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The 2016 Quintiles Wrightsville Beach Marathon Madness is scheduled for March 18-20, 2016. Push yourself to new limits at the 2015 Wrightsville Beach Quintiles Marathon Madness events. With five events to choose from, there are races for runners of all experience levels. Sign up for the full marathon, the relay race, the half marathon, the 5K or even a 1 mile Fun Run!

The Quintiles Wrightsville Beach Marathon is fast, flat and notorious for personal bests with a peak elevation of only 32 feet. The race is an USATF certified qualifier and always welcomes a variety of runners from first timers to veterans.

The new course starts at the beach and runs through Landfall and UNCW Campus, giving runners a glimpse of what Wrightsville Beach and Wilmington offer. Family and friends will have opportunities to see runners five to eight times throughout the run. The NCAA basketball tournament kicks off in March, so there will be college-themed cheer stations with DJs, bands and spectator hot spots.

Visiting from out of town to participate in the Quintiles Wrightsville Beach Marathon? The Holiday Inn Wilmington is conveniently located halfway between Wrightsville Beach and historic downtown on Market Street. Enjoy a spacious guest room, free parking, free WiFi and indoor pool during your stay. Call the Holiday Inn Wilmington today at (866) 977-7270 to make your hotel reservations!

The Wrightsville Beach Marathon is fun for all and the surrounding beach town offers delicious dining experiences, world class shopping, and a beautiful historic downtown waterfront. Race participants will enjoy every minute of their time spent in Wilmington, NC for this exciting athletic event. This Wrightsville Beach Marathon sells out fast, so sign up today!
Quintiles Marathon Wrightsville Beach North Carolina
Wrightsville Beach Marathon
The Quintiles Wrightsville Beach Marathon is fast, flat and notorious for personal bests. This race is an USATF certified qualifier, so it attracts a healthy variety of runners—from first timers to veterans. The full marathon is essentially two loops over the half marathon course with various straightaways over the course of the race.

Wrightsville Beach Marathon Relay
Runners of all capabilities can enjoy the Quintiles Wrightsville Beach Marathon experience by grabbing one or two friends and running the Marathon Relay. The course moves through the Wrightsville Beach waterfront. There will be plenty of opportunity for your friends and family to cheer you on during the various straightaways in the course, with no shortage of encouragement from spectator hotspots and NCAA-themed cheer stations.

Wrightsville Beach Half Marathon
The Quintiles Wrightsville Beach Half Marathon is fast and flat, moving through the Wrightsville Beach waterfront. With various straightaways that runners cover over the course of the race, your families and friends will have the opportunity to cheer you on during the various straightaways in the course.

Quintiles Wrightsville Beach 5K
Sign up for this Saturday evening event, starting and finishing at the Marathon and Half Marathon finish line. When you look around on race day, you’ll see children under 10, seniors over 70 and parents with strollers. Push yourself and enjoy every moment!

Eli’s 1 Mile Fun Run
Eli’s Family Fun Run is a Saturday afternoon event that kicks off Marathon Madness Weekend. The event was designed to raise awareness of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH) and honor the memory of Eli, born October 9, 2011. The 1-mile starts and finishes at the Marathon and Half Marathon finish line.

Join us in Wilmington, North Carolina and Wrightsville Beach to run or cheer on the athletes for this challenging and exciting experience! For those that will be traveling from out of town, please take advantage of special discount rates from our hotel partners. 

The Holiday Inn Wilmington is a contemporary, full service hotel situated perfectly between 6 incredible beaches and Historic Downtown Wilmington. Our Market Street hotel provides a central location and free parking, allowing you to experience all that Wilmington, North Carolina has to offer! Enjoy our indoor pool, Manager's Reception Mon - Thursday along with our great service! Discount rates and excellent amenities make the Holiday Inn one of the best hotels in Wilmington! These offers are not available online. Call the Hotel NOW at 866-893-2703.

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