Lace up your running shoes and get ready to run Raleighs Hometown Race! The annual Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina City of Oaks Marathon is returning with a distance for everyone. Tour the City of Oaks on foot and enjoy a post-race party equipped with live music, free beer, and much more!
How to enter the City of Oaks Marathon
- Run 5km
- Run 10km
- Run 26.2mi
- Run 13.1mi
- Run 1mi
City of Oaks Marathon routes
Each course was designed to showcase many of the focal points of the capital city, including Fayetteville Street and the State Capitol Building in downtown Raleigh, the Glenwood South restaurant district, Meredith College, NC State University, and the NC State Bell Tower. The courses show the diversity of Raleigh’s landscape, from modern city to wooded trails with a lakeside setting. Marathon runners will also be treated to a run on the Capital Area Greenway system.
The Raleigh City of Oaks Marathon, UNC REX Healthcare Half Marathon, 10k and Acorn 5k are USATF-sanctioned events and USATF-certified courses. The marathon is a Boston Marathon qualifier.
As CAPTAIN you enter your personal info, your Team Name (and optional password), and pay the entry fee for your team. As team CAPTAIN, you are registered. However, each team MEMBER must also register for the event.
A link for the team MEMBERS to register will be included in your CAPTAIN registration confirmation email for you to forward to your team MEMBERS. They should select the TEAM MEMBER registration category, select your team name and enter the password you have designated for the team.
If you are a parent/guardian entering several forms for each of your family/team MEMBERS, After you register yourself as CAPTAIN, then use the option to enter ANOTHER FORM for each team MEMBER you are registering.
City of Oaks Old Reliable 10KStart Time: 7:00am
City of Oaks MarathonStart Time: 7:00am
City of Oaks Half MarathonStart Time: 7:00am
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City of Oaks Marathon weather forecast
Partly cloudy throughout the day.
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