17401 Perdido Key Drive
Perdido Key Beach, FL 32507


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Event Description

4 Mile ALL ROAD race 

Participants run a 4-Mile course on road surface along the Gulf throughout the race.  Course is flat, flat, flat.

Original ADVENTURE Run

Participants run 2 miles road on road surface followed by 2.5 miles beach sand. Each participant wears a Flag football belt throughout the race. On the beach portion of the race, "SHARKS" will try to steal the flags. Each participant is given the opportunity to recover the stolen flags. Participants must have flags intact when crossing the finish line to order to eligible for awards.

1 Mile Adventure Run

Participants run an out and back course entirely on the beach. Each participant where a Flag football belt and will be chased by "Sharks"


Race time - 7 AM - beat the heat!


Online registration will close at 11 PM on Sunday, July 2. If you miss the online registration, you will be able to register at the Flora-Bama on Monday, July 3, between 4 and  7 PM or on race day from 6 - 6:45 AM.

Event details and schedule

Come Join us the th 5th Annual SHARK Run at the Flora-Bama TUESDAY July 4th morning.

We have added an ALL ROAD 4 mile run - for those of you that don't like to run on the beach - to accompany the Original ADVENTURE run (2 mile Road/2.5 mile beach) and the ALL BEACH 1 mile Adventure Run 


Race Start Time:

4 Mile and 4.5 Mile races will start at 7 AM SHARP in front of the Flora-Bama.

1 Mile Run will start at 7:15 AM on the beach behind the Flora-Bama. 



Flora-Bama Lounge, Package, & Oyster Bar, Orange Beach, AL



4 Mile all road race course

4.5 Mile road and beach race course

and 1 Mile all beach race.



Top finishers and age group winners in the 4 Mile road race and 4.5 Mile Adventure race will receive awards. All 4.5 Mile Adventure Run finishers and 1 Mile Adventure Run finishers will receive a special finisher's medal.



NEW this year-we will be giving the First 300 to register Sublimated Running singlets which will be available in Male and Female sizing/cuts. But EVERYONE that does Any of these races will get a shirt.


Late Registration and Packet Pick-up:

Packet pick-up and late registration will be available on Monday, July 3, from 4 - 7 PM at the Flora-Bama. Race day registration and packet pick-up will be available from 6 - 6:45 AM at the Flora-Bama.



Parking at the Flora-Bama is limited.  Please carpool if you can.


Post-race Party:

Awards, FREE Food including cold watermelon and hot pizza, and cold beverages including BEER for all participants.

If you are coming to the Beach in South Alabama for the 4th, you don't want to miss this TRADITION at the FloraBama. 

When you have finished the race and celebrating your victory, there will be a ton of things going on along the Gulf to celebrate Independence Day.


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