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: 17

Scheduled Races: 12

April Races: 4

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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

Top Rocky Mount Area Races

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.
Former 300-pound NFL lineman loses 100 pounds and runs a marathon
2/4/2014 - USA Today
Former offensive lineman Alan Faneca weighed over 300 pounds when he retired from the NFL in 2011.
Couple in their 60s run marathons for record 366 days in a row
1/1/2014 - The New York Daily News
The Melbourne pair has broken a record of 365 days previously held by a Belgian couple. Janette Murray-Wakelin, 64, and Alan Murray, 68, ran to raise money for charity.
Man completes 26 marathons in 26 days
12/24/2013 - CNN
On Thanksgiving Day, Jayson Black, 28, began his mission to raise awareness and money for a Las Vegas food bank by running 26 marathons in 26 days for a total of 681.2 miles.
Kipsang Sets World Record at Berlin Marathon
9/29/2013 - New York Times
Wilson Kipsang of Kenya set a world record of 2:03:23 at the Berlin Marathon on Sunday. The previous record was held by Patrick Makau of Kenya at 2:03:38.