Sunday April 10, 2016
Pensacola Beach, FL

Come race the event Competitor Magazine lists as a MUST-DO race. The 7th Annual running of the Gulf Coast Half Marathon @ Pensacola Beach inspired by Running Wild!

Competitor Magazine -  April 2014


Registration & Packet Pick-Up

Friday April 8th
12:00pm - 6:00pm

Saturday April 9th
11:00am - 5:00pm

Running Wild
3012 East Cervantes Street
Pensacola, FL 32503
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Half Marathon Entry Fees

Opening price - $50
11/4/15 - $60
11/30/15 - $65
2/8/16 - $70
3/12/16 - $75
4/4/16 - $85

10 Miler Entry Fees

Opening Price - $50
11/4/15 - $50
11/30/15 - $55
2/8/16 - $60
3/12/16 - $65
4/4/16 - $75

Participants must present a government issued ID to pick up race packet. Proxy Packet Pick-up (picking up a packet for someone else) the process is as follows: a copy of that participants photo ID is required and an acknowledgment of proxy pick-up will need to be signed. This copy will be retained until the completion of the event weekend as proof of packet distribution.

There are no exceptions to this rule. If you wish to have your packet picked up by proxy the photo copy of your drivers license will be retained as proof of pick up. You must be 18 years or older to proxy pick up for another runner.

There is No Race Day Packet Pick-Up.

Entry fees are NON-REFUNDABLE. Sorry, no exceptions. Once we receive and accept your entry, you will not receive a refund if you cannot participate. You may not give or sell your number to anyone else. Should you be unable to participate due to injury or illness you can defer your entry to another Gulf Coast Half Marathon in the next 12 months up to 14 days before the event for a deferral fee of $25. Email for info.



The Gulf Coast Half Marathon & Joe Relaxo are looking for a team of dedicated volunteers to assist in helping make the 7th Annual GCHM @ Pensacola Beach a success. Are you part of a charitable organization? We have volunteer fundraising opportunities for groups such as schools, clubs, churches and other not-for-profit organizations. Contact us at to get involved!


Address: 6 Casino Beach Boardwalk, Pensacola Beach, FL 32561
"Drive to Pensacola beach, look for Beachball water tower."

It is suggested to arrive no later than 1 hr before race.

Not allowed:
- Bikes / hand-crank cycles (chairs)
- Baby strollers/jogging strollers
- Dogs
- Rollerblades/rollerskates
- Scooters
- Skateboards
- Anything being dragged behind including tires


Course Time Limit

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There is a 4 hour course limit to complete the half marathon race (~18:00/mile pace). If you are unable to continue at this pace you will be helped into the SAG wagon and will be transported to the finish line. The SAG wagon will only leave after the last runner has crossed the starting line and will proceed at ~18:00/mile according to chip/tag electronic timing.

The Gulf Coast Half Marathon @ Pensacola Beach will feature Mile Markers at every mile and 11 well supported water stations.