Frequently Asked Questions









Frequently Asked Questions

Race Info

Where and When can I pick up my number and shirt?

Numbers and T-shirts will be available for pick-up the night before the race, Friday, March 27, 2020, from 6-9pm at the Marathon Rec Center located at 810 33rd Street Gulf and before the start of the race, Saturday, March 28, from 5:00 – 6:30am at the Marathon Rec Center.


Is there a map that shows important race day locations?

Yes, click here for additional race day details and a detailed map showing parking, after race party and awards locations for the day of the race.

Can I have someone else pick up my number and shirt?

Each runner MUST pick up their OWN number and shirt ahead of the race.

How do I get from the parking area to the race start line at the Bridge?

Buses will be provided at Switlik Elementary, 3400 Overseas Hwy., to get runners who park at the school to the starting line.  Runners are urged to plan to be at the school early since runners MUST be on the buses no later than 6:30.  The last buses will be leaving the school at 6:30 am.  You are allowed to walk to the start line on the sidewalk that runs along Overseas Hwy.  Switlik School is approximately 1 ½ miles east of the start line.

What happens at the end of the race?

Water and fruit will be offered near Veterans Park at the finish line.  Buses will be provided at the end of the race for runners to board.  ALL BUSES WILL RETURN TO SWITLIK SCHOOL.  Free beer, soda, drinks,  fruit, and water will be at the Awards Area at the end of 33rd Street, near the school.  Music will be provided.

Am I allowed to walk to the start line?

Runners can walk to the start line.  Some hotels are in easy walking distance:
Isla Bella:  Steps away                 Marriot:  .7 miles              Tranquility Bay:  1 mile

Switlik School is approximately 1.5 miles from the starting line.

Will there be any parking available at the Bridge?

There will be absolutely no parking at the bridge on either start or finish lines.

Will there be bathrooms at the start line?

There will be porta-potties to use at the start line as runners arrive for the race.


Accomodations & Travel

Isla Bella is our 2020 official host hotel.  Located just steps from the start line of the 7 mile bridge run featuring oceanfront accommodations with every room.  Save off your stay by clicking here.  Offer applies to an Oceanfront Double Queen Room. Valid March 26-29, 2019.

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