10 Small-Town Races

10 Small-Town Races

From a trek through the Adirondack mountains to a course through the California wine country, these 10 small-town races offer beauty, ambiance and a chance at a personal PR.

2011 Lake Placid Marathon & Half

Lake Placid, New York - June 12

Surrounded by the picturesque Adirondack Mountains, this two-loop course includes lake, mountain, and river vistas, along with a finish at the historic Olympic Oval track. Learn More

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24th Annual Hernia Hill at Twisted Oak Winery

Vallecito, California - July 2

Looking for a run through the beautiful wine country of California? This race offers a myriad of distances, all with scenic views. And don't forget the 'dash' to the finish line through the 'Wine Cave'. Learn More

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Crazy 8s Events - Crazy 8s 8K, Neil's Walk, Little 8s, Special 8s

Kingsport, Tennessee - July 16

Got a need for speed? Take part in one of these late-night candlelit events featuring the world's fastest 8K and a jaunt through scenic Kingsport. Learn More

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Grand Island Trail Marathon

Munsing, Michigan - July 29-July 30

Get away from the summer heat with this stunning race along the shoreline of the Great Lakes. Runners are treated to views of the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore and a journey through the exquisitely beautiful North Beach. Learn More

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Eureka Springs Multisport Festival - 10K, 5K, 1 Mile Fun Walk

Eureka Springs, Arkansas - August 12-August 14

A three-day multisport festival in beautiful Eureka Springs consisting of a sprint-distance triathlon, road bike tour rides and running races. Learn More

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Full Moon Race - Sheboygan Cnty Half Marathon

Plymouth, Wisconsin - August 13

Cool off with this popular nighttime race that's famous for its point-to-point course and reputation for helping runners reach their PR's. Learn More

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Crim Festival of Races Presented By HealthPlus of Michigan 2011

Flint, Michigan - August 27

Take part in the event that "changed the City of Flint forever." With a variety of distance options, this series of races through brick-laden downtown Flint is a great addition to your endurance calendar. Learn More

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2011 - Crossroads 17.75K

Dumfries, Virginia - September 17

This point-to-point race, celebrating the year (1775) that the Marine Corps was founded, starts in the challenging hills and trails of Prince William National Forest and eventually takes you to the National Museum of the Marine Corps. Learn More

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WhistleStop Marathon & Half Marathon

Ashland, Wisconsin - October 15

Check out the fall colors of Wisconsin at this great fall classic. The race starts along the beautiful Iron River and finishes on Lake Superior's south shore. Best of all, blues music will accompany you at every step of the way. Learn More

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2011 Healdsburg Wine Country Half Marathon

This race will give you an offer you can't refuse. This spectacular 13.1 mile course curves through the Francis Ford Coppola winery at the end of harvest when the vineyards are vibrant with fall colors. Learn More

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