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The CGTC Winter Series 2019-20

Winter Series races are low-key, low-stakes, mostly cross-country runs meant for enjoyment and camaraderie. Runners of all abilities are welcome to participate!!

Race-day-only registration costs $5 and opens an hour before the race start. All races begin on Sundays at 10 am. except for the New Year’s Day run, which starts  at 1 pm on a Monday . Free entry for those 18 and under, so bring the whole family!

Current Carolina Godiva Track Club members may pre-pay for all seven Winter Series races for only $25. Sign up online today! Paper registration forms (as well as club membership forms) will also be available at the events.

Additionally, series registrants can earn the Incredibly Beautiful Winter Series T-Shirt™ by running or volunteering at 5 of the 7 events. Running the Hard Climb Hill 10-miler counts as two events.

Details about each race!


Run for the Donuts
Durham Academy Upper School
3601 Ridge Rd.
 Sun., Oct. 13, 10 AM
  3 to 4 mile relay on DA's XC course. Randomly drawn 3-person teams. Team with the highest Donuts Index™ wins. Advanced age a plus.  
  2016 Race Director:  
Misery Run
Pepper Hill Farm
323 Old Fayetteville Rd, Chapel Hill
Sun., Nov. 24, 10 AM
  5 mile X-Country run with challenges to overcome and plenty of mud and muck.  
  Race Director: 919-428-7901  
Couch Mountain
Duke Forest, Gate F
NC-751, 0.4 mi from US-70 BUS
Sun., Dec. 8, 10 AM
  5 mile race that includes sections of trail and paved roads. Enjoy a cookout afterwards!  
  Race Director: 919-672-2235  
New Year’s Day Run
Duke School for Children
3716 Erwin Rd.
Wed., Jan. 1, 1 PM
  8k course on Duke Forest gravel road and single-track trails to start out the New Year.  
  Race Director: 919-929-8582  
Eno Equalizer
Eno River State Park
End of Cole Mill Rd.
GPS Location: 36.074, -79.006
Sun., Jan. 19, 10 AM
  4 mile team race on the technical hiking trails of ERS Park. 3-person teams assigned with handicaps such that each team has equal potential to win.  
  Race Director: 919- 408-8126  
Geezer Pleezer
Carolina Friends School
4809 Friends School Rd.
Sun., Feb. 9, 10 AM
  4-mile age- and sex-handicapped race, run primarily on paved roads.  
  Race Director: 919-383-8434  
Hard Climb Hill
Duke Forest, Gate 23
Mt. Sinai Rd, 0.3 mi W of Friends School Rd GPS Location: 36.000, -79.024
Sun., Mar. 22, 10 AM
  3, 7, and 10 mile race options. Challenging hills on Duke Forest gravel roads. 10-miler counts as 2 events for the series.  

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