Event Guide

A guide to Men’s Health’s favorite endurance, obstacle and adventure races and other great events around the country.

Race Spotlight

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Events by Month in 2015

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July

7/23
Berkeley Adventure Run!
Berkeley, CA
July 23

Berkeley Road Runner Sports Adventure Run is a fun, 60-minute scavenger run filled with hundreds of friends, giveaways, raffle prizes, music and beer garden. It’s awesome.

The idea is you run to fun checkpoints near your Berkeley Road Runner Sports store to grab as many free raffle tickets as you can. The more checkpoints you get to, the more chances you’ll have to win over $3,000 in gift certificates and prizes. Did we mention it’s FREE?

Visit http://www.adventurerun.com/berkeley/ for more info!


August

8/15
Men's Health Urbanathlon Fun Run with Dean Karnazes
San Francisco, CA
August 15

Join us for a fun run over the Golden Gate Bridge hosted by Dean Karnazes the official ambassador of the 10th Annual Men's Health Urbanathlon.

The run is a bit over 6 miles, and is open to runners of all levels. This is designed to be a training run for the upcoming Men's Health Urbanathlon, held on November 22nd at AT&T Park. Please note, there will be shorter run options if interested.

Click HERE to register today!


8/27
Berkeley Adventure Run!
Berkeley, CA
August 27

Berkeley Road Runner Sports Adventure Run is a fun, 60-minute scavenger run filled with hundreds of friends, giveaways, raffle prizes, music and beer garden. It’s awesome.

The idea is you run to fun checkpoints near your Berkeley Road Runner Sports store to grab as many free raffle tickets as you can. The more checkpoints you get to, the more chances you’ll have to win over $3,000 in gift certificates and prizes. Did we mention it’s FREE?

Visit http://www.adventurerun.com/berkeley/ for more info!


September

9/13
TOUGHMAN Half Iron NY Triathlon National Championships
Croton-On-Hudson, NY
Sept 13, 2015

The TOUGHMAN Half Iron NY on Sunday, September 13th is right in your backyard – only 25 miles north of NYC. The  1.2m swim is in a protected cove of the Hudson River, the 56 mile bike is on a CLOSED course and the 13.1 mile run is one of the most scenic in the US – half on trails!

With over 1400 volunteers, 18 aid stations and 30k worth of age group awards, we are dedicated to giving you a great race experience. Post-race BBQ and Beer Garden included.

With the TOUGHKids race on Saturday, September 12th this is a GREAT family weekend.

This year's TOUGHMAN Half Iron NY Triathlon National Championships has partnered with the Men's Health NY Urbanathlon.

Register using the code TMUA50OFF by the end of July and you will get $50 off your entry.

See you on September 13th! For more information and to register visit www.TOUGHMANTri.com

9/18-9/20
Eat Real Festival - Jack London Square (Embarcadero West)
Oakland, CA
Sept 18-20

3 delicious days of food, drink and fun! #ERF2015!

Spend your last days of summer at Oakland’s 7th Annual Eat Real Festival! Jack London Square will be transformed into an epic playground of delicious street food, artisan treats and local libations.

Attendance is FREE and all street food items cost $8 or less, incorporating regionally-sourced and sustainably-produced ingredients. Learn to make homemade preserves or specialty cocktails in our DIY lineup, cheer on your local butcher on the Main Stage, and enjoy live music with Oakland’s best views — right on the waterfront!

  • Live food demos with local celebrity chefs and butchers
  • DIY artisan cocktails and preserves
  • Local craft beer and wine
  • Street food – with over 70 food trucks, carts and booths!
  • Live music and more!

Visit www.eatrealfest.com for more info!

9/20
Comedy Day
San Francisco, CA
September 20

1 Stage • 5 Hours • 40 Comedians • A Million Laughs • Absolutely FREE!

Comedy Day, the original, longest-running, outdoor comedy festival in the world, is celebrating its 35th year of providing free laughs in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco. Since 1981 more than 750 of the world’s funniest comedians have performed free-of-charge for more than a half-million people at the original outdoor comedy concert, Comedy Day.

Visit http://www.comedyday.org for more info!

9/24
Berkeley Adventure Run!
Berkeley, CA
September 24

Berkeley Road Runner Sports Adventure Run is a fun, 60-minute scavenger run filled with hundreds of friends, giveaways, raffle prizes, music and beer garden. It’s awesome.

