2019 Big Beach Marathon & Half Marathon

Sunday, Jan 27, 2019
From: 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
The Hangout
101 E. Beach Blvd.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542-
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Hours of Operation
11AM-11PM
2019 Big Beach Marathon & Half Marathon

The 2019 Big Beach Marathon will take place in Gulf Shores. Come join the fun! They have awesome awards, great food & drinks, and plenty of beautiful views through the Gulf State Park & Gulf Shores Beaches. The fun begins and ends at The Hangout!

Big Beach Marathon and Half Marathon will be the first race in the 2019 Run The Beach Series.

More information regarding this series coming soon! To register for Beach Beach, please click here!

Special Rates

Diamond Sponsor
Brett Robinson Vacation Rentals
Save 10% off your beach stay by using promo code BBM19
Platinum Sponsor
Kaiser Realty by Wyndham Vacation Rentals
Enjoy a FREE NIGHT using promo code SPORTSFREE Fall Sports Travel is Our Favorite Annual events, competitive sporting tournaments and beautiful beaches make Gulf Shores & Orange Beach the perfect spot for your team to kick back, relax and enjoy being together in paradise. The Kaiser Realty Group Sales Team is ready to assist in making your trip to the beach a truly “winning” experience. We understand tournaments require varying stay lengths depending on brackets and team play - know we are team players and are ready to be flexible with your team’s needs. Stay with a team that’s dedicated to yours by Calling Today or Booking Online using promo code SPORTSFREE!
Gold Sponsor
Perdido Beach Resort
Rates start at $99.00 per room, per night. To receive special rates please mention Booking ID 15875. Perdido Beach Resort is the only full service resort located directly on the sugar white sand of Orange Beach, Alabama. Amenities include private balconies, refrigerators in all guest rooms and microwaves on each floor. FREE Parking, FREE Wi-Fi, and FREE Daily Housekeeping Service. Restaurants include the Perdido Beach Pizza Company, Splash Bar and Grille, Latitude 30 and Voyagers. Indoor and Outdoor pools, FREE Fitness Center and much more. Recreational activities within walking distance include a private dock for chartered excursions, restaurants and shopping.
Gold Sponsor
The Lodge at Gulf State Park
There’s simply nowhere else like it on the Gulf Coast. The all new Lodge at Gulf State Park, A Hilton Hotel is a model of resilient, environmentally-friendly coastal development where connectivity to the outdoors is a central focus. Located on the sugar white sand beaches and emerald green water of the Gulf of Mexico, The Lodge at Gulf State Park, A Hilton Hotel offers 350 rooms including 20 suites, 4 dining outlets that featured locally sourced provisions, incredible terrace seating and a Coffee and Wine Bar in our main Lobby. The 12,000+ sq. ft ballroom is the largest beach view ballroom on the Gulf Coast.
Silver Sponsor
Gulf Shores Rentals, Inc.
Stay and Play on Our Beaches - Gulf Shores and Orange Beach! We can help you find your perfect vacation spot in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach. Gulf Shores Rentals provides exceptional rental properties with complimentary tickets for the following: One free round of golf, one free deep sea fishing fare, one free admission aboard a dolphin cruise (seasonal), one free admission to Waterville USA (seasonal), two free movie rentals and 14 points to The Track Amusement Center daily. (Certain restrictions apply to complimentary services). In addition, our professional and knowledgeable staff can assist you in customizing the perfect vacation packages to suit your specific needs. Find your place in the sun with Gulf Shores Rentals today.
Silver Sponsor
Meyer Vacation Rentals
Be a winner when you find the best views, value and variety. Where can you go to find it all? One simple answer – Meyer! Representing the largest variety of accommodations on the coast ranging from spacious beach houses to convenient condos in Fort Morgan, Gulf Shores, and Orange Beach, Meyer Vacation Rentals has it all. The big bonus in addition to privacy and space are the fully equipped kitchens and comfortable living areas in all properties. The views range from a gulf-front balcony overlooking the beach, to a waterfront delight on the bay or lagoon. For economy purposes you may wish to choose a property across the street from the beach. By accommodating more people per property in condos and houses the per-bedroom cost is affordable. Our vacation planners are ready to assist you in locating the ideal property to serve as home base during your event.
