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2014 OBX Marathon

Join us at the 2014 OBX Marathon!

 

Outer Banks Marathon Package

Reserve a partial (book 2 nights and get the 3rd night free) or week-long stay at any participating property for the Outer Banks Marathon (Friday, Novermber 7th thru Sunday, November 9th) and receive a $100 credit you can use towards your race registration, PLUS free early check-in (1pm) AND late check-out (noon). 
USE PROMO CODE: RUN 
Cannot be used in conjunction with other discounts or offers. 
 
 
The Outer Banks Marathon Weekend kicks off on Friday, November 7th and ends with the Marathon and Half Marathon on Sunday, November 9th. 
 
Come See Our Sponsor Mile Marker!
We Will Be Located At Marathon Mile Marker 14 (US158 MP ~11.5)

 
2013 OBX Marathon
 

Marathon Info


Weekend Schedule

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 7TH 

12PM – 7PM Race EXPO & Packet Pick-Up
Dare County Youth Center, 602 Mustain Street, Kill Devil Hills, NC  27948 

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 8TH
TIME 7:30 - Outer Banks 10K - No race day registration.
1.45 Hour Cut Off to Finish - stragglers will be swept from the course.

First Flight High School track, 100 Veteran’s Drive, Kill Devil Hills  27948

9AM – 6PM Race EXPO & Packet Pick-up 
Dare County Youth Center - 602 Mustain Street, Kill Devil Hills

8:45 AM - 10K Awards!

9:30 AM -  Buccaneer 5K - No race day registration.
presented by Kelly Hospitality Group
1 Hour Cut Off to Finish - Stragglers will be swept from the course at 11:00am.

First Flight High School track, 100 Veteran's Drive, Kill Devil Hills

10:00 AM - Pirate Family Festival Begins!
First Flight High School track

10:30 AM - 5K Awards!

11:15 AM  Outer Banks Fun Run, presented by Kelly Hospitality Group
Morning of registration is available at the registration tent.
First Flight High School track
 

11:45 AM -  Diaper Dash

5 -6 PM and 6-7 PM  Pasta Party 
Ramada Plaza Nags Head Oceanfront
MP 9.5
1701 S. Virginia Dare Trail
Kill Devil Hills, NC 27959
Get your tickets online - or at the registration table at the Expo!
More Info...

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 9th 

7:00 AM  The TowneBank Outer Banks Half Marathon
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It's SOUTHERN FRIED!
E. Baltic Street at Wrightsville Avenue, Nags Head 27959 

7:20 AM The TowneBank Outer Banks Marathon
5200 The Woods Road, Kitty Hawk 27949
*NC DOT requires that a 16 min. per mile pace must be maintained. The bridge will close to runners @ 1:30 pm. There will be 2 check points to insure this pace.
Check Point 1 is @ mile 3.5 - cut off time is 8:30 am.
Check Point 2 is @ mile 13.1 - cut off time is 11:00 am.

 

9:00 AM Start  Southern 6
Tanger Outlet Center
7100 South Croatan Hwy, Nags Head 27959

Grab a shuttle from either of the Start locations. Tell the driver you are going to Southern 6!

Return Shuttles from Manteo will return you to your car post race.

8:30 AM – 2:30 PM  Post Race Southern Fried Block Party 
Queen Elizabeth Street, Manteo (waterfront)

10:30 AM -  TowneBank Half Marathon Awards Ceremony
12: 15 PM -  TowneBank Southern Fried Marathon Awards Ceremony

Shuttles & Parking

From: outerbanksmarathon.com

Getting There: Shuttles, Parking & Race Day Traffic
Shuttles are for Marathon and Half Marathon and Southern 6 participants only.

 

MARATHON SHUTTLE SERVICE

Runner Drop Off: Kitty Hawk Elementary School - a short walk to the Start.  
Directions: From Hwy 158 (By-Pass) in Southern Shores, turn onto Dogwood Trail. Turn right into the parking lot of Kitty Hawk Elementary School, 16 Dogwood Trail, Southern Shores.

