Training Resources

A guide to Men’s Health’s favorite mud runs, obstacle and adventure races around the country.

Race Spotlight

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Races by Month in 2013

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FEATURED RACE SERIES

THE NORTH FACE ENDURANCE CHALLENGE
Can you endure? Our friends at The North Face love running. Proof is in their performance running gear and the Endurance Challenge Series. Test your limits on one of seven trail distances with three stops left in the U.S. Scroll down to check out special race discounts for the upcoming Georgia and Wisconsin races!

May

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June

6.29.13
Kiss Me Dirty Mud Run Series - Ogden, UT
Ogden, UT
6-29-13
Dude? ... DUDE! KMD is excited to announce the new "Drag Race" wave at each of our events. We're looking for up to 170 man-chicks to lead the charge for one wave at each event just ahead of the waves of women that follow. Wait...isn't this an all WOMEN'S event? Why, YES IT IS! Whether you're donning your ChickSuit because you want to, because that's who you are, or because you lost a bet, WE DON'T CARE! This is your chance to muddy up the waters so to speak surrounded by thousands of REAL women, all for a good cause while looking the part. After you wash off the mud and strip the skirt, you can go back to whatever manly thing you do, we won't tell. This wave is VERY limited, so sign up early, your girlfriends will be so proud! Are you MAN enough to Drag Race and Kiss Me Dirty? A portion of proceeds benefits gynecological cancer research.

Register online at: http://www.kissmedirty.com
Use promo code "MensHealth" (spelling & case sensitive) for a $5 discount!

July

7.27.13
Kiss Me Dirty Mud Run Series - Denver, CO
Denver, CO
7-27-13
Dude? ... DUDE! KMD is excited to announce the new "Drag Race" wave at each of our events. We're looking for up to 170 man-chicks to lead the charge for one wave at each event just ahead of the waves of women that follow. Wait...isn't this an all WOMEN'S event? Why, YES IT IS! Whether you're donning your ChickSuit because you want to, because that's who you are, or because you lost a bet, WE DON'T CARE! This is your chance to muddy up the waters so to speak surrounded by thousands of REAL women, all for a good cause while looking the part. After you wash off the mud and strip the skirt, you can go back to whatever manly thing you do, we won't tell. This wave is VERY limited, so sign up early, your girlfriends will be so proud! Are you MAN enough to Drag Race and Kiss Me Dirty? A portion of proceeds benefits gynecological cancer research.

Register online at: http://www.kissmedirty.com
Use promo code "MensHealth" (spelling & case sensitive) for a $5 discount!

August

8.17.13
Bear Creek Half Marathon/10K/5K
Martinez, CA
8-17-13
If you are looking for a super-fast, flat, easy course to set a personal record, you are probably in the wrong place. These courses have hills. If, however, you are looking for a great time on the trails, with beautiful scenery, awesome support and unique, high-quality shirts and awards, you have come to the right place! Hikers/walkers are welcome.

Register Today!
8.24.13
Kiss Me Dirty Mud Run Series - Salt Lake City, UT
Salt Lake City, UT
8-24-13
Dude? ... DUDE! KMD is excited to announce the new "Drag Race" wave at each of our events. We're looking for up to 170 man-chicks to lead the charge for one wave at each event just ahead of the waves of women that follow. Wait...isn't this an all WOMEN'S event? Why, YES IT IS! Whether you're donning your ChickSuit because you want to, because that's who you are, or because you lost a bet, WE DON'T CARE! This is your chance to muddy up the waters so to speak surrounded by thousands of REAL women, all for a good cause while looking the part. After you wash off the mud and strip the skirt, you can go back to whatever manly thing you do, we won't tell. This wave is VERY limited, so sign up early, your girlfriends will be so proud! Are you MAN enough to Drag Race and Kiss Me Dirty? A portion of proceeds benefits gynecological cancer research.

Register online at: http://www.kissmedirty.com
Use promo code "MensHealth" (spelling & case sensitive) for a $5 discount!

September

9.7.13
Trail Hog Half Marathon/10K/5K
San Jose, CA
9-7-13
Stampeding through the low grasses comes the newest breed of Santa Clara County Park animals, the Brazen Trail Hog! Come join us in September at Joseph D. Grant Park for an early fall half marathon, 10K and 5K! Each course includes a very short section of pavement with the majority of the race on rolling fire roads.

Register Today!
9.14.13-9.15.13
The North Face Endurance Challenge Series - Wisconsin
Eagle, WI
9-14-13
The North Face Endurance Challenge is the premier trail running race series.

Now in its seventh year, The North Face Endurance Challenge offers a unique running experience that allows people to push and exceed their personal limits on the trail. The race follows a two-day format, featuring 50-Mile, 50K, Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K and 5K distances. Participants can also run for a cause or team up with friends or colleagues for a Marathon Relay.
 