Bronze Sponsor
Courtyard by Marriott Gulf Shores
Relax and rewind at Courtyard Gulf Shores centrally located between all the action on the Gulf Coast. As one of the premier hotels in the area, we combine comfort and convenience to create the ideal stay for sports guest and leisure travelers. We are conveniently located 1 mile from the Gulf Shores Sportsplex and 6 miles from the Orange Beach Sportsplex. Courtyard the most centrally located hotel in the area and also only 3 miles from the Gulf Coast Beaches and 5 miles from OWA the gulf coast newest theme park. Our state-of-the-art lobby, featuring flexible spaces to work and relax with free Wi-Fi, or soak up the sun in the outdoor swimming pool. Enjoy a variety of breakfast and dinner options at The Bistro - Eat. Drink. Connect., or sip on a Starbucks beverage or evening cocktail. When it's time to relax, spread out in our hotel's spacious guest rooms with free Wi-Fi, and our new entertainment system featuring Netflix and Hulu.
Bronze Sponsor
Springhill Suites by Marriott at The Wharf
We are delighted to welcome you to the Gulf Coast. The Springhill Suites is the Gulf Coast's most inviting resort destination with diverse dining, shopping and entertainment options. All rooms feature a microwave, mini-fridge and sleeper sofa, plus Netflix options on the flat-screen TVs. The hotel offers on-site laundry facilities, Bayes Southern Bar & Grille, and a resort style pool & fitness room. Enjoy complimentary daily breakfast or visit The Market – open 24/7 for snacks and necessities along with complimentary parking and WiFi.
Bronze Sponsor
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott
A complimentary HOT breakfast bar awaits you at the FAIRFIELD INN & SUITES ORANGE BEACH in 2019. Featuring scrambled eggs, sausage, hot cereal, fresh fruits and a Belgium waffle station – there is no better way to start the day! Each guest room is standard w/32” flat panel TVs, mini-fridge and microwave. We are 4 miles from the OBA Sportsplex, 9 miles from the GSA Sportsplex and about 5 miles from the Orange Beach Event Center at The Wharf. Fairfield is located across the street one block away from the beach or you can enjoy our outdoor heated pool (winter months) and hot tub. Contact our sales office for group info.
Bronze Sponsor
Harris Properties Management
Harris Properties is excited and proud to welcome the 2019 Big Beach Marathon & Half Marathon! We are eager to offer a variety of premium accommodations, including the Orange Beach Villas. This is a quiet community of 3 bedrooms 2 bathroom townhomes. These units offer an outdoor pool, community meeting room, stocked fishing pond, gazebo, front door parking, ground floor units (no elevators!). Each townhome unit features ceramic tile floors throughout, a full sized washer and dryer, complete kitchen, and patio with a charcoal grill. Orange Beach Villas provide a very convenient location to sporting venues and area attractions: bath house. Less than a half mile to the Orange Beach Sports Complex. One mile from The Wharf, featuring: a movie theater, restaurants, coffee shops and terrific shopping. Less than 7 miles from the Gulf Shores Sports Complex. Only 4 miles to the Cotton Bayou Public Beach; free bathhouse and outdoor shower.
Champion Sponsor
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Gulf Shores
Holiday Inn Express is located at 160 West Commerce Avenue. 1.5 miles from the beautiful Gulf Shores, Alabama beaches. 2 miles from the Gulf Shores Sports Complex and 3 miles for the Orange Beach Sports Complex. Our property is within a short drive of all the main attractions in the area including: Waterville USA, the Tanger Outlet Center, The Gulf Shores Zoo (the little zoo that could), Lambert's Café (home of the throwed rolls), The Track, Adventure Island, Gulf State Par, The Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge, Fort Morgan and The Wharf. As well doin't forget our pristine sugar white sand beaches on the Gulf of Mexico! But if you don't feel like going very far, we've got you covered with a complimentary hot breakfast served each morning. After breakfast, feel free to indulge at our pool and complimentary fitness center! We also offer complimentary We-Fi and free on-site parking.
