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Sledgehammer Beach Run

Sat February 3, 2024 N Topsail Beach, NC 28460 US Directions


Does everyone receive a finisher medal?
Yes, but only those that participate in the race in person or complete it virtually will receive a finisher medal. If the race is sold out and the other option to register is the no medal option then that participant will not receive a medal.

Does everyone get a race shirt?
Only those that purchase them separately. In order to keep our races affordable we have the race shirt as an optional cost.

Where does the race start and end?
Beach Access #2 
2950 Island Drive North Topsail Beach, NC

Where do I park?
You can park at Beach Access #2 (race start/finish). It is free to park. 

Is there a time limit?

Yes, runners must be done in 4 hours.

Are dogs allowed to run with us?
No, unfortunately our insurance does not allow dogs unless they are a certified service dog. 

Where do the proceeds go?
The proceeds are divided between us and Semper Fi & America’s Fund. Both of us are 501(c)3 non profit organizations.

Is the course all on the beach?
Yes, all three distances are on the beach.

Is the course certified?
No, the course is not certified and can vary slightly depending on the tide. 

Do you offer referral discounts?
Yes, when you register for the race, you will be given a link to send to your friends. You can earn up to $20 off your registration.

Do you offer photos?
We have volunteer photographers on the course and will post the photos on RunSignUp after the race. 

What is the JOSC Race Series?
The JOSC Race Series is a running series that was started in 2019. All races occur in Onslow County, NC and runners earn points towards being the first, second or third place winners overall. In addition you receive exclusive discounts on all the races in the series (once you race in at least one) and you receive exclusive restaurant discounts on race weekends. 

Do you offer awards for 1st place and top overall?
Yes! We give first place awards in the following age groups and Top Overall to Male, Female, Male Master and Female Master.














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