Run OBX

Thu April 1 - Mon September 6, 2021 Wilmington, NC 28409 US
Events
The Original

Run OBX - The ORIGINAL

$39 300 miles on Foot
Freestyle

Run OBX - FREESTYLE

$39 Freesytle - Log any form of exercise
Description

Summers at the OBX are marked by long lazy days that melt into one another.  We tell time by the sun, the tides and the ferry schedule.  There are only 3 days that exist in OBX summers.  Memorial Day - the day your shoes come off and the fun begins.  July 4th - the day of picnics and fireworks and Labor Day - the days shoes come back on and we go back to the real world.  

Experience the OBX virtually this summer!  Travel virtually from Bald Head Island, NC to Sandbridge, VA.  300 miles.  Between April 1, 2021 to Labor Day, September 6, 2021.  

 

 

NEW FOR 2021 

The ORIGINAL RUN OBX - Travel the 300 miles of the OBX only on foot (running, hiking or walking)

FREESTYLE RUN OBX - Travel the 300 miles of the OBX any way you would like...run, walk, hike, bike, swim, paddle or any other form of movement will count. 

 

OR GO FULL SEND AND Take on The ORIGINAL OBX AND FREESTYLE OBX for a total of 600 miles.  (Register for the Original OBX and add Freestyle OBX for $5)

 

Here is how it works:

1. Register and invite your friends to join you 

  • If you like to travel with friends, form a convoy (group).  Each member of the group is responsible for their own miles. You can't share miles, but you can definitely share the experience.

2. Run anytime/anywhere and log your miles 

3. Join the virtual community of fellow OBX runners.  

 

All participants receive: 


*Summer Survival Kit

*Finisher Medal

*Option to purchase as much or as little OBX Gear as you would like

*Virtual Race Bib

*Map tracking, and leaderboard

*Milestone Badges

*Finish Line photos..your Facebook friends will never know you are in Kansas and not on the Outer Banks! 

*Being a part of our virtual run community - private Facebook 

*Motivation - Hey let's face it - its kinda hard to keep motivated to lace up your sneaks and hit the pavement!  We will be sending you motivation and encouragement throughout the journey!

*A virtual vacation!  Feel like you are in OBX with fun facts, photos and local information along the way 

Chase Down your Dreams this Summer
Pick your Swag

 

Have enough T-shirts to last a lifetime?  Or maybe you can't have enough great T-shirts?  We realize every participant is unique and different and instead of including a T-shirt with your registration we have lowered our registration fee and given you the option to pick your swag.  T-shirts, Tanks, Beach Towels, Hats, and our newest UPF 50 Sunscreen shirt.   Add on as much or as little swag as you would like during registration.  This is just a small sample of the options you have to pick from during registration. 

Have more Fun with Friends

 

We know exercising with friends is always more fun!  Gather your friends and family and take on the RunOBX challenge together.   Share your referral link and earn swag bucks to spend in the Live Full Send Store. 

 

 

Kiddos and Fur Babies

We love Kiddos and Fur Babies and would love for them to join us for RunOBX.  All Kids and Fur Babies under the age of 12 can register for $25.  Discount automatically taken at checkout.  If your puppy is over 12...no worries...just adjust their age accordingly.   Fur Babies will get a dog award instead of a medal.  If you are registering a fur baby please put Dog/Cat/Hamster etc. as a part of your animal's name.  Ex.  Maverick (Dog) Griffin.  

 

 

 

 

Most Common Questions about RUN OBX

FAQ:

Q:  Is Chapel Hill part of the Outer Banks?
A: If you have been watching Outer Banks, the #1 trending series on Netflix, you maybe under the impression that Chapel Hill is part of the Outer Banks.  Josh and Jonas Pate, the creators of Outer Banks are North Carolina natives and have assured us that Chapel Hill is not part of the Outer Banks but they left the footage of the 2 hour car ride between OBX and Chapel Hill on the editing room floor...well..because that is a really boring car ride!

Q:  Is Figure Eight Island part of the Outer Banks? 
A: YES! NO! and YES!  YES!  In the Netflix Series, Outer Banks, Figure Eight Island is considered to be part of the Outer Banks.  NO!  Although there is some dispute over the exact location of the Outer Banks, Figure Eight Island is not considered to be part of the Outer Banks.  YES!  Because we live in Wilmington and think it is a pretty awesome area and because on your tour of the Outer Banks we also want you to see all 7 Lighthouses of NC, and because we wanted to add a little more distance to the challenge your race will begin at Bald Head Island and pass by Figure Eight Island. 

