Dare to Scare
Race Sponsors


2019 Sponsors



Gallop Funeral Services


Sugar Creek Restaurant

RD Sawyer Motor Company

Southern Bank

Kellogg Supply Company

Bluewater Grill & Raw Bar

Ocean Atlantic Rentals

Big Buck’s Ice Cream

Lost Colony Café & Brewery

Malcom Fearing 

Dennis & Diane Bigley

Dan & Reha Otte

Elizabethan Inn

Island Pharmacy

Big Buck’s Ice Cream

Lost Colony Café & Brewery

Sarah & Rodney Benson

Race Information

Date: Saturday, October 26, 2019

Location: Dare County Center, 950 Marshall C. Collins Drive, Manteo, NC

Course: 3.1 miles beginning in the Coastal Studies Institute (CSI) parking lot in Skyco, NC, continuing through trails and local residential roads and ending at the Dare County Center (DCC) in Manteo, NC. No strollers, dogs or bicycles on course please. Traffic control. Water station.

Schedule: 7:30-8:45 a.m. Check-in, race day packet pick up and late registration at CSI.
7:30-8:15 a.m. Shuttle from the Dare County Center (parking & finish line) to Coastal Studies Institute (start line), no return trips to CSI after finish. It is recommended that participants park at the DCC. 9:00 a.m. 5K Race begins; 10:00 a.m. Fun Run begins.

Entry Fees: $30.00 if received by October 1st, 2019. $35.00 from October 2nd-25th, 2019. $40.00 if registering during packet pick up or on race day, October 26th & 27th, 2019. $10.00 for Fun Run without shirt, $20.00 for Fun Run with shirt. Shirt availability is not guaranteed unless pre-registered by October 1st, 2018. Shirts will be limited for registrations received after October 1st, 2019. Shirts may not be available for Race Day registrations. Please pre-register to guarantee a shirt and/or medal. Shirts are long sleeve.

Awards: Awards to top three male & female 5K finishers. Best
costume awarded for adults and youth in the following categories: creative, scary & group. Please stay after the race to be eligible for judging. Prizes will be awarded to the above categories via donations of gift cards and/or cash.

Swag: 5K: Medal, shirt & swag bag to 5K participants.

Fun Run: Medal, squishy, moster mask cutout & sweet treats. Shirt option (see race fees for details).

Packet Pickup: ***POSTPONED*** Friday, October 25, 2019 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Dare County Center.

Pre – Race Festivites: Prior to the 5K at the CSI start line, all runners will have the chance to enjoy great views at Coastal Studies Institue, fun photo opportunities, games, music and more!