Ready to race? Every month there is a smorgasbord of events for the avid racer to toe the line. Athlinks brings you a highlight of some of the next few weeks best races. What start lists have you joined for the next month? Let us know in the comments or give us a shout on Twitter at @Athlinks 


26th Annual Womens 5K Classic Run/Walk-2018

October 6th – Allentown, PA

Lehigh Valleys largest all women’s race. An all-volunteer, grassroots organization that founded the Women’s 5K Classic back in 1993. The mission is two-fold: To promote fitness among women; To support women with Breast & Gynecologic (cervical, ovarian, uterine, vaginal & vulvar) Cancers and their families and to contribute funding for related programs and research in the Lehigh Valley.


2018 MO’ Cowbell Marathon/Half-Marathon/Relay/5K

October 7th – Saint Charles, MO

Don’t miss the fun and excitement of the MO’ Cowbell Marathon, Half Marathon, Relay & 5K race! This flat & fast course is perfect for beginners or those who want to set a new personal best! Come to the 8th Annual MO’ Cowbell Marathon, Half Marathon, Relay & 5K as a runner, sponsor, volunteer or spectator. Have a great time with an enthusiastic crowd, over 7000 cowbells, amazing music and much more!


Virginia Sprint & Super

October 13th – Arriington, VA

The Spartan Sprint obstacle race provides a 3+ MILE/15+ OBSTACLE riddled battlefield of insane terrain combined with obstacles to test our physical strength and mental resolve. The Spartan Race is designed to push you to your limits, show you the strength inside, and lead you across the finish line!

Toyota Park Stadium Sprint

October 20th – Bridgeview, IL

Welcome to Toyota Park, Spartans! For the first time, Spartans will run through the home of the Chicago Fire Soccer Club, a Major League Soccer team and the Chicago Red Stars, a National Women’s Soccer League team. Located 12 miles southwest of Chicago, this 469,000-square-foot soccer-specific stadium calls the Chicago Southland home and seats 20,000 people. TOYOTA PARK is the heart of soccer for much of the Midwest and a must-see destination for world-class concerts and other sporting events. Each year, more than a half million people go by the stadium’s trademark brick arch.



October 28th – Houston, TX

The Houston Striders are pleased to present the 2018 Koala Health & Wellness Houston Half Marathon & 10K. Whether you are in training, a charity supporter, or simply looking for a well-organized event to experience with friends and family, this is the race for you. And we’re excited to announce the 2018 Houston Half has been chosen as the RRCA Texas State Half Marathon Championship Race!







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