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About the Event

What //

8K, 5K, 1 Mile Run

When //

11-25-2021 Thanksgiving Day

Where //

Renaissance Center Durham NC

Event Overview

We are so excited to return to having a LIVE event.  This is a term we thought we would never use and are very happy to use it this year.  Almost time for us to show back up at the Starting Line and have our event back on as it should be.

The races will begin an end at the: Renaissance Center
                                                        6807 Fayetteville Road  #120
                                                        Durham, NC  27713
  • Event Medals to all 8K and 5K Finishers
  • When ordering race shirts, 8K and 5K receive Long Sleeve Shirts  sizes YL - Adult XL
  • 1 Mile Fun Run receives Short Sleeve Shirts sizes YS - Adult XL


8:30 AM   8K and 5K

9:45 AM   1 Mile Fun Run

10:00 AM     100 Yard Kids Dash  (No entry fee for this event.  Register at Packet Pick up)

Course Maps

All races Start and Finish at the New Balance Store in Renaissance Center.

Click Here for a course map
5K Route
  • Exits Renaissance Center
  • Crosses Fayetteville Road
  • Runs west in the 2 westbound lanes of Renaissance Parkway taking a Right on Leonardo Drive at Circle K
  • Loops Leonardo Drive then takes a left on Renaissance Parkway
  • Crosses over to the inside eastbound lane only at the Circle K
  • Follows easbound inside lane crossing back over to westbound lanes at Southpoint Mall (follow signs)
  • Follows course back to Finish at Renaissance Center

8K Route
  • Follows same course as 5K taking a right onto the Anerican Tobacco Trial just past Southpoint Mall
  • Exiting ATT, left onto Highgate Drive
  • Right onto Audubon Lake Drive to traffic circle
  • Take second exit at traffic circle to turnaround
  • Follow same route - Audubon Lake Dr, Highgate Dr and ATT to Renaissance Parkway
  • Exiting ATT at Renaissance Parkway, take a left and remain in westbound lanes to Fayetteville Rd (do not cross over to eastbound lanes where 5K runners are running)
  • Return to Finish in Renaissance Center

Refund Policy

We do not make refunds after November 1. 

If you want to switch from 5K to 8K, extra fee of $5 paid at Packet Pickup.  No refund when  switching from 8K to 5K.