Thursday, May 23, 2013

Shore Break 5k and Tide Pool Fun Run Coming May 27

AVON, N.C.-- The 2nd Annual Shore Break 5K and the Tide Pool Fun Run is set for Memorial Day, Monday, May 27, 2013. The 2nd annual Shore Break 5K will be held at 8am and the Tide Pool Fun Run on the beach will immediately follow the 5K at 9am. Run through Kinnakeet Shores on gorgeous Cape Hatteras, on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. This race terrain will keep you entertained the entire 3.1 miles, from paved roads through winding beautiful Kinnakeet Shores to wooden bridges, boardwalks, beach walkways, a few steps up and over the dunes and finally finishing with an unbelievable view of the Atlantic Ocean as the final stretch takes you to the beach. Run, jog or walk, all are welcome! Come celebrate Cape Hatteras and give back to a great community! All proceeds from this event will go toward the Hatteras Island Youth Education Fund and the OBX GO FAR (Go Out For A Run) Children's Health and Nutrition Program. For more information visit!shore-break-5k/c4fi.

Packet Pick up will be held Sunday May 26th from 4:30PM to 6:30PM at Koru Village’s  Oceanfront “Beach Klub” located in Avon next to the Avon Pier – 40127 NC Highway 12. This is not your normal packet pick-up! Please join us for a FREE "HAPPY HOUR PACKET PICK-UP!" Registered runners can come enjoy the beautiful ocean view with two complementary micro beers from Carolina Brewery per person and live music on the pool deck!

Again this year we will have our famous pancakes, and this time we will be fully prepared for a huge crowd!  Pancakes and of course complementary micro beers from our awesome sponsor Carolina Brewery (of course only for our 21 and up runners)!  All this while relaxing poolside on the ocean front in beautiful Spa Koru!

There will be limited race day parking on site. Registrants will need to park in the lots of local businesses in the surrounding areas. Parking signs will be designated.
Chip Timing: 5K participants will be chip timed by professional timing company FS SERIES.

Unique custom made age group awards by local Outer Banks artists to the top three overall males and females. Overall winners are not eligible for age-group awards. We will have age group awards for short to tall, young to old, fast to will have to come run to see who might win locally made Hatteras Island art and great prizes. Trophies to the fastest military male and female.

Non-refundable charity event. Race is rain or shine but will be canceled for safety reasons in the event of severe weather. Water supplied at 5K start, turn-around, and finish. Slower runners and walkers must start at the back of the corral. This is a circular course; due to the terrain of the course no bikes, strollers or pets are permitted.

Race Results: Results will be posted on site, at the beach party, and on the race website.