Women-Only Races: Brilliant or Holding Women Back?

The Nike Women’s Half Marathon took place in DC. When I was considering racing halves this spring, this race made my list of “maybes” due to the timing, the location being not too far from NYC, and rumors about the course being flat and fast. Music to my ears. When I mentioned to some people that I was thinking about the race, I got mixed reactions – anything from, “Do it! So fun and a great race!” to “Wait… really? I can’t imagine you would even consider that race!” ...more
I see no issue with women-only races.  It is a great bonding experience and I support anything ...more