With the holidays right around the corner, what better way to stave off those extra pounds than going for a run. Although it may be tough to lace up and hit the frozen terrain this time of year, breaking a solid sweat will help you feel slightly less guilty about all that turkey, pumpkin pie, and eggnog you're going to devour these next few months.

So to help you on your journey, we rounded up 10 killer races that are guaranteed to get you out of holiday hibernation. (For more ways to help your waistline survive the season, follow The Men’s Health Holiday Survival Guide.)

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