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TowneBank Outer Banks Marathon & Southern Fried Half Marathon    

Please join us November 7, 8 & 9 Veterans Day Weekend 2014.

The Outer Banks Marathon, follows its way through the natural beauty that is North Carolina’s Outer Banks. Come run with us and cover some spectacular ground! After finishing the Outer Banks Marathon, you will have run one of the most beautiful parts of the East Coast – but don’t take our word for it – come see for yourself!


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Come to the Outer Banks and enjoy our beautiful beaches, other sights to see include:

  • The Wright Brothers National Memorial in Kill Devil Hills
  • Nags Head Maritime Forest
  • Jockey's Ridge State Park, the tallest natural sand dune system in the Eastern United States
  • Sweeping views of the Roanoke Sound from the Washington-Baum Bridge to Roanoke Island.

Enjoy cheers and encouragement by hundreds of Outer Banks residents along the way!
Run through the village of Kitty Hawk, the historical Kill Devil Hills, (home of the First Flight), through the incredible maritime forest of Nags Head and finally... the equally historic Town of Manteo. During your down time visit our awesome OBX beaches, piers and restaurants. Come for the weekend ... stay for the week!

Outer Banks Marathon in the press.
Read about our amazing event!

2014  TowneBank Outer Banks Marathon has been recognized on the list of Top Marathons & Races Worth Traveling For in North Carolina!
2014 Coastal Living Online! February issue- 6 great races by the sea.
2013 Runners World article, Read about our beautiful Outer Banks Marathon written by James Warrenfeltz.
View actual runner comments from MarathonGuide.com.
2013 Coastal Living Magazine, December issue. Page 51!
2013 Outer Banks Marathon Course as described by a runner from the Dallas Running Guide.

2013 OBSE Press Release

Runner Blog from our 2013 Marathon!