Local Races & Events

Copperhead 20K

Copperhead 20K In-Store Event

Saturday, August 25, 2018
Wilmington, NC
Go Jump in the Lake 5K/10K

Go Jump in the Lake 5K/10K In-Store Event

Saturday, September 1, 2018
Boling Spring Lakes, NC
Starts at 8:00 am
Heart of Hope 5K

Heart of Hope 5K In-Store Event

Saturday, September 8, 2018
Carolina Beach, NC
The 5th Annual “Heart of Hope” Run/Walk/Roll or Relay for Hunger is committed to feeding children in Carolina Beach, NC. This registered timed event is for all types of runners and walkers-beginners to novices. The flat course will sure to be fast and fun by ending on the BEACH! By participating in this 5K event, you are helping feed children who might otherwise go without. Proceeds will go directly to the following organizations: The Help Center Carolina Beach Elementary School “Heart of Hope” Nourish NC Registration on race day opens at 6:30am at the main stage gazebo at the Carolina Beach Boardwalk. After race, activities will be provided for family fun at the finish line! Walk, Run, Relay, or Roll! 100% of monies raised goes to this effort!

Merry-Go-Run In-Store Event

Saturday, September 8, 2018
Brunswick Forest 1007 Evangeline Dr. Leland, NC 28451
Run for a great cause! Help raise money for The Carousel Center by participating in the 5K run, 1 Mile Run/Walk or 1 Mile Kids Fun Run. Enjoy your run through beautiful Brunswick Forest and return for fun, kid-friendly activities and vendor booths after the race. This race is perfect for the entire family!

Paddle-4-Troops In-Store Event

Saturday, September 8, 2018
Sears Landing Boat Docks 806 Roland Ave Surf City, NC 28445
Paddle 4 Troops is a nonprofit organization geared toward supporting local veterans through a fun and competitive paddle race. The foundation's 7th annual Paddle 4 Troops event is at Sears Landing Grill & Boat Docks in Surf City, North Carolina on September 8th. The unique benefit when joining the Paddle 4 Troops family is that you may personally witness the effects of your donation, whether it be time or money. 100% of proceeds go toward assisting veterans and their families.
Run for the Cure

Run for the Cure In-Store Event

Saturday, September 15, 2018
Pier 33 10 Harnett Street Wilmington, NC 28401
Run for a cure for breast cancer
Run Holden Beach 5K/HM

Run Holden Beach 5K/HM In-Store Event

Saturday, September 15, 2018
Holden Beach, NC
Starts at 7:00 am
Race for the Cure 5K

Race for the Cure 5K In-Store Event

Saturday, September 15, 2018
Wilmington, NC
Starts at 8:30
Be the Feet River

Be the Feet River In-Store Event

Saturday, September 22, 2018
Conway City Marina 4 Elm St Conway, SC 29526
The Be the Feet River Run is a 5k through historic downtown Conway with beautiful homes, oaks lined streets and the Riverwalk overlooking the Waccamaw river. Come join us at the Conway City Marina for the 5K or Kids Fun Run to help raise money for Beautiful Feet Ministries.
Oktoberfest 15K/5K

Oktoberfest 15K/5K In-Store Event

Sunday, September 23, 2018
Brunswick Forest Leland, NC
The Novant Health Oceanside Family Medicine Oktoberfest 15K and The Joyce Irish Pub 5K race courses travel through the beautiful planned community of Brunswick Forest on paved running trails, through picturesque Meadow Park, across wooden bridges and over a 1/3 mile elevated boardwalk through a nature area. The course is flat, fast and picturesque!
Bark in the Park 5K

Bark in the Park 5K In-Store Event

Saturday, September 29, 2018
Surf City, NC
Join us for the first annual Soundside Bark in the Park 5K/Fun Run at Soundside Park in Surf City, NC on Saturday September 29th. Race will kick off at 9am. Registrants are encouraged to run with their dogs if they choose to! There will be placement for Top 3 Male Finishers, Top 3 Female Finishers, and Top 3 Finishers with a Canine! Participation awards will also be given. All proceeds from the event will benefit Ruby's Misfits Animal Rescue. Soundside Bark in the Bark and associated events to follow after race!
YMCA Triathlon

YMCA Triathlon In-Store Event

Saturday, September 29, 2018
Wrightsville Beach, NC
Starts at 7:00 am
Run for the Ta-Ta's 5K

