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Oak Island Lighthouse Run & Walk
15th Annual Oak Island Lighthouse
Run & Walk - Saturday, April 20th
February 28, 2013 - Oak Island, NC - The 15th Annual
Island Lighthouse Run & Walk will be held Saturday,
April 20th kicking off at 8:00am from the N.C. Baptist
Assembly @ Fort Caswell. The Annual event has grown each
year with a record participation last year of 612 people
and estimated economic impact over $129,000.
A great family event, the Oak Island Lighthouse Run &
Walk showcases the beautiful beach communities of Oak
Island and Caswell Beach. The 10k (6.2 miles), 5k (3.1
miles) start and end at the N.C. Baptist Assembly @ Fort
Caswell with a beautiful scenic route in between as it
runs parallel with the beachfront in Caswell Beach and
passes the Oak Island Lighthouse twice.
The 1/2 marathon (13.1094 miles) course will run parallel
with the beachfronts in Caswell Beach & Oak Island,
traveling through the holly tree lined streets of the
Yaupon Beach section of Oak Island, crossing over, under
and back over the G.V. Barbee Bridge, winding through
the Oak Island Golf Course area, then out Caswell Beach
Road passing the Oak Island Lighthouse just before the
finish line inside the N.C. Baptist Assembly.
Each year, Ricky Evans, Art @ 211/The Ricky Evans
Gallery in Southport donates an original design
featuring the Oak Island Lighthouse which will be used
on the t-shirt and on the 240 print awards given to the
winners in all three events.
Southport, NC Hotel