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As a Challenger, you will run the First Flight 5K on Saturday & the Flying Pirate Half Marathon on Sunday. A separate Double Dare Challenge medal will be your badge of honor. That’s three medals in total!

The Flying Pirate Half Marathon is the weekend's main event! Combine one of Saturday's races with Sunday or just run one!

More info to come!

First Flight 5K

  • Start time 7:30 AM
  • ​Located at the Wright Brothers Memorial Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948
  • Runners Etiquette reminder: Walkers and slower runners are asked to stay to the LEFT of the course. Please do not walk abreast. Please ensure that faster runners may pass you. This is for everyone’s safety.

We will organize a safe style start and we will minimize congestion and improve the quality of your race experience.

View course map here

After the 5K. START is approximately 8:30 AM – Wright Brothers Memorial

  • Children under 5 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • All runners are required to register prior to running.
  • Only those with bibs will receive the FINISH medal.
  • Parking Available at: First Flight High School, Middle School and Elementary School

Plan a 15-minute walk over to the monument site.