Run, Walk, and Party with us January 24 - 26, 2020
Run Flat. Run Fast!
Boasting a flat and fast Boston Qualifier course, the marathon reveals beautiful scenery as it runs through the paved trail system of Gulf State Park before crossing the Beach Blvd pedestrian bridge and finishing the last 1.2 miles on Beach Blvd with great views of the Gulf of Mexico at the finish. ::race details
Half, Full, 7K and Challenge Options
Choose from a flat, fast and fun half or a full tailor-made to BQ! Not up for that much running? Do the 7k on Saturday! Or choose our brand new Dolphin or Shark Challenges! Run the 7K on Saturday then the half or full on Sunday. ::race details
Shark & Dolphin Challenges!
Feeling at the top of your game? Ready for a race packed weekend with extra bling, shirts and yummy craft beer? Then the Shark Challenge might be just the thing for you. Run the Big Beach 7k on Saturday and the Big Beach Marathon on Sunday for a total of 30.6 miles and get a cool Shark Challenge medal and t-shirt to recognize your achievement. And we’ll throw in 2 extra beer tickets for Sunday’s Big Beach Bash! Register Now!
Maximize your race weekend with extra bling, shirts and yummy craft beer. Choose the Dolphin Challenge and run the Big Beach 7k on Saturday and the Big Beach Half Marathon on Sunday for a total of 17.5 miles and get a cool Dolphin Challenge medal and t-shirt to recognize your achievement. And we’ll throw in 2 extra beer tickets for Sunday’s Big Beach Bash! Register Now!
So with either challenge, you get three(3) shirts, three(3) medals and four(4) beer tickets for Sunday’s Big Beach Bash!
Jeff Galloway Running School
At this highly motivating class taught by Jeff, he gives you the information you need to reach your goals. The format allows everyone to ask questions at any time, so each can get the individual info needed.
You Got this!
The Big Beach Marathon will again take place in Gulf Shores, Alabama, known for its white sand beaches and clear Gulf of Mexico waters. Run 7k, 13.1, 26.2 at the Big Beach!
hang out at THE HANGOUT
On Sunday the half and full marathons start and finish at the entertainment & dining epicenter of Gulf Shores, The Hangout.
The 7K on Saturday starts and finishes in Gulf State Park across from the beautiful brand new Lodge.
101 E Beach Blvd
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
Where to Stay
Gulf shores offers great accommodations, restaurant and vacation options. Fly in to Pensacola International Airport or the Mobile Regional Airport. Visit our Location and Travel page for more info.
Our sponsor partners will be highly visible, recognized and honored through multiple avenues based upon the level of support. Our charity partners will be able to help those in need from the funds raised as our community, state and region partipate in and celebrate this event. More details