The 9 to 5k Challenge takes place right in the heart of the RTP, with a start and finish line in the parking lot of Boxyard RTP!

8:00 AM: Saturday, September 21

Recommended Arrival Time

Runners should arrive by 8:00 AM to leave ample time to find a parking spot and take care of any pre-race needs.

Starting Line: 900 Park Offices Dr, Research Triangle Park, NC

9:00 AM: Saturday, September 21

Race Begins

10:30 AM: Saturday, September 21

Overall Awards Announced on the Main Stage

Age Group award winners can pick up their awards after the race. The award location will be shared closer to race day!

12:00 PM: Saturday, September 21

Finish Line Closes

Finish Line: 900 Park Offices Dr, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709

Race day timeline is subject to change. Participants will be notified of any changes via email.

Post-Race Party

Are You Ready to Celebrate?

After you cross the finish line, it’s time for the best team meeting of the year, the Post-Race party

  • Featuring music, refreshing beverages, and more, the post-race party will keep the fun flowing, and create the perfect place to celebrate, bond, and swap stories of the course with your colleagues. 
  • Come join us at the 9 to 5k Challenge, and let’s toast to your success. Cheers! 

Are you a team captain? 

Add on additional hospitality options to your team’s celebration, including but not limited to: 

  • Catering
  • Tents
  •  More!

 About the Boxyard RTP:

  • Boxyard RTP is a 15,000 sq foot development in the heart of the RTP that houses 14+ dining and shopping vendors.
  • The facility is repurposed from old shipping containers to create a unique space for small businesses to thrive. 
  • With plenty of space for gathering outdoors, Boxyard makes the perfect location for you to celebrate and enjoy the post-race party!