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The Raleigh City of Oaks Marathon will showcase what runners long have celebrated as one of the Southeast's best places to run. The race is coordinated by a team of enthusiastic runners, family, sponsors, and friends. The race brings marathon running to North Carolina's capital, highlighting its beautiful landscape and colorful, majestic oak trees in peak fall season.

About the Race

Raleigh is often described as "a park with a city in it." The marathon will take runners through the city's downtown core, which has undergone a $2 billion renaissance, and over serene trails of the celebrated Capital Area Greenway System. From urban renewal to creekside tranquility, runners will experience what Forbes considers the #6 Best City for Singles and #2 Best City for Business, and one of Runner's World magazine’s Great Destinations Off the Beaten Path.


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