Emerald Isle Marathon
Half Marathon and 5K

Saturday March 30, 2019

You Can Do This!

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About the Marathon

Welcome to the official website for the Emerald Isle Marathon. Registration is now open!

Answers to common questions about the event can be

Early Bird Packet pick up: March 27-early bird at the Islander Hotel & Resort.
Packet Pick up and Expo: March 29.

Todd Whisnant with Coastal Sole will be hosting classes at the expo to help you find the right running shoe for you and discuss the best race equipment. Classes will be held at 4:00pm, 6:00pm and 8:00pm on a first come, first serve basis. They will last approximately 30 minutes. Don't miss this great opportunity to hear from a pro!

From the Race Director

Hello runners! We hope that you will join us for our sixth annual race on March 30, 2019. As promised, each year we choose a new charity that will benefit from the race proceeds. We will announce this year's charity soon!

Candace Dooley, Race Director

Participant Information


We look forward to another fantastic response! This race will be even better than last year's and we can't wait to see you there.

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We have tried to answer some of the more common questions. However, if we have not addressed your question, please feel free to contact us on Facebook or through e-mail.

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There are several hotels in the area which will make you very comfortable for the race. As race day approaches so please make sure to check back and watch our Facebook page for updates. If you are an area hotel and would like to be listed here, please e-mail us

See the Hotel List

Event Parking

There will be ample parking at multiple locations for the event. In addition, everything will be clearly marked so please follow the directions of the attendants. We look forward to seeing you!

Parking Info

The Sponsors

To become a sponsor, your information must be submitted by February 20, 2019! This year we have created sponsorship levels.

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