Carolina Beach State Park Trail Half & 5K

Sunday, January 2, 2022

American Legion #197 | Carolina Beach, NC

THE RACE

The Carolina Beach State Park Trail Half Marathon & 5K is a trail race in Carolina Beach, NC. With 13.1 and 3.1 mile courses, all levels of speed and ability are allotted an opportunity to race in one of the most unique setting in North Carolina. Rolling pine laced single track along the coast, offers participants tons of interesting terrain to take-in while they put out max effort for unique prizes. After the race, participants (21+) can enjoy one beer on the patio at the American Legion.

COUNTDOWN TO RACE DAY

RACE SWAG

Pictured is 2021 swag, 2022 swag designs coming soon.

BEANIE HATS: 
Guaranteed to participants who register by 11:59pm on Thursday, December 2, 2021. One size fits all.

FINISHER MEDALS: All Half Marathon & 5K finishers will receive one at the finish line!

THE COURSE

American Legion Post #129
1500 Bridge Barrier Rd.
Carolina Beach, NC 28428

A beautiful trail 13.1 and 3.1 run through a challenging and amazing trail system in the famous Carolina Beach State Park. These trails are made for running and we are excited to showcase the area’s only trail half marathon. This 1 loop course utilizes all the Carolina Beach State Park trails have to offer. You get to run along the shore with a breathtaking view, and then into the forest through amazing pine trees and right through a well maintained camp ground. 

CUTOFF FOR HALF MARATHON: 3.5 hours

Course Map

AWARDS

5K Awards
• Top 3 Overall, Male & Female
• Top 3 in Age Groups, Male & Female:
12 & Under, 14-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+

Half Marathon Awards
• Top 3 Overall, Male & Female
• Top 3 in Age Groups, Male & Female:
19 & Under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+

THE CAUSE


HOW YOUR REGISTRATION MAKES A DIFFERENCE
Friends of Pleasure Island State Parks is a non-profit organization designed to support and promote Carolina Beach State Park and Fort Fisher State Recreation Area.  A donation by the race and participants directly benefits Friends of Pleasure Island State Parks.

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PRICE INCREASES

Half Marathon

Next price increase is Monday, November 1, 2021 Register Now! $70

5K

Next price increase is Monday, November 1, 2021 Register Now! $30

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