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Oak Island Lighthouse Run / Walk

Running, Walking

Oak Island Lighthouse Half Marathon Run and 5k, 10k and 1 Mile Run or Walk 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 bridges and a lighthouse as a cheerleader. Pair the breathtaking scenery on the courses with the Oak Island beaches and historic Southport you have an event worthy of taking a weekend trip with your friends. The festivities start on Friday, April 20th from 5pm-8:30pm at Packet Pickup & Onsite Registration. It continues with After Run Celebration on Saturday, April 21st at Middleton Park Extension. Participants will be given drink token(s) and be eligible to participate in the many contests hula hoop, flip flop fling, Mr. Longitude, Miss Latitude with cash prizes. Half Marathon runners will receive a beautiful finisher award. The overall and age group awards are prints by renowned coastal artist Ricky Evans of The Ricky Evans Gallery in Southport. Half Marathon begins at 7:30am, 10k at 8:00am, 5k at 8:15am and 1 Mile at 8:20am on Saturday, April 21st at the Middleton Park Extension in Oak Island. An event of the Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce and sponsored by Dosher Memorial Hospital. Check the run website for additional details and link to register