March 12, 2016
8:00 A.M.

        The race field will be limited to the first 100 runners.  We will be accepting entries at the Mt. Pleasant Church Friday night from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m.  Shirts will only be ordered based on the number of pre-registered runners.  There might be a few extra shirts but late registrants are not guaranteed a shirt or a specific size shirt.

Early registration will be $65.00 until March 7th.
Procrastination fee is $75.00 after the 7th of March.


    Current Entries    Veterans   2015 Results      

You can download a mail-in entry HERE

Make your check payable to the Mangum Track Club

Course Description:
        It is a loop starting and finishing near the Mt. Pleasant Methodist Church.  It is a USATF certified course #NC13006DF and a Boston qualifier.  Everything is a paved rural state roads running by many farms and large tracks of uninhabited woodland.  Most runners consider this a hilly course.  There are 8 aid stations at approximately 3-4 mile intervals.  The farthest distance between any aid station will be 4.5 miles.  Station 1 will be water only.  All other stations will have water and an electrolyte drink.  The turns are marked with large yellow arrows and it is your responsibility to see them.  Each runner is responsible for his and her own safety.  It is highly recommended that you do not use mp3 players, iPods or anything to obstruct your hearing.
                                       Course Profile   Course Directions

        Camping is available on the grounds at the Mt. Pleasant Community building.  Other accommodations are available in Rockingham (12 miles away).  Call 1-800-858-1688 for information about other lodging.

Rooms and camping are also available at the Ellerbe Springs Inn, located about 4 miles from the start.  The website is located here

Friday Pasta Dinner:
The Friday dinner will be conducted at the Mt. Pleasant Church in the fellowship hall.  It will be conducted 6:00pm until 8:00 pm.  The cost of the dinner will $8.00 per person.  The money goes to the Mt. Pleasant community for their needs.

Packet Pick-up:
        Packets may be picked at the Mt. Pleasant Church on Friday night from 6:00pm until 8:00pm.  Late registration will also be accepted.  Packet pick-up will also be from 7:00am until 7:30am on Saturday morning at the community building. There will not be any race day registration.

Post Race Meal:
The post race meal will be conducted at the Mt. Pleasant Community building.  Chicken and dumplings, slaw, drink and bread.  The post race meal is free to runners and volunteers.  It will be $8.00 for all others.  Please no alcohol on the premises.  Runners, your bib number is your ticket for food which needs to be seen by the kitchen crew.

Parking is available in the field beside the community building and behind the community building.  Parking is also available in the church yard across the street.  (DO NOT PARK IN THE YARD BESIDE THE COMMUNITY BUILDING OR THE SHOULDER OF THE ROAD)

Awards, & Medallions:
        Pottery awards go to the top overall male and female, and to the top 3 male and female in the following age groups: 19 and under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, and 70 and over. There will be no duplication of awards. There will also be an award for the top male and female Richmond County finishers.  No awards will be mailed.  Age group awards could change based on the number of entries. Also, early starters are only eligible for awards if there are only 3 people in the age group.

Medallions are for finishers only and will be awarded immediately after the finish line.

Any left-over clothing will be donated to local charities.



Friday, March 11        
6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Packet pick-up and registration at the Mt. Pleasant Church.

There will not be any race day registration.

7:00 a.m. until 7:30 a.m.  Packet pick-up at the community building (Be Prompt)
7:50 a.m.  Pre-race briefing at starting line.
8:00 a.m.  Race begins
11:00 a.m. Lunch is available.
1:30 p.m.  Awards presentation begins.

Race Director:
Ellerbe Marathon
C/O Mark Long
111 Carroll Street
Hamlet, NC 28345

Assistant Director
& Aid Station Captain:
Jerry Lindstrand

Ellerbe Weather


Location of Mt. Pleasant Church & Start
via Google Maps