Outer Banks Running - Race Schedules, Race Reviews, and Race Rankings

Welcome to the Outer Banks running home page! Road Race Place provides a detailed listing of Outer Banks 5k races, 10k races, marathons and more, the links above will direct you to race calendars, rankings, and ratings for all of your local Outer Banks events. You can help us out by rating your favorite (and least favorite) Outer Banks races to help determine which races rank the highest in Outer Banks, in the state of North Carolina and in the nation.

Area Stats

Total Races: 26

Scheduled Races: 18

August Races: 2

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Latest Outer Banks Area Race Reviews


Crystal Coast Half Marathon
Race was average - 2014 Race
By: Jim Berger - (Emerald Isle, NC)
I was disappointed in the shirts this year and I do not like getting water from a garden hose at the water stops. Also, the AG awards where nice ($50) but I think having to travel to Raligh-Durham to cash them in is a bit much. I live 3 hours out.
Date Posted: 2014-03-01
Cherry Point Half Marathon
Nice little race - 2013 Race
By: L. M. - (Virginia Beach, VA)
Nice small race. Course takes you around Cherry Point Air Station residential area so it's nice to run. Volunteers were excellent. Not much after refreshments but it was too cold to stick around anyway.
Date Posted: 2013-12-27
Outer Banks Half Marathon
Loved the race - 2013 Race
By: Jim Warner - (Louisville, Ohio)
They had enough porta-potties at the start. Had wave starting. Good crowd support. Easy to see mile markers. Great party after race, soup, snacks, beer and a good band. Awards announced at the post race party. Good time of the year for a half marathon. Nice place to spend a few days after the race.
Date Posted: 2013-11-24

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First Boston Marathon Bombing Trial Set to Begin
7/6/2014 - Wall St Journal
The first criminal trial linked to the Boston Marathon bombing is slated to begin here Monday with opening statements expected in the case of a former college student accused of taking evidence from the alleged bomber's dorm room
Alysia Montano runs 800 at
6/24/2014 - ESPN.com
Olympic track star Alysia Montano talks about running the 800 meters in the U.S. track and field championships while being eight months pregnant.
Runner can't make it to the Boston Marathon finish line, so others carry him to the end
4/21/2014 - Washington Post
Marathons are massively difficult enterprises for the people who participate, feats of incredible endurance that are accompanied by a staggering physical toll.
American Meb Keflezighi wins Boston Marathon
4/21/2014 - Chicago Tribune
He becomes first U.S. man to win at Boston since 1983
Jogger brags of perfect conditions for running to reporter, immediately bites the dust
2/10/2014 - The Independent
Schadenfreude doesn't come much better than this, as a Portland jogging enthusiast details to a reporter how people shouldn't be afraid to jog in snowy conditions, only to take a fall moments after the interview.