There are a lot of running programs you can find to help get you in race shape. Here are a few websites to check out-
Intermediate to Advanced-
This site has local running events- http://www.dailymile.com/events
You can check here to see when the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure will be in your area. You can run a race and feel good about donating to Breast Cancer Research.
Check here to see what triathlon races are being held in your state- http://www.trifind.com/
It is early enough in the year that you have time to train for some kind of race. Let 2010 be the year for you to accomplish something you have never done before!