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CRC Group Race Trip to Wrightsville Beach Half and Full Marathon

  • March 08, 2019
  • 1:00 PM
  • March 10, 2019
  • 1:00 PM

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The Charlotte Running Club is proud to announce our first group race trip! We have partnered with Destination Marathons​ to offer a two night trip with fellow Charlotte runners to race the NHRMC Wrightsville Beach Marathon Madness 2019 Half and Full Marathons​!  Why race alone when you can travel and run in great company?

This trip will include luxury charter bus transportation to and from Charlotte, lunch and pasta dinner, two nights in a beautiful suite in Wilmington, and a personal bus with BATHROOM ON BOARD at your service and to hold your gear at the start and finish line.

You can view full details and purchase or put a deposit down at

(RSVPing to this event will not guarantee a spot, you must visit the site and pay in full or pay a deposit there)

Register for the race itself here:

And RSVP to the facebook event to connect with other runners doing the trip, find roomates, or talk race strategy:

The low cost of $370+tax includes:
-Two nights double occupancy at Homewood Suites Wilmington
in 2 room suite with kitchenette and pull out couch. (single occupancy king suite available upon request for $55 extra)
-Transportation in luxury charter bus from Charlotte direct to Wilmington on Friday, back to Charlotte on Sunday.
-Boxed lunch to enjoy on bus trip to Wilmington direct to expo.
-Catered buffet style pasta dinner in the hotel Friday night.
-Luxury bus with bathroom on board for transportation to and from race and use during pre-race wait.
-On-site Destination Marathons representatives at your service for all race needs and to watch your gear!

Friday March 8
-Meet at 1pm at to be announced secure parking location
-Complimentary boxed lunches will be provided as we board the bus
-Bus will leave from Charlotte at 1pm with a non-stop 3hr 15min drive to Wilmington
-Arrive at Marathon expo around 4:30pm
-Runners will have 45 minutes to pick up packets and enjoy the small expo
-Bus will transport from expo to the hotel for check in around 5:30pm.
-Pasta Buffet dinner will be served in the hotel's private dinning room from 6-9pm at your convenience

Saturday March 9
-Early complimentary breakfast starting at 4:30am in hotel dining room
-Bus leaves for race start at 5:45am
-Bus will be available to relax in and take use of bathroom facilities until race starts at 6:40am
-Post Race Finish Line party with beer and music is 8am-1pm
-Bus will be at the finish line for gear retrieval and use of changing and bathroom facilities starting at 8am. Transportation back to hotel will be staggered throughout the day
-Post Racy party at Waterman's Brewery (1.6 mi from hotel) begins at 3 and bus transportation will be available from start until late night

Sunday March 10
-Early complimentary breakfast served 7-9am
-Bus will depart by 10am back to Charlotte
-Arrive back in Charlotte by 1:30pm

Message bethany@destination-marathons.com with any questions or for custom packages!

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