World Record Flip Flop Run Presented by Feelgoodz

Sat June 20, 2015 Raleigh, NC 27601 US Directions


Flip Flop 1K

2:30PM EDT

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at


701 Oakwood Ave
Raleigh, NC US 27601


Guinness World Record Flip Flop Run

The nOg Run Club, creators of the fairly epic St. Paddy’s and Oktoberfest Run Green 8K, invite you to join us for the World Record Flip Flop Run Presented by Feelgoodz- where running in a thong never felt so good! The run will take place on June 20th, 2015, which happens to be National Flip Flop Day!! This run is open to people of all ages. If you can run a half a mile in flip flops, you can join us.

Run Details

This non-timed 1K fun run and everyone must wear unaltered "thong" flip flops! The current Guinness World Record is only 352 and was set in Vienna, Austria on September 16th, 2006. You must be at Oakwood Cemetery by 2:30pm. Included in your registration is a race shirt which MUST BE WORN DURING THE RUN. If you are not wearing thong (unaltered) sandals or wearing your race shirt, you will not be able to participate. Guinness is requiring us to have every 50 runners wear a different color shirt which makes it easier for them to validate our total number of runners.

Guinness Requirements


Everyone must wear thong flip flops- Can not adapted for the race in any way.
Everyone must wear their race shirt during the 1K race. Guinness required every 50 people to wear a different color shirt to help facilitate counting the runners. Every 50 runners will have a different color shirt for the run.

Oakwood Cemetery has graciously allowed us to use their property for the run. Due to race restrictions, we were not allowed to run in the streets of downtown Raleigh. We are not allowed to park in the cemetery but you may park in the streets of Oakwood neighborhood. You may also park in the garages by Moore Square and walk to Oakwood Cemetery.

Packet Pickup

Packet pickup will be available Friday, June 19th, from 11am until 6pm at Feelgoodz Treehouse located at 206 S. Wilmington St. in Raleigh. Packets can then be picked up race day starting at 1pm.

Due to our liability insurance and requested from Oakwood Cemetery, dogs are NOT allowed at this event.

Wear your race shirt before/after the run to the 3rd Annual Fresh Catch Raleigh in Moore Square and receive entry for only $5 (regularly $10)! Enjoy fresh cooked seafood, bbq, and more by local chefs, restaurants, and food trucks plus eight hours of exceptional live entertainment from the City Market Street Stage. Cold craft beer, fortified wines, and spirits will be available along with live street art, summertime backyard games and more!


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