Exercising outdoors makes WAY more sense once fall arrives. Check out our top picks for family-friendly fun runs and fitness opportunities—virtual options included!
Be sure to check ahead for changes or cancellations.
ARRANGED BY DATE
GUTS & GLORY ZOMBIE RUN & CHALLENGE (MESQUITE) :: Race through the woods with your team, compete in challenges, and try to survive the zombie horde. Obstacles and missions will test strength, speed, problem-solving, and teamwork. Participate either as a runner (human) or a zombie. 10–2pm.
OAKTOBERFEST FUN RUN (OAK CLIFF) :: The new Bishop Arts beer festival returns with a 1.128-mile run around Tyler Station with beer samples for race participants. Following the run, enjoy an afternoon of food, polka music, and amazing local beer hosted in an Oktoberfest-style tent.
IRVING OKTOBERFEST RUN :: Choose from a 5-mile or 5K fun run at Toyota Music Factory. The fast and flat race route takes you through scenic downtown Las Colinas. See link for race day perks and registration info.
JOE POOL LAKE PUMPKIN RUN (GRAND PRAIRIE) :: Opt for the 10K, 5K run/walk, or 1-mile fun run put on by the Grand Prairie Metro Rotary Club. They’ll have a free pancake breakfast for all attendees!
2022 KOMEN DALLAS MORE THAN PINK WALK :: Join in person at the Levy Event Center in Las Colinas and feel the presence of community every step of the way. A family-, stroller-, and pet-friendly event.
2022 PLANO TURKEY TROT :: Run/walk in person at this annual Thanksgiving 5k. Benefits Best Buddies International. This year, choose from a long sleeve short or quarter zip pullover. No pets allowed. Hypnotic Donuts at the finish line!
NORTH TEXAS TURKEY TROT (FRISCO) :: Run/walk virtually or in person for the 2022 Frisco Turkey Trot. Benefits the Miracle League of Frisco. Dogs are allowed at this one as long as you make sure to clean up after them!