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    Register Now and Save a Little $$

    Online registration is now up and running! Click here to get started. The fee for Adults (those 14 years and older) is $25 through August 28, $30 through September 12, and $35 on race day. The fee for those 14 years and younger who participate in the Competitive or Recreational Mile is $15 all the way through race […]

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    Keeping It Local

    We’re excited to announce that the beneficiary of this year’s Mag Mile is the Jim “Catfish” Hunter Chapter of the ALS Association. The Catfish Hunter does absolutely incredible things for individuals and families in North Carolina who are affected by motor neuron disease. In fact, 77% of its annual budget goes towards local programs right […]

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Speedy Sir Walter Miler

If you’re free this Friday, August 1, the inaugural Sir Walter Miler is a must! Organized by the dynamic duo — and Mag Mile alums — Logan and Sandy Roberts, the Sir Walter Miler will be held at the Meredith College Track and will feature ten elite men and ten elite women as they attempt […]

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Elites Amass for Mag Mile

As the NC-USATF State Championship, The Magnificent Mile Race draws some incredible runners. State records for both men and women have been set on our course, as well as multiple age-group records. Bobby Mack set and still holds the men’s record, which he set in 2009 with a time of 4:10.  On the women’s side, Brittany […]

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Street Fair on Harrington

What’s more fun than a block party? A block party taking place alongside an exciting mile race! As we have for the last several years, we will once again have our Street Fair on Harrington. Many thanks to The Q Shack for providing outstanding food, and to Planet Smoothie for delicious beverages. We’ll also have […]

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Beginners Are Welcome

One of the many beauties of the mile is its accessibility. Whether you’re just beginning your fitness journey, simply want to enjoy an afternoon stroll, or happen to be a serious endorphin junkie, the mile meets your need. Many beginner running groups have taken part in The Magnificent Mile Race, including Capital RunWalk’s Fit-tastic and […]

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More Than A Race

As exciting as the race component is, The Magnificent Mile is much more than that. At its core is a deep determination to unlock the mysteries of motor neuron disease.