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Merry Go Run 4 miles/2miles

Sat September 21, 2019 Leland, NC US 28451 Directions

Merry Go Run 4 miles

$35 8:30AM EDT - 11:00AM EDT Price increases after July 31, 2019 at 11:59pm EDT

Merry Go Run 2 miles

$25 8:30AM EDT - 11:00AM EDT Price increases after July 31, 2019 at 11:59pm EDT

Merry Go Run "Kids" 2 miles (Ages 12 & under)

$20 8:30AM EDT - 11:00AM EDT Registration ends September 20, 2019 at 7:00pm EDT

Merry Go Run Virtual Option

$25 Registration ends September 21, 2019 at 11:59pm EDT
Brunswick Forest Community
Leland, NC US 28451

Gather your family and friends for this unique 2 mile or 4 mile 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.   

About the Cause

The Carousel Center is a non-profit organization located in Wilmington, NC 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.

Race Contact Info

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7:30am - Onsite registration/Packet pick up opens
8:15am - On-site Registration closes
8:30am - 4 Mile Race starts
8:35am- 2 Mile Run/Walk starts
9:45am- Awards/Recognition
*Join us for lunch at The Joyce...…a significant portion of the lunch proceeds between 11am to 4pm will go towards the Fundraiser



Packet Pick Up

Friday September 20th  from 5pm to 7pm 

RipXFit Fitness Studio  (5739 Oleanders 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 Mile Run/Walk Map

Coming Soon 

2 mile Run/Walk Map

Coming Soon 


4 Miler Awards:

  • Overall Top Male & Female
  • Top 3 in Age Groups, Male & Female:  18 & under, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69 & 70+ 

2 Miler Awards: 

  • Top 3 Males & Females 18 and above 
  • Tope 3 Males & Females 18 and below 

Team Awards: 

  • Largest Team
  • Fastest Team 



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