Loch Ness Marathon Here's a handy sized lake for a marathon, with the added chance of spotting the legendary Loch Ness monster. There's something special about the Scottish Highlands; a raw beauty that makes this a race worth running.
Reykjavik Marathon Run in the land of fire and ice, this scenic race takes in the city, the seaside, salmon-fishing rivers, waterfalls and woodland. Afterwards Iceland celebrates Culture Night - and it's party time for all runners.
Great Newham London Run Run in and around Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park this 10K event passes some of London's key 2012 Olympic venues. Runners have their own Olympic moment as they enter the Stadium and cross the famous finish line.
Granfondo Axel Merckx Okanagan Ride hard. Smile often. This mass cycling event in Penticton, British Columbia, ranks as one of the best in North America. Some ride. Some race. Finishing is always sweet victory.
Gold Coast Airport Marathon There's no better place for a mid-winter marathon than Australia's sunny Gold Coast. Warm temperatures, blue skies and beautiful beaches make this two-day event a great weekend away.
Midnight Sun Marathon Start your marathon at 10pm, finish in the early hours of the morning – and still the sun is shining. It’s among the world’s northernmost marathons, in the Arctic city of Tromsø, and it’s an experience not to be missed.
Color Run - Wollongong The happiest 5k on the planet! This paint race celebrates health, happiness and individuality. Pass through colour zones throughout the race - and who knows how you'll end up at the finish. Fun is guaranteed.
Bay to Breakers San Francisco’s Zappos.com Bay to Breakers is the oldest consecutively run annual footrace in the world; a staple to the City by the Bay since May 1912. This year's race had more than 40,000 participants.
Blue Nose Marathon Every year a new slogan is featured on race t-shirts in a competition open to the Blue Nose community. If anyone had doubts about completing their race this year, the t-shirts offered the encouraging "You nose you can".
Yonge Street 10K You can never have too many superheroes around to save the planet. Here they've gathered for a spring training run down Toronto's incredibly long Yonge Street. From end to end it connects Lake Simcoe and Lake Ontario.
- Loch Ness Marathon
- Reykjavik Marathon
- Great Newham London Run
- Granfondo Axel Merckx Okanagan
- Gold Coast Airport Marathon
- Midnight Sun Marathon
- Color Run - Wollongong
- Bay to Breakers
- Blue Nose Marathon
- Yonge Street 10K