Welcome to the Durham running home page! Road Race Place provides a detailed listing of Durham 5k races, 10k races, marathons and more, the links above will direct you to race calendars, rankings, and ratings for all of your local Durham events. You can help us out by rating your favorite (and least favorite) Durham races to help determine which races rank the highest in Durham, in the state of North Carolina and in the nation.
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I had a wonderful race experience at the Raleigh Rocks Half Marathon. I am a runner from NY. I have been running for more than 5 years and have run over 20 half marathons. This was a wonderful race. It was well organized and everything from bib pickup to parking was a breeze. Everyone was so friendly and helpful, from the volunteers to the runners. I...
Date Posted: 2013-11-12
Old Reliable 10k 10K event participation again - 2013 Race By: Gary Moss - (Raleigh, NC)
Runners of all 3 races connected on the course. And the 10K course was rolling continuously (as was the half-marathon and marathon course). The awards were unfortunately not impressive compared to most other regional races. It would likely be more impressive to have the 10K take place on Saturday and then the half-marathon and marathon on Sunday. I ...
The person in charge of the race said that he would refund our money because my daughter had a conflict after signing up very early. He wasn't required to do this since they have a no refund policy. But he said he would be glad to refund the money. In 6-8 conversations since March, this person has indicated that they "hadn't written the...
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.