The 8-mile and 4-mile course will be at the beautiful Forest Ridge Park Park, just 15 minutes North of Raleigh on Falls Lake! The 587-acre park is situated on a peninsula near the Falls Lake Reservoir in Wake Forest, N.C. – and is convenient to Raleigh, Wake Forest, Rolesville, Durham, and Youngsville.
Sections of this course will also run on the remains of the abandoned ghost road North Carolina Route 98 highway. When Falls Lake was created in 1981, the surrounding rural community was turned upside down. Many forgotten roadways hint at where farms, homes, and mills once stood. The ghosts of the old roadways can be traced – most leading directly into Falls Lake. Most of this course is single-track, running following the trail system within the park.
Give the gift of play! The City of Raleigh Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Resources Department strives to provide programs to all. The scholarship fund helps reduce barriers to participation in recreation programs that encourage healthy lifestyles, promote self-confidence and teach life-long lessons.
Awards for Each Race
We have modified the awards based on the registered runners, the size of the event, and our desire to ensure we give back with proper fundraising to our beneficiaries. We have unique awards for the following age groups, gender, and event (4M and 8M).