IMPORTANT: Due to COVID-19, all races for 2021 have been canceled. Please read more here.
Mother Earth Brewing Half Marathan and 5K Race2021-03-15T10:53:41-05:00

Mother Earth Brewing

2022 Ironclad 1/2 Marathon & 5K

OCTOBER 15, 2022 – #RUNKINSTON

REGISTRATION WILL OPEN SOON

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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

Half Marathon

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$45

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5K

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$25

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15,537.7

MILES RAN

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YEARS

568

RUNNERS IN 2019

Latest News

2021 Race Canceled Due to COVID-19

By |March 15th, 2021|

Greetings friends and fellow runners! As a board, we have met on multiple occasions to discuss the 2021 Irconlad Mother Earth Brewing Half Marathon and 5k. We are all runners and we know the desire and need to gather again

2021 Race Date is Announced!

By |November 3rd, 2020|

We are looking forward (we hope!) to seeing you all next year (in person)! Save the Date: October 16, 2021 Lodging for Next Year's Race The Mother Earth Motor Lodge gets booked fast - Last year it booked solid for

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