November is here, and while most people think of the eleventh month as the beginning of holiday feasts and relaxation, it is also the perfect month for achieving our fitness goals. If you are a marathon veteran, or looking test the waters with a shorter distance, there is a race just for you. Act fast: if you haven’t signed up for one yet this year, now’s the time! Below is a list of the top marathons, half marathons, 10K, and 5K races around the country. Good luck and have fun!
Top Races Around The Country:
- Rock ‘n’ Roll San Antonio Marathon and Half Marathon: This amazing charity (breast cancer) race is held in San Antonio, Texas on November 14, 2010 and is going to be a crazy day. For more information on the race and for registration, visit: san-antonio.competitor.com.
- Wine Vine Run: This half marathon and 5K run is held in Paso Robles, California on November 14, 2010. The race is scheduled to begin at 8:00 A.M. and should be good time along with beautiful California scenery; please visit: www.winevinerun.com for more information. (more…)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is home to the authentic Philly cheesesteak, a dietary indulgence, Independence Hall, and Philly baseball. Philadelphia is also where the classic movie “Rocky” was filmed, great inspiration for a boxing workout to get in shape. There are also several amazing places to run. Below is a list of the best and safest places to run in Philadelphia.
Best Places to Run in Philadelphia
- Schuylkill River Trail: Located near Center City Philadelphia, this 23-mile trail runs along the Schuylkill River and ends near Valley Forge National Park. The trail gets very busy on the weekends, but it is 12 feet wide and paved so it provides plenty of space to run. (more…)