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
March 3rd – Miami, FL
The new 305 Half Marathon & 5K (March 3, 2019) is all about local vibes, attracting visitors from all over the world and those who are fired up to call Miami their home. Once known as the 13.1 Miami Beach & 5K, this ultimate 305 experience is a cultural gem that will have you running like you live here. Count on a fast and coastal course with a fresh and vibrant Miami soul. It’s how we do it in the 305
March 3rd – Newport News, VA
Join us on March 3, 2019 for the Fifth Annual Newport News One City Marathon presented by Newport News Shipbuilding! Take a tour of Newport News… marathon style! Runners will begin their journey in the stunning setting of Newport News Park where they will enjoy the allure of spring in a landscape as historical as it is beautiful and finish at the Victory Landing Arch in downtown Newport News. New to this year’s race is the One City Half Marathon!
March 9th – Cortland, NY
Tackle the classic obstacles you’ve come to love (and fear), all while enduring the added challenges of a cold-hearted winter on central New York’s largest ski resort. You’ll never look at snow the same way again.
March 15th – Virginia Beach, VA
Runners enjoy flat, fast and scenic courses along the beautiful oceanfront and recover at a huge finish line celebration that features live entertainment, ice-cold Yuengling beer and much more. With five events, there is a distance for everyone to choose from: the Yuengling Shamrock Marathon, Anthem Shamrock Half Marathon, TowneBank Shamrock 8K, Operation Smile Shamrock Final Mile and the Leprechaun Dash
March 16th – Saraland, AL
Welcome to Saraland. Spartans, prepare to enter the swampy South. This venue has a dynamic landscape riddled with challenging terrain the Spartan course designers are sure to use to slow you down. From sandy highlands to swampy bogs, prairie land to forest, this course has a little bit of everything. Be prepared to get mucky and dirty as Spartan transforms this southern location into the ultimate obstacle course race.
March 17th – Atlanta, GA
The best way to see Atlanta is on foot. Whether you are running the marathon, half marathon or 5K distance, you are sure to run or walk by Atlanta’s most iconic sites. With a new name and a new marathon and half marathon course in 2019, the Publix Atlanta Marathon, Half Marathon & 5K will show participants from near and far why Atlanta is truly one of the country’s great running destinations.
March 23rd – San Antonio, TX
For the first time ever, Spartan is headed to San Antonio, Texas for a wild, wild race at the historic Don Strange Ranch: this course actually doubles as an operating longhorn ranch. Originally built in 1868, this stunning venue is located a quick 45 minutes outside of downtown San Antonio.
Are y’all ready for a Texas-sized race?