Marathon Shuttle Options:

Park near Start option:
Park near the Start at WalMart lot, take a shuttle to the Start and catch a shuttle from Manteo back to your car after the race
Wal-Mart: 5400 N Croatan Highway, in Kitty Hawk, NC 27949
Shuttles departing every 10 minutes beginning at 6:30am.

Park near Finish option:
OR park near the Finish in Manteo, take a shuttle to the Start in Kitty Hawk, run the race and then take a short shuttle to your car parked near the Finish.
Manteo High School: 616 Wingina Avenue, Manteo NC 27959

Shuttles depart promptly from Manteo High School at 5:45am to take you to the Marathon Start.  This is the last shuttle to the Marathon Start. Shuttle service is not available after 5:45am. MAKE SURE TO GET ON THE MARATHON START BUS (not the Half Marathon Start Bus).

HALF MARATHON SHUTTLE SERVICE

Runner Drop-Off Location:  Get dropped off at the Start – From Highway 158 (the Bypass) or Highway 12 (Beach Road) in Nags Head, turn onto Barnes Street, then turn north onto Memorial Avenue. Runner drop-off is at the corner of Memorial and Baltic Street in Nags Head.

Half Marathon Shuttles:  

Park near Start option:
Park at Nags Head Elem. School (or the overflow parking at YMCA). It is a short walk from the parking areas to the Start. After the race catch a shuttle from Manteo back to your car. 
1)  Nags Head Elementary School - 3020 Wrightsville Avenue, Nags Head, NC 27959
2)  Overflow Parking:  YMCA - 3000 S. Croatan Hwy., Nags Head, NC 27959

Park near Finish option:
Park near the Finish in Manteo,  take a shuttle to the Half Start, run the race and then take a short shuttle from the Finish back to your car parked at Manteo High School.
1) Manteo High School: 616 Wingina Avenue, Manteo NC 27959

Start Shuttles depart promptly from Manteo High School at 5:45am to take you to the Half Marathon Start.  
*Shuttle service is not available after 5:45am.

SOUTHERN 6 SHUTTLES

Southern 6 participants can take shuttles service from the Marathon Start in Kitty Hawk or Half Marathon Start in Nags Head, to the Southern 6 Start located at Tanger Outlet Center. The Southern 6 Start is scheduled for 9 (ish) it is very informal. Start times will vary and will depend on the flow of runner traffic coming along the course.
THERE IS NO PARKING AVAILABLE AT TANGER OUTLET CENTER.

Shuttle service from Manteo, back to the parking areas in Kitty Hawk and Nags Head, will resume at 8am and run continuously throughout the day.

Spectators

 

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Race Day Traffic Pattern: To help spectators get to the Finish line and post-race festivities, all traffic entering Manteo/Roanoke Island after 7:30am on race day will use the Virginia Dare Memorial Bridge, travel through Manns Harbor, cross the Manns Harbor Bridge and enter Manteo from the west side of the island.  This will add an additional 20-25 minutes to your trip to the Finish area, and directional signs will be out for you to follow.  Note: the Washington-Baum Bridge will be open to traffic.



Free Start Line Spectator Shuttles:  Immediately following the start of the marathon, a limited number of shuttles will be available to take spectators from the Start to the Finish area in downtown Manteo (there are a limited number of  these shuttles making only one trip to the Finish).  A shuttle will also be available to return you to Walmart, Kitty Hawk Elementary, Nags Head Elementary , YMCA or Manteo High School.  Return shuttles will run all day, starting at 7:45am.

 

 

 

Free Finish Line Spectator Shuttles: For Finish line spectators, ample parking and convenient shuttles are available at three locations:

Manteo High School - 616 Wingina Avenue, Manteo, NC 27954
Manteo Middle School - 1000 US Hwy. 64/264, Manteo, NC 27954
Manteo Elementary School - 701 US Hwy. 64/264, Manteo, NC 27954

Shuttles will depart from Manteo High School every 15 minutes beginning at 7:15am and run all day.

