The 2019

Running for the Bay Marathon


St. George Island and Apalachicola, Florida



The Running for the Bay Marathon event, features a Full Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K, 5K and Ultra 50K. This year, 2019, the event is held on Sunday, October 20th. The races are designed to bring attention to The Apalachicola Bay area, one of the most beautiful and important estuaries in America.


The Full Marathon, Half Marathon and Ultra 50K start in Battery Park in Apalachicola and then head over the beautiful Apalachicola Bay, into Eastpoint and then to St. George Island. The 10K and 5K also start in Battery Park in downtown Apalachicola and enjoy the local beauties of Apalachicola Bay.


Come enjoy the fun of the race activities, either as a runner, walker, wheelchair entrant or spectator. You'll be involved in activities that will become one of your "lifelong" memories. Enjoy the races with both your family and friends, while enjoying the beauty of the local area.


The "Running for the bay!" Marathon course is certified by the USATF. Our certification number is FL10040EBM. The course can be used to qualify for the Boston Marathon or any other major that requires times to be set on a certified course.


Time limit: Course is open for all races for 8 hours!


St. George Island Lighthouse