Twin Bridges 8K Road Race


Event Date

Sat, Oct 1, 2016


Atlantic Beach, NC

About This Activity

The Twin Bridges 8K Run will begin at 8:00 a.m. just west of the Beaufort Drawbridge, on the Morehead-Beaufort Causeway. The race will finish in front of the Bella Pizza & Subs on the Atlantic Beach Causeway. Race BibTag timing chips will be used to time the race. Race bib numbers must be worn on the racer's front and in an easily readable position. No runner will be allowed through the race finish chute if their number is not visible. This is a running event; walkers are not allowed for this event.

Race Course:
The course is flat, with the exception of the bridges, and well marked. It follows Highway 70 West from the Beaufort
Drawbridge, over the Newport River High-rise Bridge into Morehead City, through Morehead City to the Atlantic
Beach High-rise Bridge, ending in front of the Bella Pizza & Subs on the Atlantic Beach Causeway.

Age Groups:
13 and under
70 and above

The Morehead City Parks and Recreation Department will present the 8K Run awards. Trophies will go to top male
and female runners. Medals will be awarded to the top three places in each age group.

Entry Fee:
$20 (prior to 9/21), $30 (after 9/21)

Packet Pickup:
On Friday, September 30, pre-registered runners may pick up their packets from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 the Morehead City Parks and Recreation Department office located at 1600 Fisher Street. Runners may also register and pick up their packets on Friday.

Race day registration and pre-registration packet pick-up will be from 6:00 a.m. until 7:00 a.m. in the Atlantic Beach Causeway Shopping Center parking lot. Race packets will include a race BibTag timing chip and a T-shirt (for the first 250 entrants). No refunds will be given. T-shirts will not be mailed and must be picked up by the end of the race. Parking will be available in the Atlantic Beach Causeway Shopping Center. Bus transportation will be provided to the starting line. Please arrive early and allow time for shuttle transport. The last shuttle will leave at 7:30 a.m. for race starting line.

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