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December 9th, 2019

RaceThread.com I Just Started a Workout Routine So Why am I Gaining Weight?

I Just Started a Workout Routine So Why am I Gaining Weight?

November 5th, 2019

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10 Oddball Halloween Races You May Not Have Heard Of...But You Should Consider

October 8th, 2019

When Hurricanes, Floods, and Other Natural Disasters Crash Your Race � What Are Your Options?

When Hurricanes, Floods, and Other Natural Disasters Crash Your Race, What Are Your Options?

October 1st, 2019

From wildfires to hurricanes, sudden snow storms and earthquakes, nature has an annoying way of impacting sports events, including races. What should you do as a runner...

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7 Tips for Tackling Your First Ultramarathon

7 Tips To Help You Crush Your First Ultra Marathon

September 1st, 2019

Ratcheting up your training to 50+ mile weekend runs, devouring more than 5000 calories per day, losing a toenail (or two...) and going through twice as many sneakers is just the beginning.

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The Coolest, Craziest, and Most Intense Races in 2019

April 23rd, 2019

Where will your next race take you? Not all competitions are created equally. Check out our picks for the craziest and coolest races of 2019.

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Share Your Reviews on Your Website with RaceThread Widgets!

February 17th, 2019

We're making it easier than ever before to share the reviews of your race with a larger audience. Introducing RaceThread widgets, a convenient way to embed ratings from RaceThread directly onto your race website....

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Run for Your Life in These Halloween 5Ks

Run for Your Life in These Halloween 5Ks

October 25th, 2018

It’s that ghostly time of year! Fall fun kicks into high gear with Halloween, and towns and cities all across the nation celebrate in spooktacular style with festive 5Ks. Costume contests, music, food, trick-or-treating, zombies – you can find it all, and there’s a pretty good chance you’ll be running for a good cause too. So, lace up your shoes, throw ...

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Spartan Race vs. Tough Mudder: What Does Each Race Series Offer?

October 24th, 2018

American Ninja Warrior, Wipeout, TKO: Total Knock Out – all these reality television series have one thing in common: obstacle courses. One other common factor? They have nothing on Spartan or Tough Mudder racers. Contestants in either one of these obstacle-course race series are prime SEAL material because these extreme events are not for the faint of heart. They are ...

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Go Mom, Go! A Newbie's Take on the Parkway Classic 10-Miler

Go Mom, Go! A Newbie's Take on the Parkway Classic 10-Miler

September 24th, 2018

The Parkway Classic is a road race run on the George Washington Parkway, starting at Historic Mount Vernon and finishing up in the heart of Old Towne Alexandria...

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Race Review (Sorta...) - Nation's Escape Triathlon

Race Review (Sorta...) - Nation's Escape Triathlon

September 11th, 2018

The Nation's Escape Triathlon in Washington D.C. was scheduled for today, September 9, 2018 in West Potomac Park, but was cancelled yesterday afternoon due to poor weather conditions and...

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Why You Should Use A Heart Rate Monitor When Training

Why You Should Use A Heart Rate Monitor When Training

August 23rd, 2018

We have so many tools at our disposal to help us train, but one of the most useful ones is the heart rate monitor. Knowing what your heart rate is, not only during training but throughout the day and when you’re at rest, can reveal a lot about your health and fitness. Your heart rate tells you if you’re working too ...

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5 Best Obstacle Course Races on the East Coast This Winter

5 Best Obstacle Course Races on the East Coast This Winter

August 23rd, 2018

This Winter, obstacle course racing, often referred to as OCR, is always a fun way to test your fitness and determination; and even if old man winter sets in, it doesn’t mean you have to take the fun indoors or give up the racing scene for the season. In fact, the cold and snow can add to the sense of adventure ...

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