Champion Sponsor
Staybridge Suites Hotel
Champion Sponsor
Microtel Inn & Suites of Gulf Shores
Microtel Inn and Suites, Gulf Shores is located at 3600 Gulf Shores Parkway 3 miles from the beautiful Gulf Shores, Alabama Beaches and 2 miles from the Gulf Shores Sports Complex and 3 miles from Orange Beach Sports Complex. Our property is within a short drive of all the main attractions in the area including: Waterville USA, The Tanger Outlet Center, The Gulf Shores Zoo (The little zoo that could), Lambert’s Café, The Track, Adventure Island, Gulf State Park, The Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge, Fort Morgan, and The Wharf. As well don’t forget our pristine white sugar sand beaches on Gulf of Mexico! But if you don’t feel like going very far, we’ve got you covered with a complimentary Hot Breakfast Buffet served each morning from 6:30AM – 9:30AM. After breakfast, feel free to indulge at our Pool and complimentary Fitness Center! We also offer complimentary Wi-Fi and free on-site parking.
Champion Sponsor
Holiday Inn Express Orange Beach
Directly on the beach! FREE hot breakfast! Use Corporate Code 100224694 when booking direct, online, or on the phone. We're having fun at the Holiday Inn Express Orange Beach and it is our pleasure to welcome all Marvelous Marathoners to the beautiful waters of Alabama Gulf Coast beaches. Located directly on the beach, all of our spacious guest rooms feature a private balcony, mini fridge, microwave, Keurig coffee maker, iron, ironing board, and hair dryer, complimentary wired/wireless high speed internet. We also have an outdoor pool, whirlpool, guest laundry facilities, 24 hour complimentary business center, onsite fitness center and beachfront poolside bar (seasonal) When making reservations ask for Corporate Code 100224694. For groups of 10 or more, contact hotel direct. Earn IHG Rewards Points! holidayinnexpressorangebeach.com or call 1-800-holiday and book.
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Best Western Premier, The Tides Hotel
Unique hotel with the lobby on the fourth floor, providing breath taking views of the Gulf of Mexico. Enjoy these magnificent views and perhaps catch a glimpse of dolphins playing while enjoying your morning coffee and breakfast. Hotel offers a full breakfast buffet from 6:30am-10:00am to include several favorites such as build your own waffles! The hotel offers a heated pool (seasonal), hot tub and plush pool towels for your enjoyment on the ground level with direct access to the beach. Our friendly staff will make you feel right at home! Good Vibes at the Tides!
Champion Sponsor
Hilton Garden Inn, On the Beach
Come run with the sand in between your toes and the salt in your nose on the Emerald Coast. It is our pleasure to welcome all 2019 Big Beach Marathon & Half Marathon participants to our beautiful beaches of the Alabama Gulf Coast. Located directly on the beach, all of our spacious guest rooms feature a private balcony, mini fridge, microwave, Keurig coffee maker, iron, ironing board, and hair dryer, complimentary wired/wireless high speed internet, indoor/outdoor flow-thru pool, 2 hot tubs, guest laundry facilities, 24 hour complimentary business center, and onsite fitness center. Rates are subject to availability and 13% taxes. Please contact the hotel direct for best rates and availability.
