Emerald Isle Marathon, Half-Marathon, and 5k – April 9, 2016


It’s a brand new year, and with a little more than 2 months until the Emerald Isle Marathon and race day. Now is the time to start your training program! The 3rd annual Emerald Isle Marathon, Half-Marathon, and 5k races will be held on Saturday, April 9, 2016, and offer flat and fast courses, a great weekend destination, and will benefit two great causes! Learn more, and sign up for each race at EmeraldIsleRun.com today!

More than 1500 runners registered for the 2015 races, and we are hoping to exceed that total in 2016. There’s no better place to achieve your running goals than in Emerald Isle on a beautiful spring morning. Bring your family and friends, and make it a great weekend at the beach! The 2016 race proceeds benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and the Emerald Isle bicycle path!

Race Day Volunteers Needed

This great event would not be possible without the tremendous assistance of many volunteers on race day! If your family, school group, company, or civic group is interested in volunteering on race day, we’d love to have your help assisting the runners out on the course. To learn more, please contact Race Director Candace Dooley through the EmeraldIsleRun.com website.

Sponsorship Opportunities Available

Is your company interested in sponsoring the Emerald Isle Marathon, Half-Marathon, and 5K Race? If so, please contact Race Director, Candace Dooley through the EmeraldIsleRun.com website.

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Trish is the co-founder of East Coast NC. A former Miami native, she now enjoys living life to the fullest along North Carolina's Crystal Coast. As East Coast NC's resident lifestyle writer, Trish shares all the fun things to do, places to go and things to see, here in Eastern Carolina. When she's not off on an adventure, she heads up the professional digital marketing, advertising and design boutique, DayngrZone Media, as well as running NC's premier blogging community the NC Blogger Network.