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15th Annual Oak Island Lighthouse Run & Walk - Saturday, April 20th

February 28, 2013 - Oak Island, NC - The 15th Annual Oak 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.


 


 


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