The idea is you run to fun checkpoints near your Berkeley Road Runner Sports store to grab as many free raffle tickets as you can. The more checkpoints you get to, the more chances you’ll have to win over $3,000 in gift certificates and prizes. Did we mention it’s FREE?

Visit http://www.adventurerun.com/berkeley/ for more info!


October

Fall
Farm2Fork Festival
Brooklyn, NY
Fall
This Fall, Rodale’s Organic Life will present the 1st annual FARM2FORK FESTIVAL in Brooklyn NY– a family-friendly weekend celebration of delicious sustainable food and healthy living. F2F ’15 is a chance to experience–and savor–ROL’s mission of “living naturally in the modern world.” This ticketed event consists of 3 distinct experiences held over 2 days at custom-designed spaces in Brooklyn’s hip “new food” neighborhoods, and executed to enable custom integrations that provide value for guests and maximum impact for sponsors. 
 
Click here to learn more

10/4
Bicycling Fall Classic
Lehigh Valley, PA
10-4
Ride with Bicycling. 1,500 cyclists will ride alongside Bicycling editors on scenic routes of 10, 25, 50, and 90 miles of our favorite Pennsylvania roads in the fifth Bicycling Fall Classic. All riders will enjoy the on-course mechanical, medical, and nutritional support; prizes for the fastest climbers; and a post-ride party with lunch, free beer, and free massage. 
 
Register today!

10/16-10/18
The Runner's World Half & Festival
Bethlehem, PA
10-16

Join us this one of kind running festival. Weekend will include:

  • FREE Kids races (Friday)
  • 3.8 mile trail run (Friday)
  • 5K and 10K races (Saturday)
  • FREE Dog run (Saturday)
  • Seminars
  • Half marathon (Sunday)
  • Live music 

And if that's not enough for you, take on our multiple-race options – the Hat Trick (5K, 10K, and Half Marathon) or the Five & Dime (5K and 10K).

Register today!

10/22
Berkeley Adventure Run!
Berkeley, CA
July 23

Berkeley Road Runner Sports Adventure Run is a fun, 60-minute scavenger run filled with hundreds of friends, giveaways, raffle prizes, music and beer garden. It’s awesome.

The idea is you run to fun checkpoints near your Berkeley Road Runner Sports store to grab as many free raffle tickets as you can. The more checkpoints you get to, the more chances you’ll have to win over $3,000 in gift certificates and prizes. Did we mention it’s FREE?

Visit http://www.adventurerun.com/berkeley/ for more info!


November

11/14
Bacon and Beer Classic
San Jose, CA
11-14

Bacon and Beer Classic is taking over San Jose's Municipal Stadium on Saturday, November 14th with unlimited bacon-inspired dishes from local chefs and 80+ craft beer samples from the West Coast's best breweries. Feast on bacon and beer, battle your friends on the bungee run and interactive games, dance around the concourse and the field, chow down at the bacon-eating contest and more. Score 20% off with the code URBAN today!

Choose between two sessions:
- Brunch 1-4PM
- Evening 7-10PM
 *VIP entry 1-hour earlier at 12PM & 6PM

Tickets are all-inclusive! For more info visit www.baconandbeerclassic.com

Join the Facebook event and invite your friends!

11/22
Men’s Health URBANATHLON San Francisco
San Francisco, CA
11-22

The 10th Annual Men’s Health URBANATHLON is a bi-coastal event that combines a traditional road race with muscle-burning challenges designed to test your endurance, strength, mobility and pure toughness. With a classic and sprint distance course, the URBANATHLON offers something for everybody. Post race, the excitement continues at the Festival, with DJ sets, food and drink, and tons of stuff from our sponsors to demo, sample, and take home.

Join us for the classic or sprint distance course, which will have you swinging on monkey bars, jumping over taxis and climbing the steps of AT&T Park before claiming victory.

Click HERE to register today!

December

12/5
Men’s Health URBANATHLON New York
Queens, NY
12-5

The 10th Annual Men’s Health URBANATHLON is a bi-coastal event that combines a traditional road race with muscle-burning challenges designed to test your endurance, strength, mobility and pure toughness. With a classic and sprint distance course, the URBANATHLON offers something for everybody. Post race, the excitement continues at the Festival, with DJ sets, food and drink, and tons of stuff from our sponsors to demo, sample, and take home.

Join us for the classic or sprint distance course, which will have you swinging on monkey bars, jumping over taxis and climbing the steps of Citi Field before claiming victory.

Click HERE to register today!