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Fortnight Before Christmas

In-Person Party Dec. 3rd - Virtual Race Nov. 26th - Dec. 3rd Cary, NC 27511 US Directions


* Final virtual race information will be emailed to all registered participants the week prior to the virtual race window. Additional updates may be sent up to the end of the virtual race window. Any emailed information supersedes information on this site. 


  • November 26th at 12:00 PM - Virtual Race Start
  • December 3rd at 12:00 PM - Virtual Race Finish
  • December 3rd at 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM - In-person Afterparty


Race Location: Anywhere you want to run! You can run wherever you are comfortable: on the greenways, in your neighborhood, even around your living room. Just stay safe, have fun, and log the distance you signed up to run. Afterparty is located at Torero's Authentic Mexican Cuisine (1207 Kildaire Farm Rd, Cary, NC 27511).

Course Information: Course conditions depend on the weather and where you choose to run. There will not be an athletic trainer or any water stations provided on the course other than public restrooms and water fountains available at parks. A virtual race is BYOB! 

Events: All results must be submitted by participants; we highly recommend tracking your run on RaceJoy (completely optional!), which can automatically submit your finish time. All Fit & Able Productions, Inc. events are inclusion events: anyone of any age, skill-level, or ability can participate in any race!

Race Souvenirs: All finishers will receive a souvenir pint glass and have their choice of either an embroidered Fortnight Before Christmas knit hat or Cool Santa Hat & Sunglasses, PLUS a pair of Cozy Toes socks. * Must be present at the post-race party to to receive pint glass; Certified Fit & Able water bottle will be shipped instead. ** Virtual race packets will be shipped! *** Breakable items cannot be shipped but can be picked up at the in-person race; a non-breakable finishers gift will be substituted for shipped packets if needed. **** Packets can only be shipped to a valid US address; international shipping is not available. 

Packet Pick-up: Race packet shipping is included with virtual race registration with valid results submitted online by the posted deadline. Virtual race participants may also pick up their packets at the in-person race. * All virtual race packets will be shipped the week following the in-person race.

Awards: Awards are provided by Fit & Able Productions. All awards will be emailed to their recipients the week after the race. Save your Fortnight Before Christmas bib number to get 20% off in store at Omega Sports!

  • Virtual 3 Mile Awards:
    • Top 3 Male/Female Overall (Fit & Able gift codes)
    • Top Male/Female Age Group (Fit & Able gift codes)
      • 0 - 4, 5 - 9, 10 - 14, 15 - 19, 20 - 24, 25 - 29, 30 - 34, 35 - 39, 40 - 44, 45 - 49, 50 - 54, 55 - 59, 60 - 64, 65 - 69, 70 - 74, 75 - 79, 80 - 84, 85 - 89, 90 - 94, 95 - 99


Online registration closes on December 2nd at 9 PM. 

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