World-Class Running & World-Class Eating

Are you ready to #RunBullCity?

Next race: October 15, 2023

11th Annual Bull City Race Fest and Food Truck Rodeo

This festival has something for the fastest runners and families alike. Choose from the Half Marathon, Five Miler or 1 Mile distances.

Enjoy a fall morning of running through downtown Durham and the surrounding historic neighborhoods. After you cross the finish line, enjoy delicious eats from a variety of local food trucks!  The Bull City Race Fest is the culmination of a world-class running experience and a world-class eating experience, all in a world class city – DURHAM!

Race Starts In...


Runner Testimonials

“The Bull City Race Fest was such a fun course! I enjoy coming back to this race year after year just for the fun of getting to run through downtown Durham on a quiet Sunday morning with the streets to ourselves.”

“Loved the race! It was wonderful and very organized! Loved the complimentary beer, getting 2 beers was super nice. The race T-shirt was cool…Loved the atmosphere. All around a great race!”

“Really enjoy this race – this is my 3rd year running and I recommend it to all my friends… one of my favorite races. Thank you!”

Sign up for race day details and stay informed!

Thanks to our 2022 sponsors!