Upcoming Running Events in Destin
Love to run? If you currently own a home in Destin or will be visiting the area in the coming weeks, pack your sneakers. We have several awesome races coming up that you won’t want to miss!
The first event is the Rock the Road 5K/10K presented by the Junior League of the Emerald Coast. This event will take place on February 27, 2016 at 7AM and begin at Clement Taylor Park. The race is runner, walker and stroller friendly. Rock your best hair band look and be sure to stay on after the race for the after-party and awards at Dewey Destin at 9:30AM.
Next up is the first annual Chasing the Butterflies Walk, which will benefit the local Turner Syndrome Foundation. There will be information about the organizations, as well as food and fun after the walk, including face painting, bounces houses and local vendors. The event takes place at Destin Middle School on February 27, 2016 and begins at 10:30AM so head over after you finish the Rock the Road run.
For the serious distance runners, we have the Kill Cliff Destin Marathon and Half-Marathon coming up. You still have some time to train for this one, though, as it doesn’t take place until April 17, 2016. A double out and back run, this event will benefit the Navy SEAL Foundation. Registration for the event is now open. Start training today, you don’t want to miss these fun upcoming running events in Destin!