For fitness. For a cause. Run for any and every reason! The remaining months of 2012 in OKC include a number of options for you to add a little more wear to those running shoes. Whether you're planning a run at the Rio games in 2016 (see the pun there) or you're ready to become more road warrior than couch potato, there are fun and challenging races coming up to get you moving.
Midnight Streak 5k
Who? City Arts Center
When? Saturday, Aug. 11 at 11 p.m. (Festivities begin at 9 p.m. and continue through midnight)
Where? State Fair Park, 3000 General Pershing Blvd. (Enter off May Ave. at Gate 5)
Cost? $30 and includes a Dri-Fit T-shirt for the first 1,300 registrants
Red Coyote & OCU 3 Race Series
Who? Red Coyote and Oklahoma City University
When? Saturday, Aug. 18 – 2-mile road race; Saturday, Sept. 22 – 5k cross country race; Thursday, Oct. 11– 1-mile track race
Where? Saturday, Aug. 18 – OCU Campus; Saturday, Sept. 22 – Remington Park Race Course; Thursday, Oct. 11– Bishop McGuinness High School
Cost? Registration costs range from $10 to $40
Dash for Dad Half Marathon, 5k & 1-Mile Fun Run
Who? Urology Centers of Oklahoma and OPTIM Oncology
When? Saturday, Sept. 8 at 8 a.m.
Where? Stars and Stripes Park, Lake Hefner,
Cost? $35 for half marathon ($40 on race day); $25 for 5k run ($30 on race day); $10 1-mile walk
Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure
Who? Susan G. Komen Oklahoma City
When? Saturday, Oct. 27 at 8 a.m.
Where? Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark, 2 South Mickey Mantle Drive
Cost? Registration costs range from $20 to $45