If Saturday's Midnight Express hooks you into the running world, you're in luck. There are lots of local upcoming races. Here are some highlights:
Sept. 18: Second Annual HIV/AIDS Walk/Run
The 5K run and 3-mile walk event includes free HIV testing and free T-shirts for all participants. It's 8 a.m.-noon at Rotary Park off Victory Drive (next to Civil War Naval Museum). Early registration is $20, $10 for military. Click here for more details.
Oct. 2: The 33rd Annual Historic District Preservation Society 10K, 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run
Follow this website for details as the event approaches.
Oct. 9: ALS Run/Walk in Honor of Jeremy Williams
The ALS 5K Run for Jeremy is in honor of ALS patient Jeremy Williams. All race proceeds benefit the Emory ALS Center in Atlanta. The race begins at 9 a.m. at Harris County High School. Early registration is $20, cost is $25 on race day. Click here for more details.
Oct. 9: Annual Aaron Blake Reynolds Memorial 10K, 5K or 1 Mile Fun Run
The event starts and ends at Hardaway High School and raises money for the Aaron Blake Reynolds Memorial Wrestling Room. Action starts around 8:45 a.m. and registration is $10-$25. Click here for more details.
Oct. 30: Family Fun Fitness Festival Run For Your Life 5K and 1 Mile
Action starts at 8:30 a.m. and registration is $15-$20. The race will start and finish around Phenix City Intermediate School, 2401 South Railroad Street. Get more details here.
Nov. 13: Soldier Marathon & Half Marathon
This first-time event will be held at the National Infantry Museum. Click here for details.