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 or Carolina Blue.

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

Hold on… Don’t have blue blood?
That’s Okay. Choose the “Party Crasher" division and receive the custom 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 Durham County Special Olympics.

Schedule of Events:
RUN PACKET PICKUP:                                                                                                                          

Friday, March 4, 2022

Pick Up Time - 4 PM - 7 PM

Fleet Feet
Renaissance Day
6807 Fayetteville Rd #105
Durham, NC 27713



Saturday, March 5, 2022

Run Start:  8:30 AM


ATC South and North Parking Deck
705 Willard Street and Pettigrew
Durham, NC 27701


American Tobacco Campus
318 Blackwell Street
Durham, NC 27701


Blue Blood Rivalry TV is a weekly 30 min 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 out 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 that have a unique insight into that particular sport or topic. The show includes daily sports news, interviews with sports journalists, athletes, and personalities, spirited debates, rumors, and an assortment of other topics.

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

Blue Blood Rivalry Ale
4 packs are available at
Harris Teeter, Publix, Food Lion, Walmart, Target, and your local bottle shop. If your local store doesn't carry it, ask for it.

Blue Blood Rivalry 5K Course Map
Can't get to Durham on March 7th?
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 32 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 simply 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 the Special Olympics.
Help us light up the entire United States of America while supporting the Special Olympics. 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!


Our Charities: Durham County Special Olympics 

We want all fans to join together in a fun and competitive atmosphere while raising money for the Special Olympics Durham County

This year, we have partnered with the Special Olympics of Durham and after the race, we will donate 50% of our gross profits to this local charity. We appreciate everything they do not only for our community. 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 Meadowmont Village in Chapel Hill, North Carolina Durham. Entry includes:
  • Team T-Shirt of your choice
  • Limited Edition Blue Blood Rivalry "Game-Day Bling" Medallion
  • Blue Blood Beer Post Race Party
Plenty of parking is available at Meadowmont Village behind the shops.
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 

Blue Blood Rivalry Ale - Game Day Beer - Light, Crisp and Refreshing - Available at Bottle Rev (Chapel Hill), Durham Bulls Athletic Park, Target, Harris Teeter, Food Lion, Publix, Bottle Revolution, and local bottle shops located throughout North Carolina
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 that 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 5, 2022


8:30 AM

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Durham, NC

318 Blackwell St

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