The Mariners' Pirate Run

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Arghh Matey! Join us for the 2014 Pirate Run – our annual 10K on the Noland Trail, 5K in the Park and Kids Fun Run. This is the only 10K race on The Noland Trail and features an after-race party with live music, food, and refreshing beverages. Both the 10K and 5K will be timed using Chip Timing.

10K on the Noland Trail
8:45 a.m.
This is the ONLY 10K on the Noland Trail. The course will follow along Museum Drive and into the Park trail. 

10K on the Noland TrailClick icon to view 10K route.


5K in the Park
9:15 a.m.
Runners/Walkers will follow a route along Museum Drive a
nd into other areas of the Park.

5k at the ParkClick icon to view 5K route.


Kids Fun Run
8:00 a.m.
Pirates of all ages will love this ½ mile fun run!


Post-race Party
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Stay after the race and enjoy music, delicious food, and drinks!
Live music and one FREE beer to every adult race participant (ID Required).

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Registration Information:

  • Race-Day registration/bib pick-up begins at 7:30 a.m. and closes promptly at 8:15 a.m.
  • T-Shirts:
    • Commemorative black long-sleeved, technical t-shirts are limited to the first 300 10K registrants and short sleeve cotton t-shirts to the first 300 5K registrants.
    • Kids Fun Run participants will receive a special award medal.
  • EARLY BIB PICK-UP: Early pick up will be available on Friday, October 17 from 3:30-6:30 p.m. at the main Museum entrance.
  • Advanced registration is encouraged, but race-day registration will be available. Race-day registration and bib pickup will be from 7:30-8:15 a.m. in front of the Museum.
  • Event is rain or shine. No registration refunds, exchanges, transfers, or credits.

5K Fees:

  • $35 - Now through October 3
  • $40 - October 4 - 16
  • $45 - October 18, at the race

10K Fees:

  • $45 - Now through October 3
  • $50 - October 4 - 16
  • $55 - October 18, at the race

Fun Run Fees:

  • $10 – Now through October 16
  • $15 - Day of Event - October 18, at the race

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Proceeds from this event benefit The Mariners’ Museum Park. 


Register online





Packet Pick-up:

 Race Day:


For additional information please contact us by e-mail at or by phone at (757) 591-7714. 

Pirate Run - FooterThanks to our community sponsors:

Mettle EventsChick-Fil-a

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Pirate Run Sponsorships


Click here to view Sponsorship levels (pdf)
Sponsorship of The Mariners' Pirate Run is an excellent opportunity to expose your business to a desirable target audience and to support the 550-acre Mariners’ Museum Park. If you are interested in become a sponsor for the event please contact: 
or call (757) 591-7713


If you or anyone you know would be interested
in volunteering on race day please contact:
or call (757) 591-5124

Pirate Run - FooterBecome a Friend of the Park

The Mariners’ Museum Park is the largest privately owned and maintained park open to the public for free in the country. With significant ongoing financial support from the Noland Family, the Noland Trail provides a 5-mile path through this urban oasis. Join our partners, the Noland Family, in supporting our park.The Friends of the Mariners’ Museum Park helps to support our nation’s largest privately owned and maintained park that is free and open to the public. 
Click here for more information.