Inaugural Events to Do in 2013
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RHS Inaugural Milk MileRobertsdale, Alabama - February 15, 2013 1 of 8
Ever wonder how many laps you could run with a belly full of milk in your tummy? Here's your chance. The RHS track team is hosting this unique race to help raise funds to cover its annual expenses. The race will be run in heats based on age groups and estimate mile time. Runners will drink 8 ounces of milk, chocolate or white, prior to each lap. A one-lap penalty will be issued to those who, ahem, can't keep the milk down.
Brianna Marie Foundation Inaugural 5KMelbourne, Florida - April 13, 2013 2 of 8
There's nothing quite like starting the day running. That is, unless you also get to help others at the same time. The Brianna Marie Foundation will hold its first 5K race in Wickham Park to help raise funds to support and fund research for the care and treatment of children, specializing in the area of fetal medicine.
Wickenburg's First Annual Wild West 5K/10K RunWickenburg, Arizona - September 7, 2013 3 of 8
The town of Wickenburg is one hour—and a world away—from the bustling metropolis of Phoenix. The run will take participants along the bike path and surrounding landscape of the historic mining town. Get into the Western spirit while you're there and don a cowboy hat or even boots to the race.
Inaugural Horsetooth MarathonFort Collins, Colorado - April 21, 2013 4 of 8
Runners in this new "hybrid" marathon will travel along nearly 22 miles of dirt paths through Horsetooth Mountain Park and Lory State Park before joining the half marathon course and finishing at New Belgium Brewery, where participants will be treated to live music and can endulge in food and New Belgium beverages. Prepare for a hilly course with a total gain of 2,000 feet and total loss of 2,600 feet of elevation.
Drenched 5KDenver, Colorado - August 3, 2013 5 of 8
The Drenched 5K works exactly as it sounds. Participants run through hot zones and "drenched" zones, where you may encounter slip n' slides, fire-hose spray, sprinkler zones and spectator "sniper zones." The Drenched 5K event is making its way to cities across the U.S., including Phoenix, Dallas-Fort Worth, Kansas City, Los Angeles and Washington D.C.
Unicoi State Run to Helen BackHelen, Georgia - March 16, 2013 6 of 8
Run from open fields into the woods over rolling and steep hills, along single and double track and even through technical "rooty" sections. This race, the latest entree in Dirty Spokes' menu of events, offers runners an escape from the city without having to travel too far.
Xterra Battle at Big Creek 5.5 Mile and 10 Mile Trail RunRoswell, Georgia - November 2, 2013 7 of 8
If running trails over rolling hills, through forest and encountering challenging technical (aka rocky) sections sounds fun, then the Battle at Big Creek is worth checking out. This inaugural trail run has a little bit of everything.