Blue Blood Rivalry Run

Durham, NC

Here's your chance to celebrate, support, and participate in the rivalry like never before. Declare your allegiance, and receive your race shirt in either Duke Blue, Carolina Blue, or Party Crasher white/red.

Game Day
Run, walk, or yes, dribble the 5K course and receive an  
Limited Edition Blue Blood Rivalry "Game-Day" Medallion

Hold on… Don't have blue blood?
That's Okay. Choose the "Party Crasher" division and receive the custom party crasher t-shirt in white and red! Fans of all schools will gather to compete for supremacy in the fun, festive atmosphere while raising money for a TROSA.

Schedule of Events:


Friday, March 8th
4 PM - 7 PM
Fleet Feet Durham,
737 9th St #230,
Durham, NC 27705                                                                                                                    

RUN DATE / TIME: Saturday, March 9th at 8:30 AM

RUN PARKING: CM Herndon Park 511 Scott King Rd, Durham, NC 27713

RUN START LOCATION: CM Herndon Park 511 Scott King Rd, Durham, NC 27713

Run Map:

We are proud to support the work of our nonprofit partner

Founded in 1994, TROSA is an innovative, multi-year residential treatment program that empowers people with substance use disorders to change their lives.
This Thanksgiving, we invite our fans and friends to join TROSA in Durham for their signature fundraising event: the 3rd annual TROSA Turkey Trot


All registration fees, donations, and sponsorships for this 5K fundraising race will support the work of TROSA--providing individuals in recovery with cost-free comprehensive treatment, housing, meals, clothing, health services, vocational and life-skills training, mentorship, counseling, and more. To learn more about TROSA, visit


Blue Blood Rivalry TV
is a weekly 30-minute show airing every Thursday night. Hosts debate, discuss, compare, and contrast all NCAA sports teams between Duke-Carolina athletics. The debate hits its pinnacle when the Blues battle it during their annual Blue Blood Rivalry match-ups. The show stars are Hassan Pinto (UNC Fan) and Connor Dollard (Duke Superfan)
. The pundits will give their unfiltered and passionate opinions about the biggest stories from that week and their thoughts about the upcoming weekend match-ups! The hosts will be joined by regular guests and contributors who have a unique insight into that particular sport or topic. The show includes daily sports news, interviews with sports journalists, athletes, personalities, spirited debates, rumors, and other issues.

Available on iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, Stitcher, TuneIn, and Amazon Alexa ("Alexa, ask AnyPod to play Blue Blood TV Podcast")

Can't get to Durham on March 9th?
We still have your back. Register as a VIRTUAL RUNNER, and we'll send you the rivalry t-shirt and a Limited Edition Blue Blood Rivalry "Game-Day Bling" Medallion.

Sign up for the BBR 5k Virtual Run and receive a T-shirt and Medallion after the race. With runners in all 42 states and the District of Columbia since 2017, we plan to reach all 50 this year! You can run the Virtual Race anytime and anywhere! We encourage you to run before the race date and send us your photos ( or post your picture on Instagram or Twitter (make sure your account is set to public when posting) with Hashtag #BlueBloodRivalry to be featured on our website ( We want Duke, Carolina, NC State, and Party Crashers worldwide, no matter where you are on race day, to get involved with the Blue Blood Rivalry 5K to support TROSA.
Help us light up the entire United States of America while supporting TROSA. Sign up to be a Virtual Runner! 
Who has the most fanatics?
Only you can tip the scales in your favor. Take this rivalry to the streets!



We want all fans to join together in a fun and competitive atmosphere while raising money for TROSA.

After the race, we will donate 100% of our gross profits to this local charity. We appreciate everything they do, not only for our community.
Please help us thank them and register now!

Want to do even more for the charity? CLICK HERE to fundraise for them:

The Blue Blood Rivalry Run is a 5K fun run/walk/dribble around the streets and paths of beautiful Herndon Park located next to the American Tobacco Trail in Durham, North Carolina, Durham. Entry includes:
  • Team T-shirt of your choice
  • Limited Edition Blue Blood Rivalry "Game-Day Bling" Medallion
Plenty of parking is available at CM Herndon Park 511 Scott King Rd, Durham, NC 27713
BlueBlood Swag
T-shirt of your choice! Carolina blue, Duke blue, or white for others crashing the party! Plus, Limited Edition Blue Blood Rivalry "Game-Day Bling" Medallion

Blue Blood Rivalry Run Partners and Sponsors 
Duke-Carolina, The Blood Blood Rivalry Movie - Go behind the scenes on game day and gain an inside perspective from the coaches, players, broadcasters, students, and other fans who have lived for what is called the greatest rivalry in sports!
Download Today - Available on Apple TVChromecastAmazon Fire, and all VOD distribution platforms. Search: Blue Blood Rivalry

Blue Blood Rivalry Social News - 

eBook Series -


When & Where

Mar 9, 2024


8:30 AM

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Durham, NC

CM Herndon Park


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