Carlsbad is a winter marathon and half marathon unlike any other. From our ideal weather conditions to our spectacular coastal course, our award winning event will wow you. Our 26 fully staffed course support stations, continuous entertainment and unsurpassed volunteer support are just a few of our outstanding features.
As runners tackle our highly acclaimed course, they are cheered on by more than 250,000 supporters and spectators who make Houston renowned for its hospitality. From Run for a Reason official charities, Sidewalk Squad donors, rock bands, belly dancers, and Elvis impersonators, to marching bands, radio stations, and cheerleaders, a multitude of Hoopla brigadiers line the course to entertain and cheer on the runners to the finish!
Join us for the 41st Running of Cowtown
Sunday February 24th
The Cowtown® offers a race distance for everyone including the Cook Children’s 5K, Adults 5K and 10K on Saturday and the Ultra Marathon presented by Miller Lite, Marathon and Half Marathon on Sunday. The entire family can participate either as a runner or a spectator cheering along the route.
Marathon and Half marathon start time: 7:00am
The San Diego Half Marathon has been designed to carry runners over a spectacular 13.1-mile USATF-certified course, while showcasing one of the world’s most beautiful cities! The San Diego Half Marathon is a primier race that celebrates the beauty and uniqueness of San Diego while raising money to help its communities. As a nonprofit 501(c)(3), all net proceeds are donated to community service projects and local charitable causes.
Join us for the Encinitas Half Marathon! This 13.1 mile OCEANFRONT course takes you along ocean front Hwy 101 through “Funky” Leucadia, “Charming” Cardiff, “Famous” Encinitas and “Gorgeous” downtown Solana Beach. Spectators, Community Cheer Groups, volunteers, aid stations and UNIQUE Course Entertainment “surprises” will keep you going and smiling the whole way.
We have a creative team of event organizers from world famous events to help make this course a half marathon experience you will NEVER FORGET!!!
Run through some of San Diego’s most beautiful beaches, bays and resorts, with this fast, flat and scenic half marathon, 5k and 8k. Stick around because the party starts at the finish line with live music, a beer garden (your first 12 ounce beer is on us!), snacks, photo opportunities, and much more.
The BMW Dallas Marathon course begins and ends in Downtown Dallas and highlights the best areas of the city. Along the way, runners will pass through various popular neighborhoods with exciting cheer stations and on-course entertainment before finishing the race in downtown!
The Chicago Turkey Trot is back as the 41th Annual Turkey Day Run Chicago 5K/8K and Plymouth Rock Ramble kids race. Gather your flock and join us for this Thanksgiving Day tradition. Supporting the Greater Chicago Food Depository, you’ll join fellow runners, joggers and walkers in some light hearted fun while ensuring no Chicagoan will go hungry this holiday season.
The ONLY Run with with the waves of the Pacific Ocean on your right and the San Diego Bay on your left, finishing with a California Beach Party! Run along the "Silver Strand," from Coronado to Imperial Beach! Coronado Island is located just across the bridge from downtown San Diego.
The Dallas Running Club Half Marathon, lovingly referred to locally as “The Half”, was originally organized in 1976 to fill a niche between the 10K and marathon distances. This event now stands as a fixture on the racing calendar and a premier running event in the North Texas area. It is one of the oldest half marathons in the US.
The Jack-O-Smash Run offers 3 race distances including a 10K, 5K and 1K Fun Run. Whether you're a competitive athlete or want to run/walk for fun, you won't want to miss out. New course and a new finish line with the band Silvermine playing at the end of the race are a few of the changes you will find at this year's race!
Indulge in two of San Diego’s true loves: Running and Craft Beer! The Craft Classic Half Marathon and 5K offers a unique San Diego course with sweeping views, challenging hills and a delicious craft beer reward at the finish line at Green Flash Brewing Co. Race giveaways for all participants include a commemorative event shirt and beer glass, special finisher’s medal, a free beer at Green Flash and free race photos.
The Surfing Madonna Beach Run is about more than just fun, fitness and community, it’s an opportunity for you to help keep our oceans clean, our coastline protected, and to provide opportunities for disabled kids and adults to experience the healing power of the ocean. 100% of the proceeds from this run go directly to the Surfing Madonna Oceans Project, a nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting our ocean from the harmful effects of pollution, and to cultivating new ocean advocates. Run (or walk) knowing that your participation is making a positive impact on the world!
