Flying Pirate Half Marathon

Run so fast you fly with pirates!

2018 Dates: April 14-15 2018

The Outer Banks is a place dominated by outdoor sports and living. People live here because of the lifestyle choices, and it has become hot spot for running. The Flying Pirate Half Marathon is a yearly event in April put on by Outer Banks Sporting Events.

Run 13.1 miles through some incredible landscapes and then enjoy a Pirate Jamboree on Sunday! Start in Kitty Hawk, run along the Albemarle Sound, around the Wright Brothers National Monument and through Nags Head Woods nature preserve. This popular race has become an annual stop for locals and travelers alike. You will run, sweat and celebrate with an amazing community of people who return year after year for his race.

You can find more information about the race at the Outer Banks Sporting Events Website.

Here are the running events during the weekend:

  • Flying Pirate Half-Marathon Individual Race
  • First Flight 5k Race
  • Double Dare Half-Marathon and 5k Race
  • First Flight Fun Run

Other relevant information

  • Jolly Roger Pirate Expo
  • Free shuttles
  • Free beer and food for participating runners
  • Live music at Pirate Jamboree finish (yes, it’s a party!)

We highly encourage you to stay with us at the Sea Ranch Resort here in Kill Devil Hills. We have hosted runners for many years during the multitude of running events. We can host individuals or groups. We also offer a variety of oceanfront accommodations.