The Cannonball - Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K & 5K

Live: October 13-14, 2023 Greensboro, NC 27455 US Directions

Special Events and Promotions

Sign up for this FREE EVENT for walkers and runners of all abilities.

5 week countdown until 20th Running of the Cannonball! 

Multiple distances offered with guides and varying paces:

2 mile

5 mile

9 mile 

Post run enjoy complimentary food and drinks. Event raffles. Meet fellow walkers and runners. Check in with coaches on your training. Ask questions of event staff. And more!

Registration is FREE with everyone asked to please register to attend. 




AND we are honored to share the winners!



Cannonball is celebrating its 20th running! In honor of that momentous anniversary, we have an extra special anniversary giveaway! 

The campaign will begin 6/15/2023 and run through 11:59 am on 7/15/2023 EST.

To enter, FOLLOW on Facebook Cannonball Marathon and/or Instagram page and LIKE the Cannonball Anniversary Giveaway post. (Must be the giveaway post!)

Additional entries are given for commenting and tagging friends on the giveaway post. 

Giveaway entry is through social media only. Entry is open to those 18 and older. 

No purchase required to be entered.

1 grand prize winner and 1 runner-up winners will be chosen on 7/16/2023. Winners will be contacted via their social media platforms on 07/16/2023 and are responsible for claiming their gifts.


Will receive their choice of entry into the Cannonball 2023 events, up to $190 value + a Brooks Running male or female outfit (shirt, shorts and jacket) valued at $160. $350+ Retail value

Will receive a $50 credit to their choice of Cannonball 2023 events + a Nathan Hydration bottle (valued at $30).

Giveaway is not sponsored, endorsed, or administered by, or associated with Instagram or Facebook. 




REGISTRATION GIVEAWAY - Congratulations to our 2023 20-day giveaway winners!
Chris, Katherine and Karahgan


The Cannonball Marathon, Half, 10K, 5K has teamed up with Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist and Brenner Children’s, and the Brenner FIT program, for an extra special Cannonball giveaway!

The winners will each receive 1 race entry to the 2023 Cannonball race on Saturday October 13-14, 2023 in Greensboro. 

To enter, register to participate in The Cannonball between May 1st and May 20th


This will run for a full 20 days in honor of the 20th running of The Cannonball!! 



A minimum of 1 refund per every 20 registrants up to 5 total refunds. Those are some great odds and a fantastic incentive to register NOW! 


The fine print.

Winners will be selected at random from registrants signed up from 12:01 AM on May1st, 2023 through 11:59 PM on May 20th, 2023. Winners will be refunded the cost of their 1 single race registration only, value up to $125 maximum. New registrations only. No transfers. No cash value. Odds of winning are 1 in 20 with up total odds based on registration numbers/participation in the giveaway. A maximum of 5 registrants will be given away. Winners agree to have their name and or likeness shared as a prize winner.




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