The Sledgehammer Beach Run Half Marathon, 10k & 5k takes place on February 5, 2022.
Take in the views and explore North Topsail Beach while running on the beach in either our Half Marathon, 10k or 5k.
Jacksonville-Onslow Sports Commission is proud to present the Sledgehammer Beach Run in memory of Dr. E. B. Sledge. The mission statement of the Sledgehammer Beach Run is: To Honor the memory of Sledgehammer and All Combat Veterans. Sledge was a lifelong Marine who spent the remainder of his post war years coming to terms with what he and his fellow combatants experienced during World War II.