Featured Events


We’re thrilled to welcome you to Elizabeth City for the second annual Coast Guard Marathon! Our inviting town and friendly local businesses are excited to host these special events to help make your weekend unforgettable. Here is a sneak peak into some of the fun and new weekend events for 2024!



Friday, April 5

Race Expo and Packet Pickup
First Friday Art Walk

Saturday, April 6

Coast Guard 5K
Coast Guard 1K Kids Fun Run
Race Expo and Packet Pickup
Coast Guard 5K Awards Ceremony
Coast Guard 5K Post-Race Family Friendly Festival
CPOA Pasta Dinner (Limited to the first 200 people)

CPOA Spaghetti Dinner

Sunday, April 7

Coast Guard Half-Marathon
Coast Guard Marathon
Coast Guard Half-Marathon and Marathon Awards Ceremony
Coast Guard Marathon Finish Festival