8 Midsummer Night and Moonlight Races
A Midsummer Night's 5K, 10K, & 1-Mile Fun Run
July 13, 2013 - Joplin, Missouri 1 of 9
Enjoy the warm summer night running under the stars to music provided by a professional DJ. Prizes will be awarded to the top male and female finishers, as well as various age category awards. Cool off after the race with ice cream and other delicious snacks provided by event sponsors.
Light the Night 5K
July 6, 2013 - Hayesville, North Carolina 2 of 9
Celebrate the holiday weekend and light up the night at this fun-filled 5K race. Run along Lake Chatuge at the Clay County Recreation Park in North Carolina. The run kicks off with entertainment and a pre-race raffle. Get creative and find or design a costume for your chance to win a prize.
Take on the Night 5K
Various Locations - Multiple Dates 3 of 9
The race starts at dusk and runners will be splashed with glow-in-the-dark paint along the course. Once the sun goes down, the race turns into a black-light festival with dance music and electric color. When you're done running, stick around for a post-race dance party.
The Panda Bear Night Run
August 17, 2013 - Alma, Michigan 4 of 9
Run the 5K, 10K or half marathon in the middle of the night in Michigan. All participants receive some type of night running gear as an entry gift. This event is the fourth race in the Michigan Half Marathon Race Series, and the only one you can run at night.
Moonlight Half Marathon
August 23, 2013 - Mapleton, Utah 5 of 9
Don't fight the moonlight, run with it! This race has a special twist: Participants can start at whatever time they would like. The object is to be the first runner to finish after midnight. The catch? No timing devices allowed. Grab your reflective vest and take your mark.
Various Locations - Multiple Dates 6 of 9
Grab your neon gear and accessories and get ready for a nighttime run/walk dance party. The 5K course is lit by synchronized lights, and you can run along to the beat of Electronic Dance Music (EDM) provided by the live DJ. Participants will receive glow sunglasses, necklaces and LED bracelets.
Hot August Nights 8K
August 24, 2013 - Punta Gorda, Florida 7 of 9
Run the scenic single-loop course along the moonlit waterfront in downtown Punta Gorda, Florida. Experience breathtaking views of Charlotte Harbor at the rooftop finish. After the race, enjoy post-race food, beverages and music.
Friday the 13th Night Race
September 13, 2013 - San Antonio, Texas 8 of 9
Horror film fans will love this nighttime race. Dress up like Jason, Freddy Krueger or a zombie, and race the trails of McAllister Park in Texas. There will be a costume contest, awards for the top three male and female finishers, and a post-race party.