GSOBSC Announces Coastal Half-Marathon Run the Beach Series
16 Nov, 2016
Kaiser Realty by Wyndham Vacation Rentals Coastal Half-Marathon, 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run Take Place on Saturday, Nov. 26
Shed the turkey and start a Thanksgiving weekend tradition by participating in the Kaiser Realty by Wyndham Vacation Rentals Coastal Half-Marathon, 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run on Saturday, Nov. 26. This year’s race provides a special opportunity for fitness enthusiasts to sign up early for next year’s new Run the Beach three-race series and receive a handcrafted, logoed race medal holder. Run the Beach 2017 will include the Big Beach Half-Marathon (Jan. 29) followed by the Sea Turtle Half-Marathon (Feb. 18) and the Kaiser by Wyndham Vacation Rentals Coastal Half Marathon (Nov. 25).
Online registration for the 2016 Kaiser event is $70 through Nov. 6 and $80 from Nov. 7-24 for the half-marathon; $30 through Nov. 6 and $35 from Nov. 7-24 for the 5K; $15 through Nov. 6 and $20 from Nov. 7-24 for the fun run. On-site registration is $90 for the half-marathon, $45 for the 5K and $30 for the fun run. Register at http://gsob.co/2eZfTFX.
Packet pick-up and late registration will take place Friday, Nov. 25 at the Orange Beach Event Center at The Wharf from 3-6 p.m. and the day of the race at the Orange Beach Sportsplex from 6:30-7:30 a.m. Participants may indulge in food and drinks provided by Cosmo’s Restaurant & Bar, Publix and Coca-Cola immediately following the race. Continuing with the Thanksgiving spirit, event organizers also encourage participants to bring canned goods to benefit the Christian Service Center.
"At Kaiser Realty by Wyndham Vacation Rentals, we are excited to welcome runners, and their families, back to the area for our 9th annual Coastal Half-Marathon,” said Emily Gonzalez, director of marketing for Kaiser. “We look forward to the 2016 event, not only so we can see the familiar faces of our friends and family enjoy time together, but for new runners in the area, it will be a preview of the exciting Run the Beach series, which will be kicking off in 2017!"
Additionally, the Sports Commission’s Volunteer Incentive Program supports civic groups by contributing $40 per volunteer per shift worked at designated athletic events, including this race. To learn about volunteering with the Sports Commission, contact Sarah Cooper at 251-947-4611 or SCooper@GulfShores.com.
Book your holiday stay with Kaiser Realty by Wyndham Vacations Rentals at http://gsob.co/2eZisbk or 251-968-6868. Visit GulfShores.com for a full list of accommodation, dining and activity options this Thanksgiving weekend, and go to Team-Magic.com/Events/68 for more details on the half-marathon. For more information on Run the Beach, visit http://gsob.co/2e6igaR