2020 The SHARK Run

Saturday, Jul 04, 2020 - Sunday, Jul 05, 2020
From: 07:00 AM to 12:00 PM
The Wharf in Orange Beach
23101 Canal Rd.
Orange Beach, AL 36561
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Hours of Operation
10AM-10PM

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2020 The SHARK Run
Admission:
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The 7th Annual Shark Run has a new location: The Wharf in Orange Beach. There will be categories for both a 5K Run and a 5K Competitive Walk. This a Certified Course and starts at 7:00 a.m. ALL finishers for ALL events will get a Finisher’s medal, and both events will have age group awards.

The Shark Adventure Run will be July 5th at 7:00 a.m. at Cobalt, The Restaurant, located under the Perdido Pass Bridge in Orange Beach. It has been part of the course every year. The new distances are a 2.5-mile Adventure Run (half beach/half road), instead of the old 4.5-mile course.

For the traditional 1-mile All Beach Adventure run, you will still wear the flag belts and there will still be “SHARKS” chasing you in BOTH events. ALL finishers for BOTH events will get a Finisher’s medal.

Also NEW for 2020, is The SHARK ATTACK Challenge. Register and finish one of the races on BOTH days and receive the first edition SHARK ATTACK MEDAL. Only those who complete a race on both days are eligible.

Special Rates

Platinum Sponsor
Vacasa Alabama
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Gold Sponsor
The Lodge at Gulf State Park
Rates starting at $279.00 please request SRP - TSR. 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
ONE CLUB Gulf Shores
With miles of beautiful Gulf Coast and white sand beaches close by, ONE CLUB is the epitome of southern coastal living. Start your morning in the state-of-the-art One Life Fitness and Spa. Then select from a variety of activities before enjoying a delicious lunch at 45 Restaurant and Bar. Join your friends and family for happy hour at sunset, before having a fun-filled evening at one of the entertainment venues. Feel at one with the Gulf Coast lifestyle with ONE CLUB at the center of it all. Discover the perfect blend of serenity, nature, and a year-round get-away with a myriad of activities. At ONE CLUB, you’re afforded every luxury at an incredible value.
Champion Sponsor
Hotel Indigo
The Hotel Indigo Orange Beach stands apart from other area properties. A stone’s throw from the Gulf of Mexico, our dog-friendly Gulf Shores-Orange Beach hotel blends boutique beauty with classic InterContinental comfort. Each of our 62 guestrooms features touches you'd expect of a boutique hotel, and our fourth-floor Retreat Suites look out upon Gulf State Park and our beautiful beachside neighborhood. Our attentive staff waits on your every need, each stay feels like a trip to see family — whether it’s your first visit or your fifth. We offer indoor and outdoor pools, hot tub, pool bar, fitness center, onsite dining, two meeting spaces, complimentary Wi-Fi and parking. Hotel Indigo Orange Beach is part of InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), one of the world’s leading hotel companies.
Champion Sponsor
Holiday Inn Express Orange Beach
We're having fun at the Holiday Inn Express Orange Beach and it is our pleasure to welcome all Shark 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 the Sales Manager, Nikki Williams at the hotel directly at 251-974-1634 or you can e-mail at [email protected] for the best rates and availability. Earn IHG Business Rewards Points! Earn 3 points per $1 spent within a group or meeting booking with no minimum qualifying spend to earn points! Please visit holidayinnexpressorangebeach.com or call 1-800-HOLIDAY and book.
Lucky Bird Vacations
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Island House Hotel Orange Beach a DoubleTree by Hilton
Rates Starting at $370.00 Enjoy the experience of a life time at the islands only Full-Service Hilton Hotel! From sitting on your private balcony overlooking 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!!!
Aronov Condo Management
Seachase Resort Located along Alabama’s Gulf Coast, SeaChase Resort boasts luxury accommodations, robust amenities, and close proximity to all Orange Beach has to offer. Take a dip in one of five pools, unwind in one of four whirlpools, hit the tennis courts, or just relax along the sugar sand beaches. Orange Beach is home to Gulf State Park, Gulf Coast Zoo, and The Wharf. Plus you’ll find championship golf courses, incredible local seafood, shopping centers, and more. Orange Beach is a hidden gem along the Gulf of Mexico, but you’ll find it has so much to offer. Embrace the beach culture: unwind, slow down, and embrace each moment. Martinique on the Gulf Located along Alabama’s Gulf Shores on the Fort Morgan Peninsula, Martinique on the Gulf is a quintessential resort beach community offering luxury condos, cozy cottages, and vacation rental homes. Unravel your daily worries and revel in the 600 feet of sugar-white sand beaches at your doorstep. Martinique on the Gulf also boasts two onsite clubhouses, tennis courts, a fitness center, indoor/outdoor pool, bike paths, and more. You are also within reach of the Peninsula Golf and Racquet Club, Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge, the Mobile Bay Ferry, Bellingrath Gardens, and more. Neighboring Bon Secor National Wildlife Refuge offers 4,200 acres of land, which features freshwater swamps, sand dunes, scrub forest, and more. There are also multiple Alabama birding trails along the Gulf Coast where you can catch a glimpse of the more than 430 bird species documented in Alabama.
Southern Vacation Rentals
Southern Vacation Rentals is thrilled to welcome you to Gulf Shores. Create sweet Southern moments as you explore the many attractions and beautiful beaches of Coastal Alabama. With a fantastic variety of condos and homes perfect for group travel, discover your home away from home with Southern Vacation Rentals today.