To register and to receive a 20% discount on registration for #ECSWisconsin use the discount code: MHU13 (case sensitive), please visit http://bit.ly/13vOsUw.
9.21.13
Kiss Me Dirty Mud Run Series - Portland, OR
Portland, OR
9-21-13
Dude? ... DUDE! KMD is excited to announce the new "Drag Race" wave at each of our events. We're looking for up to 170 man-chicks to lead the charge for one wave at each event just ahead of the waves of women that follow. Wait...isn't this an all WOMEN'S event? Why, YES IT IS! Whether you're donning your ChickSuit because you want to, because that's who you are, or because you lost a bet, WE DON'T CARE! This is your chance to muddy up the waters so to speak surrounded by thousands of REAL women, all for a good cause while looking the part. After you wash off the mud and strip the skirt, you can go back to whatever manly thing you do, we won't tell. This wave is VERY limited, so sign up early, your girlfriends will be so proud! Are you MAN enough to Drag Race and Kiss Me Dirty? A portion of proceeds benefits gynecological cancer research.

Register online at: http://www.kissmedirty.com
Use promo code "MensHealth" (spelling & case sensitive) for a $5 discount!
9.21.13
Drag-N-Fly
Antioch, CA
9-21-13
All courses will have hills, the most challenging reserved for the half marathon runners! 5K and 10K will run around the lagoon on the Shore and Lake View trails. The 10K will go into Black Diamond Mines a short ways, while the half marathon will go deeper and get into some great single track in the heart of old mining operations there. Course will be almost entirely on dirt trails.

Register Today!
9.28.13
The North Face Endurance Challenge Series - Georgia
Pine Mountain, GA
9-14-13
The North Face Endurance Challenge is the premier trail running race series.

Now in its seventh year, The North Face Endurance Challenge offers a unique running experience that allows people to push and exceed their personal limits on the trail. The race follows a two-day format, featuring 50-Mile, 50K, Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K and 5K distances. Participants can also run for a cause or team up with friends or colleagues for a Marathon Relay.
 
To register and to receive a 20% discount on registration for #ECSGeorgia use the discount code: MHU13 (case sensitive), please visit http://bit.ly/17U3ua1.

October

10.19.13
Men’s Health URBANATHLON
Chicago, IL
10-19-13
Take on the ultimate endurance challenge, the 2013 Chicago URBANATHLON. Jump cabs, climb buses and take on a 1-mile stair climb in Soldier Field in this epic 10.8 mile endurance challenge. Post race, the excitement continues at the Men’s Health URBANATHLON Festival, with DJ sets, food and drink, and tons of stuff from our sponsors to demo, sample, and take home. Sign up today!
10.19.13
Kiss Me Dirty Mud Run Series - Tucson, AZ
Tucson, AZ
10-19-13
Dude? ... DUDE! KMD is excited to announce the new "Drag Race" wave at each of our events. We're looking for up to 170 man-chicks to lead the charge for one wave at each event just ahead of the waves of women that follow. Wait...isn't this an all WOMEN'S event? Why, YES IT IS! Whether you're donning your ChickSuit because you want to, because that's who you are, or because you lost a bet, WE DON'T CARE! This is your chance to muddy up the waters so to speak surrounded by thousands of REAL women, all for a good cause while looking the part. After you wash off the mud and strip the skirt, you can go back to whatever manly thing you do, we won't tell. This wave is VERY limited, so sign up early, your girlfriends will be so proud! Are you MAN enough to Drag Race and Kiss Me Dirty? A portion of proceeds benefits gynecological cancer research.

Register online at: http://www.kissmedirty.com
Use promo code "MensHealth" (spelling & case sensitive) for a $5 discount!
10.26.13
Men’s Health URBANATHLON
Queens, NY
10-26-13
Take on the ultimate endurance challenge, the 2013 New York URBANATHLON. Jump cabs, climb buses and take on a 1-mile stair climb in Citi Field in this epic 10 mile endurance challenge. Post race, the excitement continues at the Men’s Health URBANATHLON Festival, with DJ sets, food and drink, and tons of stuff from our sponsors to demo, sample, and take home. Sign up today!

November

11.9.13
Kiss Me Dirty Mud Run Series - Temecula, CA
Temecula, CA
11-9-13
Dude? ... DUDE! KMD is excited to announce the new "Drag Race" wave at each of our events. We're looking for up to 170 man-chicks to lead the charge for one wave at each event just ahead of the waves of women that follow. Wait...isn't this an all WOMEN'S event? Why, YES IT IS! Whether you're donning your ChickSuit because you want to, because that's who you are, or because you lost a bet, WE DON'T CARE! This is your chance to muddy up the waters so to speak surrounded by thousands of REAL women, all for a good cause while looking the part. After you wash off the mud and strip the skirt, you can go back to whatever manly thing you do, we won't tell. This wave is VERY limited, so sign up early, your girlfriends will be so proud! Are you MAN enough to Drag Race and Kiss Me Dirty? A portion of proceeds benefits gynecological cancer research.

Register online at: http://www.kissmedirty.com
Use promo code "MensHealth" (spelling & case sensitive) for a $5 discount!
11.24.13
Men’s Health URBANATHLON
San Francisco, CA
11-24-13
Take on the ultimate endurance challenge, the 2013 San Francisco URBANATHLON. Jump cabs, climb buses and take on a 1-mile stair climb in AT&T Park in this epic 11.3 mile endurance challenge. Post race, the excitement continues at the Men’s Health URBANATHLON Festival, with DJ sets, food and drink, and tons of stuff from our sponsors to demo, sample, and take home. Sign up today!

December

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