2018 Races


Mar 4 - Inaugural Skyway Bridge 10K 
St. Petersburg, FL| SOLD OUT

By popular demand & one man's will to work with the city for years - this race is finally a reality. Many club members are signed up for this once in a lifetime experience

Mar 17 - Driscoll's Strawberry Classic 10K & 5K
Temple Terrace, FL| Registration now open

Mar 31 - Run The Bluegrass Half Marathon
Lexington, KY| Registration now open

 This new addition was brought to my attention by a previous attendee. It looks stunning and markets itself as America's prettiest half marathon. This is sure to be a first-class experience and they have gone all out to make it a multi-day race event sure to impress.


Apr 8 - Iron Girl Clearwater Half Marathon & 5K
Clearwater, FL | Registration now open 

Apr 8 - Cherry Blossom 10 Miler
Washington DC | Lottery closed | Charity entries still open 

I participated in this race by raising $500 for the Children's Miracle Network last year. It was on my bucket list to see the Cherry Blossoms and boy did we. If you've ever wanted to go, this is a great reason and cause!

April 29 - Big Sur International Marathon
Big Sur, CA | Lottery closed | Charity entries still open

 Why settle for anything less than Big Sur for your first full marathon? The year I started running I wanted to do this one. I can't say it enough, it is truly one of the most beautiful places I have ever been. Can't wait!


May 6 - Flying Pig Marathon, Half, 10K & 5K
Cincinnati, OH| Registration now open

This race has been recommended by one of our own as one of the most fun races. The whole city gets into the spirit. There is a distance for everyone!

May 12 - Greenbrier Half Marathon
White Sulphur Springs, WV| Registration now open

 I've done a lot of races, but none quite like this one. This is from a new series called Resort Races. It looks very upscale and this one is set at a pristine golf club, which you will have an exclusive chance to run through.

May 20 - Sugarloaf Marathon & 15K
Carrabassett Valley, ME| SOLD OUT

Join Lynn as she prepares to complete her 100th marathon. This course is rated to be very fast & beautiful as it takes place in the setting of the Sugarloaf mountains of Maine. Many of us are participating in support of Lynn. Please let me know if you plan to join.


Jun 2 - Dam to Dam Half Marathon & 5K - FINAL Year!
Des Moines, IA | Registration opens Mar 14

 This unique race is running it's final year after 39 years. It crosses some interesting view points in Des Moines including the bridge below. If you are looking for something different, this is definitely worth checking out!

Jun 2 - Thelma & Louise Half Marathon
Moab, UT | Registration now open

 Designed especially for women, this stunning race captures the heart of the movie it is inspired by set against the Arches National Park. You'll be sure to have a once in a lifetime experience at this event.

Jun 3 - Covered Bridges Half Marathon
Quechee, VT | SOLD OUT

Jun 16 - Glacier Half Marathon
East Glacier Village, MT | Registration now open

 Montana is god's country. Truly beautiful. Set against the Glacier National Park, this race is only in it's 2nd year running at it tops my list of must do's. Be sure to check out this race series from Vacation Races.

Jun 17 - Mammoth Half Marathon & 5K
Mammoth Lakes, CA | Registration now open

 I'm kind of obsessed with this little town in California. It combines all things I love. Mountains, stunning vistas & elite athletes. Many profressional runner's live and/or train in this stunning town. Yet another race this is on my must list!


Jul 15 - Napa-to-Sonoma Wine Half Marathon
Sonoma, CA | SOLD OUT

 As predicted this race sold out very quickly. I am happy to report we officially have a team of 9 representing the club for this one! It will be a fun & beautiful group experience!


Aug 12 - Bridge of the Gods Half, 10K & 5K
Cascade Locks, OR | Registration now open


Sep 15 - Shenandoah Half Marathon
Luray, VA | Registration now open

 It is in my plan every year to complete one of the races from the Vacation Races series and this year, I've chosen Shenandoah. It is a beautiful countryside race. Lynn has also convinced me its a good idea to have a race planned for right after summer - it's a reason to train through summer! I wasn't a believer until I clocked my fastest time for a half this past Sept, now I am sold!







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