"This race has everything - A fast marathon I was able to qualify for Boston at, a half for my husband and a fun run for the kids!" - Suzie R., 2015 Runner
See the City of Oaks on Foot
Each course has been designed to showcase many of the focal points of the City of Raleigh including Fayetteville Street in downtown Raleigh, the State Capitol Building, the Glenwood South restaurant district, Meredith College, N.C. State University, and the NC State University Bell Tower. The courses expose the diversity of Raleigh’s landscape, from modern city to wooded trails with a streamed setting. Marathon runners will be treated to a run on the Capital Area Greenway system.
Looking to Qualify for Boston?
The marathon is a Boston Marathon qualifier.
Is 26.2 More Than You Are After?
Experience the course on any of our following distance options on race day. 26.2 mile Raleigh City of Oaks Marathon, 13.1 mile Rex Healthcare Half Marathon, Old Reliable 10k, Four-person Marathon Relay, Two-person Half Marathon Relay, YMCA Kids’ Marathon Mile