The early fall 2016 schedule is in and the Boom Nutrition team is hitting the road for some great fall events. Meet the Boom! team and sample great tasting CarbBoom! Energy Gels at the following great events. CarbBoom will be the on-course gels at all of these! (plus a few others)
Baja Bike Race: The route takes you from the city of Tecate to the city of Ensenada in Baja California Mexico totaling 73 miles through baja wine country. During the ride, you will climb almost 4000' with 4 major hills. To create additional competition amongst riders, we created a race within the race to the top to one of the hills. Competitors with the fastest time will earn themselves King and Queen of the hill!
Quad Cities Marathon: The Quad Cities Marathon, a USATF certified course is held annually on the fourth Sunday in September. The 26.2 mile run starts and ends at 1201 River Drive in downtown Moline, IL. The event benefits two worthy causes: prostate cancer research & screening and the Erika Kate Foundation, helping families of children with life threatening heart conditions. The flat and fast course features one of the finest, most scenic river views in the country. It covers 5 races, 4 cities, 3 bridges, 2 states, and 1 island, all along the mighty Mississippi River!
TowPath Marathon: Canalway Partners hosts the Towpath Marathon, Half Marathon and 10K every fall in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park. Described as “one of the most beautiful race courses in America” by Runner’s World magazine, the Towpath Marathon showcases breathtaking segments of the historic Towpath Trail located between Akron and Cleveland. The Towpath Marathon is one of few marathons that take place in a national park, and many consider it a unique specialty race due to the setting and time of year in which it is run.
Indianapolis Monumental and Indianapolis Half Marathon: Now one of the 20 largest marathons in the US, the CNO Financial Indianapolis Monumental Marathon is the ideal fall marathon for everyone from the first time marathon runner to elite athletes. Starting and finishing at the Indiana State Capitol, the course highlights landmarks and historical neighborhoods throughout Indianapolis. Nationally recognized as flat and fast, this event has hosted Olympians, PR seekers, and thousands of Boston Marathon qualifiers. The Indy Half marathon takes place in historic Fort Harrison State Park, your hometown half is a gorgeous fall tour through the park and surrounding neighborhoods.
Philadelphia Marathon: In Philadelphia, we redefine the experience of what a marathon should be. A beautiful course, an engaging atmosphere—it’s no wonder we're consistently listed among the top ten courses in the country, recognized for our flat terrain, mellow weather and spirited fans. Expect beautiful views through Fairmount Park and along the Schuylkill River and neighborhood crowds gathering on sidewalks in University City and Manayunk. Weave through the well-traveled streets of our historic district, passing sights familiar to Franklin, Washington and the rest of the gang, and end your race speeding towards the steps of the majestic Art Museum. Oh, that’s another thing: the fans. You'd better get ready for the crowds, because each year, thousands of spectators line the course eager to cheer on runners. There's nothing we love more in this town than a champion...all 30,000 of them.
Ft Lauderdale 13.1: From Riverfront to Beachfront. A beach party experience that unfolds throughout the beautiful streets of Fort Lauderdale. This race offers hidden gems of this historic city along scenic routes through downtown Riverfront, breathtaking coastal neighborhoods, the famous Las Olas Boulevard and along A1A and Fort Lauderdale Beach. The finish includes a beach party with live music, activities for the family, a beer garden and more!
USA Triathlon 2016 Art and Science of Triathlon Coaching Symposium. Atlanta Ga. Not a race but as the official Energy Gel of USA Triathlon, we are really excited to be learning and rubbing elbows with the best and brightest triathlon coaches around!