The Oak Island Lighthouse 5k is a fun event with breathtaking views. Embrace the Parrot Head theme. Bring out your leis and Jimmy Buffett attire! Run or walk dressed as an island girl, pirate, parrot, or any Jimmy Buffett look you choose. We can't wait to see all the creative costumes!
April 22, 2017
8:30a.m. @ Middleton Park Soccer Field, Dolphin Drive/SE 46th Street, Oak Island Click here NEW for 5k course map.
Parrot Head Run Themed Contests:
9:30am-10:30am: Gather near the Check Six Brewery Beverage Tent, listen to the smooth sounds of Ciprian Santiago Garcia and participate in the following contests for CASH prizes.
Chalk Art at the Start:
6:00am- 7:15am @ Middleton Park Soccer Field, Dolphin Drive/SE 46th Street, Oak Island. Arrive early and help create a unique Start/Finish Line by participating in the Chalk Art at the Start. Chalk will be provided. Sponsored by Pescado y Amor Paint Studio.
Race Day Stretch & Warm Up:
Join us as Betsy Kimmel will lead a free 10 minute Laugh & Breathe Yoga Warm Up at 8:10 a.m. at the Middleton Park Extension Soccer Field. Carolina Strong Physical Therapy will provide an onsite stretch and River Sound Massage, LLC will provide onsite massage to the participants.
Water Stops: Start Area, near 1-mile (1910 Dolphin Drive) & Finish. Waterstops manned by: Southport Lions Club and SBHS JROTC.
Parking: Street Parking.There is plenty of parking around the Start/Finish area on race day! DO NOT PARK along the course routes!
Closes 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Active Military and Law Enforcement use promo codes ACTIVEMILITARY or LAWENFORCEMENT for special pricing and Awards eligibility. Verification at Packet Pick Up.
Welcome Party with Registration & Packet Pick Up:
Friday, April 21,2017 from 5:00p.m. to 8:30p.m.
@ Cape Fear Yacht Club, 4791 Fish Factory Road, Oak Island
Music by Rick and Friends band, food and cash bar – The Seafood Hut Food Truck.
Race Day Registration & Packet Pick Up:
Saturday, April 22, 2017 from 6:00a.m. to 7:15a.m.
@ Middleton Park Extension,
Dolphin Drive/SE 46th Street, Oak Island, NC 28465
Until March 15th - $35.00 per person
March 15th - April 19th - $40.00 per person
April 21st - April 22nd - $55.00 per person
Children ages 6-15, Active Military and Law Enforcement
Until March 15th - $25.00 per person
March 16th - April 19th - $30.00 per person
April 21st - April 22nd - $45.00 per person
(Active Military and Law Enforcement use promo codes ACTIVEMILITARY or LAWENFORCEMENT for special pricing and awards eligibility. Verification at Packet Pick Up. When registering children 6 to 15 years of age in the 5k or 10k use promo code CHILD6TO15 for special pricing.)
Children Ages 5 and under Free (untimed and no shirt)
Included in Fees:
Timed race bib, water, Gatorade, fruit, Papa John's of Southport Pizza, One Beverage Token (must be 21 years of age or older to receive beverage token) redeemable at the Beverage Tent, Guaranteed T-shirt if registered prior to March 16th.
5K Awards Ceremony:
Awards ceremonies for all runs will begin at 10:30am. Award winners are responsible for picking up award at the awards ceremony or at the Chamber Welcome Center the Monday following the event.
Print with special artwork by Ricky Evans, a self taught artist whose name has become synonymous with lighthouses along the eastern United States coastline. Ricky Evans opened his own gallery, Art @ 211 The Ricky Evans Gallery located at 211 N. Howe Street in Southport, NC. A framing discount is given for the prints. Trophies will be given instead of prints to age groups 6-9 and 10-14.
Top 3 Overall Male & Female
Top Military Overall Male & Female
Top Masters Division (40+) Male & Female
Top Grand Masters Division (50+) Male & Female
Top 3 in Each Age Group Male & Female - 6-9, 10-14, 15-18, 19-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75+
CLICK HERE to view course maps and plan your race in advance!
Oak Island Lighthouse
1/2 Marathon, 10K, 5K,
& 1 Mile Fun Run
Date: April 21, 2018
For more information follow the above links or contact:
4433 Long Beach Road SE Southport
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