Q:  Since the Outer Banks are islands separated by water, what do we do when we get to the inlets?  How do we cross the water?
A: UHMMMMM.....This is a virtual event...so just pretend you can run across water!  Or if you really want to run around your neighborhood to get your milage in your speedo and goggles..hey...you do you!  This is a judgement free zone!

Q: When and where do I run?
A:  As mentioned before life on the OBX is pretty laid back, you run anytime and anywhere you would like.  Run as many miles each day as you would like.  The only rule here is log your miles.  Trail miles, road miles, treadmill miles all count.  The miles you earn each day walking from your beer fridge to your couch don't count!  Only count the miles when you actually are out exercising!  

Q: Will there be beer at the finish line?
A: Absolutely!  BYOB! 

Q: Do Swimming and Bike Miles count? 
A: If you are doing the RunOBX - The Original all of your miles must be on foot.  (Run, Walk or Hike)  If you are doing RunOBX - Freestyle you may log miles running, walking, swimming, biking, paddling or any other form of exercise. 

Q: I'm participating in 6 other virtual runs during this time can I count those miles for Run OBX?  
A: Again...as stated above...you do you!  That is something you will need to take up with your conscience! 

Q: Do I have to start on April 1?  
A: No!  You may start the challenge anytime between April 1 - August 1.

Q: Can we have a relay team?
A: This is an individual event, but if you trick 5 of your friends into joining you on this adventure you will pick up some pretty sweet bonus race swag!

 

 

 

Full Send Summer Series

 

Spend your Summer with Full Send Racing. 

Pick one or more challenges to keep you engaged and motivated from April 1, 2021 - September 6, 2021. 

Earn your Full Send Summer Medal Series

Sign up for one event and receive your Summer Survival Kit

Sign up for two events and receive your Summer Survival Kit and $5 off each event

Sign up for three events and receive your Summer Survival Kit and $10 off each event

Run OBX - 300 Mile Virtual Tour of the Outerbanks for North Carolina. 

Coast to Coast - Run or Cycle your way across the USA.  Go solo or combine your miles as a relay team. 

Run the Ridge - 500 Mile Virtual Tour of the Blue Ridge Parkway

Full Send Racing

What is FULL SEND?  FULL SEND is a Lifestyle - it is an attitude.  FULL SEND is 110% Committed. All Out. No Take Backs. No Do Overs. Full Send is an active lifestyle and apparel brand.  We believe in being fully committed and engaged in all we do. Full Send Racing was founded in May 2020 by Chad Towne and Renee Griffin.  While the racing industry was being closed down as a result of Covid 19, Chad and Renee figured out how to weave together their experience in the race industry, passion for endurance sports and desire to help non profits to create FULL SEND RACING. We work hard and we play hard and we take this same attitude in every event and every piece of apparel we create.

 
RACE FULL SEND - Chad and Renee are both endurance athletes who have a background in race event timing and production.   Our goal was to take the things we valued most in the endurance industry and bring them to our athletes.    In our first six months as a company we have worked with over 10,000 athletes and we recognize each athlete comes to the start line with different skills,  talents, experience and goals.  Our job is to provide each athlete with the highest quality experience and motivate you to move out of the comfort of the start line, push through the miles of the race (no matter the distance) and celebrate you at the finish line.   Check out all our events at Race Full Send

LIVE FULL SEND -  Chad and Renee believe that your accomplishments should be celebrated with the highest quality gear.  We work closely with our athletes and clients to thoughtfully create gear through the lens of function, style and practicality.   All apparel is designed and printed by small businesses in Wilmington NC. 

GIVE FULL SEND - One of the driving forces behind Full Send Racing is to make a positive difference in our community.   Since the creation of Full Send Racing in May 2020 we have been fortunate to work with 13 nonprofits,  We have helped these nonprofits raise over $110,000.   For our current projects check out Give Full Send.  


WHAT WE VALUE

*FAMILY
*COMMUNITY
*LAUGHTER and FUN
*THE PHYSICAL AND EMOTIONAL BENEFITS OF EXERCISE
*COMMUNICATION
*MAKING A DIFFERENCE IN OUR WORLD
*REALLY COMFY T-SHIRTS AND HOODIES
*SUPPORTING SMALL BUSINESSES

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