10 Runs on Memorial Day Weekend
Eye Mud 5K Run
Ocala, Florida - May 24, 2014 1 of 11
Kickoff Memorial Day with a 5K mud run and obstacle challenge. The course is located on a horse park equipped with covered trails, and is complete with over 18 obstacles that include climbing walls, cargo nets and more.
Rock the Block
Plano, Texas - May 24, 2014 2 of 11
Come to Oak Point Park and run in memory of someone you love. DJ P. Creative will be present to create the music, and Panera Bread, CiCi's Pizza and many more will be on hand to provide the post-race meal. Choose from either the 1-mile fun run or the 10K road race.
Do or Dye 5K
Boswell, Pennsylvania - May 24, 2014 3 of 11
The first ever Do or Dye 5K promises to entertain and challenge runners of all experience levels. An on course DJ will provide music at the start, finish and post-race party.
The Hero's Mud Run
Aurora, Illinois - May 24, 2014 4 of 11
Run over cross-country terrain, this one-of-a-kind race takes participants over 15 military obstacles and through lots of mud. A kid-sized hero course is also a fun option for children ranging in age from 4 to 13. A portion of the proceeds will go toward the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation.
Alexandria Running Festival Half Marathon and 5K
Alexandria, Virginia - May 25, 2014 5 of 11
This fast and scenic route is mostly flat and takes runners on trails through two shaded creeks. A 5K and kid's 1K will be offered for those looking for a shorter race.
Rock Memorial Day
Long Beach, California - May 26, 2014 6 of 11
Run along scenic city streets and take in oceanfront view on this 4.37-mile out and back loop course. Half marathon participants will run the course three times while those who sign up for the full marathon will complete the course six times.
City of Laguna Hills Memorial Day Half Marathon
Laguna Hills, California - May 26, 2014 7 of 11
A Southern California tradition for over 15 years, more than half of the course is run through trails and parks. Distance options include a half marathon (13.1), 10K, 5K, and a kid's half-mile dash.
Purple Heart Dash
Seattle, Washington - May 26, 2014 8 of 11
Compete as an individual or as part of a 4-person fire team, which requires at least one team member to be carried for the from start to finish. Funds go toward supporting the Wounded Warrior Project and the Semper Fi Fund.
2014 Memorial Day 4-Mile Run
Staten Island, New York - May 26, 2014 9 of 11
Be part of the effort to rebuild the devastated neighborhoods of Midland Beach, Ocean Breeze and South Beach in Staten Island from the destruction caused by Hurricane Sandy. You can register for the 4-mile course as either a run or walk.
Memorial Day Dash 5K
Nashville, Tennessee - May 26, 2014 10 of 11
This 5K begins at Greer Stadium and loops around Ft. Negley before the finish. All proceeds will benefit The Nashville City Cemetery. Refreshments, door prizes and awards will be offered post race.