St. Augustine Half Marathon 2018
Saturday and Sunday, November 10 and 11, 2018 at Francis Field
The annual St. Augustine Half Marathon will take place on Sunday, November 11, 2018. The event consists of multiple races and running opportunities on Sunday for all ages: a Half Marathon, a 10K, 5K, and a kids race. There will be a Runners Expo at Francis Field on the preceding Saturday (November 10, 2018) from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
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.
The Half Marathon is walker friendly with a required 16 minute/mile pace. The course starts at the Castillo de San Marcos at 7:00 a.m., 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 will start at 7:05 a.m. from Francis Field and travel over the Bridge of Lions into Anastasia State Park and back. Drink stations will be set up every 1.5 miles. You must be 15 years or older to participate in this race. The 10K is walker friendly.
The 5K Family Run will start at 7:10 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 12 and older.
Runners Expo and Kids Race
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 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 10, 2018. The kids race will take place at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday. The main races are all on Sunday.
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: Runners Expo is open on Saturday, November 10, 2018, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. On Sunday, November 11, the field opens at 5:00 a.m. and the races go out from 6:45 to 7:00 a.m. (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
Saturday November 10, 2018
Expo and Registration Packet Pick Up Opens / Francis Field
Kids Race Begins
Expo and Registration Packet Pick Up Closes / Francis Field
Sunday November 11, 2018
Packet Pick Up (5K, 10K and Half Marathon) Opens / Francis Field
Packet Pick Up (5K, 10K and Half Marathon) Closes / Francis Field
National Anthem / Francis Field
Half Marathon / Francis Field
St. Augustine 10K Family Run / Francis Field
St. Augustine 5K Family Run / Francis Field
Expo opens / Francis Field
Awards Ceremony for 5K & 10K Races / Francis Field
Awards Ceremony for Half Marathon / Francis Field
Expo Closes / Francis Field