The Outer Banks 100K/100 Mile ChallengeVisit Website
Presented by the Outer Banks Running Club, benefiting the Beach Food Pantry.
Take on our virtual running challenge and run our beach from Corolla to Rodanthe to Hatteras!
Run on your own and post your mileage, time, and personal notes on our results page, (see instructions below), to track your progress. Our leader board results page immediately updates so you can see every participant's progress, (you have until August 14, 2020 to post your results).
WHAT: Virtual Challenge - You have up to 30 days to complete the 100K (62.1 miles) or 100 Mile challenge.
WHEN: Our Virtual Challenge starts July 11, 2020 and ends August 11, 2020, you can register until August 8, 2020.
FEE: $18.00 which includes a $5 donation to the Outer Banks Beach Food Pantry. OBRC members receive a $5.00 discount.
WHAT YOU GET: All registrants will receive two wrist sweatbands with our club logo embroidered on it.
We will provide course details for your virtual journey along the outer banks with periodic updates.
Beneficiary: A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Beach Food Pantry, a local non-profit organization dedicated to providing free groceries to individuals and families in our community who have been affected by a temporary crisis or emergency. For more information, click here: https://beachfoodpantry.org/
Registration: Registration closes August 8, 2020. To join the Outer Banks Running Club (OBRC) and receive member benefits including a discount on this Virtual Challenge, just check the "I want to join" box during the sign up process.
VIRTUAL RACE INSTRUCTIONS:
Instructions are here on how to PRINT or Share your Virtual Bib. Your Name and Bib Number will automatically populate:
Instructions are here on how to post your results. You can post your individual daily activity and view your progress each time you run until you reach the total mileage of your event:
Your total results will appear in our leaderboard here:
If you need assistance, please contact Angelo Celesia at OBRCTrainingTeam@gmail.com
Have other questions? Please email one of our Race Directors below at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Race Director and OBRC Coach: Wendy Coulson Murray
RRCA Certified Running Coach and Club President: Jonathan Hope
100 Mile COURSE:
Start at Heritage Park – Whalehead Club in Currituck County
Mile 1.4 - Go past the wild horse grates to where Rt 12 becomes sand and head back South
Mile 4.5 - Bonito Public Beach and Bath House
Mile 9.75 – Currituck Visitor Center
Mile 11 – Pine Island Audubon Sanctuary
Mile 13.5 – Duck Sign and Entering Dare County
Mile 18.5 - Duck Boardwalk (stay on Duck Road)
Mile 20 - Hillcrest Beach Access/Southern Shores
Mile 23.5 – Turn onto Beach Road at Handee Hugos/ Kitty Hawk Pier (now in Kitty Hawk)
Marathon Mark – Kitty Hawk RV Park (near Kitty Hawk Road Beach Access)
Mile 28 – Hayman’s Beach Access
Mile 30 – MP 8.5 - Wright Memorial to your right (now in Kill Devil Hills)
50k mark – Baum Street
Mile 34 – Jockey’s Ridge (East Coast's Largest Sand dune parallel to Beach Road)
Mile 36.5 – Nags Head Town Offices
Mile 38.5 – Jennette’s Pier and veer onto Old Oregon Inlet Road
Mile 43.5 – Turn left onto Cape Hatteras Park Road/Route 12 South
Mile 45 – Bodie Island Lighthouse off to your right (keep straight on Rt 12)
Mile 48 - Cross Basnight Bridge (2.6 miles)
Mile 53- Enter Pea Island (Visitor Center on Right)
Mile 62 – Chicamacomino Lifesaving Station / Rodanthe, Waves and Salvo
Mile 62.1 – Congratulations – 100K FINISH
Mile 72- Enter Village of Avon
Mile 85.7 – Turn left into Cape Hatteras Lighthouse; Run around the parking lot and back out to Route 12 , Take a left headng South
Mile 89- Village of Buxton
Mile 95- Village of Frisco
Mile 98- Enter Village of Hatteras
Mile 100 - Graveyard of the Atlantic – 100 MILE FINISH
DAILY GUIDANCE: Go at your own pace, walking or running, but here is a suggested itinerary. You can expect posts and videos to learn more about the points of interest on the route based on the below itinerary.
Week One - July 11 - 17 Corolla to Beach Road 23.5 miles ( 23.5 Cumulative)
Week Two – July 18 - 24 Beach Road to Basnight Bridge 24. 5 miles (48 Cumulative)
Week Three – July 25 - 31 Basnight Bridge to Rodanthe 14.1 miles (62.1/100k Cumulative)
Week Four – August 1 - 7 Rodanthe to Hatteras Lighthouse to Buxton 26.9 miles (89 Cumulative)
Final Push- August 8 - 11 Buxton to Finish 11 miles (100 Cumulative)
Week One – July 11 - 17 Corolla to Dare County Sign 13.5 miles (13.5 Cumulative)
Week Two – July 18 - 24 - Dare County Sign to Marathon Mark on Beach Road 12.7 miles (26.2 Cumulative)
Week Three – July 25 - 31 – Marathon to Jennette’s Pier 12.3 miles (38.5 Cumulative)
Week Four – August 1 - 7 – Jennette’s Pier, Across Basnight Bridge 11.5 miles ( 50 Cumulative)
Final Push – August 8 - 11 - Basnight Bridge to Rodanthe 12.1 miles (62.1 Cumulative)