News & Press Release Announcements
Welcome to the Tobacco Road Marathon archive of news releases and announcements. These items are listed in chronological order with the latest news at the top. The announcements recorded here chronicle significant developments concerning our events (both full and half marathons) that we see as "newsworthy," or topics likely to be of interest to editors of professional news organizations such as community newspapers, radio or television stations, Web sites, specialist running magazines and bloggers. These items typically concern entitlement sponsors, work with our charities and registration price discounts for our participants. For a regular stream of our news be sure to follow Tobacco Road Marathon on Facebook and Twitter.

News & Press


TRM, JDRF Interviewed by WTVD ABC-11

Check out Tobacco Road Marathon Founder Kazem Yahyapour and JDRF Executive Director Chris LaTurno in their interview with host John Clark on WTVD ABC-11!   

Running Through Type 1 Diabetes

This is a story by Kathleen Warren, a Raleigh-base business professional, wife, and mother of two healthy children. She was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes as a teenager. This is her story, in her words.

WTVD ABC-11 TRM Interview

Our media partner, WTVD ABC-11, recently interviewed Tobacco Road Marathon Marketing Director Mark Dill about the 2018 event! We are so pleased to have their support, it has been a great relationship!  

Running Through MS - Robert Moore

Running Through MS Words: Robert Moore. I am a runner, a cyclist, a swimmer, a triathlete, a marathoner, and an Ironman.  I have MS.