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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!

Register now online! There is no race day registration.


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First Flight 5K

  • Start time 7:30 AM
  • ​Located at the Wright Brothers Memorial Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948
  • All participants are encouraged to line up by their estimated finish time.
  • 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.

Four (4) corrals will be set up:

  • Corral A – Under 25 min
  • Corral B – 25 min – 35 min
  • Corral C – 35 min – 45 min
  • Corral D – Over 45 min & Walkers​

By starting in your appropriate corral, we will minimize congestion and improve the quality of your race experience.

FUN RUN – SATURDAY, April 18th, 2020

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

  • Children under 5 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Bibs and medals are for the first 250 registered.
  • All runners are required to register prior to running.
  • Only those with bibs will receive the FINISH medal.
  • If spots are not filled, registration will be available at the Pirate Expo or at the race site one hour prior to the race.

Parking Available at: First Flight High School, Middle School and Elementary School

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