Deadwood Mickelson Trail MarathonJune 2, 2013 - Deadwood, South Dakota 1 of 11
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Get a glimpse of the "Old West" while running the Mickelson Train in Deadwood, South Dakota. This race starts in the old mining town of Rochford, and takes runners through the sacred land of the Lakota Sioux, an indigenous group from the Great Plains. Enjoy the mostly flat course while you experience American History.
Helvetia Half Marathon, 5K & 10KJune 8, 2013 - Hillsboro, Oregon 2 of 11
Escape the demands of city life and run through the hills of Washington County. In addition to the beautiful scenery, this race ends in the Gordon Faber Hillsboro Stadium. Runners can enjoy a post-race beer garden, live music and the Helvetia Tavern Burgers that will be grilled on site.
Stratton Faxon Fairfield Half MarathonJune 23, 2013 - Fairfield, Connecticut 3 of 11
Runners take their marks at Jennings Beach in Fairfield County. Participants will run the scenic course past beautiful beaches, stately mansions and the bridges of Fairfield and Southport.
Beach Bum TriathlonJune 29, 2013 - Hilton Head Island, South Carolina 4 of 11
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Swim in the ocean, then run and ride on the beach at this sprint distance triathlon on Hilton Head Island in South Carolina. Bring your family to cheer you on during the race, and then party at the beach and have some fun in the summer sun.
Michelob ULTRA Seafair Torchlight Run 2013July 27, 2013 - Seattle, Washington 5 of 11
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Take a summer excursion to Seattle and enjoy a scenic course and a post-race party sponsored by Michelob, with a beer garden and live entertainment. Choose the 8K or the 5K and run the route of the Alaska Airlines Seafair Torchlight Parade in the heart of the Pacific Northwest.
Paradise Ride Kauai 2013August 3-4, 2013 - Lihue, HI 6 of 11
As if you need a reason to plan a summer getaway in paradise, how about a two-day bike ride on the island of Kaua'i? Ride along the ocean and the open countryside of this beautiful Hawaiian island. Paradise Ride Kaua'i includes a "Design Your Own Ride" feature so you can create a custom distance to fit your experience level. You can choose to ride anywhere from 13 miles to 150 total miles between the two days.
Chicago 10KAugust 11, 2013 - Chicago, Illinois 7 of 11
This summer 10K is perfect for advanced runners looking to PR, or beginners looking for a fun course. Run through downtown Chicago at this race that starts and finishes at Grant Park on Lake Michigan.
Water to Wine Half MarathonAugust 11, 2013 - Healdsburg, California 8 of 11
Run a scenic, summer half marathon and then wine and dine in Sonoma County. Start your run at Lake Sonoma and finish at the Alderbook Winery. Don't feel like running the half marathon? Sign up for the 3-Mile Fun Run instead.
Santa Rosa Full & Half MarathonAugust 29, 2013 - Santa Rosa, California 9 of 11
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Start in Julliard Park in downtown Santa Rosa and run a double 13.1-mile loop around the scenic Prince Memorial Greenway. If you're not feeling up to running the marathon, choose the half marathon or the 5K which runs through downtown and Railroad Square in Santa Rosa, and ends with a post-race pancake breakfast.
Surf Town Triathlon & DuathlonAugust 25, 2013 - San Diego, California 10 of 11
Choose the triathlon or duathlon at the 25th annual event. Both races start and finish at the Imperial Beach Pier. Party in sunny San Diego after the race and enjoy the awards ceremony, refreshments and live DJ.