A unique one-of-a-kind mile race run along the Azalea Festival Parade route just prior to the parade with thousands of spectators there to cheer you on!

Saturday, April 8, 2017
Immediately Preceding the Azalea Festival Parade

310 Chestnut Street
Wilmington, NC 28401

About Team First Book in New Hanover County

First Book is a nonprofit organization with a single mission: to give children from low-income families the opportunity to read and own their first new books. Team First Book here in New Hanover County has served more than 12,000 children and distributed more than 31,000 books over the past 10 years. Please mention that your donation is in support of the MGC Parade Mile on the Campaign Wall when donating!

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MGC Parade Mile Race

From competitive runners to families looking for a little pre-parade fun, the MGC Parade Mile has something to offer everyone. Lace up your sneakers and put on your sharpest seer sucker suit or prettiest spring dress and join us downtown for a good cause. We look forward to seeing you there!

View the 2016 Race Video


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Interested in sponsoring the 2017 MGC PARADE MILE? We would be honored to have your support.

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