Sand-Sational 8k

5 Mile, 1 Mile

Event Date

Sat, Jul 9, 2016


Camp Lejeune, NC


Activity Today Later

Running-5 Mile - Individual Age group/open

$30 $35 Closed

Run/Walk-1 Mile - Individual Age group/open

$10 $15 Closed

About This Activity

Onslow Beach is North Carolina’s best kept secret and located on Camp Lejeune’s Atlantic Coast. It serves not only as a unique training area, but it’s also a fabulous vacation getaway and home of the Grand Prix Series Sand-Sational 8K Beach Run. This scenic course includes sand, dirt roads, and pavement. Sand portions include some areas where your feet may get wet depending on the tide.

Event details and schedule

Event details and schedule

Race Date: Saturday, July 9, 2016

Time: 8K 7 a.m., 1-Mile – Immediately after the 8K start.

Location:  Onslow Beach, Camp Lejeune NC


8K -

$30 Introductory Registration:           Friday, March 11, 2016 by Noon      

$35 Early Registration:                      Friday, May 6, 2016 by Noon

$40 Regular Registration:                  Friday, June 10, 2016 by Noon*

$45 Late Registration:                        Tuesday, July 5, 2016 by Noon**

$50 Race Day Registration                Saturday, July 9, 2016 (Must have base access) **



1-Mile Option (finisher medal only, no shirt or GPS points)

$10 Regular Registration                   Tuesday, July 5, 2016 by Noon**

$15 Race Day Registration                Saturday, July 9, 2016 (Must have base access) **


Race registration fees are non-refundable

Civilians needing a pass must register by June 22, 2016


*Must register by Fri, June 10 to guarantee shirt & size.



Due to base security measures, all visitors without base decals must be vetted prior to being granted entry. No race day registration for those without base access. If you do not have Base Privileges and would like to participate, you MUST register prior to June 22, 2016 with required information. Registering early allows this process to occur and will help mitigate delays in granting access to the race site. If you know someone with a car decal and they are attending the race, you may wish to carpool with them to the event.


Information required for Base entry pass:

Driver info: First Name, Last Name, Date of Birth, Home Address, Driver License # & State of Issue


Vehicle Info: Year, Make, Model, Color, Plate Number, State of Issue, Insurance Company, Policy Number & Expiration Date

Guest that will be coming with you will need to provide the following information: First name, Last name, Date of Birth, Driver License # and State of Issue & Home Address. (Minors without a driver’s license or state ID, are exempt)


Those who supplied the required information will be able to pick up their pass the morning of the race prior to entering the Base.


Race Start Time Information:

The race will begin at 7 a.m.    

1-Mile Fun Run: The fun run will begin AFTER the start of the 8K.



Runners will receive race instructions, runner’s number, safety pins, and a commemorative shirt. Those who have registered by noon on Tue, Jul 5, 2016 can pick up their race packet at the Wallace Creek Fitness Center on Fri, Jul 8, 2016 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. All racers can pick up their packets at the race site on the day of the event from 5-6:30 a.m.


FINISH/TIMING/RESULTS/REFRESHMENTS: Unofficial times are available immediately at the finish line on thedigital display clock. Finish times will be posted at the conclusionof each race. Complimentary refreshments will be available to allparticipants at the end of the race.


AWARDS: Awards will be presented to the top three male and female OVERALL and OVERALL MASTERS finishers, and to the following age categories: 9 and under, 10-12, 13-16, 17-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 and over. Team awards will also be presented to the top team categories. Teams must have a minimum of 4 runners to score; husband and wife requires2 and mixed teams require at least 1 person of the opposite gender. The awards ceremony will be held after the last runner has finished. Awards will not be mailed.


Grand Prix Series (GPS) Points

GPS Points are awarded to individuals and team categories for those who place in each category for each of the qualifying GPS Races. Points will be accumulated to determine overall Champion and awards will also be presented to the top three overall winners in the male, female, masters male, female, masters male, and masters female categories, and to all age categories. Team awards will be presented to the top team categories.


● Finishing: 5

● Age Category Place:

First: 15 | Second: 13 | Third: 11 | Fourth: 9 | Fifth: 7

● Overall Winners: (Male, Female, Masters Male, Masters


For more detailed race, GPS Points information or for a complete list of USAA Grand Prix Series races, visit


Due to security aboard Marine Corps base, you must have a valid driver's license, proof of insurance, and a vehicle registration when entering the base.


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