When & Where

Friday, September 10, 2021

Olsen Park
5510 Olsen Park Lane
Wilmington, NC 28405

Distances

5k College Men and Women
5k High School
3k Middle/Elementary

Start Times

Full Schedule is listed at bottom of page.

2021 Beach Blast XC Meet Photos

2021 Beach Blast XC Meet Results

Changes Due to COVID-19
At this time we plan on having no capacity at the starting or finish area. Unvaccinated participants and spectators are encouraged to wear masks when social distancing isn’t possible (i.e Start Line).

START/FINISH LINE
-The start area is located behind the Miracle Field at Olsen Park near finish lines.

REGISTRATION
-Registration is located at the Miracle Field 3rd Base picnic tables.
-Only coaches are to check in athletes.

TEAM TENTS
-Team tent area is along the outside of the outfield fence at the Miracle Field. 

ATHLETES & COACHES
Please check in no later than 30 minutes before your scheduled event.

OTHER INFORMATION
-Hand sanitizer will be available at Registration.
-Public park restrooms will be open.
-Water will not be available. Athletes need to bring their own water bottles.
-Wilmington Beach Blast XC shirts will be for sale.  

About the Area

From Wilmington’s vibrant riverfront and scenic Riverwalk, to three colorful island beaches (Wrightsville Beach, Carolina Beach & Kure Beach), there’s something about the water here that excites and fascinates visitors. One destination with four unique settings creates a unique visitor experience. Come explore North Carolina’s most accessible coastal destination!

Elementary & Middle School 3K
• 1st Place Boys Team (Plaque)

• 1st Place Girls Team (Plaque)

High School Championship 5K
• 1st Place Boys Team (Plaque & Medals)
• 1st Place Girls Team (Plaque & Medals)

Race Swag

 Race Shirts will be sold at the meet starting at 4 PM  at Registration.  If athletes would like to purchase a shirt, they must do so during their temperature check.

Olsen Park, Home to the Mideastern Conference Championships and New Hanover County Championships, is Wilmington’s newest racing venue. With zero elevation change the course is fast, however rain can make some sections wet, and fun!

Entrance to the park is off of Corporate Drive.
There is NO entry to the park from Murrayville Road.

Schedule & Parking Info

Friday, September 11, 2020

Olsen Park
5510 Olsen Park Lane
Wilmington, NC 28405

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2021

4:00 PM – REGISTRATION OPENS

1 Coach Per Team to Registration please.

Athletes to the Starting Boxes no later than 5 minutes to gun.

5:00P – ELEMENTARY & MIDDLE SCHOOL 3k

Elementary and Middle Schools will run together. Boys and Girls will run together.

5:30P – HIGH SCHOOL JV GIRLS

Unlimited entries. Top 7 Score. No trophy for JV

6:00P HIGH SCHOOL JV BOYS

Unlimited entries. Top 7 Score. No trophy for JV

6:30P VARSITY GIRLS

7 entries max. Varsity division is for schools up to NCISAA and NCSHSAA 2A. B Teams are allowed as long as 3A and 4A schools are fielding a Championship division team. 

7:00P VARSITY BOYS

7 entries max. Varsity division is for schools up to NCISAA and NCSHSAA 2A. ‘B Teams’ are allowed as long as 3A and 4A schools are fielding a Championship division team.

7:30P COLLEGE MEN 

Invited college teams.

8:00P COLLEGE WOMEN

Invited college teams. 

8:30P HIGH SCHOOL CHAMPIONSHIP & OPEN GIRLS

7 entries max. For most competitive teams. Winner gets the trophy.

9:00P HIGH SCHOOL CHAMPIONSHIP & OPEN BOYS

7 entries max. For most competitive teams. Winner gets the trophy.

9:30 PM – AWARDS

Individual and Team Awards for High School Championship only.

Race Day Parking

Parking is available throughout Olsen Park in designated parking spots. Overflow parking will also be available in grass lots.

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Questions About the Meet?

REGISTRATION & PRICING

Boys & Girls Team*  —  $200
Single Gender Team*  —  $100

Individual Entry  —  $20

* Price includes unlimited meet entries.
All events are unlimited entries, except for Championship races (7 entries max).

Payment Methods:
1) Pay at the meet at check-in
2) Mail a check payable to:
It’s Go Time
463 Vallie Lane
Wilmington, NC 28412

Event shirts may be purchased on site.

FAQ & GUIDELINES

Waiver: The Registration Agreement & Liability Waiver is linked to the Online Registration. This must be selected and approved during registration.

Weather: This race is rain or shine. It will be postponed, rescheduled or cancelled if a severe weather warning is in effect.

Refunds: There are no refunds, registration will be accepted as a donation.

Entries are not transferable to other races Timed by Go Time as each race is organized by a different group.
We must stick to this policy as race items have been purchased based on current registrations and it is not fair to choose who receives a refund and who does not.