Best Themed Races
REV3Glow RunFriday, June 19, 2015, in Williamsburg, Va. 1 of 8
Get your glow on in colonial Williamsburg at the REV3Glow 5K or 1-mile fun run. Participants receive a glow-in-the-dark race shirt and glow stick and are encouraged to dress as brightly and sparkly as possible. The event is untimed, so enjoy the sights and sounds on course, then dance the night away at the post-race dance party.
Daddy's Girl Tutu2K and 5KSunday, June 21, 2015, in Ponte Vedra, Fla. 2 of 8
Dads, it's time to set aside your pride and bust out your favorite tutu for this 5K or 2K fun run. Tutus or superhero costumes are highly encouraged for everyone else. Don't have a tutu already in your closet? Luckily, they are available for purchase when registering. Strollers are free, and families are encouraged to run together.
The Super RunSaturday, Aug. 8, 2015, in Ann Arbor, Mich. 3 of 8
Superheroes unite! Enjoy running in costume during the 5K or 1K fun run knowing that you look heroic and are supporting a good cause at the same time. Race proceeds help raise funds for local organizations, so save the day and start running! The Super Run has more than 50 events nationwide, so find a race near you.
Sparkle & 'Stache DashSaturday, Sept. 12, 2015, in Sebring, Fla. 4 of 8
'Staches, sparkes and running—an unlikely combination. It's dirty work, but someone has to do it. This fundraising fun run covers participants with edible and washable glitter, color and dye throughout the 5K course. If mustaches and sparkles are serious business to you, lucky for you the race is timed and recorded.
2015 SHAPE Diva Dash BostonSaturday, Sept. 26, 2015, in Marshfield, Mass. 5 of 8
Grab your tutus, boas and bling to take part in this female-only 5K course. With on-course obstacles, fun race swag, family waves and a later start time, the SHAPE Diva Dash is perfect for all ages. Not located near Boston? Find the SHAPE Diva Dash closest to you among five locations.
Cosmo 7KSaturday, Oct. 10, 2015, in Seattle 6 of 8
Everyone knows running is best when followed by a drink. This race is simple: Finish the 7K run through Seattle, then enjoy two Three Olives Cosmos in your free Cosmo 7K martini glass. This is a professional chip-timed event and also includes a race shirt and live music.
Run2SurviveSaturday, Oct. 31, 2015, in Fairview, Ore. 7 of 8
If being chased by a zombie doesn't give you a PR, nothing will. Race this 5K as either a survivor or a zombie and try to save as many lifelines (think flag football) as possible. Registration includes a tech T-shirt, one alcoholic beverage and race medal.