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Have You Signed Up For a Race This Year?

The weather's getting warmer, which means we can all start enjoying outdoor workouts. And what better way to take advantage of Spring weather than training for a race?

Signing up for a race can be one of the best ways to get in shape for Summer. Once you sign up, after all, you'll be less apt to skip a workout if you know you've got a big run to complete in a few months. And having a concrete goal can be the motivation you need to give it your all even when you don't feel like it. What about you — have you signed up for a race this year? Take our poll and then let us know what you'll be doing!

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rachelbop8 rachelbop8 1 year

I ran my first race, the 1/2 marathon in Salt Lake City, Utah. My next race event is the San Francisco 1/2 Marathan, 2nd half!! Wish me luck, I miss my city by the Bay :)

Ericadhouse Ericadhouse 1 year

Doing my third marathon in November! A few 5k's and half's until then.

kenyab219 kenyab219 1 year

Philadelphia Marathon in November - Can't wait :)

janeezay janeezay 1 year

Nike We Own the Night 10k in London

bsavage1 bsavage1 1 year

Flying Pig Half Marathon!

lizaxoxo lizaxoxo 1 year

My first race ever is going to be a Spartan Race this August! Wish me luck!

kellycc kellycc 3 years
Just did the Warrior Dash this past weekend, I have a Women's Diva half marathon this weekend, and I also signed up for the Honolulu Marathon in December :D
BloominGorgeous BloominGorgeous 3 years
I ran a half marathon at the beginning of March and am signed up to do the Warrior Dash in September. I'm also planning on doing the Muddy Buddy race with my boyfriend in June and the Color Run with a friend in October.
Sherbert75 Sherbert75 3 years
I joined a local running club last year and did my first half two weeks ago having trained all through the winter (being a club member made me keep going on the dark, wet nights!).  It was such a buzz and a sense of achievement, the crowds are so supportive.  I am doing another one in June, will probably do a couple of 10ks in between as training.  Piece of advice.. get your name printed on your shirt - the crowd cheering you on is really motivating :) Good luck everyone.
scubagurl7 scubagurl7 3 years
I'm doing an 8.1 mile race this weekend and my first half marathon in May!!
funkygeorge funkygeorge 3 years
My first half marathon at the end of May, so nervous!  But I ran 15k today and it went well, so maybe I will make it after all :)
jenninthecity jenninthecity 3 years
I've signed up for my very first race EVER - The Giant Race 5K in September. Eek!
acfreema acfreema 3 years
Already ran one!
Assistant-Community-Manager Assistant-Community-Manager 3 years
I'm doing the SF half in July!  First race so I'm sure I'll be looking to you guys for tips :)
fiteva88 fiteva88 3 years
San Diego Rock n Roll Half Marathon in June!!!
mwheeler mwheeler 3 years
I did a Truffle Shuffle in May. Hot chocolate, melted chocolate and fresh fruit were waiting for us at the finish line. I also signed up for the Kansas City Color Run in July. Very excited about that one! I may sign up for a third 5k between now and June, something local.   
AZDaisy AZDaisy 3 years
Rock n Roll San Diego Half Marathon in June, and San Fransisco Half Marathon (maybe the full if I'm feeling up to it...) in July!
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