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Mother Earth Brewing Half Marathan and 5K Race2020-07-20T21:35:24-05:00

Mother Earth Brewing

Ironclad Virtual 1/2 Marathon & 5K

OCTOBER 17, 2020 – #RUNKINSTON

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“The most welcoming Half Marathon in Eastern North Carolina!”

The annual Mother Earth Brewing Ironclad Half Marathon & 5k, brought to you via Ironclad Races Inc. and title sponsor Mother Earth Brewing. Ironclad Races Inc. is a Kinston based non-profit corporation with a mission to produce sporting events in Kinston and donate all proceeds to local non-profit organizations and charities benefiting our community.

Ironclad Races in partnership with the Mother Earth Brewing Ironclad Half Marathon event board, local business and volunteers aim to bring runners to our community and highlight the historic and cultural beauty of Kinston.

Race Beneficiaries

  • American Legion
  • CSS Neuse Foundation
  • Common Ground of Eastern North Carolina
  • Community Council for the Arts
  • Deep Run Volunteer Fire Department
  • Grainger Hill Performing Arts
  • The Gunboat Association
  • HOPE Restorations
  • Hugo Volunteer Fire Department
  • Mary’s Soup Kitchen
  • North Lenoir Volunteer Fire Department
  • S.A.F.E. Kinston
  • smART Kinston
  • Andrea Thorne

15,537.7 total miles ran

NUMBER OF RUNNERS:
2019 – 410 13.1 & 158 5k (568)
2018 – 288 13.1 & 164 5k (452)
2017 – 183 13.1 & 101 5k (284)
2016 – 64 13.1 & 32 5k (96)
2015 – 132 13.1 only

MILES RAN:
2015 – 1,729.2 – half marathon
2016 – 838.4 – half marathon
2016 – 96 – 5k
2017 – 2,397.3 – half marathon
2017 – 303 – 5k
2018 – 3,772.8 – half marathon
2018 – 492 – 5k
2019 – 5,371 – half marathon
2019 – 474 – 5k

Virtual Half Marathon

Registration ends October 16, 2020 at 11:59pm EDT

$45

Register for Virtual Half Marathon

Virtual 5K

Registration ends October 16, 2020 at 11:59pm EDT

$25

Register for Virtual 5K

15,537.7

MILES RAN

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YEARS

568

RUNNERS IN 2019

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