Kaiser Realty By Wyndham Vacation Rentals Coastal Half, 5k, 1mi
|Date||Saturday, November 25 2017|
|Location||Orange Beach, Alabama|
Join us for a holiday tradition brought to you by Team Magic and the Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Sports Commission!
Shed your turkey with us at the beach on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. Bring the whole family to enjoy the weekend on Alabama's beautiful Gulf Coast. From a 1 mile fun run to a 5k run to a half-marathon run- There is a distance for everyone. Enjoy running on the peaceful, scenic paved trails through Gulf State Park, Gulf Shores and Orange Beach, then join us for the post-race party at the Orange Beach Sportsplex with great food and drink, Gulf Coast style!
The Kaiser Half Marathon is a family event that encourages the spirit of GIVING! Please consider bringing a can good or several for our can food drive that will be facilitated by The Christian Service Center in Gulf Shores, AL.
Half Marathon Course Description
A fun mix of paved trail through the Orange Beach, Gulf Shores and Gulf State Park "back-country" along with stretches on Gulf State Park Road 2 and E. Beach Blvd along the beautifal Alabama Gulf Coast - all but around 3 miles is on the beautiful, back-country paved trail system. This system has been expanded each year since this event started, so we continue to adjust the course to take advantage of these amazing, peaceful trails.
What to Expect on the Course: We will have Powerade and water at all aid stations.
5K & 1 Mile Run Description
Both the 5k run & 1 mile run start behind the soccer fields on the service road and proceed west on the trail like the Half Marathon course. The 5k will be a loop and the 1 mile will turn around at a 1/2 mile. Both runs finish at the start line, which is now the race finish line. The 5k & 1 mile run will be completely on the paved back-country trail.
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