Durham Running - Race Schedules, Race Reviews, and Race Rankings

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.

Area Stats

Total Races: 61

Scheduled Races: 31

October Races: 13

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Latest Durham Area Race Reviews


Raleigh Rocks Half Marathon
Loved it! - 2013 Race
By: Susie R. - (Long Island, NY)
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 ...
Date Posted: 2013-11-04
Raleigh Rocks Half Marathon
Cannot be trusted - 2013 Race
By: W. B. - (Raleigh, NC)
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...
Date Posted: 2013-08-22

Top Durham Area Races

Man ran part of Chicago Marathon while fleeing police: Authorities
10/14/2014 - Red Eye Chicago
A Northwest Side man joined runners for a portion of the Chicago Marathon Sunday morning while fleeing police, according to authorities.
When Marathon Training Hurts Your Relationship
10/13/2014 - The Huffington Post
When Lisa's husband became interested in marathon running a couple decades ago, she wanted to support his healthy new hobby.
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.