Local Races & Events

THE MINUTEMAN MUSTER 5K RUN/WALKTHE MINUTEMAN MUSTER 5K RUN/WALK
Saturday, May 17, 2014 • NC National Guard Military Center - 1636 Gold Star Drive - Raleigh
This popular event is only in its second year, but attracted over 200 athletes in its introduction last year, and almost 1000 spectators. It is not only a favorite for local runners and walkers due to the challenging hills and unique distance, but attracts a diverse audience as it is co-conducted with a large interagency open house event with military, emergency management, and law enforcement equipment displays, live music by a top 40 cover band, and games and events for children. The races run concurrent and start and finish at the NC National Guard Military Center (1636 Gold Star Drive, Raleigh). The race is hosted by the by the NC National Guard with profits benefitting the North Carolina National Guard Association’s Educational Foundation, providing equal opportunity for quality college education for Soldiers and Airmen of all ranks and their family members, based on scholastic achievement and community service.
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NC TRIANGLE TO THE COAST RACE FOR THE CURENC TRIANGLE TO THE COAST RACE FOR THE CURE
Saturday, June 14, 2014 • Meredith College - Raleigh, NC
The 18th Annual Race for the Cure is our major fundraising event of the year that celebrates survivorship; honors those who have lost their battle, and most importantly, raise funds and awareness for the fight against this life threatening disease. New Balance is celebrating 25 YEARS of support for the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure series. New Balance Raleigh-Durham has been a proud sponsor locally for over 11 years.
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CAROLINA BEACH HALF MARATHON & 5KCAROLINA BEACH HALF MARATHON & 5K
Sunday, October 05, 2014 • Carolina Beach, NC
Located at the northern end of Pleasure Island, Carolina Beach is a family-friendly, extraordinary beach town that’s curiously entertaining! An original beachside boardwalk, a state park, colorful characters, miles of alluring beach, world-class fishing, and interesting one-of-a kind events and festivals, all set Carolina Beach apart from the ordinary. The location is perfect and you can’t find a more flat, fast course. Come set your PR at this race. Pancake Breakfast for all runners after the race courtesy of the Carolina Beach Senior Center
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RALEIGH ROCKS THE GREENWAY HALF MARATHON & 10KRALEIGH ROCKS THE GREENWAY HALF MARATHON & 10K
Sunday, November 16, 2014 • Anderson Point Park - 10 Rogers Lane - Raleigh, NC 27610
Raleigh and Wake County’s new Greenway along the Neuse River will play host to this inaugural race with runners crossing over 50 bridges in the half marathon (anywhere from 20’ to 200’ long). Runners will begin by making a loop on the road (4 miles for half marathoners and 1 mile for 10K runners) before entering Anderson Point Park and beginning this unique experience on the paved Greenway. Music will be provided along the route, keeping the tradition started with the Raleigh Rocks Half Marathon. Some will be live and some will be DJs.
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