While vacations are a great time to relax, some people still strive to get their usual workouts in. For guests who stay at Sea Ranch Resort, there are plenty of ways to stay active while taking in the scenery of Kill Devil Hills and the Outer Banks. Get out on the water on a kayaking expedition or ride around town on bike rentals. If you’re looking for something that fuels your competitive spirit, there’s plenty of running races and other fitness events taking place in towns throughout the Outer Banks. 

A Guide to Upcoming Running and Fitness Events

No matter what time of year your visit our Kill Devil Hills hotel, you can find a running or fitness event in a nearby Outer Banks town.

  • Get Pumped For Pink 5K/10K is an annual special run that promotes breast cancer awareness. Hosted by the Outer Banks Running company, the run takes place in Kitty Hawk at the end of September.
  • Start Thanksgiving fun a little early with the Tipsy Turkey Beer Mile in Kill Devil Hills. Taking place the Wednesday before Turkey Day, this drink-and-run course is perfect for runners and beer lovers.
  • Work up an appetite at Outer Banks Running Club’s OBX Gobbler 5K & Fun Run. Taking place in Nags Head, walkers, runners, and joggers of all ages will make their way through the scenic town.


There are races and events throughout the year, so be sure to check the schedule when planning your Outer Banks vacation, and don’t forget to pack your tennis shoes. 

Get Outdoors during a Kill Devil Hills Vacation

A photo of a resort room to relax in after taking part in Outer Banks fitness events.From running races to more leisurely pursuits, there are plenty of ways to explore the nature surrounding Sea Ranch Resort. When you stay at our Outer Banks oceanfront hotel, you’ll have easy access to the beach, perfect for a bit of relaxation. We offer a range of accommodation options, all geared toward providing guests a comfortable stay. Book your stay directly with us online, or call 252-441-7126 to learn more.