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Other Running Events

Marathons, 5K's and 10K's aren't the only kinds of running events. There are plenty of other running events that are just as serious and well-established. Check out this section to learn all about other running events.

How Mini-Marathons Work

Around 1 percent of the world's population has run a marathon. What about people who are physically fit -- but not athletes -- who want to run a longer race than the 10K? These three mini-marathons may be the ticket.

How Bay to Breakers Works

Bay to Breakers is fun, wild and exciting running event. Visit HowStuffWorks to learn all about Bay to Breakers. See more »

How Green Running Events Work

Green running events are beginning to pop up around the country. Visit HowStuffWorks to learn all about green running events. See more »

How Mini-Marathons Work

Mini-marathons are a great way for runners to learn about distance races. Visit HowStuffWorks to learn all about mini-marathons. See more »