Rocky Mount Running - Race Schedules, Race Reviews, and Race Rankings

Welcome to the Rocky Mount running home page! Road Race Place provides a detailed listing of Rocky Mount 5k races, 10k races, marathons and more, the links above will direct you to race calendars, rankings, and ratings for all of your local Rocky Mount events. You can help us out by rating your favorite (and least favorite) Rocky Mount races to help determine which races rank the highest in Rocky Mount, in the state of North Carolina and in the nation.

Area Stats

Total Races: 19

Scheduled Races: 14

July Races: 0

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Without Limits

Starring: Billy Crudup, Donald Sutherland

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The film follows the life of famous 1970s runner Steve Prefontaine from his youth days in Oregon to Oregon University where he worked with the legendary coach Bill Bowerman, later to Olympics in Munich and his early death at 24 in a car crash.

This is one of the most inspirational stories that one will ever watch. One of us over here at RRP, used to watch this movie before every high school track meet!

Latest Rocky Mount Area Race Reviews


Reindeer Dash for Cash 5k
Old Timer's Story - 2013 Race
By: Robert Franke - (Greenville, NC)
I am not a regular runner. I participated in this event out of respect for Capt. Chris Cash, a former Trainer at the Viquest (now Vidant) Wellness Center, Greenville, NC. This is my 5th - from 2008 through 2013, minus 2012. The weather this year was the worst - cold, windy, and rainy, conditions which probably contributed to a somewhat lower turnout t...
Date Posted: 2014-01-07
Reindeer Dash for Cash 10 Mile Run
Proud annual runner with you - 2007 Race
By: Gary Moss - (Raleigh, NC)
I have been a fortunate "national-Class" age-graded runner now for 34 consecutive years (every year 1980 to today), and my wife, daughter and I were proud to relocate (just an hour away from Chicago) to NC 7 years ago. And I have been proud to run the Reindeer Dash for Cash 10 Mile Run annually from 2007. Your event is very exciting. The co...
Date Posted: 2013-09-18
Run for the Roses 5k
Some Awesome Race Ideas - 2006 Race
By: Michael A. - (Raleigh, NC)
Though it has been a while since I have run this race, there are a couple of things that stuck out to me. The Pump and Run competition is a nice race within a race and I'm surprised that this concept hasn't caught on with other races in the area. Also, the couples run is another great twist that really makes this race unique. This is definitel...
Date Posted: 2012-02-01

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First Boston Marathon Bombing Trial Set to Begin
7/6/2014 - Wall St Journal
The first criminal trial linked to the Boston Marathon bombing is slated to begin here Monday with opening statements expected in the case of a former college student accused of taking evidence from the alleged bomber's dorm room
Alysia Montano runs 800 at
6/24/2014 - ESPN.com
Olympic track star Alysia Montano talks about running the 800 meters in the U.S. track and field championships while being eight months pregnant.
Runner can't make it to the Boston Marathon finish line, so others carry him to the end
4/21/2014 - Washington Post
Marathons are massively difficult enterprises for the people who participate, feats of incredible endurance that are accompanied by a staggering physical toll.
American Meb Keflezighi wins Boston Marathon
4/21/2014 - Chicago Tribune
He becomes first U.S. man to win at Boston since 1983
Jogger brags of perfect conditions for running to reporter, immediately bites the dust
2/10/2014 - The Independent
Schadenfreude doesn't come much better than this, as a Portland jogging enthusiast details to a reporter how people shouldn't be afraid to jog in snowy conditions, only to take a fall moments after the interview.