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Emerald Isle Marathon

Western Ocean Regional Access
101 Islander Dr
Emerald Isle, NC 28594
October 26, 2024
7:00 am – 2:00 pm

Event Description

The annual Emerald Isle Marathon, Half Marathon and 5K is held each year in the picturesque coastal town of Emerald Isle, North Carolina. This race showcases the area’s natural beauty with its stunning oceanfront views and scenic routes. Participants and volunteers eagerly come together for a day of athletic achievement and community spirit.

Runners of all levels of experience can take part in the marathon, half marathon or 5K. With mild temperatures and the promise of Boston Marathon qualification, the Emerald Isle Marathon is a must for both seasoned runners and newcomers looking to challenge themselves in a breathtaking coastal setting.

Emerald Isle Marathon Course Maps

The full marathon course is 26 miles and will start at the Western Ocean Regional Access area.

The half-marathon course is 13.1 miles. It will go from the Western Ocean Regional Access area. From there it will wind back over to the oceanside to and head east onto Ocean Drive. Next it will go back towards the Western Ocean Regional Access along the NC 58 bicycle path.

The 5K course is a total of 3.1 miles that begins at the Western Ocean Regional Access Area. It goes over to Mangrove Drive and comes back along the NC 58 bicycle path too.

Emerald Isle Marathon race map

Emerald Isle Marathon FAQ

What time does the Emerald Isle Marathon start?
Marathon starts at 7:00 am
Half Marathon will begin at 8:35 am
5K will follow at 8:45 am

Where can I park?
Parking for the Emerald Isle Half Marathon and 5K is provided for race participants and their supporters. There will be volunteers and signs showing you where you can park the morning of the race.

How much does it cost to register for the Emerald Isle Marathon?
September-December: 5K-$25, Half-$80, Full- $100
January-February: 5K-$35, Half-$95, Full- $110
March: 5K-$35, Half-$105, Full-Full- $120

*see official site for more information

Emerald Isle Marathon, Half Marathon & 5K | Emerald Isle, NC

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