Run for the Ta-Ta's 5K In-Store Event

Saturday, October 6, 2018
Wilmington, NC
he Run for the Ta Tas is a 5K Chaser Race and 1 MILE KIDS RUN. Not your typical 5K, a Chaser Race is a unique race format where women start first, giving them a head start over the men. Men start exactly 2 minutes and 30 seconds after the women (hint on the name: Run For the Ta Tas.) The first participant to cross the finish line, male or female, wins Cash. Before and After the race, don’t forget to check out the Photo Area Presented By Bobby Brandon! All pictures are free and there for your enjoyment. Make this year’s Run For The Ta Tas one to remember. #RunForTheTaTas
Ironman 70.3 North Carolina

Ironman 70.3 North Carolina In-Store Event

Saturday, October 13, 2018
Wrightsville Beach, NC
Starts at 7:00 am
Son Run 5k

Son Run 5k In-Store Event

Saturday, October 20, 2018
Wrightsville Beach Park 1 Bob Sawyer Dr. Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480
We’re racing for pies and charity again this year at the 20th Annual Son Run in Wrightsville Beach, NC! All awards winners will receive a coveted Apple Annie’s pie PLUS various gift certificates. This year’s three child focused charities are: Methodist Home for Children, A Safe Place, Family Promise of the Lower Cape Fear, and Congregations for Children and will receive all proceeds from the race. This is an outreach project of Wrightsville United Methodist Church.
Freddy`s Frozen Custard Challenge

Freddy`s Frozen Custard Challenge In-Store Event

Saturday, November 3, 2018
Jacksonville Commons Rec. Complex 100 Recreation Lane Jacksonville, NC 28546
Love Freddy’s Frozen Custard? Sign up today to take the Freddy’s Frozen Custard Challenge or sign up for the 5k! For you challengers, run the flat course around the Commons Loop and then head into a nature trail filled with frozen custard and a few challenges along the way. For 5k runners, run the flat course around the Commons Loop and then enjoy some frozen custard at the finish line. Don’t forget about the CASH PRIZES for Top Female, Top Male and Top Team (limit four people). There will also be vendors, DJ and frozen custard bar for everyone to enjoy! Are YOU up for the challenge?
Battleship Half Marathon

Battleship Half Marathon In-Store Event

Sunday, November 4, 2018
Battleship Half-Marathon, 10K, and 5K

Battleship Half-Marathon, 10K, and 5K In-Store Event

Sunday, November 4, 2018
Battleship Park Wilmington, NC
Celebrate the 20th annual "Battleship Race" with one of the best races you'll ever do! From Saturday's packet pickup at the Embassy Suites and pre-race dinner is available onboard the Battleship to the post race party at the Battleship overlooking downtown Wilmington the event will be outstanding. The 3-bridge courses are fun and challenging and you'll will have well earned your custom half marathon finisher medal presented by US Marines in dress blue uniforms! The Battleship North Carolina Memorial is right across the river from downtown Wilmington, NC which had been voted the best river front in America.
Friends School of Wilmington Run/Walk

Friends School of Wilmington Run/Walk In-Store Event

Sunday, November 11, 2018
Veteran`s Day Run and Services Fair

Veteran`s Day Run and Services Fair In-Store Event

Sunday, November 11, 2018
Festival Park 335 Ray Ave. Fayetteville, NC 28301
Come join us this Veteran’s Day in Fayetteville for a 5K & 1 Mile run. Both races start and end at Festival Park, with the 5K also going through Freedom Park & Rowan Park. All 5K participants will receive an awesome medal at the finish line! Return and enjoy the Veteran’s Services Fair that runs from 10am until 3pm.
Friends School of Wilmington 5k & 1 Mile Family Fun Run

Friends School of Wilmington 5k & 1 Mile Family Fun Run In-Store Event

Sunday, November 11, 2018
Autumn Hall & Cross City Trail 5340 Old Garden Rd. Wilmington, NC 28403
The 4th Annual Friends School of Wilmington (FSW) 5K and 1 Mile Family Fun Run is a fundraiser event to promote family, friendship, and a strong sense of community and well-being. All funds raised will directly benefit the students and teachers of FSW to help enhance educational experiences, while encouraging a healthy and active lifestyle for families, students, staff and the entire community.
Red Apple for Diabetes

