UPDATES!!!!

Registering for the event on race day must be paid in cash or check.

Pets are not allowed at event.


DESCRIPTION:

This NEW race is being held to raise awareness to both the public and individuals with epilepsy, that depending on certain variables an individual with epilepsy can be employed. Funds raised will be donated to CURE Epilepsy, a non-profit organization.

LOCATION:

Washington Harbor
West Stewart Parkway & W Main Street
Washington, NC US 27889

Where to park map

  • IF YOU WANT TO PARK IN THE HARBOR PARKING LOT, YOU MUST PARK BEFORE 6AM! All roads in the following areas will be closed from 6AM until 11AM: Stewart Parkway, Main Street from US 17 to the intersection of Park Drive/3rd St, and 2nd Street from US 17 to the intersection of Park Drive/3rd Street will be shut down as of 6AM.  NO PARKING OR DRIVING on those roads will be allowed in that area after 6AM.  The parking lots highlighted in green on the map are locations where you can park for free. Please advise participants, volunteers, spectators, and the public that any vehicles in those areas that are closed down as of 6AM WILL NOT be able to leave until the road(s) are opened back up by the police.  

 

EVENTS:

Date of the event is February 17th, 2018. 

- Half Marathon 7:00AM EST - 10:30AM EST $45 Price increases January 1, 2018 at 11:59pm EST

- 5K 7:00AM EST $15 Price increases January 1, 2018 at 11:59pm EST

- Fun run/walk 7:45AM EST $5

ENTRY FEES:

- Half- $45 (through Jan 1), $50 (Jan 2 - Feb 1), $55 (Feb 2 - Feb 16), $65 (race day)

- 5K- $15 (through Jan 1), $20 (Jan 2 - Feb 1), $25 (Feb 2 - Feb 16), $35 (race day)

- Fun Walk- $5

- There are no refunds - no exceptions - no person to person transfers. You are not allowed to give, sell or trade your registration to another person.

COURSE POLICY:

- No bandits (non-registered participants), strollers, bicycles, skateboards, rollerblades, wagons or pets allowed on the course. You will be asked to leave the course by officials along the way.

- Strollers are permitted ONLY for the Fun Walk and must be staged at the back of the runners.

- Race numbers, timing chips and participant t-shirts must be picked up at the packet pickup (see packet pickup below) and will not be mailed.

- Runners and walkers will be staged in corrals at the Start, based on predicted finish time. Walkers are required to stage at the back of the Start.

- Race For Epilepsy Half Marathon walkers MUST maintain a 15:30 min/mile pace in order to meet the course time limit to finish by 10:30 AM. 

- Race Tags must remain on your race bib to receive a finish time and be eligible for awards.

- Runners MUST stay within the cones where marked.  Any participant who runs outside the cones will be disqualified for the race.   

- Recommends against the wearing of headphones in races.  Use extreme caution in any use of headphones in training or routine running.  Our participants must consider the safety of themselves and others in deciding to use headphones.

- Runners using headphones/earbuds are required to stay to the right of the course allowing faster runners to pass them on the left.

PACKET PICKUP:

- Feb 16, 3-8 PM at Omega Sports at 3160 S. Evans Street, Ste. E, Greenville, NC 27834. 

- Race day (intersection of W. Main St. & W. Stewart Parkway in Washington, NC) beginning at 6:00 AM.  There will be a table setup in the parking lot under a purple canopy.

TIMES:

- 7:00 AM- Half Marathon/5K start

- 8:00 AM (approximate)- Fun walk/run start

- 10:30 AM- All half marathon runners must finish- course will close and timing will close.

AWARDS:

Half-Marathon Awards

  • 1st through 3rd Overall Male/Female
  • 1st through 3rd Male/Female in each of the following Age Groups:

19-Under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-Over
 

5k Awards:

  • 1st through 3rd Overall Male/Female
  • 1st through 3rd Male/Female in each of the following Age Groups:

12-Under, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-Over

Entry to each event includes a custom event tech shirt, and finish line celebration

THE FIRST 150 HALF MARATHON FINISHERS WILL RECEIVE A CUSTOM FINISHERS MEDAL. FOR ANY ADDITIONAL HALF MARATHON FINISHERS, THE MEDAL WILL BE MAILED TO YOU.

MAPS:

USATF Certificate #NC16046BW
 
 






Special thanks to:

 

Where funds raised will be donated to