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Carteret County NC Running, Marathon, & Road Race Information

This is a local area community discussions thread on running, marathon, and road race events, meetups, and other information in the Carteret County NC communities of Morehead City, Beaufort, Atlantic Beach, Emerald Isle, and Newport.

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To interact with this article, please use the no registration form below to tell us about festivals and events which have 5K, 10K, half marathon, and full marathon races as part of their festivities. Additionally, we’re very interested in hearing about running events which benefit charity organizations in our local area, and from individuals who changed their health and fitness levels in being a runner.

When submitting information, please be sure to name events, tell us a date and time, location, entry fee, and any other useful information our readers might like to know.

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Technical Information

  • A 5K is 3.1 miles.
  • A 10K is 6.2 miles.
  • A half marathon is 13.1 miles.
  • A marathon is 26.2 miles.

Carteret NC Marathon And Running Discussions

Local Area Fitness, Wellness, and Gym Discussions

Events we know about, but need more information on, includes the annual Beaufort Road Race, festivities at the Beaufort Pirate Invasion, the Crystal Coast Half Marathon in Morehead City NC, an annual run in Emerald Isle, the NC Seafood Festival Road Race in Morehead City, The Barley Chase Run in Newport NC, the beach run series sponsored by parks and recreation and held in Atlantic Beach NC, and the Core Sound Run which is both 5K and 10K. Many of these festivals and events benefit local charity.

If you have any information about the listings above, such as date, registration, time, location, and entry fee please let us know.

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If you’re a runner and participate in any of the runs above, what roads and streets are primarily involved and can you give us more information on the route difficulty. Which are best for beginners? Which are family and kid friendly? Which allow pets to run with participants?

If you’re also a runner and involved in county charities, tell us more about how the festivals above, area organizations, and events help the vulnerable and less fortunate in our communities.

Walking For Exercise In Morehead City

For someone just starting out with running and beginning their training, what’s some good advice to remember for beginners in our area?

Of any of the clubs, groups, and meetups listed in the comments or article, which are disability friendly? Which are geared specifically for people with disabilities?

Are there any groups or clubs which meetup regularly and run Highway 58 on Bogue Banks?

Are there any training facilities or personal trainers in the Carteret communities who help people get involved and stay motivated with this sport?

For someone visiting our area and not accustomed to running on sandy surfaces like we find at our beaches, what’s some important information to remember for those used to hard surfaces only?

County Groups, Clubs, And Meetups

For this section, we’re interested in hearing from readers about local Carteret County NC meetups, clubs, and groups which meet regularly and run either as an organization, or individuals. This can include any family and kid friendly groups and clubs.

Health And Fitness

Local Health And Medical Resources

For this section, we want to hear inspiring stories from locals who went from inactive and sedentary lifestyles to running Carteret County marathons, along with any health and fitness benefits making these changes had on your new life.

That’s all we know! Now it’s your turn to tell us about any Carteret County running and road race information we failed to mention within this document. Please use the form below, or use the contact form in the menu above, and we’ll add your data to this page.

Filed: North Carolina, coastal beaches, Crystal Coast, and southern Outer Banks.

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Michael Sharp

Native of Carteret County NC, Father to Makayla and Savannah. You can add me on Facebook. Interest include web development, encryption, and other technologies.

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