Big Beach Marathon at The Hangout

Big Beach Marathon is at The Hangout on Jan 26th. The post-race celebration is from 9 am - 4 pm in the courtyard with live music, craft beer and family fun!

Big Beach Marathon Weekend 2020

Junction 311 Endurance Sports and The Hangout hosts a full weekend of events for runners, walkers and the community in Gulf Shores, Alabama.

Gulf Shores, Alabama, known as “Small Town, Big Beach,” will be the big town the weekend of January 24th – 26th, 2020 when it plays host to the region’s largest endurance race weekend, the 5th Annual Big Beach Marathon.

The weekend begins on Friday, January 24th and includes: 

  • The Big Beach Safari 7k (4.3 miles) at 9:00 A.M.
  • Jeff Galloway Running School at 12:00 P.M., hosted by Jeff Galloway, Oylmpian, author and famed running coach
  • Marathon/Half Marathon Packet Pick Up and Expo  12:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M.  
    • Location: Grand Ballroom of The Lodge at Gulf State Park, 21196 East Beach Blvd., Gulf Shores, AL 36542

The Big Beach Marathon & Half Marathon will kick-off on Sunday, January 26th. The opening ceremony is at 7:40 A.M. and the race will begin at 8 AM at The Hangout, beachside.

Post Race Big Beach Celebration is from 9 AM to 4 PM in the courtyard.

Join us for live music, craft beer and loads of fun for the whole family, including giant Jenga, foosball and ping pong, foam parties and more.

The event welcomes participants of all ages and abilities. There is a strong local turnout with the event traditionally bringing participants from all 50 states, multiple countries and recognizable names including past participants Brett Favre (NFL) and Jeff Galloway (Olympian). 

Registration remains open online through 1/24/2020 with walk up registration on race day as space remains. For more information and to register visit BIG BEACH MARATHON