Race Start








March 15, 2020 (Sun) The 2020 Tobacco Road Marathon has been cancelled.
April, 2020 Registration of deferrals and selection of distance–Full or Half.
April, 2020 Registration Opens with “Early Bird” Pricing
May 1, 2020 Price Increase*
July 1, 2020 Price Increase*
July, 2020 Parking Passes likely to SELL OUT early for 2021
September 1, 2020 Price Increase*
September, 2020 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!
November 1, 2020 Price Increase*
Fall, 2020 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, 2020 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, 2021 Price Increase*
January, 2021 Your New Year’s Resolution to improve yourself and impress your friends:  Run a Half Marathon!
February 1, 2021 Likely sell out of Half Marathon
February 21, 2021 Last day we guarantee a transfer, deferral, or change distances.  (After this date, check to see if the forms are still available.)
February 21, 2021 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 19, 2021 (Fri) Pre-Race Expo and Bib Pick-up:  3pm to 8pm
(Expo vendors may set up starting at 11am)
March 20, 2021 (Sat) Pre-Race Expo and Bib PIck-up:  10am to 5pm
(Expo vendors must be cleaned up by 6pm)
March 20, 2021 (Sat) Pre-Race Buffet for $12.95 (More details)
(Available 5pm to 10pm)
Race Day
March 21, 2021 (Sun)
– 4:00am FREE Shuttles from NetApp begin; shuttles run continuously until 2:30pm; runners have priority on the shuttles until 5:15am
– 5:00am Recommended latest arrival time (no later than) for runners if you are parking at the NetApp shuttle lot
– 5:15am Runners 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, 2021 Registration open (or sooner) for 2022
March 20, 2022 The 2022 Tobacco Road Marathon and Half Marathon