2023 Sir Walter Miler Event and Race Day Information

Note: This page will be updated frequently with new information!

The 2023 Sir Walter Miler will take place at Meredith College. The school is located at 3800 Hillsborough St, Raleigh, NC 27607. Food trucks will be on site.


There will also be a Pre and Post race party happening at Raleigh Brewing Company, starting at 6pm. Raleigh Brewing will have exclusive runner-friendly beers (and seltzers) and Food Trucks in the parking lot!

Friday, August 4th is race day! If you plan on coming, please RSVP on Facebook. Want to watch the race as a “Very Important Spectator,” check out the Merch page for details. While you’re at it, follow us on TwitterInstagram, and like the event on Facebook. The official hashtag is #sirwaltermiler

For those of you coming, below are some Race Day tips. If you have a specific question, email us at SirWalterRunning@gmail.com

Listen to interviews with 2023 Sir Walter athletes and more on the Summer of Miles podcast!


Race Day Schedule and fields

8:30pm – Coaches Clash

8:40pm – Run Club 4x400m Relay

8:45pm – Fans can enter the track area

9:00pm – National Anthem

9:15pm – Women’s Elite Mile (click name for bio)

9:30pm – Men’s Elite Mile (click name for bio)

9:40pm – Awards Ceremony on the Meredith College Track Track

9:55pm – Post Party starts at Raleigh Brewing Company

Race Day Information

1. Parking

  • Don’t drive, if possible. Take Lyft, Uber, Cab, get a friend to drop you off, bike it, ElliptiGO it, or walk!
  • Meredith College – There will be plenty of parking here. Map below:
  • Raleigh Brewing Company – Parking will be limited here.

2. Weather

  • The event is rain or shine. As long as there is no lightning, we will run!
  • You can watch the weather here.
  • Some light rain may postpone a “ball” game, but this can be beneficial to runners.

3. Track Etiquette

  • NO ALCOHOL is allowed at Cardinal Gibbons Track (that’s for the pre/post party, if you’re 21)
  • No spectators will be allowed on the track UNTIL AFTER the Run Club 4×400 Relay
  • We WILL ALLOW people on to the track for the Women’s and the Men’s Elite Races
  • If you are on the track, PLEASE STAND OUTSIDE OF LANE 5
  • No pets, strollers, or unattended children will be allowed on the track/infield
  • If you are on the infield, please stay 3 feet from the inside of the track. Do not encroach the runners. DO NOT TAKE A “race selfie”
  • Be cautious of the FINISH LINE. You WILL NOT be able to stand near due to timing issues.
  • Have fun! Take pictures and videos! Hashtag #sirwaltermiler

4. Sir Walter Swag!


  • They’re up! The 2023 Sir Walter Miler shirts are live and for sale in the merch section. We’ll throw 5 VIP passes in orders made this weekend, so get yours now. $25 each. Free Shipping, Free Stickers, and a Free Miscellaneous Sir Walter Running koozie with every order. Buy online at sirwalterrunning.square.site
  • We’ll have Commemorative Hats, Shirts, and more for sale at the event (plus free stickers) by the entrance (we will accept cash, credit cards, and Venmo)
  • We accept donations too! Venmo @SirWalterMiler

5. Get Hype!

6. Saturday morning – Run with the Pros at the WakeMed Cross Country Course

  • Come Run with the Pros you saw racing Friday night!
  • WakeMed Soccer Park Cross Country Course, 201 Soccer Park Drive, Cary, NC 27511
  • Run starts at 9:00am, and will go down Loblolly from 4 miles to longer
  • RSVP on Facebook

7. Saturday night – Raleigh RunDown Downhill Mile

Join us Saturday night at the Raleigh RunDown! You never know who may show up?!?

7. Wednesday NightAthlete Panel at Runologie (7pm)

Past Press Releases

Can’t make it in person? Check the race out on RunnerSpace.com

Social Media: #SirWalterMiler | Facebook | Instagram | Twitter
Podcast: Summer of Miles on Apple Podcasts | Spotify | SoundCloud | TuneIn | Stitcher
Video: Sir Walter Running YouTube Channel
Live Results (coming soon)

For more information, sponsorship information, or interview requests, contact Pat Price at sirwalterrunning@gmail.com and 919.783.7660

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