Red Apple for Diabetes In-Store Event

Saturday, November 17, 2018
Downtown Fayetteville 101 Robeson St. Fayetteville, NC 28301
The 6th Annual Red Apple Run for Diabetes has something for everyone! 10K, 5K, Fun Run? We’ve got it! Contribute to a great cause and experience beautiful Historic Haymount! All proceeds go to local charity, Better Health, and their free programs for Cumberland County residents!
Wrightsville Beach Turkey Trot

Wrightsville Beach Turkey Trot In-Store Event

Thursday, November 22, 2018
321 Causeway Drive Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480
Who doesn’t want to burn some calories in support of building homes before eating your Turkey dinner?! Join us for this year’s Wrightsville Beach Turkey Trot. Come dress in your finest Turkey attire and support a great cause while having fun!
Black Friday Dash

Black Friday Dash In-Store Event

Friday, November 23, 2018
Waterline Brewing Co. 721 Surrey Street Wilmington, NC 28401
Wouldn’t a race on the day after Thanksgiving be a great idea? We thought so too! Avoid the shopping crowds, sleep in, and then dash in to join us for the Annual Black Friday Dash! This is a Family Fun event that provides something for all ages! There will be entertainment from various organizations, beer coupons for participants, music and an awards ceremony. Starting at Waterline Brewery and then winding along the Cape Fear River, through downtown Wilmington, turning at the new Pier 33 and then ending back at Waterline Brewery, this professionally managed and timed 5K is a new local tradition.
Black Friday Dash

Black Friday Dash In-Store Event

Friday, November 23, 2018
Wilmington, NC
Dashing Thru The Glow

Dashing Thru The Glow In-Store Event

Saturday, December 1, 2018
Wilmington, NC
Run Historic Wilmington

Run Historic Wilmington In-Store Event

Sunday, December 2, 2018
Wilmington, NC
Wilmington Women's Half Marathon

Wilmington Women's Half Marathon In-Store Event

Sunday, December 2, 2018
Wilmington, NC
William H Craig Race for Life 5K

William H Craig Race for Life 5K In-Store Event

Saturday, December 8, 2018
Legion Stadium Wilmington, NC
Established to honor the legacy of Dr. Bill Craig and his many contributions to the community. Funds from this event will provide financial support for Girls on the Run, STRIDE, Victory Junction Gang and others. The William H Craig 5K is the end of the season celebration 5k race for Girls on the Run, Heart & Sole, and STRIDE participants. Come join over 500 boys and girls, grades 3rd-8th, as they celebrate their accomplishments of the season! The 5K starts and ends at Legion Stadium. A fun and festive atmosphere, William H Craig Race for Life 5K celebrates friends, family and wellness! Public runners are welcome as this race provides scholarships to children who need assistance to participate in the Girls on the Run and STRIDE programs. Professional race production by the Wilmington Family YMCA and timing by Brunswick Timing ensures a fun, safe, and accurate 5k race experience!
Ainsley`s Angels

Ainsley`s Angels In-Store Event

Saturday, December 15, 2018
The Pointe at Barclay 3151 S 17th St Wilmington, NC 28412
Ainsley’s Angels in SENC is celebrating our two year anniversary in 2018, not only by hosting our annual Anniversary Ball at the Blockade Runner Beach Resort, but by also adding the Frosty 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run. Join us for these wonderful events and experience the joy demonstrated by each of our Angel Riders as they participate in events that most of us take for granted! Funds raised by the SENC ambassadorship are used to purchase and maintain equipment, including race chairs and supplies, and the trailer in which we use to transport chairs to various races in the area. Our goal is to increase the number of chairs available to our ambassadorship so that more and more Athlete Riders can “roll with the wind!” You can help us to continue to spread the message of inclusion by registering for these “AAmazing” events, and even more by making an additional donation. Come out and experience the joy of inclusion with Ainsley’s Angels!
Southern Tour Ultra

Southern Tour Ultra In-Store Event

Saturday, January 19, 2019
Wilmington, NC
Marathon Madness Mile and 5K

Marathon Madness Mile and 5K In-Store Event

Friday, March 8, 2019
Wilmington, NC
Wrightsville Beach Marathon Madness

Wrightsville Beach Marathon Madness In-Store Event

Saturday, March 9, 2019
Wilmington, NC
paws4people 5K

paws4people 5K In-Store Event

Sunday, April 14, 2019
Wilmington, NC
NHCS Teacher Trot

NHCS Teacher Trot In-Store Event

Saturday, May 4, 2019