We roll with the wind at some incredible races across the country! Check out the list below as runners and riders are welcome at each of these events.
Be sure to reach out to the Ainsley's Angels point-of-contact for each race before registering if you'd like to race on a team and receive discount codes for runners and free entry for riders.
January - March
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Jan. 13-14, 2024
Louisiana is well known for its festivals, where we celebrate the incredible food, music, and dancing that surrounds us. The Louisiana Marathon adds running to that mix for a truly unforgettable weekend. Come run a fast, flat, and fun race course, and then enjoy a true Louisiana Festival featuring local musicians, cold beer, and some of the best southern cuisine around.
Jan. 14, 2024
The BEST and most scenic winter race with the BEST swag! Miles and miles of breathtaking ocean views with outstanding course support and entertainment. Turn your Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend into a run-cation! Register now!
Jan. 14, 2024
The Chevron Houston Marathon is rated as one of the nation's premier winter races, attracting runners from all 50 states and more than 20 countries. This race was recently featured as one of the Top 10 Marathons to Nail Your Goal by Runner's World Magazine. This is a fast and flat, Boston qualifier course with Texas-themed swag, an Under Armour finisher shirt, and marathon finishers receive a highly-coveted beer mug.
Feb. 18, 2024
If you are going to run, RUN AUSTIN! The Ascension Seton Austin Marathon invites you to the #1 City in America on February 18, 2024!
You will be treated to a bucket list experience and some of Austin’s finest sightseeing! Enjoy miles of Austin’s unique neighborhoods, iconic landmarks, and be greeted by cheering crowds as you close in on the finish line in front of the Texas State Capitol on historic Congress Ave.
March 24, 2024
Join Angel runners and riders from South Jersey and Southeast Pennsylvania for this incredible half marathon and 7.6K through historic Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Starting and ending at the Philadelphia Art Museum, you will run the awesome streets of Philadelphia passing some of the Nation’s most historic landmarks to wind back past friends and family lining the Benjamin Franklin Parkway where you will enter Fairmount Park. You will run through the picturesque roads of the park to make your “sprint” to the finish in front of Eakins Oval and home of the “Rocky Steps”. Riders race for free! The race is 90% sold out and will sell out as it does yearly. All half marathoners get awesome swag including premium tri-blend tech shirt, epic finish medal, limited edition ceramic coffee mug and free beer at the finish.
April - June
April 7, 2024
The race courses have been designed to show off Knoxville and run through several of its fine neighborhoods. The neighborhoods along the route are well-known for providing great support for our runners. This is a Boston Qualifier and a cash prize race.
Oklahoma City, OK
April 28, 2024
This race is the primary fundraiser for the Oklahoma City Bombing Memorial and honors the 168 individuals who perished in this tragedy. Ainsley's Angels has the honor of being on the starting line for the 168 seconds of silence before each race (nearly three minutes of deafening silence from 15,000 runners is incredibly powerful) and then leading out the races.
May 4, 2024
Flat and fast, come be part of the greatest spectacle in running! Expo takes place for 2 days prior to the event and has many booths, activities, and guest speakers. Enjoy entertainment song the course as more than 100 live acts cheer on our participants. Pre-race dinner the night before and finish festival post race! Race entry includes discount for runners and free entry for riders. There is a fundraising portion since we are an official Mini with a Meaning charity partner.
May 19, 2024
It’s the greatest half in history! Run through historic Fredericksburg from the retail hub of Central Park, through quaint downtown shops and restaurants, up Hospital Hill to a finish line bathed in stars and stripes. It’s a 13.1-mile journey with support from the U.S. Marines. The Marine Corps Historic Half is perfectly situated halfway between the capital of the Commonwealth in Richmond and the nation’s capital. The hugely popular Marine Corps Historic Half has made historic Fredericksburg a fashionable spring weekend getaway.
July - September
Camp Lejeune, NC
Sept. 16, 2023
The Marine Corps Half Marathon is steeped in history and tradition. The Marine Corps Half Marathon provides runners the honor of running aboard the majestic Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune. Runners will experience a scenic course beginning at the Wallace Creek Fitness Center. Along the course, runners will take a personal “tour” of the base, passing notable sites such as the beautiful waters of the New River, Morgan Bay, and Farnell Bay; the Paradise Point Golf Course where the Heroes Mile will be on display; and neighborhood communities before completing their journey back at Wallace Creek Fitness Center. This course is not USATF certified. This race is open to the public.
October - December
Oct. 29, 2023
Recognized for impeccable organization on an iconic course managed by the US Marines in Arlington, VA and the nation's capital, the Marine Corps Marathon is one of the largest marathons in the US and the world. Known as 'the best marathon for beginners,' the MCM is the largest marathon in the world that doesn't offer prize money, earning its nickname, “The People's Marathon.” Run this *SOLD OUT* race with the Ainsley's Angels charity team by fundraising for your bib. Click here to learn more!
Nov. 12, 2023
Runners, get ready to through downtown historic Wilmington, North Carolina with a Half Marathon, 10K or 5K! The Battleship Half Marathon started in 1998 and is one of the oldest Half Marathons in the South. Moored in quiet dignity and majesty the Battleship NORTH CAROLINA, across the river from downtown Wilmington, beckons visitors to walk her decks. Be sure to join the crew during your visit. Just show your race bib for a free entry to the Battleship NC.
Nov. 17-19, 2023
Join Angel runners and riders from South Jersey and Southeast Pennsylvania in the City of Brotherly Love for the Philadelphia Marathon Weekend! With three race distances (up for a challenge? Complete all three for FOUR medals) including an 8k, half marathon and marathon, there is a distance for every runner and rider over the weekend. Crowds line up the streets of nearly the entire course giving the best motivation to all participants. Enjoy historic sites in this primarily flat, BQ favorite course.
Nov. 18-19, 2023
Run on the Mother of all Roads. The Williams Route 66 Marathon showcases the best of what Tulsa has to offer! Start your race in downtown Tulsa, home of the largest concentration of Art Deco architecture outside of Miami, and then make your way through Tulsa’s vibrant and diverse neighborhoods and the campus of Tulsa University. If there’s one thing you can count on at the Williams Route 66 Marathon, it’s tons of on-course support from the local community and plenty of fun. Our neighborhoods host block parties all along the course to welcome and cheer on the runners! The Williams Route 66 Marathon is a USATF certified course and a Boston Qualifier.
Dec. 9-10, 2023
The weekend kicks off with a 5k Saturday morning, it looks to be from Margaritaville Resort, located right on Biloxi Beach but more details on that. The half marathon starts in Jones Park in Gulfport, and you spend 11+ miles running up the scenic coast line until the very end, where you conquer the i110 on/off ramp and then finish rounding the bases in MGM Park! Run both races to get your Double Down challenge medal, and then run the Louisiana Marathon in January to get your Beach 2 Bayou challenger medal!