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Start stretching for these upcoming running events in Madison

Don’t let the cooler weather stop you from lacing up your running shoes. We’ve rounded up a few upcoming 5ks, marathons, and fun runs in the Madison area where you can get your heart rate (and body temperature) up.

runner in a banana costume

Be sure to wear your most aerodynamic banana costume. | Photo by Movin’ Shoes RC

Before you swap your tennis shoes for winter boots, check out these upcoming Madison-area running events.

Trick or Trot | Sunday, Oct. 15 | $45
Team pirate, or team mermaid? Choose your “team” and register before Wednesday, Oct. 11.

Holiday Fantasy Run | Saturday, Nov. 11
Get the whole family moving during the lighting ceremony of Olin Park’s “Holiday Fantasy In Lights” display.

  • 1-mile reindeer run and stroller dash | $25
  • 2-mile walk | $35
  • Fantasy 5k | $40

Madison Marathon | Sunday, Nov. 12
Sign-up prices will increase in November.

  • Full | $150
  • Half | $120
  • 10k | $80

Turkey Trot | Nov. 23 | $60
Sign up by Wednesday, Oct. 11 for 33% off of your registration fee.

Subzero 5k | Saturday, Jan. 6 | $20
Join Movin’ Shoes Running Club on weekly runs to gear up for January’s 5k — part of the club’s Subzero Race Series.