Beginner Friendly Running Events in North Carolina

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Lake Norman Forest Run Half Marathon & 5K759 State Park Rd, Troutman, NC 28166, USA

Join us for what is bound to become a summertime tradition! Mostly in the shade on the well-paved roads of Lake Norman State Park.

$25 - $75
5k • Half Marathon
Lake Norman Forest Run Half Marathon & 5K
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Lake Norman Turkey Trot Running FestivalOptimal Health and Spine Chiropractic, PLLC, 20420 W Catawba Ave, Cornelius, NC 28031, USA

Join us for a Lake Norman tradition! A family friendly fun run on Thanksgiving morning.

Distance Dare 15km, 10km, 3km race options

$25 - $45
5k • Other • 10k
Lake Norman Turkey Trot Running Festival
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The Hi-Wire Brewing 5K - June807 E Main St, Durham, NC 27701, USA


North Carolina is a known power center for the Craft Brewery Revival, which is why we are excited to partner with Hi-Wire Brewing to bring you an unique 5k chip timed race through the Heart of Durham!

$40 - $45
The Hi-Wire Brewing 5K - June
Lake Norman Half Marathon and 5KThe Point Dr, Davidson, NC 28117, USA

Set for its second annual running along the looping roads and tree-shaded trails of North Carolinas Lake Norman, which lies just a short drive north of the states biggest city and is also home to the Trump National Golf Club Charlotte, this half marathon offers a fast and largely flat route with plenty of scenery and greenery.

$35 - $90
5k • Half Marathon
Lake Norman Half Marathon and 5K
Chamber Chase 5K2001 Riverside Dr, Gainesville, GA 30501, USA
5k • Other
Chamber Chase 5K
House of Hope 5kEast Clayton Community Park, 1774 Glen Laurel Rd, Clayton, NC 27527, USA
5k • Other
House of Hope 5k
Run Sunset BeachSunset Beach Waterfront Market, 206 Sunset Blvd N, Sunset Beach, NC 28468, USA
5k • Half Marathon • Other
Run Sunset Beach
Teddy Bear Trot1385 Alexander Love Hwy, York, SC 29745, USA
5k • Other
Teddy Bear Trot

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