The 10 Most Entertaining Fall 5Ks
Skirt Chaser 5KSeptember 28, 2013 - Middleton, Wisconsin 1 of 11
Are you single and ready to mingle? Take your pick of dashing dudes at this fun and flirty 5K. Here are the rules: The girls, sporting their favorite running skirts, start the race first. Three minutes later the boys rev up their race engines, take off and try and catch the girls. It's a fitness-themed battle of the sexes with a killer post-race bash that includes a block party and dancing.
Tiara 5KOctober 19, 2013 - Pflugerville, Texas 2 of 11
Shine your tiara, grab your feather boa, and embrace your inner princess. The Tiara 5K is a family-friendly event open to participants of all ages, genders and fitness levels. Celebrate the spirit of strong, energetic women at this festive fall event.
Duck Dash 5KOctober 19, 2013 - Shreveport, Louisiana 3 of 11
Put on your best duck hunting gear and run or walk this inaugural 5K. Meet Jep Robertson, the star of A&E's hit TV show "Duck Dynasty," who will be judging the costume contest and giving out awards for overall age group winners.
Crab Crawl 5KOctober 20, 2013 - Richmond Hill, Georgia 4 of 11
Don't worry, you don't have to crab walk to the finish line at this event, but you can enjoy a post-race crab feast at the seafood festival. Run the 5K in J.F. Gregory Park and then celebrate the season with delicious food, entertainment, rides and crafts.
Run With the Jets Half Marathon and 5KOctober 27, 2013 - San Mateo, Calfornia 5 of 11
Have you ever wanted to run across an airplane runway? That's generally not possible unless you want to be apprehended by airport security, but this race is about as close as you can get. Run along the water, experience breathtaking views of the San Francisco Bay, and finish the race alongside the jets landing at San Francisco International Airport.
Romp and Stomp 5KNovember 2, 2013 - Atlanta, Georgia 6 of 11
This race is one of Atlanta's most popular running events, and the fast, flat course is perfect for runners of all skill levels. Treat yourself to a post-race bowl of chili at the annual Chomp and Stomp Chili cook-off and Bluegrass Festival.
It's Glow TimeVarious Dates and Locations 7 of 11
This isn't just a race, it's an endless, glowing party. Runners line up at the start line with blacklights, music and a light show. Run or walk to the sounds of upbeat, heart-pumping music. But the fun doesn't stop at the finish line; dance the night away after the race with glow sticks, blacklights and a live DJ.
Pretty MuddyVarious Dates and Locations 8 of 11
Looking for a fun, challenging athletic endeavor to take on with your fabulous, fit friends? Grab your best girlfriends for this women-only 5K mud run. Have fun outside, conquer obstacles, and celebrate at the post-race party with music, entertainment, drinks and more.
Awesome '80s RunNovember 2, 2013 - San Diego, California 9 of 11
Grab your scrunchy and your sunglasses and gear up in neon for a fantastic fitness flashback. Run as an individual or team up with friends for your chance to win the award for "raddest team costumes". After you cross the finish line rock out to the '80s cover band at the post-race party.
Karaoke 5K Run or Roll Then RockoutNovember 22, 2013 - Washington, DC 10 of 11
Party like a rock star at this race where you can run, walk, skate, or rollerblade to rockin' tunes along the way. After you cross the finish line you can show off your stellar vocal chords at the post-race karaoke jam.