Marathon

The Marathon Club competes in a variety of local and regional races with distances ranging from 10k to full marathons. Practices consist of group runs to promote team camaraderie and help members train for upcoming club-sponsored and local races. We compete in one out-of-town race each semester and encourage members to run smaller races around Chapel Hill. The club is open to anyone with a desire to make new friends and enjoy running! We run together six days per week to help members reach their running goals.

Quick Facts:

  • Fundraising/dues: Dues are $40 per member per year. We also try to encourage members to volunteer at our fundraising events to help keep their personal costs low.
  • How to join organization: Open
  • Practice Days & Times: TBA
  • Practice Location: Around Chapel Hill, NC
  • Competitive Season: Fall/Spring
  • National Governing Body: N/A

Recent Accomplishments:

  • We had 12 members run the Richmond Half Marathon in November, and every one of them finished in under 2 hours 
  • In the Carrboro 10K, five first year and sophomore students on our team placed 4th or higher in their age groups           
  • Four of our members ran their first marathon this year and one of them qualified for the Boston Marathon

Contact: Max Patel patelmn@live.unc.edu

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