2019 Sweetheart 5k, Sea Turtle 1/2 Marathon and Sweetheart 1 Mile Fun Run

Saturday, Feb 16, 2019
From: 07:00 AM to 12:00 PM
The Hangout
101 E Beach Blvd
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
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Hours of Operation
11AM-11PM
2019 Sweetheart 5k, Sea Turtle 1/2 Marathon and Sweetheart 1 Mile Fun Run

Book your room, grab your running shoes and sign up today for this awesome race. Activities begin and end at The Hangout in Gulf Shores. Several races to choose from for beginners and pros. This is the second race in the 2019 Run The Beach Series. More information coming soon.

Special Rates

Diamond Sponsor
Brett Robinson Vacation Rentals
Phoenix All Suites Hotels starting as low as $125.00/night
Platinum Sponsor
Kaiser Realty by Wyndham Vacation Rentals
Enjoy a FREE NIGHT using promo code SPORTSFREEFall Sports Travel is Our FavoriteAnnual 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
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 with the best views, value and variety of properties offered by Meyer Vacation Rentals! Representing the largest variety of accommodations on the coast for over 50 years, Meyer properties range from spacious beach houses to convenient condos in the Gulf Shores, Orange Beach, Fort Morgan and Fairhope areas. The big bonus points, in addition to privacy and space, are the fully equipped kitchens and comfortable living areas in all Meyer properties. Meyer properties range from spacious houses and condos on the beach, across the street from the beach and boat-friendly waterfront properties on the Bay and Lagoon. By accommodating more guests per property in condos and houses, the per bedroom cost is affordable for every budget. Contact April Papacharalambous at (251) 967-2063 for more information regarding exclusive discounts for your event today!
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
Caribe Resort
Caribe offers something for everyone. Amenities include: 9 pools some with slides, lazy river, boat docks, tennis courts, game room, putting greens, restaurant & so much more. Our luxurious waterfront 2 & 3 bedroom condominiums feature granite counter-tops, stainless steel appliances, Jacuzzi tubs, floor-to-ceiling windows which lead out to the curvilinear balconies.
Bronze Sponsor
Harris Properties Management
Harris Properties is excited and proud to welcome the 2019 Sweetheart 5k, Sea Turtle 1/2 Marathon and Sweetheart 1 Mile Fun Run! 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
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 Walkers and Runners 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.
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
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 between your toes and the salt in your nose on the Emerald Coast. It is our pleasure to welcome all 2019 Sweetheart 5k, Sea Turtle 1/2 Marathon and Sweetheart 1 Mile Fun Run 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 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. We have studio up to 5 bedroom rentals. 800-824-6462
Foremost Property Management
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.