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NHRMC Wrightsville Beach Marathon Madness


RaceJoy Ready Fri March 16 - Sat March 17 2018
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Location: Wilmington, NC US 28403 Directions
Type: Run or Run/Walk, Run Only

Race Website

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

Events
Event Date Time Price Details
Marathon Madness Mile (remembering Eli Willis)
Date
03/16
Time
7:00PM EDT
Price
$15
Registration closes on August 31, 2017 at 11:59pm EDT and re-opens on September 1, 2017 at 12:00am EDT
5K
Date
03/16
Time
7:00PM EDT
Price
$25
Registration closes on August 31, 2017 at 11:59pm EDT and re-opens on September 1, 2017 at 12:00am EDT
Half Marathon
Date
03/17
Time
6:40AM EDT
Price
$70
Price increases August 31, 2017 at 11:59pm EDT
Marathon
Date
03/17
Time
6:40AM EDT
Price
$80
Price increases August 31, 2017 at 11:59pm EDT
Marathon RELAY
Date
03/17
Time
6:40AM EDT
Price
$45
Price increases August 31, 2017 at 11:59pm EDT
Virtual Half Marathon
Date
03/17
Time
6:40AM EDT
Price
$50
Registration ends February 1, 2018 at 11:59pm EST
Virtual Marathon
Date
03/17
Time
6:40AM EDT
Price
$50
Registration ends February 1, 2018 at 11:59pm EST
Place
601 S College Rd.
Wilmington, NC US 28403
Description

The NHRMC Wrightsville Beach Marathon Madnessis more than a race…with world class shopping, beautiful beaches, famous restaurants and a historic downtown waterfront, why make it just a race when you can make it a memorable race experience?  It is March and what better these than Marathon Madness!
Registration is now open for the 9th Annual NHRMC Marathon Marathon Madness Weekend. All races are set to kick off at 7:00 p.m, Friday, March 16th, 2018, with the Half Marathon, Full Marathon and  Marathon Relay Saturday morning March 17th. The event will be the largest participatory timed race in the Wilmington/Cape Fear area, and is expected to draw 4,000 competitors from dozens of states, and a spectator crowd of roughly 15,000.
Throughout this fast, flat, Boston Qualifier course, runners will be able to enjoy the scenic coastal views of Wrighsville Beach, Landfall Community, Airlie, and UNCW.  Our marathon madness theme allows for competitors to dress in their favorite college team gear and pass through college themed aid stations and tailgate stations.   Each competitor and their supporters can take full advantage of all the fun offered by this world famous beach destination.

 

Race Contact Info

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

Questions?

Start Address: Municipal Ln Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480
Finish Address: UNCW Burney Center: 4941 Riegel Rd, Wilmington, NC 28403

YOU MUST PICK UP YOUR PACKET AT THE EXPO.  Friends or Family can also pick up your packet for you.  (No race morning packet pickup)

Expo Hours: Friday: 11:00AM to 8:30PM

For questions: Visit our FAQ page

For Schedule of Events: Visit our schedule

Reminder there are no refunds or deferrments for this event
- You may transfer to another runner for a full refund
- You can use the $8.00 insurance if you paid for it and receive a full refund
(please keep in mind that if you email us asking for a refund, we are going to refer back to these options)

START TIMES

Friday March 16th
- 7:00pm 1 mile and 5K

Saturday March 17th
- 6:40am 26.2, 13.1 and 26.2 Relay

Cutoff Times

1 mile - 30 minutes
5K - 70 minutes
13.1 - 3:15:00
 - Must be across Military Cutoff by 9:00am
 - Must be across Eastwood by 9:20am
26.2 - 6:20:00
 - Must be across the Wrightsville Beach Drawbridge at Mile 17.3 by 10:15am
 - Must be across Military Cutoff at Mile 18.5 by 11:00am

Awards and Prize Money

Overall  and masters overall awards will be based on gun time. Age group awards will be based on chip time. You must be present to receive your award.  All finishers will receive a finisher medal

Half Marathon and Marathon Overall

  • 1st  - $400
  • 2nd - $200
  • 3rd  - $150

Masters half marathon and marathon overall

  • 1st - $125
  • 2nd - $100
  • 3rd - $75

5K 

Overall winners and age group winners will receive a special Marathon Madness Growler

Age Groups

Top 3 in each age group will receive a special Marathon Madness Growler from Sam Adams

Marathon Relay

Top team from each division will receive a special Marathon Madness Growler
DIVSIONS: All Male Team, All Female Team, CO-ED Team

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Free Live Tracking and Progress Alerts on Race Day!
(Race organizers are providing this as an included service.)

Make sure you download the RaceJoy mobile app for live phone tracking at the NHRMC Wrightsville Beach Marathon Madness.

Carry your phone and use RaceJoy to add to your race experience with these key features:

GPS Progress Alerts

  • Receive GPS-based progress alerts at mile points on the course for current pace and estimated finish time.
  • Post to your Facebook and Twitter walls.
  • Have friends and family track your performance.

Live GPS Tracking

  • Supporting spectators can track your blue dot moving along the course from home or at the race site.
  • NearMe proximity alerts notify spectators when you are drawing near.
  • Find each other using RaceJoy’s MeetUp tool.

Send-a-Cheer

  • Receive fun, motivational audio cheers from your supporting fans.
  • Start sending cheers to others doing the race at any time.

The NHRMC Wrightsville Beach Marathon Madness is sponsoring RaceJoy to provide participants and spectators these features for free (normally a 99 cents upgrade fee for both the participant and spectator).

Note:
- Participant must carry phone
- No official race timing information is provided for this race in RaceJoy
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