Run the Quay

Fuquay-Varina, NC


The Fuquay-Varina Chamber of Commerce is excited to offer its 17th Annual Run The Quay road race!
Mark your calendars on Saturday, June 5th for Run The Quay 2021!

Registration is not yet open.

RTQ is a true community event with something for all ages and fitness levels. Our traditional routes include a family-friendly, certified 5K course, demanding 10K course, and a unique 15Quay Challenge that combines both races. This trio of races is held in historic downtown Fuquay-Varina, with the race courses winding their way through charming neighborhoods in the southern tip of Wake County.
We also host a separate Kids' Fun Run, as well as the popular Corporate Challenge!
Sponsorship opportunities are available for RTQ 2021 – contact for more information.

A Message from Our Race Organizer

Before we open this year's registration, we are taking into consideration guidance from local officials, and weighing our best options to HOPEFULLY allow for a LIVE, IN-PERSON, 17th Annual Run The Quay Race Series in 2021!
While we traditionally open up the next year's race immediately following the close of the current year's race, just like 2020 overall, nothing is typical anymore. Waiting to open registration affords us time and flexibility to help ensure we are positioned to host the best possible race experience for our runners. (Once registration goes "live" it becomes more complicated to make changes or accommodate additional restrictions, such as rolling start times, or other logistics or measures we may need to implement.)
Please cross your fingers (and toes!) for us all, and follow the RTQ Facebook page for latest updates.
Thank you for your patience!


The Mission Behind Run The Quay

For many years, Run the Quay has been a staple of the Fuquay-Varina community event calendar. What many folks may not know is that RTQ is produced by the Fuquay-Varina Chamber of Commerce’s staff & a dedicated volunteer committee and, it is our organization’s largest annual fundraiser! This community event has grown exponentially in size and that growth has helped us continue our efforts in the growing community of Fuquay-Varina.

Our mission and vision are simple, but integral to the Fuquay-Varina business community:

Mission: To build and sustain a vibrant economy through a robust, public/private partnership focused on making Fuquay-Varina a great place to live and do business.

Vision: A sustainable, quality economic and business environment for Fuquay-Varina.

We want you to know that your participation in RTQ directly aids in the execution of our mission! Additionally, each year we conduct an application process and select a Charity Partner for our race. This Charity Partner receives a percentage of the proceeds raised. So, by registering for our race, not only are you supporting the Chamber and its mission, but you are also supporting our local nonprofit partner. Each year, we announce our Charity Partner on our webpage, and we invite you to learn more about this year’s nonprofit partner after they are announced on the Charity tab, and at:

When & Where

Jun 5, 2021


7:00 AM

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Fuquay-Varina, NC

Fuquay-Varina Presbyterian Church


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