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posted by: Best Western on the Beach on: December 26, 2019

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This year’s Big Beach Marathon in Gulf Shores will take place on January 26, 2020, with a half marathon and a 7K run! 

Support Locals

Even if you’re just on a vacation getaway to the Gulf Shores area we can use your help raising money for the Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo, which is a partner charity with the Big Beach Marathon! You can sign up to run the full 7K marathon or the half marathon. Whether you want to participate or lend your support, all ages are welcome to enjoy this local annual event. Proceeds will go to help support the Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo, home to over 500 animals and an entrenched part of the community since 1989.

Ticket Info & More 

The 2020 Big Beach Marathon be split between two locations depending on the course you’re supporting or competing in. On Sunday, January 26, the 7K marathon will start and finish at The Lodge, At Gulf State Park - a Hilton Hotel. The half marathon will start and conclude at The Hangout.

There will be fun prizes, food and drink during the all-day event which takes place between 11:00 am - 11:00 pm.
Tickets can be purchased for $75 + $5.50 sign up fee. The full marathon and half marathon packets can be picked up on Saturday, January 25. This is a wonderful opportunity to mingle with locals, get in some exercise, or hang out with the family. This event is hosted and sponsored by Brett/ Robinson Vacation Rentals & The Lodge.

The Best Western on the Beach is a quick 7-minute walk to The Hangout where the half marathon will take place. Our hotel not only offers a great location near the marathon venues, but friendly staff, breathtaking views and beautiful accommodations at affordable rates. Furthermore amenities such as a beachside outdoor pool, two hotel Jacuzzis, an onsite restaurant, free Wi-Fi and much more will ensure a relaxing and luxurious experience in Gulf Shores. Book your stay today!
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