10 Races to Tackle Before the Year's End
Team Daniel 5K
November 9, 2014 - Port Washington, New York 1 of 11
Join Team Daniel and the Brain and Behavior Foundation to raise proceeds and awareness for the treatment of mental illness. The inaugural 5K is named after Daniel Laitman, who was diagnosed with Schizophrenia, but thanks to continued medical treatment, is now a fourth-year college student and aspiring stand-up comedian.
Sacramento Moustache Run
November 16, 2013 - Sacramento, California 2 of 11
Think you can make it from start to finish with your (real or fake) moustache intact? Dodge volunteers dressed as old-fashioned barbers along the way, and have fun after the race with music, food trucks and an inflatable slide at the "Mo For Your Bro After Party".
Silver Strand Half Marathon and 5K
November 16, 2014 - Coronado, California 3 of 11
Take in the view of the Pacific Ocean and Coronado bridge as you run, walk, or roll from Coronado to Imperial Beach. The event is open to runners, walkers, skaters and hand cyclists. Choose the half marathon, 5K or 10-mile race, and celebrate at the post-race party with a live DJ, awards ceremony and refreshments.
PJ 5K and 1-Mile Walk
November 23, 2014 - Las Vegas, Nevada 4 of 11
Here's your chance to run or walk through Glittering Lights, Nevada's largest drive-through Christmas light show with millions of LED lights and hundreds of sparkling light displays, all while wearing your pajamas. This event is held at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Rivalry Rage 5K - Arizona vs. Arizona State
November 28, 2014 - Tucson, Arizona 5 of 11
This event is the perfect chance for Arizona college football fans to let loose and support their team before the rivalry game kicks off. Whether you're a fan of the Wildcats or the Sun Devils, wear your school colors and try to outrun your rivals in this fun-filled 5K.
Run 4 Bacon 5K, 10K and 1K
December 6, 2014 - Temecula, California 6 of 11
Don't expect a PR at this race, but do expect a healthy dose of bacon. With "Bacon Stations" throughout the course, you can fill up on salty goodness as you run or walk. After the race, each runner can visit the "Bacon Bar" and devour some more.
Divas Half Marathon & 5K
December 7, 2014 - St. Augustine, Florida 7 of 11
Grab your fabulous female friends for this women-only endurance event. The Divas Half Marathon and 5K is part of a race series with several events in multiple locations throughout the year. Ladies can leave their men at home and enjoy a fun-filled day with tiaras, champagne, flowers and more.
The Monday Night Brewing Westside 10
December 13, 2014 - Atlanta, Georgia 8 of 11
This inaugural race takes runners through West Midtown in Atlanta. Participants can choose the 10K or 10-mile course, and the race ends at the Monday Night Brewing Co. Brewery and Tasting Room. Cash prizes will be awarded to the top male and female finishers.
Biggest Loser Run Walk Panama City Beach
Various Dates and Locations 9 of 11
Hosted by the famous television series The Biggest Loser, these events take place in multiple cities. Races include, half marathon, Spartan Races, kids runs and more. Click the link below for information on upcoming events before the end of the year.
The Color Run
Various Dates and Locations 10 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. Click the link below for information on upcoming events in a city near you.