The only Outer Banks 5K Beach Run/Walk takes place on August 5, 2012 starting at 7:30 a.m. and is set on the wide flat sands in front of the historic Old Station public bathhouse in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. If you’re planning on attending you’ll want to stay in one of our Outer Banks house rentals where you’ll have everything you need in a home-away-from-home. The Outer Banks house rentals we provide are beautiful homes fully furnished with beach décor and a large number of amenities to enjoy while staying here.

Outer Banks house rentalsThe charity run/walk event benefits the Outer Banks Relief Foundation which raises funds to help people on the Outer Banks with debilitating diseases and families in crisis. The 11th Annual OBX Sandbar 5K Race starts on the beach at the MP 4.5 lifeguard tower and runs north and then south back to the start/finish line.

Entry fee is $30 per entrant until July 30th and $35 from July 31st on. Fee includes an event T-shirt and the after party. Entry fees are non-refundable. Please make checks payable to: The Outer Banks Relief Foundation. On-line entries can be made through before 8/3/2012. Beach entries will be accepted from 6:30 a.m. – 7:00 a.m. on the day of the race if space is available. A maximum of 500 participants will be allowed in this event. The 1st place overall male and female finishers will win medals and vacation packages on the Outer Banks. The 2nd and 3rd place overall male and female finishers will win other gift certificates and medals. Medals will also be given to the top 3 finishers in the following age groups: 9 and under, 10-12, 13-17, 18-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55 and up. Hope to see you there!