TRI OBX SPORTS PRESENTS THE 2019 OUTER BANKS RUN, SWIM, RUN & 5k Take the Plunge? Join TRI Outer Banks Sports for the 6th season of the Run, Swim, Run Outer Banks "Splash and Dash" Series. This is an Open Water Run, Swim, Run event paired with a casual & walker friendly 5k/1 Miler held on the expansive beaches of Nags Head, North Carolina. The event is located on the beach at Jennette's Pier The course is a short run, out to a 400 meter ocean swim (you can doggie paddle that) and finishes with a 5k. Not Ready for the Swim Portion, join us for the 5k or 1 miler Only. All participants receive t-shirt, finisher medal, chip timing and dinner.
Location: Race is Held on the Beach at Jennette's Pier milepost 16.5 on the Beach Rd. in Nags Head Click HERE for Directions.
THIS IS AN ALL SKILL LEVEL EVENT Race Amenities include: T-shirt, professional chip timing, finisher medal for all participants custom trophies for the first place finisher male and female and light breakfast and refreshments following the race.
Race Fee: $40 ADULT / $35 TEENS 12-17 / OBX OCEAN RESCUE $30/ 5k (open to all ages) ADULTS $38 / MILITARY $35 / TEENS $33/ UNDER 12 $30 **For SWIM contestants doing walk-up registration a credit card and address needs to be put on file for the duration of the event to secure timing chip. Cash or check is accepted for payment . Lost/unreturned ankle timing chips incur a $55 fee**
You’re on vacation, this is an easy swim course, the water has now reached temps too warm for wet-suits. We will provide Quality swim caps, they must be worn in the water for safety reasons. Inexpensive goggles (the waters so nice down here you don't even need them) will be offered for sale by TRI OBX Sports.
On-line registration is available. Walk-up registration always available. Early packet pick-up will be race day from 3-6 PM on site at the race location Jennette's Pier.
We understand you are on vacation, so late packet pickup, body marking and registration, will be made convenient for you race day on site on the beach. . ALL Participants must report in for body marking and chip pickup. The Ankle Tag must be worn on the left ankle of all participants.
Both Run segments will be on the beach in flat packed sand and the swim will be WITH the tide. There is no transition area provided for this event. A staging area will be provided near the water EXIT for your sneakers if you need them. Swim-skins are permitted under all conditions.
A water station will be provided at the run turnaround. Nags Head Ocean rescue is providing Water safety in accordance with USAT Standards. EMS Services are on standby. For information contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org, visit us on the web at The OBX Running Company or text (252) 489-8239 for the fastest response. Race results will be available posted on-site and available by email, text and social media.