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Half Marathon

Why Run With Us?

The Allscripts Tobacco Road Marathon features over 20 miles of the American Tobacco Trail (ATT). The rest of the course is flat and fast with a downhill finish. Up to 10 perecent of our runners qualify for the legendary Boston Marathon!  Less experienced runners benefit too as the fast, flat, energy-absorbing course and ideal temperatures (averaging in the 40’s and 50’s Fahrenheit) make it a great setting for your personal record.

News, Press and Articles

Tobacco Road Marathon Charity Record

Cary, NC (April 2, 2018) – CARY, N.C. The board of directors of the Allscripts Tobacco Road Marathon (TRM) and the Feetures! Half Marathon announced today that their 2018 events set a new record of charitable giving at $155,000 – a full $25,000 more than their...

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Rucking Division

For Immediate Release:   Contact: Mark Dill, (919) 949-9263   MILITARY-STYLE RUCKING DIVISION FOR TOBACCO ROAD HALF MARATHON 2018 Half Marathon To Include Innovative “Rucking” – Walking With Weighted Backpack Cary, NC (January 23, 2018) – The Tobacco Road Marathon is...

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Event Sponsors

Event Beneficiaries

Ways to Participate


The Allscripts Tobacco Road Marathon is a USATF-certified 26.2 mile course run on the American Tobacco Trail in Cary, NC. Much of the course is run on the beautiful American Tobacco Trail. The course is known as one of the country’s best Boston Marathon Qualifier courses.

Half Marathon

The Tobacco Road Half-Marathon is a USATF-certified 13.1 mile course run on the American Tobacco Trail in Cary, NC. New for 2018 is a non-competitive (i.e. no awards) rucking division for those who wish to walk or run the course with a weighted rucksack.


Help out your friends! We need, and love, our volunteers! Opportunities for Friday & Saturday Event set-up Race number handout T-shirt pickup Sunday/Race Day Food service Finish line medal handout Water handout bag & key check Parking assistance.

Sponsor / Expo

As a sponsor and/or expo exhibitor, your company gains access to our runners and spectators on race weekend and beyond. The Tobacco Road Marathon race conducts year-round marketing targeting key local, regional and national markets.