When & Where

Saturday, March 14, 2020

Holden Beach Park
124 Davis St.
Holden Beach NC 28462


5K  –  TIMED

Start Times

10:00 AM  –  5K Start

Come join the Brunswick Arts Council for the inaugural Run for the Arts 5K. The goal of this race is to promote the arts by bringing athletes, artists and the community together for a fun and creative event at Holden Beach.

At the finish line – pick up a paint brush & spread a little color with mural artists, Gaeten & Nancy, on a new Under the Sea themed mural to brighten the public restrooms at the Holden Beach Park.

About the Cause

The Brunswick Arts Council is dedicated to the arts – making cultural events, arts education & appreciation of the arts available to the diverse range of county residents. The proceeds from this race will help support arts grants, scholarships and programming services across Brunswick County.

5K Awards
• Top 3 Overall, Male & Female
• Top 3 Overall in Age Groups, Male & Female:
15 & Under, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+



Race Swag

Beach Mats are guaranteed to participants who register by 11:59 PM on Monday, March 2, 2020. These mats will be perfect for your next beach trip and to commemorate the race!

Be sure to claim your beach mat today by registering!

MEDALS: All race participants will receive one at the finish line!

This 5K course will start on the track at Town of Holden Beach Park, taking participants on a loop around downtown, and will also feature scenic water views. The race will then finish back at the track inside the park. 

This race course is also stroller and wheelchair friendly!
However, dogs are not allowed on this course so please leave them at home or with a non-running spectator.

Schedule & Parking Info

Friday, March 13, 2020

Anaya Tribe Organic Studios
3247 Holden Beach Rd. SW
Holden Beach, NC 28462

4 PM – 6 PM – Packet Pickup

If you cannot make it, packets can also be picked up at the Race when Registration Opens. Please allow enough extra time before the race starts to pickup your packet.

Saturday, March 14, 2020

Holden Beach Park
124 Davis St.
Holden Beach NC 28462

8:30 AM  –  Registration Opens
9:45 AM  –  Registration Closes
10:00 AM  –  5K Start
11:00 AM  –  Awards

10 AM – 2 PM  –  Paint by Numbers Mural

Race Day Parking

Parking will be available on first come-first serve basis around the large pavilion, under the bridge and around Holden Beach Park.

Want to Sponsor the Event?

Questions About the Event?


5K Race
Through March 13  —  $25
March 14   —  $30


In-Kind Sponsors


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.