Whether you are looking for a 5k, bike race or marathon (or more), there is a comprehensive list of races in Greensboro, NC and throughout North Carolina. Hosted by www.OnTheMarkSports.com, our local Greensboro fitness gurus, the list is updated continuously. You are certain to find something to motivate you to get moving.
There are many great events scheduled right here in Greensboro. One of our favorites is the Retro Run, which will be held on September 18. The race begins and ends at the Grasshoppers Stadium and meanders through Fisher Park. If early start times usually prevent you from participating in a lot of races, this one is for you! It begins at 6:00 p.m. and ends with a party in the Stadium! All participants aged 21+ can enjoy free beer after the race. Prizes are given out for the fastest runners in different age groups plus prizes for the most outrageous retro outfit! You've got to see this race to believe it.
With a name like Angry Monkey 6 Hour Mountain Bike Event, you know this is going to be an interesting race! Located in nearby Northeast Park, this race has over 40 different award categories. Can't imagine a 6-hour bike ride? Grab some friends and form a team!
Want to do a good deed while whittling your waistline? Lots of races benefit a worthy project or charity. On August 28, the Kirkwood neighborhood is sponsoring the Kirkwood 5k, with proceeds benefitting Backpack Beginnings. Support the Girl Scouts during their annual Thin Mint Sprint on September 11th or run the Women's Only 5k on October 2, which will raise money to provide mammograms for women who can't afford them.
These are just a few of the many, many races available in Greensboro and throughout the Triad. Check out the details today and find one that is perfect for you!