March 14, 2020
April 18-19, 2020
Sept. 12-13, 2020
May 23, 2020
Race Day Traffic Pattern
To help spectators get to the Finish line and post-race festivities, all traffic entering Manteo/Roanoke Island after 7:30 a.m. on race day will use the Virginia Dare Memorial Bridge. Turn right and travel through Manns Harbor, cross the Manns Harbor Bridge and enter Manteo from the north side of the island.
This will add an additional 20-25 minutes to your trip to the Finish in downtown Manteo. Parking is available at Manteo High and Manteo Elementary schools where you can catch a free shuttle to the post-race party at the Finish!
Note: the Washington-Baum Bridge, between Nags Head and Roanoke Island, will be open to traffic.
Start Line Parking & Shuttles (shuttle pass required) – Immediately following the start of the TowneBank Outer Banks Marathon and Southern Fried Half Marathon, a limited number of shuttles will be available to take spectators from the Starts. Several of these shuttles will be making only one trip to the Finish.
A shuttle from downtown Manteo will also be available to return spectators to Walmart, Kitty Hawk Elementary, Nags Head Elementary, YMCA or Manteo High School. Return shuttles will run all day, starting at 7:45 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.
Find them on the corner of Budleigh Street and Lord Essex Avenue.
Finish Line Area Parking
Finish Line Limited street-side parking is available in downtown Manteo. For Finish line spectators, ample parking and convenient shuttles are available at three locations in Manteo:
Shuttle service is available for all spectators from designated parking lots. Shuttles will depart from the Manteo schools every 15 minutes beginning at 7:15 a.m. and run until 3 p.m.
All areas provide direct viewing and off-road parking immediately adjacent to the course.
MM=Race Mile Marker MP=Mile Post
Marathon and Half Marathon Course