Durham, NC

Half Marathon, 10K, 5K Run
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The 2020 Race 13.1 Durham Race has been cancelled. Please view our cancellation statement here. We hope you all have a safe holiday season! 

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Event Overview

The sixth annual holiday-themed Race 13.1 Durham half marathon,
10k and 5k returns on December 5, 2020! With North Carolina's mild winter temperatures, this December race will be a great way for any runner to close out the fall race season and stay focused on training through the Thanksgiving holiday!

Get ready for a new course for Race 13.1 Durham half marathon, 10k and 5k. This year’s course will be predominantely on the beautiful American Tobacco Trail. Runners will be able to explore the serene landscape of Durham, NC. The start line will be located near The Streets at Southpoint mall, which will provide runners with plenty of activities to do throughout the weekend. Make sure to take a look at the new course in the “Course Maps” tab. More details on the course and start/finish area will be announced soon!

Holiday Kids Fun Run
Join us for the Holiday Kids Fun Run at 7:30am before the race! The event is free with a suggested donation of $5 to our charity partner, or an unused toy that will be donated to Duke Children's Hospital patient. Holiday Fun Run participants will start and finish through the real Race 13.1 Durham start/finish arch and run a loop through the race site. Santa Claus himself will be making an appearance!

Race Day Highlights

  • Holiday Sweater Contest
  • Visit with Santa
  • On-course entertainment and post-race party!

Race Details
Saturday, December 5, 2020

Start time 
Kids Run 7:30 AM
Half Marathon 8:00 AM 
10k 8:10 AM 
5k 8:20 AM