Earth & Surf Fest 5K

North Topsail Beach, NC


When & Where

Saturday, July 8, 2017

Onslow Beach Access #2
202 Ernest Dr.
North Topsail Beach, NC 28460


5K Run  –  TIMED
1 Mile Walk  –  UNTIMED

Start Times

8:00 AM  –  5K Race Start
8:05 AM  –  1 Mile Fun Run 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 race if registered, however we ask that athletes walking the 5K race line up at the back of the starting area.

About the Race

The Earth and Surf Fest 5K is part of the Keep Onslow Beautiful’s Earth and Surf Fest at North Topsail Beach. The event is eco-friendly and waste-free — even the power is from solar panels! The 5K course is entirely on the beach, shoes are optional.

About the Cause

The Earth & Surf Fest is an Environmental Awareness event. The mission is to create a fun avenue for individuals to make the connection between the health of our environment, our economy, and our people.


5K Awards
•Top 3 Overall Male and Female 5K finishers
•Top Masters (40+) Male and Female 5K finishers
•Top Overall in Age Groups:
10 & Under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+

Race Swag

Participants who register by Friday, June 23, 2017 will be guaranteed a race shirt. The shirts are available in Youth S-L, Female S-XXL & Male S-XXL cut sizes, it’s soft and breathable, made in USA…8 plastic bottles are recycled and used per shirt…the recycled cotton is created with a waterless process (no chemicals either or dyes)

 Be sure to claim your shirt today!

About the Course

The course is an out-and-back course that is run completely on the beach. The start and finish of the race is on beach in front of Onslow Public Beach Public Access #2. Runners will head north about 1.5 miles before turning around at a water stop and heading back south to the Start/Finish line.

Course Map Coming Soon

Schedule & Packet Pickup Info

Saturday, July 8, 2017

Onslow Beach Access #4
465 New River Inlet Road
North Topsail Beach, NC  28460

7:00 a.m. – On-site Registration Opens
7:45 a.m. – On-site Registration Closes
8:00 a.m. – 5K Run Starts
8:05 a.m. – 1 Mile Run Starts
9:00 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 Info

Street parking is available in and around Onslow Beach Access #4.

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Saturday Events

The Earth & Surf Fest is an Award Winning event will include a Surf competition, Stand Up Paddleboard Race, Yoga, Waterway Sport Demos, a 5K Run on the Beach (Sand Run), Beach Cleanup, Booths, Exhibits, and Live Entertainment!

Have Questions About The Event?

Email Us!


Event Pricing

Now through May 31  $25.00
June 1 through July 5 $30.00

1 Mile Fun Run
Now through July 5  $20.00


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.

There are no refunds, registration will be accepted as a donation to paws4people.

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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