The C.A.L.F.® (Children’s Activities for Life and Fitness) program supports running clubs by providing educational assemblies, pedometers and training logs to help educate children on the benefits of an active lifestyle. The program is guided by the volunteer C.A.L.F.® council consisting of coaches, physicians, Cowtown® board members, and community leaders. The goal of the C.A.L.F.® program is to promote an active lifestyle for North Texas Children, and to encourage this as they mature into adulthood.
BQ.2 Marathon Races are specifically scheduled and designed to be your best chance to qualify for 2019 Boston at 3+ minutes under your 2019 standard to get you to the starting line in Hopkinton. The field will be capped at 300 runners per race to insure a quality experience.
The New Balance Falmouth Road Race celebrates its 46th running this year and the spirit which made the first Falmouth so special is still present today. More than 11,000 runners will gather in Woods Hole for the 20178 race, including many of the world’s elite, though the essence of the event remains a fun run. Back-of-the-pack joggers share the road with the best, forming a tapestry of colors from the start on Water Street to the finish at the beach in Falmouth Heights.
The 40th Annual America's Finest City Half Marathon is run on a fast, scenic, point-to-point course. The race starts at the historic Cabrillo National Monument at the tip of Point Loma with its world-renowned vistas of San Diego Bay and the Pacific Ocean, follows scenic San Diego Bay and Harbor Island along the Embarcadero to the Star of India, winds through downtown San Diego and finishes in beautiful Balboa Park.
The Balboa 8 & 3 Miler is the longest consecutively run race in San Diego and the only one that offers a full tour of Balboa Park! The race will start and finish in the Pan American Plaza, located near the San Diego Hall of Champions. 8 mile participants will enjoy a unique and challenging route through Balboa Park’s scenic trails, bridges and windy roads. The 3 mile participants will enjoy a run through through the Marston loop and across the famous Cabrillo bridge!
The 6th Annual Mammoth Half Marathon carries runners over a breathtaking, scenic course through California’s picturesque High Sierra mountains and the Inyo National Forest. The route starts nearly 9,000 ft above sea level at Horseshoe Lake and finishes in downtown Mammoth Lakes (~7,800 ft). Since our inaugural race in 2013, we have added a scenic loop around Lake Mary and brand-new Waterford bridge, making our world-class course even better!
Leon’s Triathlon, the world’s fastest triathlon, added a new incentive to this year’s event with the introduction of the Body Glove SURGE GRAND PRIX. Leon’s Triathlon is part of the Chicagoland Tri Series that includes the Transamerica Chicago Triathlon and the ITU World Triathlon Chicago.
The Injured Military Camp is the only Dare2tri event for veterans only. The camp is open to any injured military or veteran with a physical disability, visual impairment, traumatic brain injury, or PTSD. Instruction and clinics will be given in swimming, cycling, running/wheelchair pushing, and transition. A paratriathlon 101 session will also be offered to help educate participants about the opportunities in paratriathlon including grassroots opportunities through paralympic pipeline.
The Boston Police Department and Boston Police Runner's Club invite you to the 14th running of Run To Remember Boston on Sunday, May 27, 2018. Run To Remember Boston is a half marathon or 5 mile run through historic downtown Boston. Number pick up and Sports and Fitness expo is Saturday May 26th. The race start and the Expo will be held at the Seaport World Trade Center, Boston.
Honor all 1st Responders killed in the line of duty by celebrating their lives and giving back to the community.
Race into Spring
The 10th Annual Chicago Spring Half Marathon & 10K creates unfounded synergy within the Chicago running community. Celebrating the city’s emergence from winter hibernation, the Chicago Spring Half Marathon & 10K delivers an intimate urban setting with lakefront course, charming finish line complete with a gourmet breakfast, a Spring Market featuring local vendors, build-your-own flower station and a post-race beer garden.
Join us for the 21st annual Great Western Half Marathon! The race is hosted by the Fox River Trail Runners and a portion of the proceeds benefit the Special Olympics, Illinois. The GWHM is one of the premier events on the 2018 FRTR Race Circuit and has been designated a 2018 RRCA Regional Championship Race.