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Event Category:Trail Races

Flying Pirate Half Marathon

Flying Pirate Half Marathon109 Veterans Drive, Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina, United States

For runners who seek a unique and scenic route, the Flying Pirate Half Marathon presents a fitting challenge. Held annually in April, this race offers runners a chance to traverse the beautiful beaches of North Carolina's Outer Banks and enjoy the thrill of piracy-infused festivities. The Flying Pirate Half Marathon has become a sought-after destination in the running community, with hundreds of participants flocking to this popular marathon. In this blog post, we’ll explore what makes the Flying Pirate Half […]

Madagascar Marathon & Half Marathon

Madagascar MarathonRanohira 313, Isalo Madagascar, Madagascar

Wild & Free To Run Madagascar is a fascinating and wild country, filled with unique flora and fauna on par with nowhere else in the world. But there’s plenty more to explore than what’s on land and Madagascar attracts runners from all over the globe to the country’s biannual marathon and half marathon events. Whether you’re an elite runner looking to take on a new and challenging environment or a newbie runner seeking adventure, the Madagascar Marathon & Half Marathon […]

Badwater 135

Badwater 135Airport Rd, Furnace Creek, CA, United States

545The Ultra Marathons Of All Ultras For most of us, running a single marathon can be the ultimate test of physical and mental endurance. But what if there was a race that took it to the extreme, pushing past the limits of what most athletes could ever imagine? Enter Badwater 135, a race that is notorious for being one of the toughest in the world. Located in the scorching hot Badwater Basin of Death Valley, California, this race is not […]

Mount Rainier Half Marathon & 5k

Mount Rainier Half Marathon & 5k30005 SR 706 E, Ashford, WA, United States

Conquering the Heights: All You Need to Know About Mount Rainier Half Marathon & 5k Mount Rainier has always been a source of inspiration for many hikers. The area around the mountain offers thrilling trails and stunning accommodations that truly make it a nature lover's paradise. However, apart from hiking, Mount Rainier also has an amazing marathon and 5k that takes place each year. These events attract the best of runners and the most determined participants. In this blog post, […]

Ragnar Tahoe Trail Race

Ragnar Trail Tahoe629 Sugar Bowl Rd, Norden, CA, United States

Conquering the Trails of Ragnar Tahoe Ragnar Tahoe is not your typical road race, but rather an adventure through nature that any outdoor enthusiast should experience. The course takes runners through the beautiful backcountry trails of Lake Tahoe, featuring magnificent views of the Sierra Nevada mountains. The race is comprised of teams of 8-12 runners, each one running three legs of the 200-mile course. Runners will experience a range of terrains, elevations, and weather conditions that call for different types […]

Cedars Break At Night Half Marathon

Cedars Break At Night Half Marathon329 UT-143, Brian Head, Utah, United States

Runners who are looking for a unique experience should consider participating in the Cedars Break at Night Half Marathon in Brian Head, Utah. Hosted by the city, this nighttime race is unlike any other. From the challenging course to the cool temperature, this event offers an exciting and unforgettable adventure for runners looking for a different race experience. In this post, we will explore what makes the Cedars Break at Night Half Marathon special and why you should consider joining […]

Ultra Trail Du Mont-Blanc

Ultra Trail Du Mont-BlancChamonix, France

If you're a passionate trail runner, there's no denying that the Ultra Trail Du Mont-Blanc (UTMB) is probably on your ultimate bucket list. This legendary trail race that spans three countries - France, Italy, and Switzerland - takes runners on a challenging journey of 170km with a staggering 10,000m elevation gain. It's one of the most demanding and spectacular trail races in the world, gathering thousands of excited runners from all corners of the globe each year. In this blog […]

Icebug Xperience West Coast Trail

Icebug Xperience West Coast Trail456 92 Hunnebostrand, Sweden

Ever dreamt of hiking through breathtaking landscapes that truly make you feel like you're in the wilderness? Do you crave adventure and pushing your physical limits? If yes, then the Icebug Xperience West Coast Trail in Sweden is just for you! The trail is located in the western part of Sweden, and it takes you along the coastline, through dense forests, and over rocky terrain. It is an experience that showcases the beauty of nature in all its stunning glory […]

Petra Desert Marathon

Petra Desert Marathon, Jordan

Running a marathon in itself is already an impressive feat, but what about running a marathon in one of the world’s most magnificent archaeological sites that’s located in the middle of a desert? That’s the Petra Desert Marathon, and it’s a challenge that’s not for the faint of heart. With breathtaking landscapes, ancient city structures, and a route that’s both challenging and exciting, running the Petra Desert Marathon is a once-in-a-lifetime adventure that takes you to a time and place […]

Jay Peak Trail Running Festival

Jay Peak Trail Running Festival830 Jay Peak Road, Jay Peak, VT, United States

A Runners’ Paradise: Jay Peak Trail Running Festival Trail running has always been an exciting and challenging adventure for runners, with its rugged terrain, natural obstacles, and breathtaking scenery. Now, imagine running amidst the rolling hills, dense woodlands, and cascading waterfalls in the stunning Northeast Kingdom of Vermont. Welcome to the Jay Peak Trail Running Festival – an annual event that offers runners of all levels a chance to explore the natural wonders of Vermont while testing their endurance and […]

Blue Ridge Relay

Blue Ridge Relay829 Grayson Highland Ln, Mouth of Wilson, Virginia, United States

Imagine running through breathtaking scenic routes as you race against teams from all across the United States. That's precisely what you get to experience when you participate in the Blue Ridge Relay. The Blue Ridge Relay is a once-in-a-lifetime experience for runners of all levels. The relay race takes place across the Appalachian Mountains in the southeastern United States and covers 200 miles over 36 legs. In this blog post, we will explore what makes the Blue Ridge Relay stand […]