Race Expo

This is a reflection of the 2019 event! Updated 2020 information to come soon!


Friday, April 12, 2019

11 AM – 7 PM

Participant Info

Packet Pick-Up is held at the expo on Friday before race day and is mandatory. Friends and family may pickup each other’s packets. No ID is needed.

Runners will receive their bib, gear check bag, and participant t-shirt at the expo! There will also be plenty of booths from sponsors & partners to browse!

Please note: Shirts are ordered based on the sizes indicated at registration so we do not allow switching sizes until after the race has begun. T-shirt exchanges are done at our Merchandise tent located in the finish area.

Admission to the expo is free!

Directions to University Place

Address: 201 South Estes Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27514

  • From I-40: Take Exit #270, follow 15-501 south for approximately 2.5 miles. Turn right on Estes Drive. University Place will be on the right.
  • From Hwy 54: Take 15-501 North to Estes Drive. Turn left. University Place will be on the right.
  • From Downtown Chapel Hill: Take Franklin St to Estes Drive. Turn right and go one block. University Place will be on the left.
  • From UNC Campus: Take bus line G

Exhibitor Information

Want great exposure to a prime fitness market? Join us at the expo! The Expo will take place at University Place on Friday, April 12th from 11:00 am until 7:00 pm. Please email here for more information about purchasing a booth!

Virtual Gift Bag

Include your company’s product or service in our Virtual Race Bag!

Each year, Tar Heel 10 Miler participants receive virtual race bags via email and social media that feature media-rich goods and services. So what better way to advertise your business than with our Virtual Race Bag? When you include your product in our virtual race bags, you automatically extend your company’s reach to thousands of potential clients and customers.

Virtual gifts may include, but are not limited to, race discounts, vendor discounts, special promotions and merchandise options. Inclusion in the Virtual Race Bag program is available as a standalone partnership, but also for those who have purchased booths.

Send us an email here if you are interested in being a part of our Virtual Race Bag!