Paint and color runs
Color Run: 5k where you get packets of powder paint dumped on you while you run! Its a blast and the proceeds go to various charities. Happens all over the US throughout the year and is known as the "happiest 5k on the planet".
Color Me Rad: 5k with tons of color and vibrant paints everywhere while you run.
Zombie run: 5k obstacle course where you act as either a zombie or survivor during the race and run for your life! Sound like too much fun?
Spartan Race: an obstacle course with options of 3 mile or 8 mile challenges. For the tough and rugged, this is a blast, but it does include cold water and electric shock!
Tough Mudder: A hard-core obstacle course to test your strength and stamina. Course is over 10 miles and keeps you guessing.
Mud run: A shorter obstacle run, but with all the fun of running through mud courses.
Hero Rush: Live out your dreams of being a firefighter! 4 miles of mud running and training.
Foam Festival: 5k run that is a giant foam party! Check out
Livingsocial Dance Party: 5k with music and fun! Check out for more details.
Superhero half marathon: A half marathon where people feel, look, and act like their favorite superheroes! This sounds like a blast.
Run Disney: A marathon at Disneyland?? I can't think of anything more happy than ending a 26 mile race surrounded by Disney characters!
Undie run: A run for charity that happens at college campuses all over the country!
Have any more that you want to add/ really recommend? Let us know in a comment :)
***Post in honor of my Aunt completing her first half marathon this weekend! I am so proud of her and her accomplishments :)