Marathon, half marathon, 10km and 5km race in Melbourne, on Florida’s Space Coast with ample waterfront views
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13 February 2022 (Sunday)
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marathon 2021 — 55,
half marathon 2021 — 698
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The Florida Marathon is an annual long-distance running event held in Melbourne, state of Florida, USA. The official name of the event is Publix Florida Marathon Weekend Fueled by Phocus. About 1.200 athletes take part in marathon race and other competitions (55 runners completed marathon and 698 finished half marathon in 2021).
Every year the race celebrates one of Florida’s famous fruits, 2022 is “Year of the Coconut.”
The Florida Marathon is an official Boston Marathon Qualifier.
The Florida Marathon 2022 is a qualifying event for the Abbott WMM Wanda Age group World Championships.
More about Melbourne and its attractions you may find here and here.
Florida Marathon and Half Marathon (Publix Florida Marathon & 1/2) 2017
Marathon race, 26.2mi/42.195km (Publix Florida Marathon)
The marathon race of 26.2mi/42.195km starts at 6:10 13 February 2022 (Sunday) on 2205 Front Street in Melbourne on Florida’s Space Coast.
Age limit: at least 13 years old on race date.
Half Marathon race, 13.1mi/21.097km (Publix Florida Half Marathon)
The half marathon race of 13.1mi/21.097km starts at 6:30 13 February 2022 (Sunday) on 2205 Front Street in Melbourne on Florida’s Space Coast.
Age limit: at least 13 years old on race date.
6.2mi/10km Race (Giant Leap 10K)
The 6.2mi/10km race starts at 6:50 13 February 2022 (Sunday) on East New Heaven near Front Street in Melbourne on Florida’s Space Coast.
Entry fee: $40—100.
3.1mi/5km Race (Florida Eye 5K)
The 3.1mi/5km race starts at 6:50 13 February 2022 (Sunday) on 2205 Front Street in Melbourne on Florida’s Space Coast.
Entry fee: $25—40.
Post Race Party
The post race party takes place 13 February 2022 (Sunday) at Front Street Park.
Free beer and snacks for runners, food and live music.
The course of the Florida Marathon and Half Marathon (Publix Florida Marathon & 1/2) 2022 is an out-and-back circle that tracks through the streets of Melbourne to the beach side barrier island and back to the mainland. The route hoops part of the Indian River Lagoon, crosses the Eau Gallie and Melbourne Causeways, traverses the Eau Gallie River.
Marathoners run 2 loops and half marathon participants — 1 loop. The only difference between the first and second loop is in Ballard Park, where marathoners go a bit further into the park on loop 2. The red carpet greets the runners at the finish line.
Start and finish for all races of the Florida Marathon and Half Marathon (Publix Florida Marathon & 1/2) 2022 is in Claude Edge Front Street Park, located on Front Street along the Indian River in Downtown Melbourne at the base of the Melbourne Causeway. The start is on the north side of New Haven Avenue, facing east. The finish is on east side of Front Street, facing south.
You may find the official course map of the Florida Marathon and Half Marathon (Publix Florida Marathon & 1/2) 2022 here.
The time limit for completing the marathon is 7 hours, for the half marathon distance — 6 hours.
The pace makers of the Florida Marathon and Half Marathon (Publix Florida Marathon & 1/2) 2022 provide the necessary pace in order to finish within a certain time. Goal times for marathon are following: 3:30, 3:45, 4:00, 4:15, 4:30, 4:45, 5:00 hours. These are half marathon target times: 1:30, 1:35, 1:40, 1:45, 1:50, 1:55, 2:00, 2:05, 2:10, 2:15, 2:20 hours.
Water and nutrition stations are located approximately every 1.5-2 mile of the route, and at the finish. The stations provide runners with drinking water, Gatorade sports drink, Clif Shot energy gel. Finishers get a variety of cold drinks, including beer, fruits and snacks.
The route of the Florida Marathon and Half Marathon (Publix Florida Marathon & 1/2) 2022 is certified by the Road Running Technical Council of USA Track & Field (USATF).
You may sign up for races of the Florida Marathon and Half Marathon (Publix Florida Marathon & 1/2) 2022 online.
The online registration is open till 3 February 2022.
If slots are available you may sign up for the races 12—13 February 2022 (Saturday — Sunday, including the race morning) at the Expo and near the Start Line.
The entry fee for the Florida Marathon (Publix Florida Marathon) 2022 varies depending on the date of purchase:
from 22 February to 7 March 2021 — $65,
from 8 March to 31 May 2021 — $75,
from 1 June to 30 September 2021 — $85,
from 1 October to 31 December 2021 — $110,
from 1 January to 10 February 2022 — $120,
11—12 February 2022 on the spot, cash only — $130.
Entry fee does not include a platform service fee.
The entry fee for the Florida Half Marathon (Publix Florida Half Marathon) 2022 varies depending on the date of purchase:
from 22 February to 7 March 2021 — $55,
from 8 March to 31 May 2021 — $65,
from 1 June to 30 September 2021 — $75,
from 1 October to 31 December 2021 — $95,
from 1 January to 10 February 2022 — $110,
11—12 February 2022 on the spot, cash only — $120.
A platform service fee is charged additionally.
You may sign up for Florida Virtual Run (option for Florida Marathon, Half Marathon).
Your Marathon or Half Marathon Race Entry includes:
- Bib number with time measuring chip
- Event hat
- Food and beverages stations, toilets along the course and after the race
- Pace maker service
- Music and performance groups along the course
- Finisher medal
- Online race results
- Photos from the race
- Medical aid if necessary
You may order at extra charge event T-shirt ($15).
You may pick up the Race Pack with your bib number:
- at the Expo of the Florida Marathon and Half Marathon (Publix Florida Marathon & 1/2) 2022, located in Front Street Park Civic Center (2205 Front St, Melbourne, FL 32901), 12 February 2022 (Saturday) from 10:00 till 18:00,
- near the Start Line, underneath the gazebo at Claude Edge Front St. Park, 13 February 2022 (Sunday) on race day from 5:00 up to 15 minutes till the start.
To get your Race Pack you should show your photo ID or its copy on the screen.
You may authorize another person to collect your Race Pack. The collecting person needs to present a copy of your ID.
No health certificate is required to enter any race of the Florida Marathon and Half Marathon (Publix Florida Marathon & 1/2) 2022.
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Date: 7 February 2021
Temperature: 18°C – 26°C (64°F – 78°F)
Wind: 11 km/h (7 mph)
Date: 2 February 2020
Temperature: 10°C – 17°C (50°F – 63°F)
Wind: 21 km/h (13 mph)
Date: 10 February 2019
Temperature: 19°C – 22°C (66°F – 72°F)
Wind: 15 km/h (10 mph)
Date: 11 February 2018
Temperature: 20°C – 29°C (69°F – 83°F)
Wind: 9 km/h (6 mph)
Date: 5 February 2017
Temperature: 15°C – 22°C (59°F – 72°F)
Wind: 8 km/h (5 mph)
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