If you’re an avid runner, you’re likely always looking for adventurous new terrain to log some miles. For many women who love running, nothing beats a well-planned racecation with your running buddies. But wait, what IS a racecation? A racecation is the perfect blend of a challenging running race and an awesome vacation wrapped up in a beautiful locale!
If you think that sounds like an amazing way to spend a long weekend with your friends, then grab your running buddies and hit the road for a racecation from the ZOOMA Women’s Race Series. Have you always wanted to explore Texas Wine Country? Or maybe you want to see the storied charm of Cape Cod? How about the elegantly beautiful seaside vibe of Amelia Island? Take your pick - there’s a 2022 ZOOMA Women’s Race Series event for you - and you’ll want to secure your spot soon!
Not sure you’re ready for a racecation challenge? No worries! With ZOOMA, each location offers a race distance and challenge level for every walker and runner. No matter your skill or experience level, whether you’re a casual 5K walker or a veteran 13.1-miler - there’s something right for you and your friends. Start training, grab your girls, and head to the beach, wine country, or New England!
Once you’ve chosen a 2022 ZOOMA racecation adventure, you’ll want to start thinking about how you should prepare and what you need to pack for these unique running adventures. We want to share what we’ve learned from years of running, race planning, and listening to runners like you.
As with any trip or vacation of any sort, we know the prep side of things can add a layer of stress. We hope this Racecation Packing List is helpful in getting you started as you prepare for your running adventure!
Run-friendly motivational bracelets or good luck charms
Earbuds or headphones
Water Bottle or Hydration Pack
Fuel (gels, chews, electrolyte tabs)
Any essential food you cannot get at the race location
Stick/Foam Roller/Massage Gun
Safety Pins or Bib Belt
Directions or race guide
Cash or credit card
Any throwaway clothing
Rain poncho or trash bag
Gear check bag