Houston- Color Me Rad 5k Color Race 5/9/15
Color me Rad is a long-time favorite of the 5k community. The race is all about having fun, and the single most important objective is to cross the finish line unrecognizable (because you’ll be covered head to toe in rainbow colors!). Music, food, and a rad dance party conclude the race, and a professional photographer will capture your victory free of charge. For more info and registration click here.
Dallas- Viva La Margarita 5k 5/16/15
Deemed “the most twisted 5k”, this race sponsored by Sports Authority takes place at Fair Park in in the big D! The scenic 3.1 course is filled with fun surprises, and prizes will be awarded to the most twisted costumes. A live DJ will get the party started at the fiesta post-race party. Learn how to salsa and then redeem your ticket for a free margarita! For more info and registration click here.
Des Moines- Dog Jog & Fido Fest 5k Fun Run 5/16/15
The best part about this race is that your furry four-legged friend can run alongside you! Every dog and participant will get a goodie bag and access to the Copper Cup’s post race street party downtown. Dress up your pooch and take him or her to browse the participating vendors before the run- Just Dogs Gourmet, Pampered Pooch Bakery & Salon, Amore Pet Boutique, and Iowa Veterinary Wellness Center among others. For more info and registration click here.
Lincoln- Big Red Challenge Race 5/30/15
This challenging race presented by Men’s Health is not for the faint of heart. Racers have the option to run either a 5K or a competitive 10K while tackling approximately 5-10 different obstacles along the way. Obstacles may include but are not limited to tires, hay bales, stairs, and climbing walls. Your registration will help raise funds and awareness for wounded veterans. For more info and registration click here.
Omaha- Miles for Smiles 5/9/15
Show your support for the 1st annual Miles for Smiles 5k charity run. The run will take place on a scenic route that overlooks Zorinksy Lake. All types of runners including families, beginners, and even those preparing for the Omaha half marathon are encouraged to come out! This event also includes post race drinks and refreshments. All proceeds will be donated to the Boys and Girls Club of Omaha to improve oral health. For more info and registration click here.
Minneapolis- Spoon & Cherry City Running Tour 5/9/15 and 5/16/15
Whether you’re a Minneapolis native or new to the city, you’ll enjoy this 3 mile guided running tour. The route leads to the famous Spoon & Cherry sculpture in the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden. Runners will experience downtown Minneapolis, Nicollet Mall, a few beautiful parks, the downtown theatre district, and the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden – home of the Spoon & Cherry! For more info and registration click here.