• Thursday, June 27th 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
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Visitors who want to enjoy an active morning exploring the beach scene by the famed Jennette’s Pier while engaging in a little family-friendly competition will want to sign up for this annual summertime event that’s becoming a favorite race of the warm weather season. The Nags Head Beach 5k Race, which is sponsored by Village Realty, is a fun run through the sand that takes joggers, walkers and runners on a cool course through the heart of scenic Nags Head.

The race fee includes an event T-shirt, a commemorative race bib, and a nice and hearty post-race breakfast that is prepared by The Shore Chef. Special trophies are given to the top three male and female finishers, and everyone receives a special finishing medal for joining in the fun. The entry cost is $38, with special discounts for kids 12 and under, as well as both active and retired military personnel. Visitors can sign up for the race in advance online, and pick up their packets the night before. A cool summer race that takes advantage of the stunning beaches and brilliant views of the shoreline, this racing event has become a favorite summer activity for active visitors and locals alike.