Come for the Running of the Leprechauns, Stay for Sunday's Parade!

By Jenny Ash

Kelly’s 30th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Sunday March 15th @ 1:00 pm

On the Beach Road starting @ Bladen St. in Nags Head & goes 1 mile north to Driftwood St


Grand Marshalls

Coastal Humane Society & Bill Shaver “Pig Man”

Always reaching out to help anytime owners & caretakers that are facing financial difficulties w/ caring for their pets. All volunteers & depend on community donations.


Wear the Green for Our Furry Friends


Awards to be Presented:

Outer Banks Sporting Events, Oasis Suites-Great Experience and Location

Oasis Suites-Great Experience and Location

By Jenny Ash

The Oasis Suites Hotel will impress your senses with it's style & views.  Beverly at Oasis is awesome!  This is a shout out to your support of our runners.  Thanks for partnering with us!

Outer Banks Sporting Events, Leprechauns & Pirates

Leprechauns & Pirates

By Jenny Ash

What do Leprechauns and Pirates have in common? They both love the Nags Head Woods!

Our next two events have runners taking to the trails, special thanks to the Nature Conservancy. 

Relish the peaceful surroundings as you increase your footing awareness and shorten your stride. Embrace the rolling grade changes as you say goodbye to blacktop for a bit.

Outer Banks Sporting Events, TownePlace Suites by Marriot

Towneplace Suites by Marriot

By Jenny Ash

TownePlace by Marriott is SUITE!

Newly opened-just in time for our November Marathon-TownePlace Suites by Marriott in Kill Devil Hills-was enjoyed by many of our runners!  We are excited to have them with us as an Accommodations Sponsor! Be sure to check out runner specials for The Flying Pirate Half Marathon in April! Call them at 252-457-2190.


Outer Banks Sporting Events, Ocean Atlantic Rentals takes most creative Marquis!

Ocean Atlantic Rentals Takes Most Creative Marquis!

By Jenny Ash

Congratulations go out to Ocean Atlantic Rentals!  Among many other creative welcome messages to our marathon runners;

OAR was chosen as most creative.  

  Thank you to all who participated- and look out for a chance to win when we welcome our Flying Pirates in April!!!

Outer Banks Sporting Events, Great Room Rates Left

Great Room Rates Left

By Jenny Ash

There are still a few rooms left at the Sea Ranch Resort for those looking for accommodations ahead of the Outer Banks Marathon and you can view their special offers here! The chef at their on-site restaurant, Beachside Bistro, will be offering some delicious high carb dinners on Friday and Saturday, so this is a great option for participants still looking for weekend lodging!

Outer Banks Sporting Events, Pasta Pasta Pasta!

Pasta Pasta Pasta!

By Jenny Ash

Attention all Marathon participants! Start your weekend off with a hearty pasta meal at the Jolly Roger in Kill Devil Hills! Mention you're with the marathon and receive 50% off your pasta meal all day Saturday! Looking to fill up for Sunday's races? Receive 10% off your breakfast on Sunday!

Outer Banks Sporting Events, Thank You to Our Title Sponsors!

Thank You to Our Title Sponsors!

By Jenny Ash

We are so proud to work with amazing Title Sponsors that support our annual events.
Because of these community partnerships, we welcome our runners with open arms, ensuring quality events that support local need right here in the Outer Banks!  




Outer Banks Sporting Events, Enjoy Outer Banks Beachfront Accommodations At The Sanderling Inn in Duck, NC!!

Enjoy Outer Banks Beachfront Accommodations at the Sanderling Inn in Duck, NC!!

By Anonymous

Unpretentiously elegant decor, the highest quality linens, and stellar views combine to create a perfect setting for your Outer Banks vacation - whether you plan to stay in the hotel or their private vacation rentals. Private balconies or patios provide perfect views of rainbowed sunsets and glowing sunrises, vast ocean and the tranquil sound, protective sand dunes and swaying marsh grasses.