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.

USATF Certificate #NC16046BW Effective Aug 24, 2016 to December 31, 2026

LOCATION:

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

EVENTs:

Date of the event is February 25th, 2017. 

- Half Marathon 7:00AM EST - 10:30AM EST $45 Price increases January 1, 2017 at 11:59pm EST

- 5K 7:00AM EST $15 Price increases January 1, 2017 at 11:59pm EST

- Fun run/walk 8:00AM EST $5 Registration ends February 23, 2017 at 11:59pm EST

Entry Fees:

- Half- $45 (through Jan 1), $50 (Jan 2- Feb 18), $55 (Feb 19- Feb 24), $65 (race day)

- 5K- $15 (through Jan 1), $20 (Jan 2- Feb 18), $25 (Feb 19- Feb 24), $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 only and must be staged at the back of the other 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 24, 3-8 PM at the intersection of W. Main St. & W. Stewart Parkway. There will be a table setup on the grass on the harbor.

- Race day (on-site) beginning at 6:00 AM.

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

All Half-Marathon finishers will also receive a custom finishers medal

MAP:

registration: