Publix Post-Race Party & Awards

Publix Post-Race Party

The City of Oaks post-race party is a fun and exciting celebration for runners and spectators alike! This year the post-race party will take place in a new location, Smoky Hollow!

Smoky Hollow is a mixed-use, distinctive urban district revitalizing the northern gateway to downtown Raleigh. At Smoky Hollow you will find office space, urban apartments, Publix grocery store and an energetic pedestrian promenade activated with events and outdoor gathering areas perfect for our post race party!

Post-Race Party Features:

  • Live music
  • Free beer and food for runners
  • Vendors
  • Awards
  • And more!

Age Group & Overall Awards

Overall Awards will be presented to the top 3 Male and Female finishers in the Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K and 5K.

9 AM: 10k & 5k announced on stage
10 AM: Half Marathon announced on stage
11 AM: Marathon announced on stage

All age group awards are based on chip time. In addition to all finishers receiving a race-specific finisher medal, there will be award medals for the top age group finishers.

Awards will be given to the top 3 male and female finishers listed below in each age group for the Marathon and Half Marathon. Awards will be given out to the top 1 male and female finishers listed below in each age group for the 10K and 5K:

Ages 14 and under; 15 – 19; 20 –24; 25 – 29; 30 – 34; 35 – 39; 40 – 44; 45 – 49; 50 – 54; 55 – 59; 60 – 64; 65 – 69; 70+.

Age group awards may be claimed at the customer service tent in Runners Village. There will not be an awards ceremony for age group awards.