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Mangum Marathon & 1/2 Marathon

January 13, 2024

Ellerbe, NC

Get ready to run wild at the Mangum Marathon & 1/2 Marathon on January 13, 2024, in Ellerbe, NC! This race is no piece of cake, but it's bananas! Join us for a peeling good time as we go bananas over miles of scenic beauty. Don't miss out on this fruitastic adventure!
Get ready to run wild at the Mangum Marathon & 1/2 Marathon on January 13, 2024, in Ellerbe, NC! This race is no piece of cake, but it's bananas! Join us for a peeling good time as we go bananas over miles of scenic beauty. Don't miss out on this fruitastic adventure!
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About The Mangum Marathon & 1/2 Marathon

Experience the thrill of the Mangum Marathon & Half Marathon on January 13, 2024, as you kick off the new year with a challenging and exhilarating race. Whether you’re a seasoned marathoner or a half marathon enthusiast, this event promises to test your limits and leave you with an amazing sense of accomplishment.

The Mangum Marathon offers a 7-hour time limit, ensuring that participants have ample time to conquer the scenic course. Meanwhile, the 1/2 Marathon provides a five-hour time limit, allowing runners to push themselves to new heights. Both races will be timed, and all finishers will receive well-deserved finisher medals. Additionally, the top 10 men and women in each event will be awarded prestigious medals.

Starting at the Dog Pen outside of Ellerbe, NC, the course takes runners on a captivating journey. After a 2-mile warm-up, you will turn right and embark on a 13.1-mile route before making a turnaround and heading back to the finish line. Get ready for the famous climb to Bethel Church around the 22-mile mark in the full Marathon, adding an extra layer of challenge to the race.

While the route might be demanding, the city of Ellerbe offers a warm and welcoming atmosphere. Immerse yourself in the charming surroundings, and discover the city’s intriguing history and vibrant culture. Don’t forget to pack your supplies, as the course will have minimal support. However, there will be bottled water drop spots throughout, along with two manned water stops at the 6.5-mile mark and the Half turnaround.

As for the weather, January in Ellerbe, NC, offers cool and crisp temperatures, allowing for optimal running conditions. So, lace up your running shoes, embrace the camaraderie of fellow runners, and conquer the Mangum Marathon & Half Marathon. Whether you’re aiming for a personal best or simply enjoying the journey, this race promises an unforgettable experience. So, join us on race day and let the thrill of achievement fuel your passion!

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