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10K Races

10K races require endurance and dedication but are far less grueling than marathons. They're common events and you can usually find one in your area every few weeks. Check out this section to learn about the most popular 10K races today.

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How the Peachtree Road Race Works

What event has 55,000 people consuming 34 million calories in just a few hours? Atlanta's Peachtree Road Race, of course! How did this event become the world's largest 10K -- and why is it so popular? Let's find out.


How Ukrop's Monument Avenue 10K Works

The Monument Avenue 10K is a fantastic running event. Visit HowStuffWorks to learn all about the Monument Avenue 10K. See more »

How the Lawyers Have Heart 10K Works

The Lawyers Have Heart 10K is a fantastic running event. Visit HowStuffWorks to learn all about the Lawyers Have Heart 10K. See more »

How the Bayou City Classic 10K Works

The Bayou City Classic 10K is a fantastic running event. Visit HowStuffWorks to learn all about the Bayou City Classic 10K. See more »

How the Get In Gear 10K Works

The Get In Gear 10K is a fantastic running event. Visit HowStuffWorks to learn all about the Get In Gear 10K. See more »

How the Houston Rodeo 10K Works

The Houston Rodeo 10K is a fantastic running event. Visit HowStuffWorks to learn all about the Houston Rodeo 10K. See more »

How the Nike+ Human Race Works

The Nike + Human Race is a fantastic running event. Visit HowStuffWorks to learn all about the Nike + Human Race. See more »

How the Peachtree Road Race Works

The Peachtree Road Race is a fantastic running event. Visit HowStuffWorks to learn all about the Peachtree Road Race. See more »

How the Seal Beach 10K Works

The Seal Beach 10K is a fantastic running event. Visit HowStuffWorks to learn all about the Seal Beach 10K. See more »