Mother Earth Brewing Ironclad Half-Marathon & 5k

Sat October 17 - Sun November 1, 2020 Kinston, NC US 28501 Directions


$55 10/17 7:30AM EDT - 11:00AM EDT
510 spots left. Registration ends October 15, 2020 at 11:59pm EDT


$25 10/17 7:45AM EDT - 11:00AM EDT
423 spots left. Registration ends October 15, 2020 at 11:59pm EDT

Virtual Half Marathon

52 spots left. Registration ends October 16, 2020 at 11:59pm EDT

Virtual 5K

122 spots left. Registration ends October 16, 2020 at 11:59pm EDT
2021 Race Changed to Virtual

Due to Covid-19 and inability to gather in large groups, and our desire to keep our running family safe the 2020 race will be virtual only.

All details about the virtual event can be found

We had hopes that the Covid-19 would improve and we wouldn’t be in this situation. Please know it was not an easy decision. We are a dedicated and determined team who works hard to bring this event to you. 

There is information in the link above that will answer all questions. You will have the option to join us for our virtual event or defer to 2021 race year. Links are provided for you to make the desired changes. Please be aware that all changes need to be made before October 10th, 2020.

Please stay safe and healthy,
❤️ Ironclad Race Team

Here Are Your Options:

Virtual races happen all the time, and allow you to join the fun without the crowds. You simply run the distance on your own, and report your results - we’ll send you instructions.

Don't want to join us for this year's virtual race? Then, you can choose to defer your registration until next year and we'll honor your registration for next year's race.

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at

400 E Grainger Ave
Kinston, NC US 28501

The 5th annual Mother Earth Brewing Ironclad Half-Marathon & 5k, brought to you via Ironclad Races Inc and title sponsor Mother Earth Brewing. Ironclad Races Inc is a Kinston based non-profit corporation with a mission to produce sporting events in Kinston and donate all proceeds to local non-profit organizations and charities benefitting our community. 

Ironclad Races in partnership with the Mother Earth Brewing Ironclad Half-Marathon event board, local business and volunteers aim to bring runners to our community and highlight the historic and cultural beauty of Kinston.

While you’re here spend time in the local shops, restaurants or pubs while you enjoy a weekend in our historic southern town. 

We’re certain you’ll agree, the Mother Earth Brewing Ironclad Half-marathon is the most welcoming half-marathon in Eastern North Carolina.


For 2020 we are offering a virtual race option (in addition to the in person race) in both the half marathon and 5k distances. Run anywhere! 

NOTE:  Unisex t-shirts will be long sleeve while ladies shirt sizes will be in short sleeve. 

Race Contact Info

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