Registration For 2020 Wilmington / Wrightsville Beach, NC
March 20-21, 2020

A Message from the Race Director

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We are 6 weeks away from the 5th Annual Quintiles Wrightsville Beach Marathon Madness Weekend! My staff and I want to personally thank you for participating in the 2014 event. We are excited to give you one of the best race experiences in the nation! We are “running junkies” and enjoy putting on an event […]


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Breaking news! The Quintiles Wrightsville Beach Half Marathon will be the 2014 North Carolina Half Marathon State Championship. A $5,000.00 prize purse will be offered to half marathon winners. If you place in your age group you will be top in the state of North Carolina! Elite Athlete’s can apply for an Elite Entry by […]

Free Participant Photos in 2014!

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Runners: Awesome news! The 2014 Quintiles WB Half and Full Marathon Madness will be giving EVERYONE A FREE RUNNING PICTURE from race day! Courtesy of Land Rover Cape Fear… will be getting a professional photo taken during the race! After the race you can choose your FREE photo and be proud of your accomplishment. AND […]

Early Bird Registration Opens May 1st

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A discounted price will be available for the month of May for the 2014 race.  Get ready to save some money and get registered May 1st!  Thank you all, and good luck in the rest of your races in 2013!

Check Out All of the Non-Profits and Volunteer Groups Who Were Supported. This is YOUR Impact!

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This is the impact that this race has on the community. All of these charities and volunteer groups were supported by QWB. Congrats! LANDFALL FOUNDATION MULTIPLE MYELOMA RESEARCH FOUNDATION WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH SCHOOL FOUNDATION FOR EXCELLENCE UNCW Athletics/Dance Team Laney High School Northside Baptist Church/Hoggard High School Cape Fear Academy Beta Club and JV/Varsity Cheerleaders New […]


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Athletes,   Here is the link where you can purchase your race day pics.  Keep your memory of your race alive and get a great deal on these finisher pics! Portions of the proceeds for the pics go to the Landfall Foundation, Multiple Myeloma Research foundation and other local volunteer groups!  


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Runners, Thank you for making 2013 amazing.  We hope you had fun and had a great experience.  Year after year we work hard make the marathon madness at the beach one of your favorites.  Thank you to our volunteers, sponsors, and staff who are working countless hours all week to make this event special for […]


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.