5K, 10K, Half & Full Marathons

  • 5k races
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    About 5k races

    A 5k is the shortest of the common running event distances, consisting of 3.1 miles (5 kilometers). These events can either be competitive or social, depending on the particular one you are looking into. They are the most popular of road running events because of their relatively short distance which allows not only the seasoned runners to run, but novice runners, joggers and new-comers as well.

    How did we choose the best 5k events in Massachusetts? 

    We checked what events runners looked for the most and we compared statistics on how many runners held interest in any given event. Feedback left by runners who participated in the course was also considered. Other factors included how long the course has been around, the bling and medals, what runners thought of them and how scenic the course is.

    What are the best 5Ks in the Boston Area?

    There are many to choose from here as the Boston Area is host to many 5k races throughout it's many communities. Some of these are charity events for fundraising, some fun runs and others racing events but it all comes down to the runners.  Some of the notable 5k running events include the Thursday Night Fever 5K, B.A.A. 5k, Starry Night 5k and Meow Mile 5k. These are just a few of the many 5K events in the Boston area.

    What are the best 5Ks in Worcester?

    There are many 5K events to choose from in Worcester, as it has many neighborhoods that host races.   Some of these are charity events for fundraising, some fun runs and others racing events but it all comes down to the runners.  Some of the notable 5k running events include the Canal Digger 5k and the Newton Hill 5K. These are just a few of the many 5K events in the Worcester area.

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  • 10k races
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    About 10k races

    A 10k is one of the most common running event distances, consisting of 6.2 miles (10 kilometers). These events can either be competitive or more for fun, depending on the particular one you are looking into. They are twice the distance of the 5k and still  relatively short in distance. Less runners tend to participate then the 5k, but these events still get a lot of not only seasoned runners, but novice runners and joggers in attendance.

    How did we choose the best 10k events in Massachusetts? 

    We checked what events runners looked for the most and we compared statistics on how many runners held interest in any given event. Feedback left by runners who participated in the course was also considered. Other factors included how long the course has been around, the bling and medals, what runners thought of them and how scenic the course is.

    What are the best 10Ks in the Cape Cod area?

    There are many 10K  races to choose from in the Cape Cod area as the many communities and neighborhoods of the city host race events. Some of these are charity events for fundraising, some fun runs and others racing events but it all comes down to the runners.  Some of the notable 10k running events include the Zooma Cape Cod 10k and the Cape Cod Canal 10k. These are just a few of the many available events.

    What are the best 10Ks in the Boston area?

    There are many 10K  races to choose from in the Boston area as the many communities and neighborhoods of the city host race events. Some of these are charity events for fundraising, some fun runs and others racing events but it all comes down to the runners.  Some of the notable 10k running events include the Tufts Health Plan 10k for Women, Run 10 Feed 10 Boston Fun Run and the Canton Road Race 10k. These are just a few of the many available events.

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  • Half marathons
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    About Half marathons

    A Half Marathon event consists of running 13 miles (21 kilometers) and as the label suggests, is half of a standard Marathon which is a total of 26 miles. The popularity, participants of the half marathon distance and its events have significantly grown since the early 2000's and they continue to do so, with massive events popping up all over the states. The growth rate of participants for the half distance is currently higher than that of the full.

    How did we choose the best Half Marathon events in Massachusetts? 

    We checked what events runners looked for the most and we compared statistics on how many runners held interest in any given event. Feedback left by runners who participated in the course was also considered. Other factors included how long the course has been around, the bling and medals, what runners thought of them and how scenic the course is.

    What are the best Half Marathons on the coast of Massachusetts?

    There are many to choose from that feature the beautiful ocean views! Some of these are charity events for fundraising, some fun runs and others racing events but it all comes down to the runners.  Some of the notable Half Marathon running events include the Nantucket Half Marathon, the Half Marathon By-the-Sea and the Harwich Cranberry Harvest Half Marathon.  There are many other Halfs, so these are just a sampling of the races available.

    What are the best Half Marathons in the Boston area?

    There are many to choose from here as the Boston area has many communities. Some of these are charity events for fundraising, some fun runs and others racing events but it all comes down to the runners.  Some of the notable Half Marathon running events include the Boston Half Marathon, the Baystate Half Marathom and the Wilmington Half Marathon.  There are many other Boston Area Halfs, so these are just a sampling of the races available.

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  • Marathons
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    About Marathons

    Marathon events consist of 26 miles (42 kilometers) and the courses are typically laid out through roads. Starting in the Olympics in the early 1900's, marathons have quickly picked up in popularity and in 2107 there are currently more than 800 events being held, and that number is consistently growing.

    How did we choose the best Marathon events in Massachusetts? 

    We checked what events runners looked for the most and we compared statistics on how many runners held interest in any given event. Feedback left by runners who participated in the course was also considered. Other factors included how long the course has been around, the bling and medals, what runners thought of them and how scenic the course is.

    What are the best Marathons in the Boston area?

    Some of these are charity events for fundraising, some fun runs and others racing events but it all comes down to the runners.  Some of the notable Marathon running events include the famous Boston Marathon and Charles River Marathon, to name a few.

    What are the best Marathons in the Cape Cod area?

    There are many marathons to choose from in Cape Cod! Some of these are charity events for fundraising, some fun runs and others racing events but it all comes down to the runners.  Some of the notable Marathon running events include the Cape Cod Trail Marathon, Cape Cod Marathon and Martha's Vineyard Marathon, to give you a few ideas. There are plenty to choose from!

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