Lace Up Your Running Shoes for Fall Runs

With autumn on the horizon, it’s time to start training for the runs scheduled for this fall on the Alabama Gulf Coast

If you hit the ground running now, you’ll be ready to head off to the races when the time arrives!

Sign up for the 2019 T.E.A.L. There's A Cure 4 Mile Run/Walk & 1 Mile Fun Run, happening on Saturday, September 28. The post-race party will include free drinks and food to all runners and walkers.

Brett/Robinson Coastal Triathlon, Gulf Shores, AL

Are you a triathlete? On Saturday, September 9, Diamond sponsor Brett/Robinson Vacations will host its annual Alabama Coastal Triathlon on the white-sand beach in Gulf Shores. The fierce competition will begin bright and early with a 1.5k swim in the Gulf of Mexico, followed by a 40k bike ride through the state park and finishing with a 10k scenic run. Not quite up to the challenge of this event? The “Tri-it-on” Triathlon begins with a 300-yard swim, a nine-mile bike ride and a two-mile run. After the last triathlete crosses the finish line, join us for the awards ceremony and post-race party at Silver sponsor The Hangout. Call 615-460-9927 for more details about signing up.

Kaiser Coastal Half Marathon and 5K Run

Platinum sponsor Kaiser Realty by Wyndham Vacation Rentals will hold its annual Coastal Half Marathon and 5K Run on November 25, which is the Saturday after Thanksgiving. This will give the entire family an opportunity to burn off those delicious holiday calories. From a one-mile fun run to a 5k run to a half-marathon run, there is a distance for everyone. Enjoy running on the peaceful, scenic, paved trails encompassing the Gulf State Park, Gulf Shores and Orange Beach. Runners are encouraged to stick around for awards and post-race fun at the Orange Beach Sportsplex. For more information on how to sign up, call 615-460-9927.

Don’t delay – start training today!

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