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Race for the Planet

April 23, 2023

Kure Beach, NC

Come join us at the Race for the Planet Half Marathon in Kure Beach, NC on April 23, 2023! Enjoy stunning ocean views while running to support the environment and its conservation. Don't miss this amazing opportunity!
Come join us at the Race for the Planet Half Marathon in Kure Beach, NC on April 23, 2023! Enjoy stunning ocean views while running to support the environment and its conservation. Don't miss this amazing opportunity!
Participants run the half marathon Race for the Planet in Kure Beach, North Carolina in April!
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About The Race for the Planet

The Race for the Planet Half Marathon in Kure Beach, North Carolina is a great event for runners of all levels. The race takes place on April 23rd and offers a flat course along the Atlantic coast that provides stunning views. This 13.1 mile route starts from the Kure Beach boardwalk, passing through picturesque neighborhoods with beautiful homes before heading north to Fort Fisher State Park.

Runners will enjoy amazing sea views as they pass by Fort Fisher beach and then run beneath tall pines trees in The Nature Conservancy’s Preserve before returning to Kure Beach on the same route they came out on. With an elevation change of only 131 feet, this course is ideal for those looking for a flat and fast half marathon experience!

April is typically mild in coastal North Carolina with temperatures ranging from 50-70°F (10-21°C). Morning showers may occur but usually clear up by mid-day so that you can enjoy sunny skies during your race!

Race day crowds are usually quite large as local residents come out to cheer on participants along the course and at the finish line celebration near downtown Kure Beach. It’s always exciting to see everyone gathered together dressed in their running gear celebrating their accomplishments afterwards! And what better way to celebrate than grabbing some delicious seafood right off of nearby Ocean Pier?

Overall, Race For The Planet Half Marathon provides a fantastic opportunity for runners looking to get outside while also supporting conservation efforts around our planet’s fragile ecosystems. Whether you’re new or experienced runner, this inspiring event promises an unforgettable experience – both during the race and after – that you won’t soon forget!