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Ocracoke Island Weekend Runfest 5K, 10K & Half Marathon

Saturday, April 27 & Sunday, April 28 Ocracoke, NC 27960 US RaceJoy Ready

Events

5K

$45 04/27 8:00AM EDT - 11:00AM EDT
52 spots left. Registration ends April 25, 2024 at 9:00pm EDT

10K

$45 04/27 8:00AM EDT - 11:00AM EDT
12 spots left. Registration ends April 25, 2024 at 9:00pm EDT

Half Marathon

$75 04/28 7:00AM EDT - 11:00AM EDT
Sorry! This event is full.
Join the Waiting List Registration ends April 25, 2024 at 9:00pm EDT

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at http://www.runocracoke.com.

Place

1129 Irvin Garrish Hwy
Ocracoke, NC US 27960

Description

13th Annual Scallywag 5K/10K & 9th Annual Blackbeard's Half Marathon

Saturday, April 27th and Sunday, April 28th 2024

Are you bursting with energy?
The Lt. Maynard's Challenge is just the thing for you! Lt. Maynard's Challenge participants will complete either the Scallywag 5K or 10K on Saturday, April 27th and then the Blackbeard's Half Marathon on Sunday, April 28th, 2024. 
All Lt. Maynard's Challenge finishers will receive a unique finisher item to recognize their special achievement. Complete this challenge to receive bragging rights thus far only enjoyed by Lt. Maynard himself. Can you slay Blackbeard?
Participants wishing to participate in Lt. Maynard's Challenge need to select that option during half marathon registration AND sign up for either the 5K or 10K.

This event is a benefit for Ocracoke Community Radio WOVV, Ocracoke School Athletic Boosters Club, and Ocracoke Community Park.  Your support of this event will help to fund these community services which provide a great benefit to our island.  

Packet Pickup - 1718 Brewery:
Friday, April 26th, 5-7 PM 
Saturday, April 27th, 6:30-7:30 AM (5K/10K)
Saturday, April 27th, 5-7 PM (Half Marathon)
No Same Day Packet Pick-up for the Half Marathon!!!

Fees:

5K/10K 
Until January 15th - $35 (ages 17 & under - $20)

January 16th - March 15th - $40 (ages 17 & under - $20)                                                                                                                                       

March 16th - April 21st - $45 (ages 17& under - $25)

Race Weekend - $50 (ages 17 & under - $25)

Half Marathon
Until January 15th - $60

January 16th - March 15th - $65                                                                                                                                                                                     

March 16th - April 21st - $75                                                                                                                                                                                

Race Weekend - $80

Runners in the 5K, 10K and Half Marathon receive a high quality, quick dry t-shirt, along with tote bag courtesy of Soundfeet Shoes. Sizes only guaranteed if registered before April 1st.

Lt. Maynard's Challenge

Lt. Maynard's Challenge participants will complete either the Scallywag 5K or 10K on Saturday, April 27th, 2024 and then the Blackbeard's Half Marathon on Sunday, April 28th, 2024.  Participants must register for BOTH the half marathon AND either the 5K or 10K AND add the Lt. Maynard's Add On to your registration.

All Lt. Maynard's Challenge finishers will receive a unique finisher item to recognize their special achievement. Complete this challenge to receive bragging rights thus far only enjoyed by Lt. Maynard himself. Can you slay Blackbeard?

NO REFUNDS, NO EXCEPTIONS

Start Times (5K/10K):
Registration/ check in for 5K/10K: 6:30- 7:30 am
5K/10K race starts promptly at 8:00 am
Water and fruit will be provided courtesy of The Variety Store after the 5K/10K race.

Start Times (Half Marathon):
Registration/check in: 6:30 am (no same day packet pick up)
Race starts promptly at 7:00 am. Race timing will be cut of at 11:00 am.

Water and fruit will be provided courtesy of The Variety Store after the half marathon. Water stations and port-a-john's will be provided along the course.

Awards (5K/10K):
10:00 am - 1718 Brewery
Top 3 male & female overall finishers and top 3 male and female finishers in age groups will receive awards. 1st place male and female overall finisher in 5K & 10K will each receive a $100 gift certificate from Soundfeet Shoes.

Age Groups (5K): 10 & under, 11-13, 14-20, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 & over
Age Groups (10K): 19 & under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 & over

ALL 5K/10K FINISHERS WILL RECEIVE A MEDAL.

Awards (Half Marathon):
11:00 am - 1718 Brewery
Top 3 male & female overall finishers and top 3 male and female finishers in age groups will receive awards.  1st place male and female overall finisher will each receive a $100 gift certificate from Soundfeet Shoes.

Age Groups (half marathon): 19 & under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 & over.

ALL HALF MARATHON FINISHERS WILL RECEIVE A MEDAL.

Post Run Party:
Post-run party at 1718 Brewery on Saturday 11:00 am- 12:30 pm, Sunday 11:00- 1:30 pm.  Beer by 1718 Brewing. 21 or older for beer, ID's will be checked and all beer drinkers will be wrist banded. 

Come to our beautiful island, the land of Blackbeard. Discover what makes Ocracoke a special place.

Both Saturday and Sunday runs will be open to walkers and running strollers. Strollers must start behind runners and walkers. NO pets allowed other than service dogs. NO bikes or skateboards allowed. 

Half Marathon Course Map

10K Course Map

5K Course Map

Virtual Race FAQs

Virtual Race FAQs


What is a virtual run?

A virtual race is an event where you sign up and participate on a course of your choosing (or a treadmill). This is a great opportunity to work towards your running goals, stay healthy, and support a great cause!

The event will feature a leaderboard so you can still see how you stack up against your fellow competitors!

Where do I run?

You can run at a course of your choosing, including on a treadmill.

When do I run?

You can run (or walk) anytime on April 20 - April 28, 2024.

Will this race be timed?

The virtual run will not be officially timed, but by using the RaceJoy app, you can receive a GPS-based time which will automatically submit your time for you. There will be an online leaderboard showing everyone's times.

How do I post my results?

The easiest way is to use RaceJoy during the race! If you choose not to use RaceJoy, then you can visit the results page and click the "Submit Virtual Results" link at the top of the page.

Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.

RaceJoy


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 Ocracoke Island Weekend Runfest 5K, 10K & Half Marathon.

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.

Send-a-Cheer

  • 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.
View RaceJoy How-To

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