The 8th Annual Beachside Half Marathon for a Healthy Start is set for Saturday, October 8, 2016 at 6:45 am and the 5k starts at 7:00 am at Riverside Park located at 3001 Riverside Park Dr., Vero Beach, FL 32963
Proceeds raised support the Indian River County Healthy Start Coalition and its five essential programs. “The mission of the Indian River County Healthy Start Coalition is to offer a broad spectrum of programs to assure every pregnant woman and their young children receive necessary healthcare and support services.”
Free Kids Run & Toddler Dash: Goodies to all finishers.
Run for Free: Every person to raise $500.00 will receive a free entry and an invitation to the sponsor appreciation gala.
Half Marathon – Racer Premiums: Includes pre-race pasta dinner, race shirt, running hat, post-race party, finisher medal and chip timed on a certified course. There will be a special 5-year medal to any runner that has finished 5 Beachside Half Marathons.
Half Marathon – Awards: Awards will be given to the overall male and female winners, top male and female master, top three finishers in each of the 5-year age groups, (starting with 15-19 and ending with 75+) for the 1/2 Marathon only.
USTAF Certified Course: The 13.1 mile 1/2 Marathon starts near the pavilion in Riverside Park with breathtaking views of the intra-coastal and ocean while crossing the two main bridges to Orchid Island. You will run through coastal neighborhoods and the Oceanside retail area with incredible views of the beach and ocean, finishing at Riverside Park.
Timing will be done by Runner’s Depot using the ChronoTrack Systems D-Tag.
Host Hotel – Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Vero Beach Oceanside: The hotel is a short walk from the start/finish line of the Beachside Half Marathon making it the perfect place to stay. Rates start at $139 for race participants, please click here for details.