Date March 5, 2022
Start Time 8:00am (both races start at same time)
Location 501 Washington St, Durham, NC 27701
Bull City Running Co. downtown store
$30 for 5K; $40 for 10K until January 7, 2022
$35 for 5K; $45 for 10K until February 4th
$40 for 5K; $50 for 10K until March 2nd
T-shirts Florence Forth shirts guaranteed for all runners registered by Feb 11

Register Here

Changing Race Distances

Participants may change their race distance until February 7th. Additional charge may apply.

To change race distance before February 7, log into RunSignUp account. After February 7, participants may be able to change race distance at packet pickup on Friday March 4th (space permitting). You will be asked to pay the difference if moving to a longer race. Refunds will not be provided if you are moving to shorter race.

The in-person race is sold out and changes are no longer permitted.

Refunds & Transfer Policy

All registration fees are non-refundable. Event registrations are non-transferable between individuals or years. Runners may be able to change categories from the 10-K to the 5-K run and visa versa (as described above).

Do not run a different distance than shown on your race bib! 

Weather & Cancellation Policy

Races are held rain or shine, unless the Florence Forth race directors determine that conditions are too dangerous. This will be based on a prudent decision made race week or race day by Florence Forth and local law enforcement officials. If the race is canceled due to inclement weather there will be neither refunds nor transfers. This position is consistent with USA Track & Field recommendations and with the protocol of sharing the risks associated with the sport of running. In the event of inclement weather or unforeseen circumstances Florence Forth race directors reserve the right to alter, cancel or eliminate any/all portions of the race.


No dogs are allowed on the race course or at the start/finish line. Baby strollers are allowed but are asked to begin at the back of the race and be considerate of other runners. No skates, rollerblades, scooters or other wheeled vehicles are allowed on the race course.

The start and finish lines will be at 501 Washington Street, Durham. The 10K race will consist of two loops of the 5K course


Florence Forth Race Course on MapMyRun

Friday March 4:

2:30pm – 5:30pm Pre-race T-shirt and bib # pick up
Bull City Running Co.
501 Washington Street

Saturday March 5:

6:45am – 7:45am Race day T-shirt and bib # pick up AT START/FINISH AREA
7:00am Bull City Running Co store opens, remains open through race
7:50am Line up for 10K and 5K races
8:00am 10K and 5K start
8:30am Post-race activities begin at finish area.  (more info)
9:20am 1st Call for Kids’ Cape Dash
9:30am Finish line closes
9:35am Kids’ Cape Dash
9:45am Awards Ceremony – top 3 male and female finishers in 10K and 5K
10:00am Plum opens for post-race brunch


This year, we have reserved special room rates at at the Residence Inn. Please note that Florence Forth again occurs on the same day as the Duke-UNC basketball game. And not just any Duke-UNC game… Coach K’s final home game. We encourage all out-of-town participants to make reservations early.


residence-inn-durhamResidence Inn Durham McPherson

We were able to secure a 10 room block and this may be all they are able to offer. Reserve here. The Residence Inn is located about three-quarters of a mile from the start / finish and within walking distance of downtown. Rooms can be reserved by calling the hotel at 919-680-4440.

Race Day Parking

Florence Forth participants can find parking on streets and various parking lots downtown.

NO PARKING in the City Place  parking lot (501 Washington Street) or on Washington Street between Corporation and Trinity.

The closest surface lot is at 420 Morris Street. A parking deck is located at 300 W Morgan (corner of Morgan and Morris).