Welcome all 2024 Coast Guard Marathon participants! We are looking forward to seeing you this weekend. Check out your OFFICIAL ATHLETE RUNNER GUIDE for all your race weekend needs & information!

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2024 Coast Guard Marathon: April 5-7 2024 

The United States Coast Guard invite you to join us in-person or virtually for the 2024 Coast Guard Marathon, Half Marathon, 1K or 5K in Elizabeth City, NC, The Harbor of Hospitality. These races are in collaboration with the U.S. Coast Guard and Coast Guard Base Elizabeth City. Races are open to all participants, including all branches of the military and the running community at large.

“Come out and join us for the 2024 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 2024 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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