Our Sponsors

The Tobacco Road Marathon continues to attract outstanding sponsors to our event weekend that is fast becoming a North Carolina March tradition for the Cary community and surrounding area. Our all-volunteer staff is proud to be associated with a stellar group of companies who demonstrate their commitment to making a difference by coming to the aid of our great charitable organizations and their efforts to improve the lives and health of others. Contact us if you would like to become a Tobacco Road Marathon event sponsor!

Title Sponsors


Title Sponsor of the Tobacco Road Marathon


Title Sponsor of the Tobacco Road Half-Marathon

Inside Out Sports

Inside-Out Sports is your premier specialty running store and the East Coast's largest and most complete triathlon shop. They take pride in the fact that they specialize only in running and triathlon. This unique focus gives Inside Out Sports the opportunity to cater to the needs of these athletes, a job they've been perfecting for more than 15 years.

Gold Sponsors

Coalmarch Productions

We create practical, functional websites that help accomplish our clients’ goals. After adopting Drupal in 2008 we have deployed dozens of great, user friendly, and highly functional websites.

We strive to create work that we can be proud of, and that exceeds our clients’ expectations. We believe in admitting when we are wrong, and respecting our co-workers and clients. We believe in loving what we do. We believe in continuous improvement. We believe in quality work. We believe in working smarter, and harder. We believe in being self starters. We believe in taking the initiative. We believe in a life outside of work. We believe in coffee, good music, and Apple computers. We believe in creativity, strategic thinking, and smart coding. We believe in having fun.

We believe in creating the best marketing and websites that we possibly can, and then doing it better!

FS Series

Series is an event production company based in Raleigh, NC. Their first multi-sport event was in April 2007 and since then they have grown exponentially. Their team is involved in triathlons, duathlons, time trials, and running races. They use the Winning Time system and are able to provide start/finish times and up to 5 splits for multi-sport events. Results are produced on-site for awards and age group competitors in a timely fashion. Finish Strong is truly a full service event production company.

Great Harvest Bread Co.

We Grind Our Whole Wheat Fresh Everyday!

Because freshly milled, whole wheat tastes phenomenal, and fresh whole grain bread is life-enhancing. We use premium wheat bought from family owned farms located in the finest wheat growing region in the world -- Montana. And we only use pure and simple ingredients in our products. You won’t find additives, preservatives or any ingredients you can’t pronounce.


The Greater Raleigh Sports Alliance, a division of the Greater Raleigh CVB, is your source for visitor information for the Tobacco Road Marathon.  As a non-profit organization, the mission of the Greater Raleigh CVB is to promote all types of visitor business to enhance economic growth and development of Raleigh, Cary and Wake County. Visit their site for everything you need to know about your visit to the Greater Raleigh area.

GU Energy

FS GU Energy is the gel sponsor for TRM.  Since 1991, GU's mission has been to provide exceptional nutrition to athletes who push themselves to extraordinary limits. Original GU Energy Gel revolutionized the way endurance athletes re-fueled during exercise and it continues to serve as the benchmark for all other energy gels. They take pride in their  history, but never let it stop them from exploring new ways to meet athletes’ needs. Whatever your athletic endeavor, there's a GU product for you.

Newton Shoes

When it comes to designing running shoes, Newton Running is the first to design running shoes that mimic your natural barefoot running form. With this in mind, not only are we introducing a new line of running shoes, we also strive to be an information center for better running form, injury prevention and training. Newton Running’s mission is to be the leader in running shoe technology while creating a culture with a focus on manufacturing environmentally friendly products, social responsibility, superior customer service and creating an environment where every employee, customer and vendor are valued and respected.

Silver Sponsors