants…woo hoo! As we zoomed through Wash Park, the trail was a never […]
Super Bowl 02/01/15 Denver, CO What we love: It’s part of the RunDenver Series…one of our local all time favorites! You get to test your speed and see how you compare to a professional running back before you sit down to watch your favorite NFL players! The race benefits the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation […]
Resolution Run 01/17/15 Orange Park, FL What we love: No entry fee! So if your other New Year Resolution is to save money, you’re off to a GREAT start! What?!?! We have to say it again….it’s FREE!! Start the year off on a runners high, and set the rest of the year up for […]
Polar Bear 01/18/15 Denver, CO Check this out: It’s part of the RunDenver Series…one of our local all-time favorites If a polar bear can withstand the cold so can you! You’ll stay warm running around the park and after the race there will be warm beverages to keep you going! The race benefits the […]