Course
The star of the show

The 13.1 course starts out on the famous Ocean Dr. and makes its way towards the Julia Tuttle Cswy past some magnificent residences of Miami Beach.

After crossing the causeway into Miami, runners enter the up-and-coming Wynwood area where you will be able to see well-known graffiti artwork throughout this warehouse district.  Runners next leave the city of Miami and return to Miami Beach across the MacArthur Cswy where you’ll catch a glimpse of cruise ships at dock. Upon entering South Beach, the course will run on the new South Point Park Baywalk along the waters of Biscayne Bay with spectacular views of Fisher Island.

As you approach the finish via Ocean Drive, the course turns onto beach side serpentine where the finish line welcomes you. Finally, enjoy a grand post-race beach party on South Beach in Lummus Park.  You earned it!

COURSE MAP

*Course subject to change.

On-Course Information

Aid stations
There will be 11 aid stations with water and Gatorade Endurance along the course and at the start and finish line. All aid stations on the course will have personnel and portable toilets located nearby.

Endurance Formula + Energy Gels

Gatorade Endurance is a portfolio of products created specifically for endurance athletes who are training and racing for prolonged periods of time when fluid and electrolyte losses can be significant. Grounded in years of hydration and sports nutrition research conducted by world renowned experts and the Gatorade Sports Science Institute (GSSI), Gatorade Endurance products help deliver critical fluids and nutrients endurance athletes need during training or racing.  Consuming 12 oz. of Endurance Formula contains 22 g of carbohydrate and the Endurance Gels contain 20 g. Gatorade Endurance Formula and Energy Gel is served on-course at the 305 Half Marathon & 5K. Learn more about the Gatorade Endurance Line of products at www.GatoradeEndurance.com.

Medical support
Medical support during the 305 Half Marathon will be provided by health care professionals. Medical assistance will be available at each water station along the route providing medical assistance as needed. A fully-equipped medical facility will be located near the finish line.

Participants requiring medical assistance may be transported to one of the nearby hospitals, and will be billed by the hospital and ambulance provider. Participants must give on-scene medical personnel the freedom to determine which facility will be utilized.

Portable toilets
A large number of portable toilets will be available at the start and finish area and along the course near every aid station. Please DO NOT relieve yourself on either private or public property along the course.

SAG Wagon 
The back of the pack crew and SAG wagon will signify the end of the field and the maximum 16 minute per mile pace. They will not start timing until the last person crosses the start line and will be with you throughout the race. If you cannot maintain a 16-minute mile pace, you will be required to board the support buses.

GEAR CHECK

Gear should be dropped off prior to entering the start area at the gear check truck. Please make sure to use the clear bags given out at packet pickup, and you muse use your gear check tag located on your bib to identify your bag. There will be additional clear bags on race morning.

Please DO NOT leave valuables in your bag, as we cannot be responsible for the contents of your bag. DO NOT leave your bag around the start or finish areas outside the official bag drop area. Bags left outside and unattended may be confiscated due to Homeland Security requirements.

Time Limit

For your safety and the timely reopening of the streets to vehicular traffic, you must reach key locations by specified times or you will be required to take transportation provided. Half marathon participants MUST complete the course within 3 hour and 30 minutes. Should you fall below this pace, you may be asked by a course official to continue on the sidewalk adjacent to our course as streets will be reopened. Partial lane closures will be utilized, so please make sure to stay inside the cones and obey all public safety officials and course marshals.

PLEASE DO NOT START EARLY! Traffic and safety rules prohibit early starts. Early starters will be eliminated from the official results.

Pace Team

We are proud to partner with pacers from iRun and Go Run running groups. Pacers will be assigned to the following half marathon finishing times:

  • 1:30
  • 1:35
  • 1:40
  • 1:45
  • 1:50
  • 1:55
  • 2:00
  • 2:05
  • 2:10
  • 2:15
  • 2:20
  • 2:30

Race Rules

Runners going backwards, with animals, skateboards, bicycles, baby joggers and roller skates are all prohibited in the 305 Half Marathon. No wheeled vehicles are allowed other than wheelchairs participating in the race.

Walkers will be allowed in the half marathon as long as a 16 minute/mile pace can be upheld. Participants who cannot finish the half marathon in 3 hours and 30 minutes will be asked to move to the sidewalks if they wish to complete the race. MP3 players are permitted during the race. For the safety of all on the course, we ask that runners keep their music low or consider using just one headphone.

Weather

Located near the southern tip of Florida along the state’s Atlantic coastline, Miami Beach typically enjoys mild to moderately warm temperatures in the late winter and early spring months, and usually far drier weather this time of year than in the summer months, when rainfall is usually relatively heavy.

In March, temperatures average between 66°F and 75°F, while rainfall totals average around 2.2 inches, one of Miami’s driest months of the year.

Entertainment

The 305 Half Marathon will have entertainment stations along the course with  bands, performances, cheer squads, community group aid stations and DJs pumping tunes that will keep you movin’ throughout the fun-filled 13.1 mile course.