Boston Runs You Might Like - September

Boston Runs You Might Like - September

I run, I escape
The crazy world fades away
My pace is my peace

Here are a few Boston area runs that you may want to consider racing this September!

Starry Night Boston 8.5k

Date: September 9, 2017
Distance: 8.5k

If you enjoy running in the evening then this is the event for you! The Starry Night races are 8.5K in distance - the approximate distance that 28,000 steps carries you. There are 28,000 children living with a brain tumor, and funds raised at this special event provide critically needed research and support for local families navigating a child's brain tumor diagnosis.

> Get more info about The Starry Night 8.5k

Ragnar Reach The Beach

Date: September 15-16, 2017
Distance: Ultra, Relay

The Ragnar Relay is a multi stage, point to point team relay race covering hundreds of kilometers in one straight shot. Ragnar Reach the Beach is one of the oldest and longest relay races in the United States. The late summer/early fall race is ideal for runners who love fall foliage colours and the iconic New England east coast. Teams can choose to run the relay in regular distances (teams of 12) or the ultra option (teams of 6).

> Get more info about Ragnar Reach The Beach

5k Foam Fest - Boston

Date: September 16, 2017
Distance: Obstacle Course Run

Coupon: Use code RGFOAM and save $5

The 5k Foam Fest is North America's #1 Fun Run that is as challenging as you make it. With over 22 obstacles, the world’s tallest inflatable water slide, 2.5 million cubic feet of Foam and an amazing festival this is one event you can’t miss this year.

Wicked Half Marathon

Date: September 16, 2017
Distance: Half Marathon

Runners wanting to check out the streets of Salem this is the event for you. This will be the 10th Annual Wicked Half Marathon in historic Salem, MA. Runners can participate in the USATF Certified Half Marathon. Participants have 4 hours to complete this course. The course will have a water station ever 1.5 miles and there will be a ton of cheerful volunteers on the course.

> Get more info about the Wicked Half Marathon

Brighton Bangers 5k

Date: September 16, 2017
Distance: 5k

If you are looking for a fun and friendly running crew come check out the Brighton Bangers 5k. The course follows a shaded riverside loop beginning and ending at Community Rowing’s Harry Parker Boathouse, followed by an afternoon of free beer and live music from four great bands.

> Get more info about the Brighton Bangers 5k

Rugged Maniac New England

Date: September 23, 2017
Distance: Obstacle Course Run

Coupon: Use code RG17 and save $5

In the Rugged Maniac you will climb towers of shipping containers, rocket down a massive water slide, crawl through underground tunnels and leap over fire. After your race expect a party with thousands of other maniacs in an all-day festival with mechanical bulls, adult bounce houses, dancing, games and activities. 

> Get more info about the Rugged Maniac

Island Run

Date: September 23, 2017
Distance: 5k, 8k

Looking for an excuse to checkout Spectacle Island? The Island Run takes you to Spectacle Island where you can either run a 5k or a 5-miler along the trails. Your registration includes a round trip ferry ticket, post-race celebratory beer and lunch. This event is for 21+ participants. After the event, all of the participants will get to take a cruise around the Boston Habor before returning home. 

> Get more info about the Island Run

Race 2 The Summit

Date: September 30, 2017
Distances: 5k, Half Marathon

Runners looking for a challenging road race with a mountain climb this is the event for you. Runners will not only endure a lengthy run, but will also have to deal with elevation changes. For the 5k there will be at least 1000 feet of elevation change, while the half-marathon will feature over 2000 feet of elevation change. 

 > Get more info about Race 2 The Summit

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Published on Aug 20, 2017