Registration For 2019 Wilmington / Wrightsville Beach, NC
March 8-9, 2019

5 Reasons to Start Training for your Marathon Early | Register for 2019

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Runners, It is time to think about or choose your winter spring marathons.  We know, IT’S ONLY OCTOBER, but 16-20 week training plans start November 1st for the 10th annual NHRMC Wrightsville Beach Marathon Madness Weekend! Why is it important to build up slowly to your marathon?  Many of you runners know the answer, INJURY […]

Boston Marathon Adjusts Qualifying Times for 2020

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The Boston Athletic Association lowered all Boston qualifying times by 5 minutes for 2020 and beyond.  This is another reason to choose the NHRMC Wrightsville Beach Marathon is your qualifier.  The WB Marathon is rated the top 20 marathons to most likely qualify for Boston in the late winter early spring season. Boston Marathon qualifying […]

Hurricane Florence Relief

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Hurricane Florence has hit our community hard and it’s hard to believe that it will be a memory for most when the 10th Anniversary of the NHRMC Marathon Weekend rolls around March 9th, 2019. The power will have been restored, trees and debris will be removed, those fortunate enough will have their lost and damaged […]

What are the fastest marathons to qualify for Boston?

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You always want to find a fast marathon where the weather has a history of being marathon friendly, the roads do not catch head winds for long periods and the course is pretty flat.  Here are 10 great marathons to qualify for Boston. The NHRMC Wrightsville Beach Marathon!  – NORTH CAROLINA (we love our race) […]


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Is is the 3rd email of a series going out this week.  If you did not receive the first or second email, scroll to the bottom and click on the email you missed. At the finish line you will be receiving a PUBLIX Bag with a granola bar, mini muffin, banana, pretzels and a CORE […]


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NHRMC Wrightsville Beach Marathon Madness Fri March 16 – Sat March 17 2018 %FIRST_NAME% This is the 2nd email of a series that go out this week.  Please email us if you missed email #1. Knowing the course and the rules are essential for a great experience for you and for everyone else in the race.  […]


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NHRMC Wrightsville Beach Marathon Madness Fri March 16 – Sat March 17 2018 Sign Up Donate Location: Wilmington, NC US 28403 Directions It’s Marathon Madness Week!  We are excited, we hope you are too.  This is the first of a few emails that will go out on some of the different subjects of the course.  […]

New Hanover Regional Medical Center Brings Mission into Motion as Title Sponsor of Wrightsville Beach Marathon

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Marisa Madia 800-568-6580 March 7, 2017   Wilmington, NC – As part of its new mission, Leading Our Community to Outstanding Health, New Hanover Regional Medical Center (NHRMC) will be the official naming sponsor of the Wrightsville Beach Marathon, it was announced today.  NHRMC will replace QuintilesIMS as title sponsor beginning […]


Proactive Lifestyle Events is a 501C3 Non Profit Organization that puts on athletic events, particularly marathon races and endurance events to serve the local community of Wilmington, North Carolina and surrounding areas. We strive to create a world class experience, promote health and fitness for all ages, and give back to our community.