Destination Races to Turn into a Vacation

Races are often chosen based on location, with a large percentage of these being close in proximity to a runner’s home. But occasionally, runners aim for a more exciting and memorable adventure, turning a race into an excuse for a full-blown destination vacation. And if you’re looking to get out of town and run in a place you never have before, check out these races in some of the world’s most popular locations.

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Erica Schuckies

Erica Schuckies is a writer for Active.com. After graduating from Colorado State University, she spent time working in the rodeo industry, followed by three years with Berkshire Hathaway's Business Wire. Erica enjoys fitness, running, hunting, fishing and being outdoors. Follow Erica on on Twitter, Instagram or Google+.

Erica Schuckies is a writer for Active.com. After graduating from Colorado State University, she spent time working in the rodeo industry, followed by three years with Berkshire Hathaway's Business Wire. Erica enjoys fitness, running, hunting, fishing and being outdoors. Follow Erica on on Twitter, Instagram or Google+.

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