Runner's Info

Tomoka Marathon and Half Marathon

Here are two 16 week training plans to help you get ready for the marathon and half marathon.
Full Marathon Training Plan
Half Marathon Training Plan

Saturday, March 24, 2018 - 6:00 a.m.

LOCATION:

The Casements
25 Riverside Drive
Ormond Beach, FL 32176

RACE PERKS

Complimentary Beer & Food
Race t-shirt and Goody Bag
All finishers of the half and full marathon receive a Finisher’s Medal
Post race food, drinks and beer.

RACE DESCRIPTION

The Marathon will start at 6:00 a.m.. The route will take runners through natural and historic Florida on a beautiful course including the Tomoka State Park and returning along the Intracoastal Waterway.

The Half Marathon will start at 6:30 a.m.. The route will take runners through natural and historic Florida and into the Tomoka State park and turning back the same way for an out-an-back run. Yes! You get the bridge twice :)

The 5K route will start at 7:00 am in Fortunata Park, run across the Granada bridge and head up Beach Street before turning around and coming back across the bridge to finish up in Rockefeller Gardens. You also get the bridge twice :)

EARLY PACKET PICKUP

Ormond Brewing Company, 301 Division Ave Unit 15, Ormond Beach, FL 32174
We will be located in one of the open bays at Ormond Brewing. Please look for the signs directing you to packet pickup. You may still register at packet pickup or on race morning.
Thursday, March 22nd from 4:00pm until 8:00pm
Friday, March 23rd from 2:00pm until 6:00pm

Race Day
Beginning at 5:00am

RACE SCHEDULE

4:30am - Shuttle departs from Hampton Inn for The Casements for the Full Marathon Participants
5:00am - Parking lot at Osceola Elementary School opens
5:00am - Packet Pickup and Race Day Registration Opens
5:30am - Shuttle departs from Hampton Inn for The Casements for the Half Marathon Participants
6:00am - Full Marathon Starts
6:20am - Shuttle departs from the Hampton Inn for The Casements for the 5K participants and spectators
6:30am - Half Marathon Starts
7:00am - 5K Starts
8:00am - Shuttle Service back to the Hampton Inn begins and runs continuously until 1:30pm
8:45am - Kids' Run Starts
9:00am - 5K Awards Ceremony
10:30am - Half Marathon Awards Ceremony
11:00am - Kids' Run Starts
11:30pm - Full Marathon Awards Ceremony
1:00pm - Race Course Closes (7 hour time limit)

GENDER SPECIFIC TECH SHIRTS

Each Registered Runner will receive a shirt. Sizes are not guaranteed for registrations received after March 1st, 2017.

REGISTRATION

Online Registration closes at midnight on Wednesday March 21, 2018

Click Here to Register Online

Late registration will be available at packet pickup and on race day. See above for locations and times.

Mail

Complete the paper registration form and send no later than March 17th with check payable to:
Runner's High Timing and Race Management
1430 Arrowhead Trail, Enterprise, FL 32725
Click here for the paper form

ENTRY
Through September 25:
  • 5K $25
  • Half $50
  • Full $75
September 26 – December 31:
  • 5K $25
  • Half $60
  • Full $90
January 1 – February 26:
  • 5K $30
  • Half $75
  • Full $100
February 27 – March 21:
  • 5K $35
  • Half $90
  • Full $110
Packet Pickup - Race Day:
  • 5K $40
  • Half $100
  • Full $120
AWARDS

Half Marathon & Marathon
Top Overall Male & Female
Top Overall Male & Female Masters
Top 3 male & female in age groups 17 & under, 18-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75+

5K
Top Overall Male & Female
Top Overall Male & Female Masters
Top 3 male & female in age groups 9 & under, 10-17, 18-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75+

ROUTES

The full marathon route, affectionately known as “The Tomoka Loop”, has appeal for locals and travelers alike to enjoy some of the most diverse natural “Old Florida” scenery remaining. The views include unobstructed vistas of two rivers, inland creeks and marshes, barrier island dunes and beach, as well as historic sites. “The Tomoka Loop” is designated as one of Florida’s Scenic Highways and runners will quickly see why it earned this distinction as they experience this beautiful route from the start to the finish line.

TIMING & SCORING

All events will be Chip Timed. All Participants will receive a timing chip that will attach to their shoe.

Water Stops

#1 at approximately Mile 0.7

#2 at approximately Mile 1.5

#3 at approximately Mile 2.3

#1 at approximately Mile 1.7 - Water, Gatorade and Portable Toilets

#2 at approximately Mile 3 - Water, Gatorade and Portable Toilets

#3 at approximately Mile 4 - Water, Gatorade and Portable Toilets

#4 at approximately Mile 5 - Water, and Portable Toilets

#5 at approximately Mile 6 & 8 - Water, Gatorade, CLIF Gels and Portable Toilets

A Medical Tent will be available at Mile 6 & 8

#6 at approximately Mile 9 - Water, Gatorade and Portable Toilets

#7 at approximately Mile 10 - Water, Gatorade and Portable Toilets

#8 at approximately Mile 11 - Water, Gatorade and Portable Toilets

#9 at approximately Mile 11.2 - Water, Gatorade and Portable Toilets

#10 at approximately Mile 12.5 -Water, Gatorade and Portable Toilets

#1 at approximately Mile 1.2 - Water and Portable Toilets

#2 at approximately Mile 3 - Water, Gatorade and Portable Toilets

#3 at approximately Mile 4.5 - Water, Gatorade and Portable Toilets

#4 at approximately Mile 5.8 - Water, Gatorade, CLIF Gels and Portable Toilets

#5 at approximately Mile 8.3 - Water, Gatorade and Portable Toilets

#6 at approximately Mile 10 - Water, Gatorade, CLIF Gels and Portable Toilets

A Medical Tent will be available at Mile 10

#7 at approximately Mile 11.3 - Water, Gatorade and Portable Toilets

#8 at approximately Mile 12.9 - Water, Gatorade, CLIF Gels and Portable Toilets

#9 at approximately Mile 14 - Water, Gatorade, and Portable Toilets

#10 at approximately Mile 16 - Water, Gatorade, CLIF Gels and Portable Toilets

#11 at approximately Mile 17.3 - Water, Gatorade, and Portable Toilets

#12 at approximately Mile 19 & 21 - Water, Gatorade, CLIF Gels, and Portable Toilets

A Medical Tent will be available at Mile 19 & 21

#13 at approximately Mile 22 - Water, Gatorade and Portable Toilets

#14 at approximately Mile 23 - Water, Gatorade, and Portable Toilets

#15 at approximately Mile 24 - Water, Gatorade and Portable Toilets

#16 at approximately Mile 25.5 - Water, Gatorade and Portable Toilets