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Join us in Pensacola Beach for the 5th Annual running of the Gulf Coast Half Marathon @ Pensacola Beach inspired by Running Wild!


3012 East Cervantes Street
Pensacola, FL 32503

Friday, April 11th & Saturday, April 12th
Packet Pick-Up Hours: 11-5

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.

There is No Race Day Packet Pick-Up.


Half Marathon Entry Fees

  • $55 until 12/30/2013
  • $60 until 3/10/14
  • $70 until 3/31/14
  • $85 until 4/12/14 (in person only at Running Wild Pensacola)
  • $105 (04/13/2014 - Race Day but only if available




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.

Awards & Medals

Location: Flounders Post Race Party
Time: Sunday 4/13/2014 - 10:00am

All participants that complete the 5th Annual
Gulf Coast Half Marathon @ Pensacola Beach
will receive an awesome finisher medal!

Age Group Breakdown

Awards will be awarded 3 deep in each of the
below age group for both males and females.

14 & Under 25-29 40-44 55-59 70-74
15-19 30-34 45-49 60-64 75+
20-24 35-39 50-54 65-69  

Please note that all age group awards are based on chip/tag time, NOT gun time.


The Gulf Coast Half Marathon & Joe Relaxo are looking for a team of dedicated volunteers to assist in helping make the 3rd 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

Course Time Limit

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.