Perhaps best known as the hometown of the "King of NASCAR" Richard
Petty and the museum that tracks the history of his legendary racing
career, this central North Carolina town also plays host each winter to
the Run to Victory Half Marathon & 5K Run/Walk.
Both races follow out-and-back courses that start and finish at Randleman's Victory Junction Camp, which was
established by Petty and his family and serves as a year-round camp for
children dealing with serious medical conditions.
Run on paved surfaces throughout the 13.1-mile route, which unfolds
along the winding country roads that connect the Randleman Middle
School with the Victory Junction camp, the race starts off with a
downhill stretch between the starting line and the 1st mile marker,
followed by an immediate and equally steep uphill toward the 2nd mile
marker. Runners can expect to encounter plenty of rolling hills, with
the occasional short and steep hill, along the rest of the course,
which finishes with a downhill in the last mile of the race toward the
campgrounds at Victory Junction.
Both the half marathon and the 5K are open to both runners and walkers,
though participants who are planning on walking the half marathon will
need to be able to complete the race's 13.1 miles within the event's
four-hour time limit.
Weather & Climate
Located in central North Carolina, just under 20 miles south of
Greensboro, the town of Randleman typically experiences mild to cool
and sometimes quite cold weather conditions in the early winter season,
as well as relatively even precipitation (both rain and snow)
throughout the year. In September, the area's average monthly
temperatures range between 80°F and 61°F, while
precipitation amounts average just over 4.2 inches for the month.
$50 for the half marathon
$30 for the 5K Run/Walk
To reserve your spot in the fall 2011 running of Randleman's Run to
Victory Half Marathon or 5K Run/Walk, register online at Active.com
Half Marathon Course Map
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