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2024 Coast Guard Marathon: April 5-7 2024 

Join us for the in-person Coast Guard Marathon, Half Marathon or 5K proudly brought to you by our Presenting Sponsor: AdeNation! This race series was created in collaboration with the Coast Guard and Base Elizabeth City to both military and non-military participants as the first road race of the United States Coast Guard.

Official Race Photographer

We’re proud to partner with MarathonFoto, the leader in race and endurance sports photography. Get ready to run and have high-quality images to capture your emotions throughout your race! 

“Come out and join us for the 2023 Coast Guard Marathon! Last year’s event was incredible and this one promises to be even bigger and better. It’s going to be action-packed with music, food, swag, camaraderie, community, Coast Guard fly-overs and demonstrations, a little friendly competition, and above all FUN! See you there!! “

RDML Hickey, U.S. Coast Guard Director of Operational Logistics


Registration is OPEN for the 2023 Coast Guard Marathon, Half Marathon, 5K and Semper Paratus Challenge!

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This is a one-of-a-kind course! The full and half marathon routes go through USCG Base Elizabeth City and ON the runway!

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Home Base

Why is Elizabeth City, NC the home of the Coast Guard Marathon? We’re glad you asked!

 Why Elizabeth City? >>


Welcome to the home of the Coast Guard Marathon: Elizabeth City, NC. We can’t wait to welcome you to the Harbor of Hospitality®!

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Sponsors play a critical role in making it possible for us to host this legacy event and plan for successful future events in the years to come.


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