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When & Where

Saturday, December 30, 2017

Carolina Beach State Park
1010 State Park Road PO Box 475
Carolina Beach, NC 28428

Distances

5K Run  –  TIMED
Half Marathon  –  TIMED

Start Times

8:00 AM  –  5K Race Start
8:00 AM  –  Half Marathon Race Start

Please plan to be at the starting line 10 minutes prior to the start of the race wearing your race number on the front of your shirt. You may walk the 5K and Half Marathon race if registered, however we ask that athletes walking the 5K and Half Marathon race line up at the back of the starting area.

About the Race

Carolina Beach State Park Half Marathon & 5K is a grassroots, locally owned and operated, trail race in Carolina Beach, NC. With 13.1 and 3.1 mile courses, all levels of speed and ability are allotted an opportunity to race in one of the most unique setting in North Carolina.

With rolling pine laced single track along the coast, participants have tons of interesting terrain to take-in while they put out max effort for unique prizes.


About the Cause

Friends of State Parks is a nonprofit citizen organization supporting, promoting, and advocating for the North Carolina State Park system as a whole.  Friends of Pleasure Island State Parks organization will support and promote Carolina Beach State Park and Fort Fisher State Recreation Area.



Awards

5K Awards
Cash Prizes
1st Male and Female Overall: $50 and free entry into 2018 event.
2nd Male and Female Overall: free entry into 2018 event.

Non-Cash Awards
•Top Male & Female in Age Groups:
10 & Under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+

Half Marathon Awards
Cash Prizes
1st Male and Female Overall: $100 and free entry into 2018 event
2nd Male and Female Overall: $50 and free entry into 2018 event
3rd Male and Female Overall: $25 and free entry into 2018 event

1st Male and Female Masters (40+): $25 and free entry into 2018 event
2nd Male and Female Masters: free entry into 2018

1st Male and Female Grand Master (50+): free entry into 2018 event

Non-Cash Awards
•Top Male & Female in Age Groups:
10 & Under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+


Race Swag

All Half Marathon/5k participants who register by Sunday, December 10, 2017 will be guaranteed  an event custom Beanie from BOCO.
The first 150 Half Marathon registrants will get a pair of custom Carolina Beach Half Marathon Without Limits socks.

About the Course

A beautiful trail 13.1 and 3.1 run through a challenging and amazing trail system in the famous Carolina Beach State park. These trails are made for running and we are excited to showcase the areas only trail half marathon. This 1 loop course utilizing all the Carolina Beach State Park trails have to offer. You get to run along the shore with a breathtaking view and then into the forest through amazing pines tress and right through a well maintain camp ground.

Course Map Coming Soon

Schedule & Parking Info

Friday

Friday, December 29, 2017

Times to be announced!

Carolina Beach State Park
1010 State Park Road PO Box 475
Carolina Beach, NC 28428

Saturday

Saturday, December 30, 2017

Carolina Beach State Park
1010 State Park Road PO Box 475
Carolina Beach, NC 28428

7:00 a.m. – On-site Registration Opens
7:45 a.m. – On-site Registration Closes
8:00 a.m. – Half Marathon Starts
8:30 a.m. – 5k Starts
9:45 a.m. – Awards Starts (Approximate Time)

Pre-registered participants may pick up their race numbers and shirts at packet pickup listed above. For those who wish to register in-person, you may do so at any packet pickup listed above.

Parking

Parking in the Parks allowed spots and along the service roads.


Get Updates About the Event

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Additional Info

Stay tuned for more information on the Carolina Beach State Park Half Marathon & 5K After Party at Good Hops!

Participants can also look forward to the New Year’s Eve bash and fireworks Sunday, December 31, 2017 in Carolina Beach. Why not make this weekend special and end it with a BANG!
More Information Here



Have Questions About The Event?

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REGISTRATION

 

Event Pricing

5K
Now through July 31  $30.00
August 1 through Race Day — $35.00

Half Marathon
Now through July 31  $70.00
August 1 through Race Day — $80.00



FAQ & GUIDELINES

Waiver: The Registration Agreement & Liability Waiver is linked to the Online Registration. This must be selected and approved during registration.

Packet Pick-Up: Family or Friends may pick-up your Race Packet at Packet Pick-Up.

On-Site Registration: Registration is available starting one hour prior to race start. It closes 20 minutes prior to start.

Timing: Jaguar Bib Chip Timing will be used to time this race

Weather: This race is rain or shine. It will be postponed, rescheduled or cancelled if a severe weather warning is in effect.

Refunds:
There are no refunds, registration will be accepted as a donation.

Entries are not transferable to other races Timed by Go Time as each race is organized by a different group. We must stick to this policy as race items have been purchased based on current registrations and it is not fair to choose who receives a refund and who does not.

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