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Top Five 5Ks to Try This Summer

Posted on Jun 25, 2014 5:08:13 PM by healtheo360

If you are a running fiend or want to enter your first 5k, try out one or more of these super fun top five 5ks this summer! You’ll have so much fun you’ll forget that it’s a race. 

Top Five 5Ks to Try This Summer

Top Five 5Ks: The Color Run

Do you wear a lot of white? What are your feelings toward powdered paint being thrown right at you? Well, get ready to get downright colorful! The Color Run has become one of the most popular 5k races for people of all ages to enjoy. Each 1k marker presents a splash of color as you pass through a cloud of powdered paint. By the end of the race, you could stamp your silhouette onto a white picket fence


Top Five 5Ks: Foam Fest

Splash around in this marvelously muddy and foam-filled 5k! It’s got plenty of obstacle courses to smother you in foam from head to toe. With over 30 locations in the United States, there are plenty of races to sign up for this summer and fall.


Top Five 5Ks: Dirty Girl Mud Run

Unleash your womanly roar as you climb over obstacles and wiggle your way through the mud filled Utopian Tubes. Partnered with Bright Pink, a non-profit breast cancer organization, the Dirty Girl 5k brings hundreds of women running in to get a little dirt under their nails. Grab your gal pal for a day filled with muddy shenanigans.


Top Five 5Ks: Warrior Dash

There’s an adventure waiting for all of us. For some, it’s called the Warrior Dash. Be prepared to test the elements as you trek through mounds of dirt, simulated rainshowers, pools of murky water and more. Unleash your inner warrior with this monstrous 5k obstacle course.


Top Five 5Ks: ROC Race

Ever wanted to be a contestant on game shows like ABC’s Wipe Out? Well let’s see what you’re made of in the ROC Race game show-inspired 5k! Fun, exciting, and safe, this race-course contains ridiculous obstacles like moon bounces, giant wrecking balls, and spinning foam bars. Become a ROC Star this summer and bound, slide, or sprint to the finish line!


How to Train for Upcoming Summer 5K?

Why not join this outdoor pack and sign up for a 5k? Never done one before? No worries! Get yourself into 5k shape with this generic training guide suitable for even the most novice runner.


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