St. Augustine Half Marathon 2019
Saturday and Sunday, November 9 and 10, 2019 at Francis Field
The 9th Annual St. Augustine Half Marathon will take place on Saturday and Sunday, November 9 and 10, 2019, at Francis Field. The event consists of multiple races and running opportunities on both days for all ages: a 5K Family Run, Kids Run, and Runners Expo on Saturday and the Half Marathon and 10K on Sunday.
The 5K Family Run (ages 10 and over) will start at 7:00 a.m. from Francis Field, go past the Castillo de San Marcos, over the Bridge of Lions, and all the way back. Drink stations with water and energy drinks will be set up at the mid-way point and at the finish line. This race is walker friendly, and is open to ages 10 and older.
Along with the races, there will be a Runners Expo on the grounds of Francis Field where guests can buy running shoes, accessories, and gear, while getting information on new products, local organizations, and more. The Expo will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 9, 2019. The Kids Race (maximum age 12) will take place at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, and there will be a Yoga/Meditation session at 10:30 a.m. that day.
On Sunday, the Half Marathon amd 10K will take place. The Half Marathon has a required 16 minute/mile pace. The course starts at 6:45 a.m. from the Castillo de San Marcos, travels over the Bridge of Lions, to Anastasia Park, down Scenic Highway A1A, over the 312 Bridge, and then all the way back. Runners must be 15 years or older to participate.
The 10K (ages 10 and over) will start at 6:50 a.m. on Sunday from Francis Field and travels over the Bridge of Lions into Anastasia State Park and back. Drink stations will be set up every 1.5 miles.
All races are walker-friendly, offering a unique opportunity to see the sights of the Ancient City along a scenic and comfortable route. For more information, visit the St. Augustine Half Marathon website or call (949) 771-5395.
Registration prices vary depending on the race distance. For more information about registration fees and schedules, visit here. All registrants should pick up their packets before the race. Post-race food and refreshments are available for all participants. Custom-designed trophies will be awarded to the top three participants in each age division. All participants will receive a shirt and finisher's medal.
When: Saturday and Sunday, November 9 and 10, 2019. See detailed schedule below.
Where: Francis Field is located at 29 West Castillo Drive in St. Augustine.
For more information, call (949) 771-5395 or visit here.
Schedule of Events
Date & Time
5K Family Run Start
FRIDAY, November 8, 2019
2 – 7 p.m.
Packet Pickup (all races)
SATURDAY, November 9, 2019
5 – 7 a.m.
Packet Pickup (5K only)
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Runners Expo and Packet Pickup (5K only)
Kids Run (ages 3 - 12)
SUNDAY, November 10, 2019
5 – 6:45 a.m.
Packet Pickup (Half Marathon and 10K)
Half Marathon Start