Home workouts using apps and virtual classes are fun, but nothing beats running and stretching outside. The trails and streets surrounding our apartments in Redmond offer the perfect backdrop to train for a 5K or marathon. There are several options for virtual races in Redmond that will keep you motivated, whether you're a beginner or a more experienced runner.
Orca Running offers several virtual challenges and races that take place in the Pacific Northwest, including the Lake Sammamish Half Marathon in Redmond. The flat, scenic course around the lake is popular with both casual runners and serious racers.
The Tough Mudder race series makes its way to Washington this year with both the Tough and Toughest Mudder options. There are several options to take part in, ranging from a 5K obstacle course to a 12-hour overnight endurance challenge. Tough Mudder also offers a collection of virtual challenges that can be completed anytime, anywhere.
To enjoy a relaxing time outdoors, check out the Wine, Coffee, or Beer 5K series from Run 2 Be Fit. The races have gone virtual this year. Run 2 Be Fit offers a suggested course to walk or run on your own as well as drink tickets for your beverage of choice along the route. The drink stop changes for each race in a series, so this is a great way to explore the town.
There are plenty of reasons to get outside and enjoy the neighborhoods and trails near Parkside thanks to these virtual races in Redmond. Many of these races support local businesses and nonprofit organizations in the area, too. To get the most out of these races, order some gear online from local running stores.
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