Family Reunion Area:  Family members and friends can meet up with runners at the Information table near the Finish in downtown Manteo (look for the big, red Information flag).

Spectator Spots 
All areas provide direct viewing and off-road parking immediately adjacent to the course. 

Marathon course:        
•RPC Contracting, 934. W. Kitty Hawk Road, 
by MM2, Kitty Hawk
•Wright Brothers Memorial, US 158, MP7, Kill Devil Hills
•First Flight Elementary and High School, 100/109 Veterans Drive, by MM9, Kill Devil Hills
•Nags Head Woods Visitor Center, 701 W. Ocean Acres Drive, by MP9.5, Kill Devil Hills

Marathon and Half Marathon course:    
• YMCA , 3000 S. Croatan Hwy., by MP11, 
between MM13 & MM14, Nags Head 
• Outer Banks Mall, 5000 S. Croatan Hwy., 
MP14, between MM17 & MM18, Nags Head
• Tanger Outlet Mall, 
7100 S. Croatan Hwy., MP16, Nags Head
• Dare County Justice Center, 
962 Marshall Collins Drive, before MM25, Manteo
• Chesley Mall , US Highway 64, 
between MM25 & MM26, Manteo
• College of the Albemarle, 205 US Highway 64, 
before MM26, Manteo

MP is Mile Post along the road
MM is Mile Marker along the course

 

Animated GIFs | Vol. 3 - Beach in Nags Head after Storm

Animated GIFs | Vol. 3

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Animated GIFs | Vol. 2 - Roanoke Sound Side Access

Animated GIFs | Vol. 2

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Roanoke Sound Side Access at Jocky's Ridge State Park, Nags Head North Carolina

Taken on 9/18/2014

The Easterns 2014

We are proud to announce that Stan White Realty & Construction is a presenting sponsor at the 2014 THE EASTERNS® Surfing Competition held by the Eastern Surfing Association. The competition is held annually at Jennette's Pier in Nags Head September 14th - 20th, 2014. Watch the live broadcast of the competition below. 

 

 

 

 

 

AnimatedGIFs Vol 1. | The Easterns 2014, Jennettes Pier, Nags Head, NC

Animated GIFs | Vol. 1

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THE EASTERNS 2014 | Main Venue Tent

Watching the competitors 

Under Jennette's Pier

 

 

Taken at Jennette's Pier on Monday September 15th, 2014

2014 Outer Banks Seafood Festival

Join us for the 2014 Outer Banks Seafood Festival!

Stan White Realty is once again proud to be an official accommodations sponsor for the Outer Banks Seafood Festival, an annual event honoring our coastal fishing heritage. The festival promotes the importance of fresh Outer Banks seafood, the generations of families who catch it, and the locals and visitors who love to eat it. You’ll have the opportunity to sample the most popular menu items from over twenty local Outer Banks restaurants. Try their signature seafood creations and then learn their secrets during the live cooking demos at the Catch Kitchen. Listen to live music performed by the area’s most celebrated native artists. Gain an insider’s perspective at the Trawler Treasure Trove where you can meet local fisherman, ask questions and learn more about the industry. Get competitive at the Fish House Olympics, where both amateurs and professionals can put their skills to the test. Entertainment especially for little seafood lovers, including music, magic and theater, will be provided throughout the day at the Family Reef Retreat.

 

SWRC Outer Banks Seafood Festival Promotion:

Book any participating property (3 night minimum) for the Outer Banks Seafood Festival (Saturday, October 18th) and receive:

- 2 Admission Tickets

- 40 tickets ($1 “Sea Bucks”) for food, beverages and merchandise

- Free early check-in (1pm, a $100 value)

- Free late check-out (Noon, a $100 value) Book full weeks online using promo code OBSF

For partial week stays, call 800-338-3233 and mention the Seafood Festival package to your reservationist.

