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Spectators


OUTER BANKS MARATHON

Race Day Traffic Pattern: To help spectators get to the Finish line and post-race festivities, all traffic entering Manteo/Roanoke Island after 7:30am on race day will use the Virginia Dare Memorial Bridge, travel through Manns Harbor, cross the Manns Harbor Bridge and enter Manteo from the west side of the island.  This will add an additional 20-25 minutes to your trip to the Finish area, and directional signs will be out for you to follow.  Note: the Washington-Baum Bridge will be open to traffic.



Free Start Line Spectator Shuttles:  Immediately following the start of the marathon, a limited number of shuttles will be available to take spectators from the Start to the Finish area in downtown Manteo (there are a limited number of  these shuttles making only one trip to the Finish).  A shuttle will also be available to return you to Walmart, Kitty Hawk Elementary, Nags Head Elementary , YMCA or Manteo High School.  Return shuttles will run all day, starting at 7:45am.

 

 

Free Finish Line Spectator Shuttles: For Finish line spectators, ample parking and convenient shuttles are available at three locations:

Manteo High School - 616 Wingina Avenue, Manteo, NC 27954
Manteo Middle School - 1000 US Hwy. 64/264, Manteo, NC 27954
Manteo Elementary School - 701 US Hwy. 64/264, Manteo, NC 27954

Shuttles will depart from Manteo High School every 15 minutes beginning at 7:15am and run all day.

Family Reunion Area:  Family members and friends can meet up with runners at the Information table near the Finish in downtown Manteo (look for the big, red Information flag).

Spectator Spots
All areas provide direct viewing and off-road parking immediately adjacent to the course.

Marathon course:        
•RPC Contracting, 934. W. Kitty Hawk Road,
by MM2, Kitty Hawk
•Wright Brothers Memorial, US 158, MP7, Kill Devil Hills
•First Flight Elementary and High School, 100/109 Veterans Drive, by MM9, Kill Devil Hills
•Nags Head Woods Visitor Center, 701 W. Ocean Acres Drive, by MP9.5, Kill Devil Hills

Marathon and Half Marathon course:    
• YMCA , 3000 S. Croatan Hwy., by MP11,
between MM13 & MM14, Nags Head
• Outer Banks Mall, 5000 S. Croatan Hwy.,
MP14, between MM17 & MM18, Nags Head
• Tanger Outlet Mall,
7100 S. Croatan Hwy., MP16, Nags Head
• Dare County Justice Center,
962 Marshall Collins Drive, before MM25, Manteo
• Chesley Mall , US Highway 64,
between MM25 & MM26, Manteo
• College of the Albemarle, 205 US Highway 64,
before MM26, Manteo

MP is Mile Post along the road
MM is Mile Marker along the course