Consider this an all-new kind of spring refresh! Challenge yourself with new workout goals when you sign up for a new race (or several) this season. Whether you prefer to compete virtually or in person, we’ve rounded up the top races to participate in this spring. Check out which in-person and virtual races you should consider joining in the months ahead!
Lululemon Seawheeze Virtual
Connect with a running community spanning across the nation when you join the SeaWheeze squad. This digital community created by athletic apparel company Lululemon offers training programs, real-world stories from Lulu ambassadors, and more inspiring content that allows you to stay motivated with every stride. Choose between a half marathon training progam and a 10K training program, which are both free, on the Lululemon site.
The Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle
Chicago, IL | March 19-20, 2022
Try your luck and keep the St. Paddy’s Day spirit alive when you take part in the Shamrock Shuffle in Chicago. These chilly 8K race or 2-mile walk options are perfect for runners of all experience levels and will include massive crowds of supportive and cheerful spectators along the Chi-Town streets. Following the race, head over to Buckingham Fountain in Grant Park to celebrate your accomplishment in true Irish-inspired fashion, with live music, fresh food, and of course plenty of quality ale. Register while you still can here.
Statesman Capitol 10K
Austin, TX | April 10, 2022
Join the largest 10K race in Texas alongside thousands of participants and explore the heart of historic downtown Austin while you rack up some mileage. Outside of the race itself, this event features live music, a health and fitness expo, and even a costume contest to ensure you have fun from start to finish. Get more information and register for the Cap10K race here.
Caesars Sportsbook Crescent City Classic
New Orleans, LA | April 16, 2022
Make your way to NOLA to join in one of the oldest 10K races in the world. The Crescent City Classic offers a variety of race divisions to best match your running ability and experience. Both walkers and runners are welcome to participate. After you cross the finish line, enjoy music from live bands, local cuisine and the festive atmosphere that is quintessentially New Orleans. Pack your race gear, some Mardi Gras beads, and head to the website to register now.
Carlsbad, CA | May 22, 2022
Looking for a new PR (personal record)? Participate in the “World’s Fastest 5K” while taking in the breathtaking scenery of the picturesque SoCal city, Carlsbad. This USA Track and Field-sanctioned course winds down Carlsbad Boulevard and along the Pacific Coast, making it easy to keep your motivation ignited while you experience every gorgeous view. Although an Elite division is present during this race, the 5K also offers several other divisions for any and all abilities and skill levels. Team and individual registration can be completed online here.
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