Core Sound Run

Sat October 30, 2021 Harkers Island, NC 28531 US Directions RaceJoy Ready


$30 10/30 9:00AM EDT Registration ends October 28, 2021 at 5:00pm EDT


$30 10/30 9:00AM EDT Registration ends October 28, 2021 at 5:00pm EDT

Fun Run/Walk

$10 10/30 9:00AM EDT Registration ends October 28, 2021 at 5:00pm EDT

Virtual Run

$35 Registration ends October 28, 2021 at 5:00pm EDT
1785 Island Road
Harkers Island, NC US 28531

A family-friendly 10K, 5K and Fun Run on one of North Carolina's most beautiful islands -- Harkers Island. The Core Sound Run begins and ends "at the end of the road" - at the edge of Core Sound.

High quality, long sleeve t-shirts provided to each 5 and 10k participant.  Also, prizes provided per age group and overall winners of the 5 and 10k races:

Overall grand prize per age group is a collectible decoy
1st, 2nd, and 3rd place prices per age group.
Age groups: 1-14, 15-19, 20-29,30-39, 40-49,50-59,60-69,70+ (16 prizes per race type/gender)

Packet Pickup: Early packet pickup will be available from 10am-5pm on Friday, Oct 29 at the Core Sound Museum Store at 806 Arendell St., Morehead City, NC

Race Contact Info

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Available for Apple and Android devices.

Interactive Race Day Experience with RaceJoy

Live Phone Tracking, GPS Progress Alerts and Cheers!

We are providing you with RaceJoy as part of the official race experience for the Core Sound Run.

Download the RaceJoy mobile app in advance to ensure proper phone setup. Invite your friends and family to track you and send you cheers!

Some key RaceJoy features include:

GPS Progress Alerts

  • Receive continual progress updates as you complete your goal.

Live GPS Tracking

  • Remote spectators can track your progress live in a map view. You can also track others.


  • Receive supportive audio cheers from remote friends & family.

Virtual Results (virtual events only)

  • Enter your race-assigned bib number to automatically submit your finish data for real-time scored results.
To use RaceJoy, you must carry your phone and activate tracking on the day you complete your race.
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Run for Free!

Want to run the race for free? Then, check out our referral rewards program.

Here's how it works: When you sign up, you'll receive a unique referral link. Just share that with your friends.. When 3 of them have signed up using your code, you will automatically receive a $15 refund. Then, for each additional 3 people who sign up using your link, you'll receive another $15 back (up to the amount of your registration, $30 maximum).


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