Merry Go Run 4miles, 2miles & 1mile

Sat September 21 - Fri November 15, 2019 Leland, NC US 28451 Directions

Merry Go Run 4 miles (timed)

09/21 8:30AM EDT - 11:00AM EDT

Merry Go Run 2 miles (timed)

09/21 8:30AM EDT - 11:00AM EDT

Merry Go Run 1 mile (timed)

09/21 8:30AM EDT - 11:00AM EDT

Merry Go Run Virtual Option

$20 Registration ends November 15, 2019 at 11:59pm EST

Gather your family and friends for this unique 1 mile, 2 miles or 4 miles race option experience in the scenic Brunswick Forest Community.  Race proceeds benefit The Carousel Center, a local non-profit helping sexually & physically abused children in New Hanover, Brunswick, Pender and surrounding counties.  Stay for the post run family friendly activities and vendor booths.   

This year the Merry Go Run has joined the "RISE Up" race series as the second race in the series.  Be sure to sign up for all 3 races to get a discount and some super cool race swag for completing all 3 races.  If you missed the first race do not worry you can always sign up for the virtual option.   

Brunswick Forest Community- Blue Wave Dentistry
1300 S. Dickinson Drive
Leland, NC US 28451
About the Cause

The Carousel Center is a non-profit organization located in Wilmington, NC with a second location in Brunswick County that helps child victims of domestic and sexual abuse throughout Southeastern North Carolina. They provide medical exams, child-friendly forensic interviews as well as therapy. The mission of the Carousel Center is two-fold: To meet the physical, emotional and psychological needs of children who have suffered physical or sexual abuse and to improve the community through child abuse education and prevention.


7:15 am - Onsite registration/Packet Pick Up Opens 
8:00 am - On-site Registration Closes

8:15 am Packet Pick Up Closes 
8:30 am - 4 Mile Race starts (timed)
8:35 am- 2 Mile Run/Walk starts (timed)

8:40 am 1 Mile Run/Walk starts (timed)

After the 1 Mile Run/Walk, Kids Obstacle Course (Free) 
9:30 am- Awards/Recognition




Packet Pick Up

Friday September 20th  from 4pm to 7pm 

Omega Sports (3501 Oleander Dr. Wilmington, NC 28403) 

May register at packet pick up. 

If you cannot make packet pick up, please arrive early to pick up your packet on Race Day.    

4 Miles Race Map


2 Miles Run/Walk Map


1 Mile Run/Walk Map


Race Swag includes a Finisher Medal & Tee or Tank




Merry-Go-Run 2019 Race Tee or Tank



Race Awards

4 Miler Awards:

  • Overall Top 3 Males & Top 3 Females 
  • Top 3 in Age Groups, Male & Female:  18 & under, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+

2 Miler Awards: 

  • Overall Top 3 Males & Top 3 Females 

1 Mile Awards:  

  • Overall Top 3 Males & Top 3 Females (kids only 12 & under) 



Team Awards:

  • Largest Team
  • Fastest Team 



Parking Instructions

Park in any of the areas designated for parking on the map. If you want a parking spot near the start line, plan to arrive early. Otherwise you may have to park near Lowes Foods or Port City Java and walk to the start line at BlueWave Dentristy. Please give yourself enough time.


If you are interested in becoming a sponsor, please use our contact form to share your interest.
Gold: $750 includes company announced at event, logo on shirt & website and race day event table display (3 FREE registrations)
Silver: $550 includes company announced at event, logo on shirt & website (2 FREE registrations)
Bronze: $350 includes company announced at event and company name on shirt (1 Free registration)

Other Opportunities to show your support:   Host a water stop, donate race snacks and/or drinks, volunteer or make a donation of any amount 


Race Contact Info

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