BFA Sea Trail 10k, 5K & 1-mile fun run

10K, 5K, Other

Event Date

Sat, Sep 6, 2014


Sunset Beach, NC

About This Activity

The BFA 10K, 5K & 1-mile is held at beautiful Sea Trail Resort near Ocean Isle Beach halfway between Wilmington, NC & Myrtle Beach, SC. The courses are flat and fast through the picturesque neighborhoods of the resort. The 10K & 5K go out and back and travel beside the golf course in some areas.

Inside bathrooms are available in the convention left before and after the race. Race shirts for both distances are nice cotton blend shirts and are guaranteed to athletes who register by August 25th. The post race party and awards ceremony include prize drawings, good snacks and beverages, and take place in a pretty setting just outside the club house.

Awards are 2-deep M/F in 5 year age groups in the 10K with overall and masters 3-deep winner categories. The 5K has 2-deep age group awards M/F and an overall 3-deep winner category.

Packet Pickup: Friday, September 5th at New Balance in Mayfaire near Harris Teeter, 6801 Parker Farm Drive from 4:30 - 6:00 pm. Race day pacekts 6:30 - 7:45 am. Visit the Sea Trail website for directions and info

The 10K is a Wilmington Roadrunners Grand Prix event. Go to the WRRC website for more information about the club.

Strollers are welcome in either race distance. The 5K (8:00 am start) is walker friendly and there is a dedicated 7:30 am walker or run/walker 10K start. The 1-mile fun run also starts at 7:30 am.

All proceeds from the race go to Brunswick Family Assistance Agency.

Event details and schedule

There is plenty of parking at the clubhouse. Temps are usually in the low 70's at race start so wear your warm weather gear. No tights or long sleeves will be needed.

3-RACE SERIES: The BFA 10K is a 5SRP 3-Race Series event. The series consists of a 10K follwed by the First Bank Oktoberfest 15K on September 28th, and culminating with the Port City Orthopaedics Battleship Half Marathon on November 2, 2014. Athletes who complete all three races in the series will be awarded a custom "28.6 Finisher Medal" after the Battleship Race. You can find all 3-Race Series information from this link

Each race in the series is a great stand alone event but doing all three races is a natural progression of distances that will lead you up to a Half Marathon race. You can test yourself at successive distances or follow the natural progression right up to 13.1 miles while building strength and confidence in each event.

The BFA Sea Trail 10K has a walk or run/walk dedicated start, as does the First Bank Oktoberfest 15K and the Port City Orthopaedics Battleship Half Marathon so you can run with the Big Dogs or do a walk or run/walk and still enjoy the race.

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