Boston Runs You Might Like - October

Boston Runs You Might Like - October

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 October!

Cambridge 5K Oktoberfest

Date: October 1, 2017
Distance: 5k

Runners looking for a German-themed road race with great beer at the finish line have found their perfect event. Each runner that registers will receive a t-shirt along with free food and beer at the post-race celebration. Join thousands of other runners to celebrate Oktoberfest in Cambridge.

> Get more info about The Cambridge 5K Oktoberfest

Somerville 5k

Date: October 7, 2017
Distance: 5k

Here's a race that's both funky and fast, benefits a great cause, serves breakfast al fresco, provides entertainment and gives runners the rest of the day to relax. All proceeds from the race benefit the Somerville Homeless Coalition.

> Get more info about The Somerville 5k

B.A.A. Half Marathon

Date: October 8, 2017
Distance: Half Marathon

The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) Half Marathon highlights the beauty of Boston and Brookline's Emerald Necklace park system. The 13.1-mile, out and back, rolling course, begins and ends at White Stadium in Boston's Franklin Park. The park, one of the oldest in America, is located in Boston's Jamaica Plain and Dorchester neighborhoods.

The B.A.A. Half Marathon serves as the 3rd race of the B.A.A. Distance Medley, a three race series that also includes April's B.A.A. 5K and June's B.A.A. 10K. Many of the world's fastest runners participate in the B.A.A. Distance Medley each year.

> Get more info about The B.A.A. Half Marathon

Baystate Marathon and Half Marathon

Date: October 22, 2017
Distance: Half Marathon, Marathon 

Runners looking to qualify for the Boston Marathon need to mark the Baystate Marathon on their calendar.  The event consistently ranks in the top 10 races used by runners when registering for Boston. The course is flat and fast. With a temperature typically in the 50's, you'll have all the ingredients needed to get a personal best or qualify for the Boston Marathon.

Boston Costume Dash

Date: October 28, 2017
Distance: 5k

Coupon: Use code RG17 and save $5

Join thousands of costumed runners at the Boston Costume Dash 5k this Halloween! This race offers a rare opportunity to run through the heart of Boston, starting in Copley Square and finishing in Boston Common. Put on your craziest costume and be prepared for five kilometers of fun followed by simultaneous after parties at various local pubs.

> Get more info about the Boston Costume Dash

Ashland Half Marathon and 5k

Date: October 28, 2017
Distance: Half Marathon, 5k

Run in the footsteps of legends! Join the Ashland Half-Marathon & 5K, starting & ending at the original starting line area for the first 27 Boston Marathons (1897 to 1923). The course features scenic rolling hills traversing Ashland town roads and a loop through the beautiful Hopkinton State Park during the peak fall foliage season.

> Get more info about the Ashland Half Marathon and 5k

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Published on Sep 21, 2017