Date March 2, 2013
10 Mile Start 8:00am
5-K Start 8:35am
Location Duke University (East Campus), 1500 Main St., Durham, NC 27701
Price $40 for 10-mile; $25 for 5-km until Feb 15.
$50 for 10-mile; $35 for 5-km from Feb 16 to Feb 28.
5-km race is SOLD OUT as of 2/23.
10-mile race has space available.
T-shirts Race t-shirts will NOT be available after Feb 14th.

Friday March 1:

3pm – 6pm Pre-race T-shirt and bib # pick up at Bull City Running (202 W NC Highway 54, Suite 201, Durham, NC)

Saturday March 2:

6:45am – 8:15am Race day T-shirt and bib # pick up [No Race Day Registration]
7:45am Line up for 10-mile race
7:55am Welcome and announcements, 10-mile race
8:00am 10-mile start
8:30am Welcome and announcements, 5-km race
8:35am 5-km start
9:00am After Party begins near finish area.  (more info)
Kids’ activities begin
9:15am Local food vendors open
10:00am Finish line closes
10:05am Kids’ Fun Run
10:15am Awards ceremony
10:30am Food and activities resume
11:15am After party wraps up. See you in 2014!


Face painting and other fun activities at the post race party.
Face painting and other fun activities at the post race party.

After the race, join your friends, family, other runners and walkers and race volunteers under the oaks on Duke University’s East Campus for food, music and kids’ activities.


Local restaurants will provide free samples of their favorite sweet and savory menu items.  See the list of food vendors below.


Activities for kids will include a fun run (about ¼ mile), art projects and letter writing for sick kids at Duke Children’s Hospital, and other fun events led by Duke University’s Student Physical Education Council.

Thanks to our Kids Area sponsors:

Scrap Exchange


A block of rooms has been reserved under “Florence Forth Race” at the Hampton Inn which is located at 1542 N Gregson St.  Durham, NC 27701; (919) 688-8880.

Two other hotels in the area include the downtown Durham Marriott and the King’s Daughters Inn. No blocks have been reserved at these hotels.

Parking for the race will be Duke University’s Smith Warehouse with at 114 S. Buchanan Blvd, Durham. See the map below for parking, registration area and start/finish. Click on map icons and colored lines / polygons for additional information.

NOTE: The parking area is about 1/4 mile from the start finish area. Follow signs to the Registration Area once parked (the lavender line on the map).

View Florence Forth in a larger map


The following vendors and local restaurants will provide pastries, cupcakes, small sandwiches and other delicious snacks.  Check back often as more vendors are added.


Daisy Cakes SixPlates-F Fosters Market
 Brueggers The Mad Popper LocalYogurt_Logo_Final
Madhatter's Hummingbird Bakery chicken logo