Gulf Shores | Orange Beach Sports & Events
Signature Race Events
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From Boston Marathon qualifiers to quirky themed 5Ks, it’s easy for runners to get a race on the books during their trip to Alabama’s white-sand beaches. These events offer participants the opportunity to explore and experience Gulf Shores and Orange Beach in a whole new way. Visiting runners can trot across various terrains, including the beach, while also getting to know local athletes. See the list of events below and start planning your next race-cation!
Join us the Saturday after Thanksgiving and bring the whole family for the Coastal Half Marathon, 5K and one-mile fun run. There’s a race for all skill levels, and participants can run, walk or wheel across the finish line. This fun, family event is a great way to burn off a few extra helpings of that Thanksgiving dinner.