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ENC Park Tour Summer Challenge

Wed July 1 - Sat September 12 Washington, NC 27889 US



All over Eastern NC
Washington, NC US 27889


What better way to stay fit during these times than enjoying the natural beauty of Eastern NC??

This unique race experience gives runners, walkers & hikers the opportunity to stay fit, enjoy some of our scenic parks and earn cool swag in the process!

Here's How it Works:

  • Sign up online to participate
  • Over the course of 10 weeks, visit as many of the highlighted state parks that you can (all located in eastern NC)
  • While there, choose from one or more of the trails at each park and run, walk, or hike as much or as little as you'd like. Be sure to enjoy the scenery and get a photo or two while there!
  • During the challenge, we'll ship you some cool swag- a really soft comfortable t-shirt with the event logo plus a unique wooden medal!
  • After you complete each park, be sure to submit your results so you can compare your stats to others in the challenge!

What Parks Should I Go To?

We've selected a total of 10 parks throughout Eastern NC offering some varied scenery. Each park offers several trail options as well. Here's a list of the parks:

  • Merchants Millpond
  • Dismal Swamp
  • Pettigrew
  • Goose Creek
  • Fort Macon
  • Hammocks Beach
  • Cliffs of the Neuse
  • Carolina Beach
  • Singletary Lake
  • Jones Lake

Be sure to see the link to the interactive map to see where each park is located!

You can visit them in any order that you'd like and anytime during the 10-week window.

Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.

Challenge Map

Use this link to see an interactive map of all parks in the challenge.

Race Participant Survey

Please complete the following survey to help us better understand your race experience.

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