15th Annual Key West Half Marathon at the Half Shell Raw Bar
Taking place on Sunday, January 20, 2013, the 15th Annual Key West Half Marathon is an exciting event for professional runners, amateur athletes and fans that come to watch the competition. Racing through Key West’s historic Old Town and waterfront areas, the half marathon begins at 7AM sharp and travels through the beautiful Florida Keys.
Attracting racers from all over the world who come to complete in the balmy Florida climate, this fun competition takes place at the Half Shell Raw Bar. Crossing 13.1 miles of flat Florida terrain, this family-friendly event is regarded as one of the top 10 winter half marathons in the United States. Racers challenge each other to a grueling competition that requires perseverance and determination as much as strength. In Key West, it’s one of the most exciting sports events of the entire year, and people from all over the Keys and beyond come for the excitement
With a scenic setting, easy weather and friendly competition, the 15th Annual Key West Half Marathon is fun for the whole community as locals and tourists alike turn out to watch the show. Along with the race, you’ll find a smattering of exciting activities in Key West that weekend including meet and greet happy hours, yoga classes, a runners’ expo, keynote speech from author Hal Higdon and of course, the post race celebration with awards and live music for everyone.