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Register Now for 2019 Million Dollar Marathon

Register Now for 2019 Million Dollar Marathon

Contact: Mark Dill: 919-949-9263, Kazem Yahyapour: 919-280-9737 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MILLION DOLLAR MARATHON SET FOR 2019 IN CARY, NC Runners Must Act Now For Best Tobacco Road Marathon Prices Cary, NC – Runners must act now to save $10 on registration...

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NBC Today Show Features Our Races!

NBC Today Show Features Our Races!

NBC's legendary morning news and talk show featured the Allscripts Tobacco Road Marathon (and GNC Half!) on their April 9 morning broadcast! Check out the spot on their Web site. They focused on one of our senior winners - a 75-year-old grandmother who inspires her...

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The Cary News Covers TRM And a Very Special Runner!

The Cary News Covers TRM And a Very Special Runner!

Check out the great coverage of our races by the Cary News! First, they published this wonderful story on one of our runners, Billy DeWalt. Billy is a military veteran striving to help other returning soldiers adjust to life back home. Later they did a follow-up to...

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TRM Breaks Through $500,000 Charity Milestone!

TRM Breaks Through $500,000 Charity Milestone!

Big, big night last night as the Allscripts Tobacco Road Marathon and GNC Half Marathon Board of Directors gathered to present big, big checks to our charities: Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF); the Wounded Warrior Project; the Rails to Trails Conservancy...

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Runner’s World Covers Sean Astin’s GNC Half Run!

Runner’s World Covers Sean Astin’s GNC Half Run!

Actor Sean Astin was a delightful and surprise last-minute entry in our GNC Tobacco Road Half Marathon and created quite a buzz. Runner's World took notice and produced a great article about his impromptu adventure. Excited, Sean took to his Twitter feed to...

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PRESS

Red Cross Sound The Alarm Project

Red Cross Sound The Alarm Project

RALEIGH, NC, May 4, 2018 — The American Red Cross asks everyone to help Sound the Alarm in Eastern North Carolina and be part of the nationwide Red Cross effort to help reduce the number of deaths and injuries from home fires At Sound the Alarm events, hundreds of Red...

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Tobacco Road Marathon Charity Record

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

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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Red Cross Good Works Across America

Red Cross Good Works Across America

Across U.S., Red Cross Responds to Nearly 60% More Home Fires in First Days of 2018 Than in Same Period in 2017 RALEIGH, Jan. 26, 2018 — In the first nine days of the new year, the American Red Cross responded to nearly 60 percent more home fires than that...

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Charities Win at Tobacco Road Allscripts, GNC Races

Charities Win at Tobacco Road Allscripts, GNC Races

CHARITIES WIN AT CARY'S TOBACCO ROAD MARATHON RACES Allscripts Tobacco Road Marathon And GNC Half Reach $600,000 in Giving Cary, NC – The real winners at today's Allscripts Tobacco Road Marathon and GNC Tobacco Road Half Marathon were the charities supported by Cary's...

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Tobacco Road Marathon Sets New Charity Record: $127,500

Tobacco Road Marathon Sets New Charity Record: $127,500

Tobacco Road Marathon Events Set New Charitable Donation Record: $127,500 Allscripts Tobacco Road Marathon And GNC Half Reach $631,500 in Giving Cary, NC – The Board of Directors of the Tobacco Road Marathon (TRM) running events last night announced an increase over...

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ARTICLES

Running Through MS – Robert Moore

Running Through MS – Robert Moore

I am a runner, a cyclist, a swimmer, a triathlete, a marathoner, and an Ironman.  I have MS. Before I was 21, none of these were true.  At the age of 21, I was diagnosed with MS.  At the time, I knew little about the disease except that most of the people I knew with...

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Feetures! Sponsors TRM Half

Cary, NC – The Tobacco Road Half Marathon Association (TRM) announced today that Feetures!, a leader in performance running socks, is the title sponsor of its March 19th half marathon race. The race is the companion to the Allscripts Tobacco Road Marathon. Both start...

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Carrying Water for Tanzania

Carrying Water for Tanzania

Running a marathon is no easy accomplishment, but now imagine carrying an extra 45lbs for those 26.2 miles, and then do that once a month for a year. James Leitner has been running a marathon a month while carrying 45lbs of water to raise awareness about the long...

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Why I Run: Our Type 1 Diabetes Journey with JDRF

Why I Run: Our Type 1 Diabetes Journey with JDRF

Written by Andrea Moffat, mother of a Type 1 child. In 2009, our three-year-old son was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes. His diagnosis was a huge shock and for many months we found ourselves just trying to tread water as we learned what it means to try to manage this...

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