2017 Outer Banks Running Club OBX GOBBLER 5K & FUN RUN
Beneficiary: This event serves as the primary fundraiser each year for your race organizer, the Outer Banks Running Club. Proceeds enable our Club to serve its members and our community & visitors through races, clinics, group runs, club coaching, social events, etc. For more information or to join, click here: http://www.outerbanksrunningclub.org/general-membership/ .
Registration: Online registration will close at noon on Monday 11/20/17 (or sooner if race capacity is reached). Walk-up registration may be available during packet pick-up if the event is not full, but your best is to register online now! 5k participants registered before noon on Thursday 11/9/17 will receive a race shirt (long-sleeve cotton, Unisex sizes Youth M, L and Adult XS, S, M, L, XL, 2XL). There is no race shirt for Fun Run participants. Click here to register for the 2017 OBRC Outer Banks Gobbler 5k & Fun Run: COMING SOON
Course Map & Information: http://connect.garmin.com/activity/130811756 A digital race clock will be positioned at the start/finish for you to keep track of your own time (there will be no chip timing). Baby strollers, wagons, jog strollers are allowed (and encouraged for that matter, but for safety’s sake please be sure to position yourself toward the back at the start). We’re sorry, but bikes, scooters, skateboards, motorized vehicles, “wheelie shoes”, and dogs are not permitted. The Fun Run will start at approximately 9:00am and is 9/10 of a mile in length.
On-course Hydration & Medical Services: Water station near mid-point of the course. Dare County EMS will be on-call.
Finisher Awards for 5k & Fun Run
First Place Overall Male & Female*
Sweeper (please indicate during registration if you are interested)*
Packet Pick-up: To Be Announced
Post-race Hospitality: Light breakfast for registered participants only. No alcohol is permitted.
Parking: Outer Banks Mall, 5000 S. Croatan Highway, Nags Head (Milepost 14.5 on 158). No parking is allowed at the Food Lion (they will be open) or the Outback Steakhouse.
Refunds/Transfers/Inclement Weather: This is a fundraising event and there will be no refunds or transfers. The race will be held rain or shine, but may be delayed or cancelled in the event of unsafe weather conditions (ex. lightning).
Volunteers: Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in helping with the race!
2018 Light 2 Light 50 Miler
Run the beautiful Outer Banks from Currituck Beach Light Station to Bodie Island Lighthouse and back to Jeanette’s Pier. This 50 mile course will be supported with 3 aid stations and a festive finish line. Proceeds go to Fellowship for Christian Athletes. Limited to 100 runners. Register here: https://ultrasignup.com/register.aspx?did=50404
2018 KILLER DUNES 2-MILER & FUN RUN