Running and Walking

Bald Head Island, NC 28461
(910) 457-3900

March 18, 2016  Badwater Cape Fear is a 50K/51.4-mile ultra running race. It features a twelve-mile warm-up on the car-free, one-lane-wide roads of Bald Head Island. This will be followed by 19 or 38 miles of running on the east beach of the island as well as the wild and secluded sandy...more about Badwater Cape Fear

3003 E. Oak Island Dr.
Oak Island, NC
(910) 278-5518

Beach Walkers meet behind the 46th St. SE Cabana on Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings 8 AM to enjoy a stroll while improving physical fitness. The group completes a 2-mile walk on pre-approved trails. Incentives are awarded to individuals who meet established goals....more about Oak Island Parks and Recreation Department

Oak Island Recreation Department
3003 E. Oak Island Dr.
Oak island, NC 2846
(910) 278-4747

February 18, 2017  The Run Oak Island event will begin at 7 AM and will include a 5K and Half Marathon race as well as a 1 mile fun run/walk, which will begin at 8:30 AM. Runners will earn the first piece of the World's Largest Race Series Medal in the...more about Run Oak Island


Brunswick Forest
Leland, NC
(910) 398-5539

January 22, 2018  The Wilmington Symphony Beethoven 15K & 5K at Brunswick Forest will take you through the pretty neighborhoods and on the paved running trails in BEAUTIFUL Brunswick forest. There will be individual and 4 person team entry categories as well as a Beethoven costume contest. All 15K finishers including...more about 5 Star Race Productions, LLC

Spring Lake Park
Pine Rd.
Boiling Spring Lakes, NC 28461
(910) 363-4294

September 2, 2016  Sponsored by the Southport Rotary Club, Go Jump in the Lake is a 5K race which begins and ends at Spring Lake in Boiling Spring Lakes. And, yes, you can jump in the lake after the finish. The event also includes a 1.5 mile fun run/walk. The course is...more about Go Jump in the Lake

Old Baldy Foundation
Bald Head Island, NC
(910) 457-7481

August 6, 2017   The Maritime Classic features a 1-mile fun run and a 5K and 10K footrace along some of the most scenic byways in the region, ranging through dense maritime forest, open meadow and through a manicured golf and beach community. Pre-registration is required at The registration fee includes...more about Maritime Classic Run for the Light

Middleton Park Extension
SE 46th St. & Dolphin Dr.
Oak Island, NC 29465
(910) 457-6964
(800) 457-6964

April 22, 2017  The festivities start on Friday, April 21st from 5pm-8:30pm at Packet Pickup and Onsite Registration. This is a fun and enjoyable event for all fitness levels. The run courses showcase the best scenery on the North Carolina Coast — with salt marshes, the Atlantic Ocean, beautiful beaches, foot...more about Oak Island Lighthouse 1/2 Marathon 10K/5K Run/Walk

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