Race where you vacation!
This scenic out-and-back course will start and finish at beautiful Gulf Place on Scenic Highway 30A.
Located in Northwest Florida, South Walton is continually recognized as a premier destination that boasts 26 miles of sugar-white sand beaches, turquoise water, and 16 acclaimed beachside neighborhoods, each with its own personality and style.
It’s More than Just a Race
come for the race,
stay for the Sun.
Friday, Oct. 9th
Enjoy local music and the best BBQ around, as local vendors compete to be crowned Best BBQ in South Walton. All you can eat BBQ and beer with admission; VIP tickets available. Half Marathon and 5K runners receive free admission with race registration.
Saturday, Oct. 10th
Spend the afternoon on the green browsing local vendors and join our Elite Runners for a Shake-Out to gear up for Race Day!
Sunday, Oct. 11th
The Main event! The Half Marathon begins at 7am with the 5K soon thereafter. After the race, hang out for the award ceremony and enjoy the meal buffett, and a cold beer, included with your race registration.
2020 race partners
Thank you to our top 2020 weekend sponsors.
Elite runner program
With over $10,000 in prize money, the 30A Half Marathon is proud to offer a special program for its elite athletes.
- In total prize money
- The elite runner program only applies to runners participating in the half marathon.
Apply ByDeadline for Consideration*
Once your application is received, you will receive an email identifying whether you have been approved, and providing detailed instructions for registering for free via a promo code.
Men's RequirementsQualifying time (last 24 months)
women's RequirementsQualifying time (last 24 months)
*Spaces for the elite runner program are limited.