Run for it!


If one of your New Year's resolutions is to run your first half-marathon, a nice challenge at 13.1 miles, your choices for races abound this spring in New Mexico.

And, time remains to train with plenty of local running clubs and online training schedules to help you prepare safely and without injury.

Here are a few of the races coming up:

Sat, (Feb 24): Pecos Valley Stampede in Roswell

Sat, (Mar 24): Chili Pepper Series - Day 4 in Las Cruces

Sun, (April 1): Dust Bowl Series Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K and 5K - New Mexico in Clayton

Sat, (April 14): Albuquerque Half Marathon, 10K and 5K in Albuquerque

Sat, (April 21): Cedro Peak Marathon, Half Marathon and 50K in Tijeras

Sat, (May 5): Shiprock Marathon, Half Marathon and Relay in Shiprock

Sun, (May 6): Run for the Zoo Half Marathon, 10K, 5K and 1-mile in Albuquerque

Sat, (May 19): Jemez Mountain Trail Runs 15-Mile, 50K and 50-Mile in Los Alamos

Sat, (May 19): Red River High Mountain Half Marathon and 5K in Red River

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