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Ocracoke Island Weekend Runfest 5K, 10K & Half Marathon

Saturday, April 26 & Sunday, April 27 Ocracoke, NC 27960 US

Events

5K

$35 04/26 8:00AM EDT - 11:00AM EDT
236 spots left. Price increases after January 15, 2025 at 11:59pm EST

10K

$35 04/26 8:00AM EDT - 11:00AM EDT
87 spots left. Price increases after January 15, 2025 at 11:59pm EST

Half Marathon

$60 04/27 7:00AM EDT - 11:00AM EDT
152 spots left. Price increases after January 15, 2025 at 11:59pm EST

Virtual 5K

$40 Registration ends March 31, 2025 at 11:59pm EDT

Virtual 1/2 Marathon

$65 Registration ends March 31, 2025 at 11:59pm EDT

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at http://www.runocracoke.com.

Place

1129 Irvin Garrish Hwy
Ocracoke, NC US 27960

Description

14th Annual Scallywag 5K/10K & 10th Annual Blackbeard's Half Marathon 

Saturday, April 26th and Sunday, April 27th 2025

Are you bursting with energy?
The Lt. Maynard's Challenge is just the thing for you! Lt. Maynard's Challenge participants will complete either the Scallywag 5K or 10K on Saturday, April 26th AND then the Blackbeard's Half Marathon on Sunday, April 27th, 2025. 
All Lt. Maynard's Challenge finishers will receive a unique finisher item to recognize their special achievement. Complete this challenge to receive bragging rights thus far only enjoyed by Lt. Maynard himself. Can you slay Blackbeard?
Participants wishing to participate in Lt. Maynard's Challenge need to select that option during half marathon registration AND sign up for either the 5K or 10K.

This event is a benefit for Ocracoke Community Radio WOVV, Ocracoke School Athletic Boosters Club, and Ocracoke Community Park.  Your support of this event will help to fund these community services which provide a great benefit to our island.  

 

Packet Pickup - 1718 Brewery:
Friday, April 25th, 5-7:30 PM 
Saturday, April 26th, 6:30-7:30 AM (5K/10K)
Saturday, April 26th, 5-7:30 PM (Half Marathon)
No Same Day Packet Pick-up for the Half Marathon!!!

 

Fees:

5K/10K 
Until January 15th - $35 (ages 17 & under - $20)

January 16th - March 15th - $40 (ages 17 & under - $20)                                                                                                                                       

March 16th - April 24th - $45 (ages 17& under - $25)

Race Weekend - $50 (ages 17 & under - $25)

Half Marathon
Until January 15th - $60

January 16th - March 15th - $65                                                                                                                                                                                     

March 16th - April 24th - $75                                                                                                                                                                                

Race Weekend - $80

Runners in the 5K, 10K and Half Marathon receive a high quality, quick dry t-shirt, along with tote bag courtesy of Soundfeet Shoes. Sizes only guaranteed if registered before April 4th.

Lt. Maynard's Challenge

Lt. Maynard's Challenge participants will complete either the Scallywag 5K or 10K on Saturday, April 26th, 2025 and then the Blackbeard's Half Marathon on Sunday, April 27th, 2025.  Participants must register for BOTH the half marathon AND either the 5K or 10K AND add the Lt. Maynard's Add On to your registration.

All Lt. Maynard's Challenge finishers will receive a unique finisher item to recognize their special achievement. Complete this challenge to receive bragging rights thus far only enjoyed by Lt. Maynard himself. Can you slay Blackbeard?

NO REFUNDS, NO EXCEPTIONS

 

Start Times (5K/10K):
Registration/ check in for 5K/10K: 6:30- 7:30 am
5K/10K race starts promptly at 8:00 am
Water and fruit will be provided courtesy of The Variety Store after the 5K/10K race.

Start Times (Half Marathon):
Registration/check in: 6:30 am (no same day packet pick up)
Race starts promptly at 7:00 am. Race timing will be cut of at 11:00 am.

Water and fruit will be provided courtesy of The Variety Store after the half marathon. Water stations and port-a-john's will be provided along the course.

 

Awards (5K/10K):
10:00 am - 1718 Brewery
Top 3 male & female overall finishers and top 3 male and female finishers in age groups will receive awards. 1st place male and female overall finisher in 5K & 10K will each receive a $100 gift certificate from Soundfeet Shoes.

Age Groups (5K): 10 & under, 11-13, 14-20, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 & over
Age Groups (10K): 19 & under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 & over

ALL 5K/10K FINISHERS WILL RECEIVE A MEDAL.

 

Awards (Half Marathon):
11:00 am - 1718 Brewery
Top 3 male & female overall finishers and top 3 male and female finishers in age groups will receive awards.  1st place male and female overall finisher will each receive a $100 gift certificate from Soundfeet Shoes.

Age Groups (half marathon): 19 & under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 & over.

ALL HALF MARATHON FINISHERS WILL RECEIVE A MEDAL.

 

Post Run Party:
Post-run party at 1718 Brewery on Saturday 11:00 am- 12:30 pm, Sunday 11:00- 1:30 pm.  Beer by 1718 Brewing. 21 or older for beer, ID's will be checked and all beer drinkers will be wrist banded. 

Come to our beautiful island, the land of Blackbeard. Discover what makes Ocracoke a special place.

Both Saturday and Sunday runs will be open to walkers and running strollers. Strollers must start behind runners and walkers. NO pets allowed other than service dogs. NO bikes or skateboards allowed. 

Half Marathon Course Map

10K Course Map

5K Course Map

Virtual Race FAQs

Virtual Race FAQs


What is a virtual run?

A virtual race is an event where you sign up and participate on a course of your choosing (or a treadmill). This is a great opportunity to work towards your running goals, stay healthy, and support a great cause!

The event will feature a leaderboard so you can still see how you stack up against your fellow competitors!

Where do I run?

You can run at a course of your choosing, including on a treadmill.

When do I run?

You can run (or walk) anytime on April 19 - April 27, 2025.

Will this race be timed?

The virtual run will not be officially timed, but by using the RaceJoy app, you can receive a GPS-based time which will automatically submit your time for you. There will be an online leaderboard showing everyone's times.

How do I post my results?

The easiest way is to use RaceJoy during the race! If you choose not to use RaceJoy, then you can visit the results page and click the "Submit Virtual Results" link at the top of the page.

Race Contact Info

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