ILM Airport 5K


Event Date

Sat, Oct 10, 2015


Wilmington, NC

About This Activity

Race Description

Join us for the ILM Airport 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run. Along with the run, the ILM Airport will also be hosting Aviation Day. Proposed events include:

  • Fly/drive-in with pancake breakfast to benefit Wounded Warrior Project
  • Young Eagles
  • A few warbirds for static display aircraft
  • Cape fear Kite Festival
  • The Wilmington Model Flying Club
  • the Sun Coast Cruisers.

For the first time in history participants will be allowed to run/walk on the ILM Airport runway where over ¾ million passengers per year take off and land in 800,000+lbs Airplanes. History will be made. Be one of the first to step foot on the 8,000+ foot runway.

Serving southeastern North Carolina, the Wilmington International Airport is truly a gem on the East Coast. Specializing in hospitality and offering a wealth of convenience, ILM provides the southern coast with flight options through Delta Airlines and US Airways. ILM offers many non-stop flights to popular destinations within the US such as Philadelphia and Washington DC and is only one stop away from the world. With non-stop flights to New York City and Atlanta, the ease of international travel is unparalleled. Serving over 3/4 million passengers per year, ILM prides itself on its convenient flight options, ease of use, and extremely friendly staff.

The 5K event will benefit the Greater Wilmington Sports Hall of Fame.

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