10 Fall 5Ks to Do in 2013
Firefighter 5KMount Wolf, Pennsylvania - September 7, 2013 1 of 11
Run or walk at this annual event that benefits the Eagle Fire Company and the Fire Fighter Cancer Foundation. Running strollers and leashed dogs are permitted on the course. The race ends at Eagle Fire Company, where participants can enjoy post-race music and refreshments.
Kilometers for CancerKenmore, Washington - September 15, 2013 2 of 11
This 5K, which starts and finishes at Log Boom Park, delivers scenic views of the lake as you run along the Burke-Gilman Trail. After the run, enjoy music, food, balloon artists and face painters. Beer lovers can sample a post-race beverage at the 192 Brewery's Lake Trail Taproom. Proceeds benefit the Lymphoma Research Foundation.
2013 Sacred Steps 5K Run/Walk & Kids Fun RunLeawood, Kansas - September 28, 2013 3 of 11
Run or walk this 5K to benefit the lives of families, children, and communities impacted by poverty, injustice, HIV and AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa. The race starts and finishes at the Resurrection Leawood campus and participants will be offered refreshments after crossing the finish line.
Vineyard Stomp 5K Cross Country SeriesState Road, North Carolina - Various Dates 4 of 11
Whether you're looking for a new PR or just another race to add to your calendar, there will be no sour grapes at this event, which offers wine samples at the finish line. The Vineyard Stomp 5K Series is a set of four challenging cross-country trail races through four different vineyards in Surry County. Enjoy post-race refreshments, wine tasting and live music at the finish line.
Great Island 5KNew Castle, New Hampshire - October 13, 2013 5 of 11
This Seacoast Road Race Series event begins and ends at the Great Island Common in New Castle. Enjoy scenic, breathtaking views of the waterfront. Run as an individual or as a team; age group, team, and race-walking awards will be given out after the race.
5th Annual Brooksie Way Half Marathon, 10K and 5KRochester, Michigan - September 29, 2013 6 of 11
Run along river trails and through the Tienken Hills at this race that starts and finishes at the Meadow Brook Music Festival. The annual event is part of a race series created by Rochester County Executive L. Brooks Patterson to encourage people in Oakland County to be more physically active. Race weekend activities include the Brooksie Way Fitness Expo on the Oakland University campus.
SGS No More Falls 5KMunroe Falls, Ohio - October 5, 2013 7 of 11
Participants in this charity event can run or walk through Munroe Falls and along the Bike and Hike trail. All race proceeds benefit Making Strides Against Breast Cancer. Run as an individual, family or team, and bring the little ones along for the kids' fun run.
FAST PACE Race 5KCumming, Georgia - October 19, 2013 8 of 11
Gear up to run this fast, point-to-point USATF-certified course. The fifth annual event supports prostate cancer research and promotes education and awareness. Participants are invited to a pre-race pasta dinner at the Cumming Fairgrounds.
Tulsa RunTulsa, Oklahoma - October 26, 2013 9 of 11
Oklahoma's most historic race takes participants on a running or walking tour of downtown Tulsa and Riverside. After crossing the finish line, just past Boston Avenue Church, participants can sample food and drinks, and listen to live music at the post-race tailgate party.
Windmill 5KLempster, New Hampshire - October 26, 2013 10 of 11
Grab your trail running shoes for this short and challenging race through the mountains in West-Central New Hampshire. The USATF-certified course is run on packed gravel and runners start and finish 2,007 feet above sea level.