Thursday, March 21

2013 Spring Races: Challenge Yourself and Commit to Fitness

Races are a fun way to get active in a group setting, whether with strangers or friends and feel accomplished when you cross that finish line. Whether you are in first place or near the end, the feeling of finishing a race is priceless and a great feeling of accomplishment.

At Ultimate Bootcamp, we've been on the rant about getting outside and into the fresh spring air. Well, spring may come late this year, but we're confident it will come at some point. Need more motivation to stick to your healthy fitness routine?

Sign up for an upcoming spring race. Signing up in advance will give you an end date to lead up to and prepare so that you'll be ready go at the starting line. This will help motivate you to stay on track and work hard so you'll be ready to go on race day!

Here's a list of some upcoming races in the Boston area for the next few months:

April 6th: Run 'N Roll By the River 5K or 1M; Brighton, MA
April 6th: The Jungle Cup 5K Obstacle Mud Run Race; Boston, MA
April 7th: Beacon Dash 5K; Boston, MA
April 7th: Cohassett Road Race by the Sea 10K; Cohassett, MA
April 14th: Wrentham Duathlon; Wrentham, MA
April 15th: Boston Marathon; Boston, MA (Attend and cheer on the runners for motivation!)
April 20th: Scavenger Dash; Boston, MA (Ultimate Bootcampers receive a special discount!)
April 28th: Climb for Hope; Boston, MA
April 28th: Common Man's Marathon 2.62M; Boston, MA
April 28th: Spring Classic 5K; Cambridge, MA
May 3rd: Cape Cod Overnight Running Relay; Hull, MA
May 4th: Girls on the Run 5K; Boston, MA
May 5th: Moody Street 5K; Waltham, MA
May 11th: Urban Dare Adventure Race; Boston, MA
May 19th: Harpoon 5 Miler; Boston, MA
May 12th: New England Season Opener Duathlon and Triathlon; Hopkinton, MA
May 19th: Hoppin Mad Mud Run 10K; Amesbury, MA
May 19th: Mystic River Herring Run and Paddle 5K; Somerville, MA
May 25th: Boston's Run to Remember; Boston, MA

Ok, no excuses! You have plenty of options to choose from! So grab a friend or your favorite Ultimate Bootcamper and get moving!

Bonus: Check out an Ultimate Bootcamp Basics class to get in some training before your race. We have events coming up on March 23rd, 24th and April 1st at a variety of locations. And, your first class is always free! Get more info here.

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