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Frequently Asked Questions

What kind of bike and equipment do I need for the bike ride?

Any type of bike will do.  NC law requires that a white light in front and a rear light.  OPEN TO VEHICLE TRAFFIC.  All riders MUST wear a bicycle helmet and obey all traffic laws, lights, and signs.  Road are

Is the bicycle ride a timed race?

No, the ride is a leisurely evening tour through downtown Durham.  The bike ride is 9.6 miles and it is fairly hilly.  Be aware that NC law requires all bicycles to have front and back lights after dark.

Is the 5K run timed?

Yes, the 5K run is on a USATF Certified course and is chip-timed by Precision Race.  There will be overall and age group prizes for the fastest runners.  The 5K is also part of the Triangle Race Series.  Runners who complete at least 5 of the 20+ races in the Series will score an invitation to the year-end Series awards banquet and will qualify for Series swag and awards.  CLICK HERE for more details on the Triangle Race Series

Do I have to fundraise in order to participate

No, you are not required to fundraise,  You may choose to donate to our race charities as your register to make a greater positive impact in our community.

What is included with my registration fee?

Your registration includes entry in either the Bike Ride or 5K Race and the post-race block party featuring live music by Kings of the Highway, food and beer (age 21+).  Party Only registrations include admission to the post-race block party including music, food and beer (age 21+).

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