Run Swim Run & 5k presented by TRI Outer Banks Sports

Thursday, July 20, 2017 8:00 AM
7223 S. Virginia Dare Trail Milepost 16.5 on the Beach Road
Nags Head, NC

Event Summary:
Take the Plunge? Join TRI Outer Banks Sports for the 4th season of the Run, Swim, Run Outer Banks "Splash and Dash" Series. This is an Open Water Run, Swim, Run event paired with a casual & walker friendly 5k held on the expansive beaches of Nags Head, North Carolina.
Event Details:



Presented by TRI Outer Banks Sports

8 AM Thursday


The event is located on the beach at Jennette's Pier The course is a short run out, to a

400 meter ocean swim (you can doggie paddle that) and finishes with a 5k.

Not Ready for the Swim Portion, join us for the 5k Only.

All participants receive t-shirt, finisher medal, chip timing and breakfast.


Location: Race is Held on the Beach at Jennette's Pier milepost 16.5 on the Beach Rd. in

Nags Head Click HERE for Directions.


Race Amenities include:  T-shirt, professional chip timing, finisher medal for all participants, custom trophies for the first place finisher male and female and light breakfast and refreshments following the race. 


Race Fee:  $40 ADULT / $35 TEENS 12-17 / OBX OCEAN RESCUE $30 /

5k (open to all ages) ADULTS $38 / MILITARY $35 / TEENS $33 / UNDER 12 $28


You’re on vacation, this is an easy swim course, the water has now reached temps too warm for wet-suits. We will provide Quality swim caps, they must be worn in the water for safety reasons. Inexpensive goggles (the waters so nice down here you don't even need them) will be offered for sale by TRI OBX Sports.


On-line registration is available. Walk-up registration always available. Early packet pick-up will be Wednesday the day before your race from 4-6PM at  TRI Outer Banks Sports 3105 N. Croatan Hwy, Sea Gate North Shopping Center (milepost 5 on 158) Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948


We understand you are on vacation, so late packet pickup, body marking and registration, will be made convenient for you race morning on site on the beach under the tent from 6:30-7:30am.


ALL Participants must report in by 7:45am for body marking and chip pickup. The Ankle Tag must be worn on the left ankle of all participants. The body marking station and chip issue will close at 7:45am


Both Run segments will be on the beach in flat packed sand and the swim will be WITH the tide. There is no transition area provided for this event. A staging area will be provided near the water EXIT for your sneakers if you need them. Swim-skins are permitted under all conditions.

A water station will be provided at the run turnaround. Nags Head Ocean rescue is providing Water safety in accordance with USAT Standards. EMS Services are on standby.


For information contact us at, visit us on the web at

The OBX Running Company or text (252) 489-8239 for the fastest response.



Event Tags:
500 m, 5k, Multisport Event, Open Water

Map & Directions