Race 13.1 Fayetteville, NC

This will be the second year for Race 13.1 Fayetteville, NC. Fayetteville is an amazing city, from the historical buildings and cobblestone sidewalks of Hay Street to the array of art galleries and unique eateries, downtown is the epicenter of Fayetteville’s history and culture. Home to Fort Bragg, with over 55,000 military personnel, there are more service members based in Fayetteville than any other Army installation in the country. It’s also proud to be the home of the revered 82nd Airborne Division and the famed Golden Knights parachute team.

The race will start and finish at Cross Creek Mall, allowing runners to enjoy ample parking and many amenities both before and after the race. The course is flat and fast with only 58 feet of elevation gain and will feature plenty of on-course entertainment and aid stations with ice towels! The vast majority of the race takes place on the a closed portion of the All American Expressway.

Race 13.1 Fayetteville Highlights:
  • Flat and fast course!
  • Plenty of aid stations with ice towels!
  • On-course entertainment throughout the race, including drumlines and some fun surprises!

Race Details

Date: Sunday, September 6, 2015
Time: 7:00 am
Location: Fayetteville, NC
Address: 505 Cross Creek Mall, Fayetteville, NC 28303
Distances: Half Marathon, 10K, 5K

Where is the race?
The race is in Fayetteville, NC, and will start and finish between Office Depot and Belk at Cross Creek Mall (505 Cross Creek Mall, Fayetteville, NC)

Where can I register?
Click on the 'register' tab above!

What day is the race, and when does it start?
The race is on Sunday, September 6, 2015. The official start time for the half marathon will be 7:00 am. The 5k and 10k will start at 7:15 am.

How many participants are allowed in each event? 
Half Marathon: 1,500
10k: 750
5k: 750

What is the cost to register?

  5k 10k Race 13.1
until March 9 $25 $35 $59
March 10 - June 29 $25 $35 $65
June 30 - August 3 $25 $35 $69
August 4 - August 31 $29 $39 $79
September 1 - Race Day $35 $45 $89

Will participants receive any merchandise?

Each racer will receive race tech t-shirt. We will offer both men’s and women’s size shirts. All participants will also receive access to numerous Event Deals. A link to view and claim the Event Deals will be emailed out prior to the race and can be found on the race page. If you choose to register at packet pick-up on race day, we cannot guarantee a race t-shirt. They will be available to race day registrants on a first come, first serve basis while quantities last.

Will there be medals for participants?
All half marathon finishers will receive this medal!

Weather/Cancellation Policy
We will do all we can to make sure each of our races is produced as planned, but runner safety is always our top priority. If we have to cancel a race because of weather or circumstances outside our control, refunds will not be issued. 

Will there be professional photographers and photos for purchase? 
Yes! Professional photographers will be on site for the race and will provide photos for purchase.

Is this race a USATF Certified Course?
Yes - course certification numbers will be listed soon!

Is there a time limit?
Yes, 3.5 hours for each distance.

Is there prize money or awards?
Awards will be given to male and female overall and age group winners based on chip time. Awards for the 5k and 10k will be given at 9:15am, and half marathon awards will be presented at 10:00am. Winners must be present to receive their prize; awards will not be mailed out. Overall winners will receive a medal and a gift card in the amount listed below. Top three half marathon finishers and first place 5k and 10k age group finishers will receive a medal!

Age groups are as follows: 19 & under; 20-24; 25-29; 30-34; 35-39; 40-44; 45-49; 50-54; 55-59; 60-64; 65-69; 70-up.

Overall Awards - Gift cards provided by The Runners Spot

  5k    10k      Race 13.1  
1st $50 $50 $100
2nd $25 $25 $50
3rd $15 $15 $25

Elite Athletes
An elite athlete may receive one comp entry if he or she meets the standards listed below:

  • Time standards: 1:14:00 for males and 1:28:00 for females.
  • Time standards must be met in the the 12 months preceding the race date.
  • Runners must have proof of their time. Email info@race131.com for details.
  • Race 13.1 reserves the right to adjust time standards at any time.

When is packet pick-up?
Packet pick-up for Race 13.1 Fayetteville will be held: 

How do I become a volunteer?
We need volunteers to make this event happen! All volunteers will be given a t-shirt! Please click the volunteer tab above for more information.

Can I pick-up someone else’s packet?
If you have a picture of their photo ID, yes you can. A picture on your phone works well!

Will there be live tracking for my athlete?
No, we will not offer live tracking.

Where can I find the results?
Results will be posted in real time on our website! We will also send you a text message during the race with a link to view the results after you finish.

Can I get a refund? 
Refunds will not be issued for any reason. You may change your race distance, and you may transfer to another race up until 72 hours prior to Race Day.

What food and drinks will be on the course?
The course will have feature plenty of aid stations approximately every 1.5 to 2 miles. Water and sports drink will be served at the aid stations.

Will there be bathrooms on the course?
We will have two Rent-A-Johns at each aid station on the course.

Can I wear headphones?
It is unsafe to wear headphones while running. Event organizers will not restrict headphone use and leave it up to the athlete on his/ her ability to follow direction while wearing headphone devices. If you do choose to wear headphones please keep the volume level down so you are able to hear and follow the direction of course volunteers. We have a unique course where you MUST listen to volunteers.

Can someone else run in my place?
No, you are not allowed to transfer bib numbers.

Can I register on race day?
Yes, you will be able to register on race day and at packet pick-up, as well as online up until one hour prior to the race – though you must pick up your bib in time to race!

Are walkers allowed in the race?
Yes! However, you must meet the requirements of the completing the race in 3.5 hours or less (any distance).

Are baby joggers, strollers or pets allowed during the race?
No. This is to ensure runner safety and comply with liability insurance policies.


Closest Airport:
Raleigh Durham International (RDU)
Wilmington International Airport (ILM)

There is ample parking at Cross Creek Mall. Please DO NOT park in the parking lot directly in front of Office Depot. 

Some hotels close to the start/finish area at Cross Creek Mall are listed below (click each hotel name to visit the hotel website). Check back for any discount hotel rates!