3rd Annual Vac & Dash Mangum Marathon & 1/2 Marathon

Sun January 8, 2023 Directions
Events

3rd Annual Mangum Marathon

$30 8:00AM EST Price increases after March 31, 2022 at 11:59pm EDT

3rd Annual Vac & Dash Mangum Half-Marathon

$25 8:15AM EST Price increases after March 31, 2022 at 11:59pm EDT
Check out the shirts!

Marathoners get the Paragon Multi-Color Shirt.  Half-Marathoners get the Light Blue Shirt.

 

Description

Kick off 2023 with the 3rdAnnual Vac & Dash Mangum Marathon & Half Marathon.

The event is limited to 60 participants.   There is a 7-hour time limit for the marathon and a five-hour time limit for the 1/2.

Both events will be timed, with finisher medals to all that finish and medals to the top 12 men and Top 12 women in both events.

The course will start at the Dog Pen out in the boondocks, outside of Ellerbe, NC. You will  run 2-miles, take a right, run 13.1 miles turnaround and run back to the finish.  Boston has Heartbreak Hill, the Mangum Marathon has the famous climb to Bethel Church at around the 22-mile mark.  For the 1/2, you will turn around at the 6.55 mark and reverse back to the dog pen.

The closest address to the Start/Finish is 869 Holly Grove Church Rd., Ellerbe, NC 28338. Race is at the intersection of Carthage Creek Road and Holly Grove Church Road in Richmond County.

The course will be well supported.   All participants will receive a long sleeve men or women's technical shirt.

 

For those of you that registered for the Virtual Boston Marathon, this is the perfect event for you to join to get your 26.2-miles in.

Place
The closest address to the Start/Finish is 869 Holly Grove Church Rd., Ellerbe, NC 28338.

Race is at the intersection of Carthage Creek Road and Holly Grove Church Road in Richmond County.

1) If you are coming from Highway 73 from either Ellerbe or Mt. Gilead. When you get to the intersection of Carthage Creek Rd and 73, turn south and follow Carthage Creek Road to the intersection of Holly Grove Church Road and Carthage Creek Road. You will see the Dog Pen at the intersection.

2) If you are taking Highway 109 from Mt. Gilead. you will turn east on Grassy Island Road. Travel East approximately 13 miles to Bethel Hill Church. Go past the church and take the next left. That will take you to the Dog Pen.

From Rockingham take Carthage Creek Road north off a Business 74 and follow it to the intersection of Carthage Creek Road and Holly Grove Church Road.
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Directions

The closest address to the Start/Finish is 869 Holly Grove Church Rd., Ellerbe, NC 28338.

Race is at the intersection of Carthage Creek Road and Holly Grove Church Road in Richmond County.

1) If you are coming from Highway 73 from either Ellerbe or Mt. Gilead. When you get to the intersection of Carthage Creek Rd and 73, turn south and follow Carthage Creek Road to the intersection of Holly Grove Church Road and Carthage Creek Road. You will see the Dog Pen at the intersection.

2) If you are taking Highway 109 from Mt. Gilead. you will turn east on Grassy Island Road. Travel East approximately 13 miles to Bethel Hill Church. Go past the church and take the next left. That will take you to the Dog Pen.

From Rockingham take Carthage Creek Road north off a Business 74 and follow it to the intersection of Carthage Creek Road and Holly Grove Church Road.

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