Category: Press Release

Press Release: Inaugural Greenway 20k revives live road racing with North Carolina state bests

April 6, 2021 – Raleigh, North Carolina – On the cool Saturday morning of April 3, 2021, a large group of athletes took to the starting line for the inaugural Greenway 20k, Raleigh’s first official race since the Special Events moratorium ended on March 31. Runners started the race with masks, ran in waves, were Read More

Press Release: Raleigh Distance Project sets 3 American Records at inaugural Sir Walter Twilight

Friday, April 2, 2021 – Raleigh, North Carolina – On a cool and windy Thursday in April, the Raleigh Distance Project achieved its goal of setting American Records on the track at 20,000, 25,000 and 30,000 meters at the Sir Walter Twilight, surpassing the previous marks set by Maxine Johnson on October 3, 1982, where Read More

Announcing the Greenway 20k

Let’s face it, you are ready to race. You are ready to see other people. You want to earn a non-virtual medal. We all do. We hope you’ll join us for the Greenway 20k on Saturday, April 3, 2021 for a unique racing experience. After the success of the Neuse River Relay, we at Sir Walter Running immediately set out Read More

Press Release: The Raleigh Half Marathon returns in 2020 with new Gateway Plaza start

November 19, 2019 – Raleigh, North Carolina – Now in its second year, the Raleigh Half Marathon returns on Saturday, February 22, 2020 to a new time of year, and a new section of the Capital Area Greenway. After its inaugural year at Buffaloe Road Athletic Park and along the Neuse River Greenway, the race Read More

Press Release: The 2019 Autumn of Trials kicks off with Season 3 of Pop Up Cross Country at Dix Park

September 20, 2019 – Raleigh, North Carolina – Pop Up Cross Country at Dix Park is back on the big field this October. Season 3 kicks off on Tuesday, October 1 at 6pm. This season will have races on Tuesday, October 1st and 15th, followed by the Raleigh City Cross Country Championship on Saturday, October Read More

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