Greensboro, NC -- The North Carolina Marathon is returning to its home in Greensboro after a year away from the city.
The half marathon is back with a new name: the BB&T Gate City Half Marathon and 8K.
The race begins and ends at Center City Park in downtown Greensboro, and organizers are offering $10,000 in cash prizes.
The USA Track & Field-certified half marathon starts at 8 a.m. in Center City Park. Follow this link to see the course: http://bit.ly/XKOdSN
The time limit for the race is three and a half hours, and everyone who finishes gets a finisher's medal.
The 8K race is also certified by USA Track & Field. Here's a link to that race course: http://bit.ly/YN9DyM
The event is a major fundraiser for Foster Friends of North Carolina, a group that looks to provide brighter futures for children in foster care by offering educational, extra-curricular and life skills opportunities through various programs.
Click here for more information on Foster Friends of North Carolina.
And for more information on the BB&T Gate City Half Marathon and 8K, visit North Carolina Marathon.