Click Here to find a participating house & for more information about the promotion! 

 

Location & Parking:

The festival will be held at 6800 S. Croatan Hwy, Nags Head, NC 27959 (MP 16.5 on the bypass road).

There is no onsite parking, plan to travel to one of our shuttle locations below map.

FREE Shuttle & Off-Site Parking Locations - Please note no food or beverages will be allowed on the shuttles. No Pets.

  • Whalebone Park - Next to Sam & Omie's Restaurant in Nags Head
  • Nags Head Town Hall - 5401 S. Croatan Hwy. Nags Head
  • Nags Head Elementary School - 3100 S. Wrightsville Ave. Nags Head (also early volunteer shuttle which begins at 6:30 am)
  • Outer Banks Mall in Nags Head - 5000 S. Croatan Hwy. (handicap accessible shuttle)
  • Gateway Bank - 2808 S. Croatan Hwy. Nags Head
  • Dare County Government Center - 954 Marshall C. Collins Street, Manteo (also early volunteer van that begin at 6:30 am)

2013 Outer Banks Seafood Festival Highlights

Visit outerbanksseafoodfestival.org for full festival details!

Top 6 Outer Banks Halloween Events In 2014


6. Howl-O-Ween Red Wolf Howling // Family Friendly, Educational

Saturday October 11th at 6:00pm at the Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge

A fun family experience to raise awareness about The Red Wolf.

Gather with other families to learn more about this endangered species and participate in a group "Red Wolf Howling." 

For more information: Phone: (252)-473-1131 or Email: redwolf@fws.gov


5. Halloween Parade of Costumes // Family Friendly

Kelly's Tavern OBX 

Saturday, October 26th at 2:00pm


4. Outer Banks Ghost Tours // Family Friendly

Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays at 8:00PM in Manteo

Meet at Manteo Town Center Kiosk: 399 Queen Elizabeth Ave & Budleigh St Manteo, NC 27954

Explore Manteo, lean about the Grave Yard of the Atlantic, Black Beard and more!

Call 252-573-1450 or email reservations@ghosttoursoftheobx.com for reservations.

Adults $13. Children 10 & Under $8.

source: ghosttoursoftheobx.com


3. Evening Lantern Tours - Victorian Death Rituals // Family Friendly

Friday, October 31st & Saturday, November 1st at 7:00pm

1140 U.S. 64 Manteo, NC 27954 at Island Farm

Explore the unique and peculiar ways Victorian families mourned the loss of a loved one.

Follow costumed interpreters through a night-time journey into the home of a grieving widow.

Listen to stories of the farm’s former residents and travel by lantern light to their final resting place in an 1800s graveyard.

$8 per person. Reservations are NOT required. 7pm until 9:00pm. Each tour last 15-20 minutes.

Source: facebook.com/islandfarm1847


2. PsychoPath // Scary 

Fridays & Saturdays September 27th to Ocotber 31st

1409 National Park Dr Manteo, NC 27954 Phone: 252-473-6000

"When night falls on the unforgiving shores of the Outer Banks, the mysteries of Roanoke Island come to life. Over 400 years ago 117 men, women and children vanished from here without a trace. Strange events are continuing today. What will happen during your tour of the woods? Are you prepared for what America’s most mysterious island has in store? Are you brave enough to take on PsychoPath?"

Buy Tickets Online  - Click Here for more event details

Tickets AFTER October 1 will go up to $15.

Source: facebook.com/psychopath


1. Wachese Woods Haunted Trail // Really Scary 

Fridays & Saturdays September 26th to November 1st at 7:00pm

1101 ER Daniels Rd Wanchese, NC 27981

Explore 7 acres of haunted Halloween terror on Roanoke Island! 

source:  facebook.com/wanchese-woods

Check out this video from last year's event:

The Darkness OBX in Wanchese from Max Media NC on Vimeo.

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