Registration For 2021 Wilmington / Wrightsville Beach, NC
February 27, 2021

Expo and Packet Pickup

When: Friday February 26th from 11:00am to 8:30pm

Questions about Packet Pickup

Where do I park?

Anywhere downtown Wilmington in either paid or legal parking places.  The convention center lot will have the following rates:

$3/1st hour

$2/2nd and 3rd hours

$1 for each hour after that

$13 is the daily max anyone would pay

Can I have someone pickup my packet?

Yes, please have the person bring a copy of your drivers licence.

What are my options if I cannot get my packet on Friday?

You can either have a friend or family get it for you with a copy of their license.  You can also pick up your bib with your chip on it on Saturday morning of the race at Johnny Mercers Pier for $20 fee.  Purchase here.  Note that it is not recommended to wait until race morning.  Thanks

If I pre-ordered apparel where do I pickup?

If you ordered items before February 21st, you can pick them up at the marathon madness store at the expo.

Will there be food and beverage at the expo?

Yes!  Wicked Weed brewing will be pouring 12oz beer for free.  Also concessions will be open with the following items available.

Whole Fruit, Candy/Chips, Soft Pretzel, Popcorn, Fries, Hot Dog, Jumbo Muffin, Fruit Cup, Granola Bars, Salad, Wrap, Pizza, Coffee, Tea, Hot Chocolate, Bottled Water/Soda, Powerade, Monster

How far away is the expo from the Start and Finish?

The finish line is about 1/4 mile away down water street.  The start is 11 miles east on US 74.

To become a Vendor at our expo please contact



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.