Big Beach Marathon & Half Marathon & Safari 7K

Saturday, Jan 30, 2021 - Sunday, Jan 31, 2021
From: 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
The Hangout
101 E. Beach Blvd.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
Get Directions
Big Beach Marathon & Half Marathon & Safari 7K
See website for registration pricing.

The Big Beach Marathon, Half Marathon, and 7k take place again in Gulf Shores. 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 finishing the last mile on Beach Blvd. with great views of the Gulf of Mexico as you cross the finish line.

Race Days
Saturday, January 30, 2021 – 7k
Sunday, January 31, 2021 – Marathon & Half Marathon

7k Race Day Schedule – 1/30/21
7:30 AM – Late Packet Pickup Opens
8:45 AM – Late Packet Pickup Closes
9:00 AM – Race Start 7k
10:15 AM – Award Ceremony
10:30 AM – Course Officially Closes

Marathon & Half Marathon Race Day Schedule 1/31/21
6:15 AM – Late Packet Pickup Opens
7:45 AM – Late Packet Pickup Closes
8:00 AM – Race Start Marathon, Half Marathon & Marathon Relay
11:00 AM – Award Ceremony Half Marathon
1:30 PM – Award Ceremony Marathon & Marathon Relay
3:00 PM – Course Officially Closes
4:00 PM – Post-race Party ends

Event Amenities
Each participant will receive a custom finishers medal, long sleeve tech race shirt, access to post-race party with free beer and food with live music.

Event Time Limit
Half Marathon – 3.5 hours
Marathon, Marathon Relay – 7 hours
7k – 1.25 hours

Race Awards
Awards will be given to male and female overall and age group winners based on chip time. Age groups are as follows: U19; 20-24; 25-29; 30-34; 35-39; 40-44; 45-49; 50-54; 55-59; 60-64; 65-69; 70-74, 75-79, 80 and up.

**Awards MUST be picked up on race day and WILL NOT be shipped or be available for pickup after race day. Please print results receipt to confirm an award. If you’ve won an award and must leave early, a Junction 311 team member will assist you.

Results and tracking
We will offer free instant text and email messages for finish times.

Note: No Race-Day Registration for Marathon or Half Marathon