Portrait of beautiful young couple visiting eat market in the street.

Experience the Excitement of Durham’s Bull City Race Fest

Join the Celebration of Fitness and Community Spirit 

The 2nd Annual Bull City Race Fest will be held on Sunday, October 19th and offers a great experience for runners and their families. The event features a half-marathon, a five-mile race, and a family-friendly 1 mile race, with courses that wind through downtown Durham and its beautiful surrounding neighborhoods. But the races are just half the fun! Once you’ve finished hang around at the American Tobacco Historic District to enjoy the post-race festivities. These include:

A Food Truck Rodeo where you’ll get to enjoy all the delicious variety that Durham Food trucks Chirba Chirba Dumplings and Café Love who will both offer special deals for runners!
have to offer. Don’t miss:

  • An Octoberfest Beer Garden
  • A Kids Experience Zone where the whole family can get together for a great time.
  • The opportunity to check out the excellent restaurants in the American Tobacco Historic District and surrounding downtown area
American Tobacco Historic District

Online race registration is available through Thursday October 16th,  you can also register on-site on Saturday. And if you’re interested in supporting Habitat for Humanity of Durham, the nonprofit beneficiary of the Race Fest, be sure to check out their fundraising options!

If you’re looking to make a full weekend experience of the Bull City Race Fest be sure to give us a call. October is a busy month at our luxury Durham bed and breakfast, so you’ll want to make sure that you make your reservations early. And the Bull City Race Fest makes it easy to enjoy a full weekend in Durham. When you pick up your registration packet on Saturday October 18th, you’ll get the chance to participate in the Carb Crawl to help you prepare for Sunday’s race and get a taste of Durham’s wonderful restaurants. So give your innkeeper a call today and get ready for a weekend full of fun!

Enjoy some of Durham’s finest food trucks at the 2nd Annual Bull City Race Fest Photo courtesy of Scientific Properties and the Durham CVB