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How do you find running events?

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If you are looking to find a running race within the United States, some of the most comprehensive event information is provided by Running In The USA and Active. The Runner's World race finder is another helpful tool.

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Each website offers a different solution to locating events in your area. The Running In the USA website lets you select your state from a map of the United States and then provides the race information listed chronologically by date. The chart of information includes the race date, name, city and related links for additional information. You can also filter the chart by race distance.

The Active site uses your location to tailor the results to show you races in your area first. To see races outside of your city, you need to change the location by clicking Where and selecting a new location. Active's race information provides the race date, name and city. Active also offers a variety of running categories based on race distance and type.

The Runner's World race finder is a tool that asks you to input details about the type of race you're hoping to find and then returns the races that meet your criteria. The tool asks for the desired location, race distance and time frame in which you hope to find a race.

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