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March, 2018 Registration Opens with “Early Bird” Pricing
April 15, 2018 Price Increase*
July 1, 2018 Price Increase*
September 1, 2018 Price Increase*
September, 2018 Now that it’s cooler, why not commit to yourself to become more fit and healthy?  Sign up now for the Tobacco Road Full Marathon and have six months to train!
October, 2018 Likely sell out of parking passes
November 1, 2018 Price Increase*
Fall, 2018 Come visit our Tobacco Road booth at various other race expos.  We might even have discount codes for you to sign up for our race!
December 1, 2018 Recommended date for all expo vendor requests, subject to space availability.  (If you miss this date, you can ask anyway, but most requests are in before this date.)
January 1, 2019 Price Increase*
January, 2019 Your New Year’s Resolution to improve yourself and impress your friends:  Run a Half Marathon!
February 1, 2019 Likely sell out of Half Marathon
February 17, 2019 Last day we guarantee a transfer, deferral, or change distances.  (After this date, check to see if the forms are still available.)
February 17, 2019 Last day to register and be guaranteed a race t-shirt. (If you miss this deadline, you can check for leftover sizes at the bag check tent on race day.)
March 15, 2019 (Fri) Pre-Race Expo and Bib Pick-up:  3pm to 8pm
(Expo vendors may set up starting at 11am)
March 16, 2019 (Sat) Pre-Race Expo and Bib PIck-up:  10am to 5pm
(Expo vendors must be cleaned up by 6pm)
March 16, 2019 (Sat) Pre-Race Buffet for $12.95 (More details)
(Available 5pm to 10pm)
Race Day
March 17, 2019 (Sun)
No Race Day Registration or Bib Pick-up
– 4:00am FREE Shuttles from NetApp begin; shuttles run continously until 2:30pm; runners have priority on the shuttles until 5:15am
– 5:00am Recommended latest arrival time (no later than) for runners ihf you are parking at NetApp
– 5:15am Runners are no longer have priority on the shuttles; runners and spectators may board in the order they arrive
– 5:30am Recommended last arrival time if you are parking at USA Baseball/Thomas Brooks Park
– 5:30am Recommend time to drop off runners at USA Baseball/Thomas Brooks Park
– 7:00am Start time for the Full Marathon and the Half Marathon
– 7:05am Approximate time for ruckers to start (after other participants clear the start line)
– 8:00am to 2:00pm Post-Race Party
Finisher medals and food available
Enjoy the band and the beer
Get a post-race massage (for a fee)
Post selfies of your success!
– 2:00pm Cut off time for both race distances
– 2:00pm Closure of Finish Line, Bag Check, and Race Village.  Note:  Limited volunteers, Red Cross, and food will be available after this time to assist the last finishers.  We will stay until you are safe, sound, and accounted for!
– 2:30pm Last shuttle bus departs for Net App
April 1, 2019 Registration open (or sooner) for 2020
March 15, 2020 The 11th annual Tobacco Road Marathon and Half Marathon