Schedule of Events
Event Schedule
Packet Pickup & Expo

Saturday, October 21, 2017: 11 AM-6 PM

The Expo will be held at the [Durham Convention Center]  at [301 West Morgan Street] in Downtown Durham.

Make plans to spend some time and meet all of our great sponsors, your biggest race fans.

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Half Marathon
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Sunday, October 22, 2017

The Half Marathon course is spectacular! Starting on Blackwell Street at the American Tobacco Campus, runners will begin with a loop through beautiful Downtown Durham and then head over to the quiet streets of the Trinity Park neighborhood. Next, they’ll run through the well-known 9th Street shopping/dining district and then through Duke University’s beautiful East Campus. Next, they’ll run downhill to Duke’s West Campus via gorgeous Campus Drive, into the Duke Forest neighborhood and over to Forest Hills. Finally, the-finish line awaits back at American Tobacco Campus on Blackwell street next to the Durham Performing Arts Center.

It’s a truly spectacular course that showcases Durham with a great variety of neighborhoods!

Start Time: 7:30am

Start/Finish Line: 318 Blackwell St., Durham, NC 27701

Minimum Pace: 15 minutes per mile

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5 Miler
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Sunday, October 22, 2017

The 5 Mile Run allows runners of ALL abilities to be a part of the incredible start line experience on Blackwell Street at the American Tobacco Campus. Runners will join the Half Marathon runners for a loop of the dowtown district then over to Trinity Park neighborhood where they split from the Half Marathon and take Buchanan Blvd back to Main Street and then run back downtown to the finish line at the American Tobacco Campus!

Start Time: 8:15am

Start/Finish Line: 318 Blackwell St., Durham, NC 27701

Minimum Pace: 15 minutes per mile

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1 Miler
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The 1 Mile Run allows participants to either test their top speed or simply go for a fun walk with friends on a gorgeous Fall morning. The start line is the same start line used by our ½ Marathon and 5 Mile runners on Blackwell St. Runners will get to experience the same spectacular start & finish line experience as the half marathon and 5 mile runners!

Start/Finish Line: 318 Blackwell St., Durham, NC 27701

Start Time: 8:35am

Baby strollers, backpacks, or front-carriers will not be allowed in the Half Marathon, 5 Mile Run, or 1 Mile Fun Run. No exceptions will be made; this is a requirement by USA Track & Field and our insurance carriers.

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October 22, 2017

The QuintilesIMS Bull City Race Fest & Food Truck Rodeo is the culmination of a world-class running experience, in a world-class eating experience all in a world-class city!

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Event Partners

We’re proud to partner with these great brands to bring you an incredible event experience. Whether you’re drenched in sweat, dressed in costume or immersed in music, you've worked hard to get there and deserve to have the best time possible.

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