Watch or participate in Marathon Madness at the beach. This Boston Marathon qualifying event and USATF certified qualifier attracts runners from across the country, ready to tie up their laces and hit the pavement. Once the sun sets, get warmed up with the 5K Glow Run and Marathon Madness Mile on Friday night on the UNCW campus. Saturday morning is when the marathon madness begins. Let the Intracoastal Waterway be your guide as you traverse the course starting on Wrightsville Beach and ending on the UNCW campus. Course distances include the Mile, 5K, Half Marathon 13.1, Marathon Relay and Marathon 26.2. Cheer on competitors from one of the many great spectator locations or challenge yourself and set your personal best record participating in the madness. Don’t miss this Southeast Tourism Society Top 20 Festival & Event winner.