Champion Sponsor
Sugar Sands Realty
Sugar Sands Realty & Mgmt Vacation Rentals Free nights stay with at least 3 nights, use coupon code:2019 FN. For a 2 night stay get 20% off rent using coupon code: Sports20SS. Coupon code only applies towards the date of event. We have studio up to 5 bedroom rentals. 800-824-6462
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Hampton Inn Gulf Shores
1.5 miles from the beautiful Gulf Shores, Alabama beaches. 2 miles from the Gulf Shores Sports Complex and 3 miles for the Orange Beach Sports Complex. Our property is within a short drive of all the main attractions in the area including: Waterville USA, the Tanger Outlet Center, The Gulf Shores Zoo (the little zoo that could), Lambert's Café (home of the throwed rolls), The Track, Adventure Island, Gulf State Par, The Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge, Fort Morgan and The Wharf. As well doin't forget our pristine sugar white sand beaches on the Gulf of Mexico! But if you don't feel like going very far, we've got you covered with a complimentary hot breakfast served each morning. After breakfast, feel free to indulge at our pool and complimentary fitness center! We also offer complimentary We-Fi and free on-site parking.
Champion Sponsor
Hampton Inn & Suites Orange Beach
At the Hampton Inn & Suites Orange Beach Hotel, we want to show you what Alabama’s Gulf Coast is all about. When you experience the Southern hospitality and scenic beauty of our everyday life, you’ll get to know the real Alabama. So come on in, y’all, the water’s fine. And you can see it the moment you walk into our open, stylish lobby. You’ll feel at home as soon as you get here, where shades of coral, natural driftwood and ocean-themed artwork lead you right onto our beachfront pool deck and beyond to our white sand shores. Everything about this place bubbles over with happiness, and that’s just how we want you to feel throughout your stay. From a friendly smile at our Front Desk to the whimsical paintings and photographs lining our halls, the color and wonder invite you to make memories you’ll never forget. At our Orange Beach hotel, opportunities for fun stretch as far as the horizon. Start your day with free hot breakfast in our lobby, with floor-to-ceiling windows that invite you to get outside. Whether you’re enjoying the view from your beachfront balcony, soaking up the sunshine on our expansive deck overlooking the Gulf of Mexico or making a splash in our indoor/outdoor pool and hot tub, there’s no better place to turn moments into memories. If you venture off property, there’s lots to see and do in our little piece of paradise. You’ll find superior shopping, delectable dining, and rave-worthy recreation just minutes from our hotel in Orange Beach. Just ask any member of our hospitable team to let you in on our local secrets. We love pointing people toward what makes them happy. We are centrally located near the best restaurants, nightlife and major attractions including The Wharf at Orange Beach, Tanger Outlets and Waterville USA. You can also visit historic Fort Morgan just a short drive away from our free, covered parking lot. Our commitment to extraordinary hospitality makes us mindful of the little things, because we know the little things add up to one big, wonderful experience. If you’re not satisfied, we don’t expect you to pay. That’s our commitment and your guarantee. That’s 100% Hampton®. So whether it’s extra towels or an extra umbrella in your sunset drink, let us make you happy. After all, that’s what we’re here for.
Alabama Beach Vacation Rentals
We have gulf front and bay front condos ranging from a 1 bedroom up to a 4 bedroom available throughout Gulf Shores and Orange Beach.
Island House Hotel Orange Beach a DoubleTree by Hilton
Rates start at $129.00. Enjoy the experience of a life time at the islands only Full-Service Hilton Hotel! From sitting on your private balcony over looking the sugar white sand and turquoise waters of the Gulf of Mexico to dining at our Full-Service restaurant. We provide Luxury in paradise, with our award winning culinary team and our touch of genuine southern hospitality. Join us in paradise and let's create memories that will last a lifetime
The Wharf Rental Management LLC
The Levin’s Bend condominiums at The Wharf in Orange Beach, Alabama are home to shopping, dining, the Southeast’s tallest Ferris Wheel, Carmike Movie Theatre, Miniature Golf, Ropes Course, Zip line, Laser Tag and year round live concerts in the 10,000 seat Amphitheater AND the Spectra Light Show! Amenities offered to guests of The Wharf condos include the on-site fitness center and The Oasis private water retreat, featuring a zero entry wave pool, the island’s largest lazy river, tiki bar and grill, hammock island, sandy volleyball, lush waterfalls, sandy beaches and a play area. Ranging from 1-4 bedroom condominiums, all overlook the Wharf Marina and Intracoastal waterway and are in walking distance to all of the property entertainment.