The Mississippi Gulf Coast Marathon ‘Halfway to Go’ Party kicked off Monday night at Murky Waters in Gulfport.
The event was free and open to the public and included food, drinks, live music, as well as a fun run. The party was to remind people about the official Gulf Coast Marathon on December 14th and 15th.
The December marathon will include four different distances: a one-mile kid race, a 5K race, a 13.1 mile half marathon from Jones Park to MGM Park, and the full 26.2 mile marathon which goes from Henderson Point to MGM Park.
Event Co-Founder Pat Fellows is a Gulf Coast native and he says it is important to keep this tradition going. “You know you hear forever about the 26 miles of beaches and I was like it’s the perfect distance. Let’s figure out a way to do it. Over three or four years of meetings and what not, we put on our first one, this is our fourth year, so our first one was three years ago. It’s super cool for me to come home, be on the Coast, and bring a cool event here.”
You can register now and get 15 percent off with promotions code H2GB2B. The offer expires July 16th so head to msgulfcoastmarathon.com to sign up.