Location: Kure Beach, NC US 28449 Directions
Type: Obstacle Course
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New Balance Wilmington Beach Dash
2:00PM EDT - 4:00PM EDT
Fort Fisher State Recreation Area
1000 Loggerhead Rd
Kure Beach, NC US 28449

Online registration is now closed! We have reached MAX capacity!


If you are registering to join an existing team, please contact us using the button below. 


The last chance to register for this event is IN PERSON at Packet Pick up: Friday March 23rd from 4-6pm OR Saturday, March 24th from 12pm-4pm at New Balance Wilmington in Mayfaire (6801 Parker Farm Dr #135, Wilmington, NC 28405). Sorry, there will be NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION THIS YEAR. Folks registering late will receive tie-dyed tshirts from previous Beach Dash years. There are no dates on the shirts...but the tie dye will be a different color! Still super fun & festive! YAY! 

There will be lots of fun going on at New Balance Wilmington during packet pickup - including giveaways & sales! You WANT to stop by! 


All pre-registered folks will receive a tie-dyed tshirt! Our size selection is not perfect, however, so attend PACKET PICKUP on Friday or Saturday to help guaranteed your size. We also have AWESOME tshirts from previous Beach Dash runs, so if we run out of your size, we have some others to spare! 

ALL DASHERS will receive a finishers medals and prizes/goodies at the finish line! 


Join us for the 5th Annual Beach Dash on Sunday, March 25th at 2pm. This year's event is at the beautiful Fort Fisher State Recreation Area in Kure Beach, NC. This year's event is presented by New Balance Wilmington!

Dash down the beach and experience over 8 obstacles with various blast stations throughout! The first 300 to register will receive a cool tie dyed t-shirt, glittery participant medal, and other swag items! The sand and obstacles makes this dash a unique challenge for even the veteran mud-runner, but with a fun, no-pressure atmosphere including color blast stations, optional obstacles, and no chip timing - this event is great for the whole family! Teams registering at the same time receive discounted rates!



Bring the entire family for this fun filled event! The event is not timed and obstacles are geared for all ages and fitness levels! The Dash is approximately 1.4 miles in length with fun music, music and snacks to follow the event! 



The New Balance Wilmington Beach Dash will take place RAIN or SHINE! However, in the event of high winds or other inclement weather, it will be rescheduled for safety reasons to the next weekend - Sunday, April 1st.  In the event race directors do rescheduled, you will be notified via email. 



The New Balance Wilmington Beach Dash is the second race of the 2018 YCC Run Series. This year-round run series inspires the community to be active and have fun year-round. The 2018 YCC Run Series includes 10 events ranging in 1 mile fun runs to 10k road races. To participate in the series all you have to do is run, walk or dash in at least 3 of the 10 events.

Earn 3 points just by coming out to the Beach Dash! To learn more about the series click here 


New this year participants can participate with friends and family as a team to conquer the beach!

First, Select the size team you would like to create:   

  • Dynamic Duo- 2 participants
  • Three Musketeers-3 participants
  • 4 Plus Teams-4+ participants
  • School/Community Teams-10+ participants

Second, name your team and create a unique password.
Lastly, share the unique password with your friends and family to ensure them the team discount and a spot on your incredible team

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