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2023 Marks the 20th running of The Cannonball.
This historic event is the LARGEST celebration of running in our region.
Race distances include Full Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K (NEW in 2023), 5K, Kids Dash AND a bonus challenge option. The backdrop for the races are the gorgeous A & Y greenway in Greensboro, NC and Country Park. The start/finish for all events take place in Country Park, Greensboro's running Mecca.
Whether a veteran to distance running or a relative newbie, this event is a MUST DO for the course, the schwag, the glory, and the PARTY!
What is that challenge? The Double Barrel Challenge!
The Friday night 5K allows the unique opportunity to race in the evening AND opens up the challenge of participating in either the 10K, half marathon or marathon on Saturday. Double Barrel Challenge participants receive two shirts and two custom finisher medals (one for each event), PLUS bonus bling for completing the Double Barrel Challenge. Not to mention extra beer and bragging rights!!!
All race participants will receive a custom finishers medal (Kids dash will not receive a medal or shirt, but their own "goodies'), t-shirt, food, beer (21 and up), FREE professional race photos and a celebration! Everyone, friends and family can enjoy the post race celebration with live music, awards ceremony and activities.
**You must register 2 weeks prior to event to guarantee a shirt.**
The race has a NO WORRIES race registration guarantee so you can feel confident that you will NEVER lose the value of your race registration. You can also choose to add on a no questions asked refund to your race registration for a small fee.
If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.
We all know everything is better with friends, most especially when running! And triple that sentiment come race day!
Teams can be comprised of family, friends, co-workers, work out buddies...heck, anyone can join a team.
It is easy to create or join or a team when you register.
BONUS Teams of 10 or more qualify for a reserved space to set up on race day for the party in the park!
Your reserved space includes early load in for tents and gear (vehicle access baby!)
All teams will receive recognition during the awards.
PLEASE BE ADVISED: The cut off for teams to qualify for the reserved race day space and/or the packet pick up VIP treatment is 12:00 PM on Thursday, October 20. While participants can still register and may join your team we will NOT be able to pull the late registration bibs to be picked up with the team NOR will we be able to adjust the reserved space for race day set up.
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