World's Largest Flip Flop 1K Presented by Petersons' Consigning Design

Cary, NC


Registration is now open for the 5th annual World's Largest Flip Flop 1K!  Help us break reclaim our Guinness World Record! If you can walk a 1K in flip flops, you can join us!  The current Guinness World Record is 1,587 participants and was set in Arizona.

Please make sure you wear your event shirt to the 1K with unaltered thong flip flops (no back straps allowed).


$20 through June 5th, 2019
$25 June 6th-8th, 2018
$160 for group of 10
The first 1,600 people to register will receive the commemorative 2019 medal magnet.

Feelgoodz vouchers can be purchased when you register for a discount at!  If you purchase a voucher, you’ll receive a separate e-mail in the next week with your unique code. Please place your order on by May 31st, 2019 to receive flops by race day. 

Packet Pickup
We HIGHLY encourage you to pick up on Thursday or Friday to help cut down the line event morning!

  • Thursday, June 6th:  4-7pm at Fleet Feet Raleigh Ridgewood Shopping Center
  • Friday, June 7th-: 4-7pm at Bond Brothers Beer Company
  • Saturday, June 8th: 9- 10:30am at Bond Brothers Beer Company
Event Details
This non-timed 1K fun run and everyone must wear unaltered “thong” flip flops! The current Guinness World Record is 1,587.  You must be at Bond Brothers Beer Company by 10:30am. Included in your registration is a race shirt which MUST BE WORN DURING THE RUN. If you are not wearing thong (unaltered) sandals, you will not be able to participate.

Shirts are not guaranteed after May 20th.  Extra shirts will be ordered but sizes not guaranteed.  If we are out of your size shirt, please wear a blue shirt to the event.  The first 1,600 people to register will receive a commemorative finishers medal magnet.

Schedule of Events
This is not your typical "race."  There are guidelines we have to follow to submit to Guinness for our attempt to be verified as a new Guinness World Record.

10:30am- Enter into the "corral area."  This is a required step by Guinness and will be recorded for verification submission.  Please arrive no later than 10:30am at Bond Brothers.  We highly encourage you to pick up your race bib/shirt at either Thursday or Friday packet pickup to help with lines on race morning.  Once you arrive at Bond Brothers, you will pick up your bar code liability waiver at the table in front of Bond Brothers.  You will hand this form in to be scanned when you enter into the corral area.  Every participant will hand in their own form and is one of the ways we count participants.

11am- all runners should be in the corral area.  Once all participants are in the corral area, a group photo will be taken and the 1K will start.

Guinness Guidelines
      • Every participant must wear thong flip flops.  They can not adapted for the race in any way and may not have backs.
      • Everyone must complete the entire 1K in flip flops (run or walk).
      • Strollers are allowed in the race.
    • Dogs are not allowed to participate due to liability insurance.

When & Where

Jun 8, 2019


10:30 AM

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