Raleigh - Spring

Half Marathon, 10K, 5K Run
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Race FAQs

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

What day is the race and when does it start?
The 2021 race date will be announced soon! 

Was the 2020 race cancelled? 
Yes, the 2020 Race 13.1 Raleigh-Spring race was cancelled. All participants received credit equal to the amount they paid at registration. This credit can be used for any race within our Capstone Races portfolio and will remain active for one year.

How do I use my race credit?
Your race credit is connected to the email address that you used to register for the 2020 race. To use the credit you will need to register using that email address, select a distance, complete the form, and at the bottom of the registration form you will see your credit deducted from your total. If your total is $0 you will not pay any handling or transaction fees. 

What's the Triangle Pass? 

The Triangle Pass is a pass for all of our runners to run all three Race 13.1 Triangle races (Race 13.1 Raleigh-Spring, Race 13.1 Raleigh-Fall and Race 13.1 Durham) at a discounted rate and earn a medal for completing all three races. You can register for all three Race 13.1 races and earn your bonus medal by filling out the registration form here

**Please note you will automatically be registered for the half marathon distance. If you choose to change your distance you will still qualify for the Triangle Bonus Medal. You can downgrade your distance to a 10k or 5k free of charge by filling out the form, here

Can I change my race distance?
The change distance form is closed. 

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

Will participants receive any merchandise?
Each racer will receive a 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?
Half marathon finishers will receive a finisher medal!

Weather/Cancellation Policy
We will do all we can to ensure each of our races are 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. Please allow 7-10 business days for the photos to be processed. 

Is this race a USATF Certified Course?
Yes, USATF certification numbers are:
Race 13.1 - NC18104NW

10k - NC13051DF
5k - NC12064PH 

Is there a time limit?
Yes. All participants must complete their race distance by 10:45 AM. 

Can I be a pacer? 
Yes! Pacer applications will be available soon. After filling out the application, we will be in contact soon with next steps! The pace groups offered are below:

1:45, 2:00, 2:15, 2:30, 2:45, 3:00, 3:30, Sweeper

Will there be 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 10:30am. Winners must be present to receive their prize; awards will not be mailed out. 

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.

Awards will be given to male and female overall based on gun time and age group winners based on chip time

Do elite athletes get free race entries? 
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 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.

  • All elite athlete requests must be submitted at least 10 days prior to race day to info@race131.com.

When is packet pick-up?
Packet Pick-Up details will be announced closer to race day!

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 as well!

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.

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 here! 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 defer to another race up until 72 hours prior to Race Day.
 Please note: If you do not change your race distance either online or in person with a Race 13.1 staff member prior to the race start, you will be disqualified from the event.

What food and drinks will be on the course?
The course will have plenty of aid stations. Water and sports drink will be served at the aid stations.

Will there be bathrooms on the course?
We will have Port-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 finishing the race in 3.5 hours or less (any distance).

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

Are pets allowed on the race course?
Pets are not allowed on the race course for the safety of race participants, spectators and the animals.

However, service animals as recognized by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) are permitted on course. Should you decide to run the race with a service animal, please email your information to
info@race131.com. Runners with ADA service animals will be placed in the last corral behind individual runners for safety purposes.

Are pets allowed in the post-race area?

Yes, pets are allowed in the post-race area. However, it is not recommended due to the large crowds, amplified sound and lively atmosphere. 

​Animals must be harnessed, leashed, or tethered, unless the individual’s disability prevents using these devices or these devices interfere with the service animal's safe, effective performance of tasks. In that case, the individual must maintain control of the animal through voice, signal, or other effective controls.