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First Flight 5K Course

The First Flight 5K is one of the most exciting 5K's in the area!  Not only do you run UP to the Wright Brothers National Memorial (with the most spectacular views of the Outer Banks!) but you finish in the presence of Orville and Wilbur Wright...literally!
Date: Saturday, April 13, 2013
Start Time: 7:30 AM
Entry Fees: See Registration page
 $50 At EXPO - T-shirt not guaranteed - NO Race Day Registration
FYI Out-and-back course; Walker-Friendly
Runner Cap: 500
Course Description
The National Park Service gratiously allows Outer Banks Sporting Events to offer a road race on park property, at the Wright Brothers National Memorial.  This out-and-back course will have you running up and around the memorial and along the same path that Orville and Wilbur Wright took on their first flight!  Check out the First Flight 5K Map Map!

Outer Banks Hospital logoDate:  Saturday, April 22, 2017
Start Time: 7:30 AM

Register early for this popular race! This extraordinary course in Kill Devil Hills, NC goes around the Wright Brothers Monument. Popular with first time runners and walkers! Everyone who crosses the Finish line gets the awesome medal!

Entry Fees:  See Registration page
NO Race Day Registration
FYI Out-and-back course; Walker-Friendly
. Strollers are not allowed.
Walkers please do not walk abreast and stay to the left on the multi use path, allowing faster participants to get by you on the course.

First Flight 5k – Start Corrals

All participants are encouraged to line up by their estimated finish time.

Four (4) corrals will be set up:

Corral A - Under 25 min
Corral B - 25 min – 35 min
Corral C - 35 min – 45 min
Corral D - Over 45 min & Walkers
By starting in your appropriate corral we will minimize congestion and improve the quality of your race experience.