13.1 SHUTTLES & PARKING
Participants utilizing the shuttle service should arrive at their shuttle pick-up location at least 10 minutes before the first scheduled departure. Get there early to make sure you get on the shuttle and get to the Start on time.
From Hwy 158 (the Bypass) in Southern Shores, turn onto Dogwood Trail. Turn right into the parking lot of Kitty Hawk Elementary School, 16 Dogwood Trail, Southern Shores, 27949. Runner drop-off is at the school, and just a short walk to the Start.
Flying Pirate Shuttles:
Park near the Start at Wal Mart parking lot, take a shuttle to the Start area and catch a shuttle from the Finish back to your car after the race.
Park near the Finish Take a shuttle to the Start, run the race and then have a short walk back to your car parked near the Finish.
**The trip time from the Finish to the Start is approximately 30 minutes. Allow yourself enough time to park and walk to Pirate's Quay Shuttle area prior to the trip.
Start Shuttles & Parking:
Wal-Mart - 5400 N Croatan Highway, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949
Shuttles departing for the Start every 10 minutes beginning at 5:50AM.
Final shuttle to the Start leaves Wal Mart at 6:30AM
Finish Shuttles to Start:
Pirate's Quay: 3022 S. Croatan Hwy., Nags Head, NC 27959
Nags Head Elementary School: 3100 S. Croatan Hwy., Nags Head
Shuttles depart to the Start are every 10 minutes, beginning at 5:30AM.
*Last shuttle to depart before the race start is at 6:15 AM.
Begining at 8:30am the race shuttles will return runners and spectators from the Finish area to the parking lots Nags Head Elementary and Wal Mart. Tell the driver where you are parked.
RELAY SHUTTLES from the Finish will return Relay Runners to their car parked at Dock St. Mention this to the shuttle driver when you board the return shuttle.
Parking near the Finish and post race party is available at the following locations:
Central Square: 2910 S. Croatan Hwy., Nags Head, NC 27959
Nags Head Professional Center: 103 & 106 W. Woodhill Dr., Nags Head, NC 27959
Nags Head Elementary, 3100 S. Croatan Hwy., Nags Head, NC 27959
*Parking is not available at the YMCA.
First Flight 5K 7:30 AM Start - Saturday
From the high school, follow the sidewalk to Colington Rd. and cross at the light. Follow the bike path (heading towards the Wright Monument and Hwy. 158) to a mulch path into the park. The Start is near the First Flight sculpture.
First Flight High School: 100 Veteran’s Drive, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948
Parking for the First Flight 5K is available at First Flight High School, located across from the Wright Brother National Memorial.
From Hwy. 158, turn west onto Colington Rd./W. Ocean Bay Blvd. at milepost 8. Turn left onto Veterans Drive. The high school is on the right.
Overflow parking is available at First Flight Middle School and Town of KDH Administrative Building.
102 Town Hall Drive, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948