5K Run Dead – KnoxvilleOctober 4, 2014 - Knoxville, Tennessee 1 of 11
This zombie-infested run is one of a kind. Test your speed, endurance and strength while trying to avoid the frightening creatures around you. Runners will have flags that represent their health and zombies will try to steal them. Runners must make it to the finish line with at least one flag or they will become one of the walking dead.
Tiara and Top Hat 5KOctober 5, 2014 - Pflugerville, Texas 2 of 11
Grab your tiaras, top hats and any other flashy apparel in your closet to run in this family-friendly event. The race is open to participants of all ages and fitness levels. All proceeds benefit the Hendrickson High School cheer team and the Storehouse Food Pantry in Pflugerville.
Super Hero RunOctober 5, 2014 - Phoenix, Arizona 3 of 11
Have you ever wanted to dress up like your favorite super hero and run a 5K? Here's your chance. Run on your own or with a group by creating an "Alliance" or an "Axis of Evil." There's also a 100-yard dash for the kids.
The Color Run – BostonOctober 12, 2014 - Foxborough, Massachusetts 4 of 11
If you haven't ran in one of these paint-filled races yet, you're missing out. Now the single largest event series in the United States, The Color Run is a race that celebrates healthiness, happiness and individuality. The series hosted more than 170 events in more than 30 countries in 2013.
Blacklight Run – DenverOctober 25, 2014 - Morrison, Colorado 5 of 11
A fun-filled nighttime experience focused less on speed and more on glow-in-the-dark fun with friends and family. Glowing participants come from all different ages, sizes and speeds. Whether you're an avid runner or a walker, the 3-mile course will have you glowing and waiting for the next one. Other 2014 locations include Atlanta, Boston, Honolulu, and more.
Romp and Stomp 5KNovember 1, 2014 - Atlanta, Georgia 6 of 11
This race is one of Atlanta's most popular running events. The fast, flat course is perfect for runners of all skill levels. Once you finish, treat yourself to a post-race bowl of chili at the annual Chomp and Stomp Chili cook-off and Bluegrass Festival.
Awesome 80s 5K Run San DiegoNovember 1, 2014 - San Diego, California 7 of 11
Grab your scrunchy and sunglasses and gear up in neon for a fantastic fitness flashback. Run as an individual or team up with friends for your chance to win the award for "raddest" team costumes. After you cross the finish line, rock out to the 80s cover band at the post-race party.
ZooZilla 5K Run/WalkNovember 1, 2014 - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 8 of 11
Where else can you run or walk a 5K while catching glimpses of wild animals? This entertaining, one-of-a-kind course goes through the Pittsburgh Zoo and is open to runners and walkers of all skill levels. With a strict limit of 750 participants, you may want to register early to secure your spot.
Hideous Holiday Sweater RunNovember 8, 2014 - Milford, Michigan 9 of 11
Take a hideous fashion trend and run with it in this annual event. Don your tackiest reindeer or Santa sweater and run or walk a 5K or 13K. All proceeds will go to the Scleroderma Foundation's Michigan Chapter.
Beach to Bar 5K+November 29, 2014 - Stuart, Florida 10 of 11
Get ready for the 5th annual Beach to Bar 5K. This race offers a challenging course traversing two bridges, and a post-race celebration like no other. Participants will begin on the Stuart Public Beach, make their way across the bridges and end at Carsons Tavern to begin the festivities. The party features a barbecue with live music and an awards ceremony.