City of Oaks Race Overview


Sunday, November 5, 2023

Wheelchair/Handcycle: 6:55 AM
Full, Half & 10k Start at 7:00 AM
5k Starts at 7:20 AM


*Please Note: Daylight saving time changes at 2:00am EST on Sunday, November 5. Be sure to set your clocks back one hour to be on time for the start!

Start & Finish Line Locations


From RDU airport, follow signs for I-40 East toward Raleigh. Once on I-40 East, drive 5 miles to Wade Avenue/North Raleigh and use the right 2 lanes to take exit 289 for Wade Avenue toward I-440/US-1 N. Keep left to continue on Wade Ave to Glenwood Ave. In about 6 miles, use the right lane to take the Glenwood Ave ramp and turn right onto Glenwood Ave.

Course Time Limits

  • Marathon: 6 hours (1:00 PM)
  • Half Marathon: 3.5 hours (10:30 AM)
  • Old Reliable 10k: 2 hours (9:00 AM)
  • Acorn 5k: 2 hours (9:20 AM)

Any runners remaining on the course after the time limit will no longer be considered race participants and will be required to follow pedestrian laws. Official times and post-race amenities cannot be guaranteed for runners who finish after the time limit. Please note, there will note be a sag wagon available to pick up runners who are unable to meet this time limit.