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Upcoming races in Triangle to prepare for

See what races in the Triangle are coming up in the next few months to register and prepare for. Races vary from casual events to fund raising efforts.


Fall + Winter race season is so close we can touch it.

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The City of Oaks and the Triangle are booming with races, large runs, and marathons in the coming months. We’ve put together a list of upcoming races with distances, and all of the information needed to be prepared.

Sizzling Soles Half-marathon | July 13 | Cary | Run alongside others for joy and to be active in a low-key race.

Relevate 5K | July 20 | Cary | Fundraise + run to further research and fuel the fight toward ending ovarian cancer.

Night Nation Run | Aug. 24 | Cary | Run, walk, and dance at NC’s only running music festival that will feature neon lights + live DJs in a 5K to stand up to cancer.

North Hills 5K | Sept. 7 | Raleigh | Support the Backpack Buddies organization and raise funds to provide weekend meals to children in food-insecure homes.

Sola Hot Mini 5K | Sept. 14 | Raleigh | Be a part of the 11th annual Sola race and support the search for the cure to ALS.

Gail Parkins Memorial 5K | Sept. 21| Durham | Walk or run for advancing ovarian cancer research at Duke University’s Medical Center.

RDC Marathon | Oct. 27 | Durham | Pick your own distance — marathon, half-marathon, 10K, or 5K — and have fun among other passionate runners. This race is a Boston Marathon qualifier and runs all through Durham.

City of Oaks Marathon | Nov. 3 | Raleigh | Move at your own pace + select your own distance while running at home with Raleigh’s most iconic marathon.