The Publix Florida Marathon & 1/2 Marathon Weekend is a qualifying race for the Boston Marathon. Both the 1/2 and full Marathons are USATF-certified courses with ChronoTrack timing.

Among top elites who have competed in the Florida Marathon & 1/2 Marathon Weekend are 4-time Olympian Colleen DeReuck, 1983 Boston Marathon champion Greg Meyer, 4-time Boston Marathon Winner and 4-time NYC Marathon winner Bill Rodgers, Olympian Zola Budd, Olympic Gold Medalist Frank Shorter, Olympian Keith Brantley, 2010 Womens Masters 1/2 Marathon Champion Lori Kingsley and 2009 & 2010 USA 1/2 Masters Champion Paul Aufdemberge. 2012 Half Marathon winner Mbarak Hussein is a two-time winner of both the Honolulu and Twin Cities marathons. 2013 & 2014 half marathon winner Kevin Castille is one of the greatest masters runners in USA Track & field history.

And, then we also host thousands of the best and most enthusiastic everyday runners found anywhere!

Pacers
An elite running team will pace runners in the half marathon to 1:30, 1:40, 1:50, 2:00 and 2:10 finishing times. Pacers will also run the full marathon to 3:30, 3:45, 4:00, 4:15, 4:30, 4:45, 5:00.

 

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Half Marathon Cert: FL09003EBM
Full Marathon Cert: FL09018EBM