Race Info

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Start Your Journey Below

The Blue Ribbon Run is more than a 5k and 1-mile fun run; it’s a celebration of hope, resilience, and community support. Ready to make a difference? Scroll down to learn everything you need to know to gear up for the big day.

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Before The Run

Packet Pick Up

Pick-Up Location

Mad Mole Brewing Co.
6309 Boathouse Rd.
Wilmington, NC 28403

Date & Time

Date: Friday, March 22, 2024
Hours: 4:00 – 6:00 PM

Join us at Mad Mole Brewing Company to collect your race packet early before the big day. Relax, enjoy a drink, and mingle with fellow participants—a perfect way to avoid the race-day rush and unwind before the run.

Race Day Info

Race Location

Long Leaf Park
314 Pine Grove Dr.
Wilmington, NC 28409

Date & Times

Date: Saturday, March 23, 2024
Hours: 4:00 PM

Time to Celebrate

Dockside After Party


Dockside Restaurant
1308 Airlie Rd.
Wilmington, NC 28403

Date & Time:

Date: March 23, 2024
Hours: After Race

Join us for fantastic food, drinks, and the awesome live music of Lunar Tide, all right on the Intracoastal Waterway. It’s a great way to celebrate your success and relax with friends. Let’s make the end of race day just as memorable as the beginning.