Onslow Beach is North Carolina's best kept secret and located on Camp Lejeune's
Atlantic Coast. It serves as not only a unique training area, but it's also a
fabulous vacation getaway and home of the Grand Prix Series Sand-Sational 8k
Beach Run. This scenic course includes sand, dirt roads, and pavement. Sand portions include some areas where your feet may get wet depending on the tide.
Event details and schedule
Fees: $25 until noon, Jun 12. $30 until noon, Jun 19. $40 until noon Jul 7. $45 on race day checks only.Register by noon Jun 12 to guarantee T-shirt size. The race is open to everyone. Registration fee is non-refundable.
One mile fun Run : $10.00 does not include t-shirt.
Time: NOTICE TIME CHANGE : The race starts at 7:00 am. Beginners and walkers are welcome. Runners will be released in waves based on your 1 mile run time. The one mile fun run will begin after the 5 Mile Run.
Location: Onslow Beach, Beach Road, Camp Lejeune, NC . Directions from Main gate to Sneads Ferry Road, follow to Beach road , make a left on Beach Road, The Race area will be to your right as you cross the bridge. Attendants will be available to guide you to parking – arrive early for best parking spots!
Packet Pickup: Packets contain race instructions; runner’s number, safety pins and a commemorative shirt (register by Fri, Jun 12 to guarantee shirt size). Those who have registered by 12pm on Tue, Jul 7, can pick up their race packet at the Wallace Creek Fitness Center on Fri, Jul 10, from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. All racers can pick up their packets at the race site on the day of the event from 6:00-7:30 a.m. Race registration fees are non-refundable.
Due to security aboard Marine Corps base, you must have a valid driver's license, proof of insurance, and a vehicle registration when entering the base.
Awards will be presented to the top three male and female OVERALL and OVERALL MASTERS finishers, and to the following age categories: 9 and under, 10-12, 13-16, 17-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 and over. Team awards will also be presented to the top team categories. Teams must have a minimum of 4 runners to score; husband and wife requires2 and mixed teams require at least 1 person of the opposite gender. The awards ceremony will be held after the last runner has finished. Awards will not be mailed.
Finish/Timing/Results/Refreshments: Unofficial times are available immediately at the finish line on the digital display clock. Finish times will be posted on this website at the conclusion of the race. Complimentary refreshments will be available to all participants at the end of the race.
Grand Prix Points: Grand Prix Series (GPS) points are awarded to individuals and team categories for those who place in each category for qualifying Grand Prix Race events (all events except 1 mile fun runs). Points will be accumulated to determine the Overall Champion at the end of the year as well as the top three Champions in each Grand Prix award category; Overall Male/female, Overall Masters Male/female and all 5 year age groups. Team awards will be awarded to the top three teams in each category. You must complete a minimum of 4 events to qualify for end-of –year awards.
Finishing = 5 points
Age category First =15, second =13, third = 11, fourth =9, fifth = 7 all other =5
Overall and Overall Masters : first =18, second = 17, third = 16.
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