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Seattle Runs You Might Like - December 2016 / January 2017

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Here's our RunGuides race picks to power you through the holidays into the new year with our base fitness intact.

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Get to Know Your Running Clubs - Team In Training

Team in training

Learn the story behind those purple Team in Training jersey's that you see at races across North America...

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2017 Seattle Trail Race Series Guide

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Seattle, aka the Emerald City, has over 5,500 acres of parks within the city limits! Is it any wonder that this moist wonderland has several great Trail Race Series?

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2017 Seattle Road Race Series Guide

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The Emerald City boasts a couple of excellent road race series. Here's our RunGuides picks for the best of the crop.

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Seattle Runs You Might Like - October/November 2016

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Here's a menu of cool runs happening over fall 2016 that you may want to add to your race calendar.

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Seattle Runs You Might Like - September/October 2016

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Here are a few Seattle runs happening over the next few weeks that you may want to add to your fall 2016 race calendar.

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Running Slowly Will Get You There Faster

Long run

Seven simple ways to get the most out of your long runs.

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2016 Seattle Road Race Series Guide

Magnuson

Seattle has a superb running tradition, along with outstanding road race series for the local running community to enjoy. Check these out!

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2016 Seattle Trail Race Series Guide

Half marathon trailseries

Seattle truly leads the way when it comes to trail running, with the local scene supporting a fantastic array of outstanding trail race series.

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Really Cool Runs - Empire State Building Run-Up

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This isn't the longest race at only 1576 steps, but it does run straight up the Empire State Building!

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Really Cool Runs - Elk Kings 25K

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Looking for a new challenge? Try the Elk-Kings trail run, and summit two mountains over the course of only 25K!

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Really Cool Runs - North Pole Marathon

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The ultimate really cool run at the top of the planet, it's the North Pole Marathon.

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Really Cool Runs - Tenzing-Hillary Everest Marathon

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Take your runners high somewhere it's never been before: The Tenzing-Hillary Everest Marathon

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Really Cool Runs - The Safaricom Marathon

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Uh, is that a lion on the course? No, just a cheetah. Yes, it's the Safaricom Marathon.

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Really Cool Runs - Atacama Crossing

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Race through a virtual moonscape in the shadow of the Andes Mountains in this desert race: The Atacama Crossing.

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Really Cool Runs - New Years Double Marathon

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Why run one marathon when two is twice the fun? It's the New Years Double Marathon.

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Really Cool Runs - El Scorcho Run

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Midnight in Texas in July with plenty of bugs? Yes, it's the El Scorcho Run!

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Really Cool Runs - Antarctic Ice Marathon

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Bundle up for the southernmost marathon in the world! The Antarctic Ice Marathon.

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Really Cool Runs - Comrades Marathon, South Africa

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A 56 mile race over hills along the South African coast line, yes it's the storied Comrades Marathon!

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Really Cool Runs - Jungle Marathon Brazil

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Intense jungle heat, a few piranhas, welcome to the Jungle Marathon in Amazonian Brazil!

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Really Cool Runs - Cappadocia Ultra Trail Turkey

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Like to race amongst rugged natural towers and fairy chimneys? Check out the Cappadocia Ultra Trail in Turkey.

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Really Cool Runs - Great Ethiopian Run

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A cheerful romp through high altitude capital Addis Ababa - it's the Great Ethiopian Run.

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Really Cool Runs - Midnight Sun Marathon

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A summer solstice marathon in the Arctic Circle? Welcome to the Midnight Sun Marathon in Tromsø, Norway.

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Really Cool Runs - Ultra Trail Mexico

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Enjoy the stunning beauty of the Sierra de las Navajas mountains running the Ultra Trail Mexico.

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Really Cool Runs - Patagonian International Marathon

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A majestic marathon near the bottom of the world with a puma or two on the course? It's the Patagonian International Marathon in southern Chile.

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Really Cool Runs - Volcanic 50

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The Volcanic 50 is a rugged, challenging and yes, really cool run on Mt. St. Helens in Washington State.

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Really Cool Runs - Bagan Temple Marathon

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Temples, dirt paths, and the occasional water buffalo!?! Oh yes, it's the Bagan Temple Marathon.

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Must Run Seattle Fun Runs in 2015

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Fun Runs in and around Seattle that you should run in 2015!

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Must Run Seattle 5K Runs in 2015

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5K runs in and around Seattle worth checking out in 2015.

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Must Run Seattle 10K Races in 2015

Seattle marathon 10k

Five 10k races in the Seattle area to put on your 2015 race calendar

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Odd Distance Seattle Races to Run in 2015

Cougar mountain trail runs

Unconventional distance races around Seattle that you should run in 2015!

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Seattle Half Marathons You Should Run in 2015

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Like half marathons? Here's a list of 5 that you should check out in 2015!

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Seattle Marathons & Ultras to Run in 2015

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Go long in 2015 with these marathons and ultra distance runs near Seattle worth checking out.

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5 Must Run Seattle Fun Runs

Fun runs in seattle

Color runs, zombie runs, kilted runs, and more! We've listed the best fun runs in Seattle!

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Four Must Run Seattle Marathons

Seattle marathons

Go long in Seattle with our list of four of the best marathons in the city!

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5 Must Run Seattle Half Marathons

Seattle half marathons

Here's a list of five half marathons in the Seattle area that you need to check out today!

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5 Must Run Seattle 10k Races

Seattle 10k runs

Like 10k runs? We've put together a list of five Seattle 10k races that you have to check out!

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5 Must Run Seattle 5k Races

Seattle 5k runs

Looking for a new 5k? We've listed five of the best 5k races in Seattle!

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Ten Tips For Better Running

Running tips

Ten simple tips to help you run better!

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How To Run a Faster 10k

Run a faster 10k

A few tips to help you set a new 10k personal best!

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How To Run a Faster 5k

Run a faster 5k

Want to set a PB on your next 5k? We've got a list of tips to help you out!

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