Fitness Events in Raleigh – November and December 2013

Raleigh Personal Trainer Approved Fitness Events

The key to staying fit is staying active! To augment your personal training or test your performance, check out these fitness events in Raleigh:

Lung Cancer 5K and 1Mile

 The mission of the Lung Cancer Initiative of North Carolina is to decrease deaths and provide support to those affected by lung cancer through research, awareness, education and access programs across North Carolina.

Nov. 2, 2013
4208 Six Forks Rd, Raleigh, NC 27609
Event Schedule:

8:00-9:00 Registration
8:00-9:00 Rally including guests speakers, music, food & entertainment
8:00-8:30 Survivor Breakfast at Survivor Tent
8:45-9:00 Survivor Ceremony on Stage
9:00 One mile walk lead by Survivors
9:30 5K Run/walk starts

City of Oaks Marathon and Half Marathon
Personal Trainers for Marathons

Sunday, November 3rd, 2013

NCSU Bell Tower

The half marathon, marathon, and marathon relay start simultaneously at 7:00 a.m.
10K starts at 7:30 a.m.
YMCA Kids’ Marathon Mile will start at 7:40 a.m.

*Cash prizes included!

Run to Reclaim 5K and 1 Mile

Run to Reclaim benefits families adopting orphans and the Reclaim 1:17 ministry. Southbridge Fellowship is located in the Brier Creek Commons.

Saturday, November 9, 20138611 Brier Creek Pkwy‎

Race Details:

    • 5K start time 8 a.m.
    • 1 mile walk 8:05 a.m.
    • Start and finish in front of Brier Creek Movie Theater
    • Strollers allowed on walk course only
    • No pets please

Personal Training for Go Ruck

GORUCK Challenge

Saturday, November 23, 2013 1:00 AM
Location: TBA

The GORUCK Challenge is a team event, never a race. Think of it as a slice of Special Operations training where – from start to finish — a Special Operations Cadre challenges, teaches, and inspires your small team to do more than you ever thought possible. Leadership is taught and teamwork is demanded on missions spanning the best of your city. The hardest part? Signing up.


JUST THINK FIRST Program seeks to raise awareness on various topics that affect teens in society today including violence, sex, drugs, alcohol, gangs and negative peer pressure.

Thursday, November 28, 2013
2200 Wakefield Pines Dr. Raleigh , NC 27614

Start times:
Half Marathon: 7:30am
5k: 8am

Ridgewood 8k Turkey Trot

Nov. 28, 2013
3540 Wade Avenue Raleigh NC 27607

Race Start Time: 8am

*One out of every 100 finishers in the 8K Race will receive a free pair of Mizuno running shoes from Fleet Feet Sports

Turkey’s Revenge Mud Run

Here’s a great way to burn off some of those Thanksgiving calories, and lets face it, by Saturday you’ve had all the face time with family you need. So do what you need to do on Black Friday, then come spend Saturday with Critical Mud and do what you want to do. Put on your best Thanksgiving costume and come get muddy on a torturous 5K+ mud run across rugged terrain studded with an array of natural and man made obstacles designed to test your mettle.

Nov. 30, 2013
4191 The Circle At North Hills St., Raleigh, NC
Time: TBA

2013 Jingle Bell Run/Walk

Personal Training for Races

Saturday, December 7, 2013
900 Hillsborough St. Raleigh, NC 27604

Wear a holiday themed costume. Tie jingle bells to your shoelaces. Raise funds to fight arthritis, the nation’s leading cause of disability. Run or walk a 5 kilometer route with your team members and celebrate the season by giving.

Raleigh Rocks The Greenway Half Marathon

Dec, 8, 2013
Anderson Point Park Raleigh, NC 27610
Race Time: TBA

Music will be provided along the route by DJs and live bands where possible!