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Local runner wins Savannah marathon
Submitted by WWAY on Sun, 11/09/2014 - 5:30pm.

videoThe Rock-N-Roll marathon happened in Savannah, GA this weekend and the female winner was one of our own. Tara Martine of Wilmington finished the more than 26 mile race in 2 hours and 59 minutes.

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2 die near finish line of Raleigh half marathon
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Mon, 04/14/2014 - 8:20am.

Authorities say two runners have died near the finish line of a half marathon near Raleigh.

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Marathon Madness in 5th annual Wrightsville Beach Marathon
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Sun, 03/16/2014 - 3:11pm.

video Teams encouraging runners at the 5th annual Quintiles Wrightsville Beach Marathon. Since it began in 2010, it has become one of the biggest events in Wilmington. Thousands of runners took the course starting at Wrightsville beach and ending in the Mayfair shopping complex.

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Susan G. Komen 'Race for the Cure' opens registration for 2014 race
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 10/09/2013 - 1:25pm.

Susan G. Komen North Carolina Triangle to the Coast Affiliate is excited to announce registration has opened for the 2014 Komen Wilmington Race for the Cure. The Race will be held in Wilmington’s historic downtown district on March 1, 2014, raising funds and awareness for breast cancer research and local breast cancer programs.

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Donut Dash April 25
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 04/17/2013 - 12:17pm.

Join us for the second Wilmington Donut Dash presented by Young Life. This is an exciting event for serious runners, doughnut lovers and those looking to have a good time.

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Quintiles Marathon Weekend sets registration record
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 03/01/2013 - 10:36am.

Organizers of the 4th annual Quintiles Wrightsville Beach Marathon and Half Marathon presented by Landfall Realty on behalf of the community announced today that 3,000 runners have registered for the Full Marathon, Marathon Relay and Half Marathon.

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Chicago Marathon runner from North Carolina dead
Submitted by WWAY on Sun, 10/09/2011 - 3:59pm.

Authorities say a 35-year-old male runner who collapsed during the Chicago Marathon is dead. Race medical director Dr. George Chiampas says the North Carolina man collapsed about 500 yards from the finish line. He says medical personnel were able to get his heart beating again but he died 1 hour, 45 minutes after he was attended to at the race.

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Wrightsville Beach Marathon benefical for runners and economy
Submitted by Katie Harden on Sun, 03/20/2011 - 11:54am.

video 2,400 runners took off before sunrise for the Wrightsville Beach Marathon and Half-marathon Sunday morning. The race started in Wrightsville Beach, made it's way around the Landfall community and ended in Mayfair.

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Runners hit the pavement in Battleship marathon
Submitted by Chris Allen on Sun, 11/07/2010 - 10:44pm.

The course crosses two bridges over the Cape Fear River, makes its way through downtown Wilmington, tours Greenfield lake, and returns to the battleship by way of the Memorial Bridge.

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