Life Time Miami Marathon and Half Marathon presented by cbdMD
February 9, 2020
Register for the experience of a LIFETIME! Come out and explore all the wonderful things that make Miami famous. The Life Time Miami Marathon & Half Marathon takes you through the streets of Miami starting in the downtown area, to the scenic beaches, through the art district and back around to our lovely bay area. You won’t want to miss one of South Florida’s premier events and Miami’s only marathon!
ABOUT THE COURSE
The course is a USTAF-certified, flat, single-loop and Boston-qualifying course*.
There are several bridges along the course with a very slight incline. The bridges are being held in the closed-to-vessel position for the duration of the race.
Digital time clocks will be positioned throughout the course.
Course markers, directional arrows and other signage will be positioned throughout the course.
Several digital clocks at the finish line will display unofficial times.
The full and half marathon will feature entertainment along the course for both spectators and runners.
If you signed up for the full marathon and you decide to run the half marathon, you will receive a half marathon finisher’s medal.
Please line up in the Start Line area according to your corral listed on your race bib.
NEW Back of the Pack vehicle – Chiva bus!
Garmin is a proud sponsor of the Life Time Miami Marathon & Half Marathon presented by cbdMD. Download the official Marathon, Half Marathon & Tropical 5k race course to your compatible Garmin device.
Runners have been pre-assigned a Start Line corral which is indicated on your bib number. Corrals will be labeled by large signs. Match the letter on your bib to the letter of your corral. Varying time gaps will be used between each corral, closely resembling a wave start format.
The start line
601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, FL 33131
The 26.2-mile course starts and finishes in the same general area. The race will start heading north in front of the American Airlines Arena.
Gear check is located three blocks south of the Start Line, right past the Bayside Marketplace. The clear bag provided at packet pick-up must be used. See the gear check section below for more information.
Participants will be able to use Start Line walkways to access their corral until 15 minutes before their estimated start time.
A medical unit will be located at the start line for your safety. Please look for medical personnel in green T-shirts if you need assistance. Water/Gatorade stations will be located on both sides of the start line area.
Port-o-lets and facilities will be located towards the front and back of the Start line and inside the American Airlines Arena (no bags permitted). Two ADA restrooms will be located at 8th St. and Biscayne Boulevard.
The finish line
301 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, FL 33131
Runners will finish heading north adjacent to Bayfront Park, only four blocks south of the start line (intersection of Biscayne & E. Flagler Street).
Assistance to the finish
Transport back to the finish line will be provided for runners unable to complete the race. A runner follow-up bus/van will be available throughout the course at the back of the pack. The finish line is on Biscayne Boulevard (between SE 1st St. and Flagler St.) and will remain open until 2:00 p.m.
Family reunion area
After finishing, reunite with friends and family under the signpost with the first letter in your last name. Just make sure you let everyone know which letter to meet you at! If your runner is taking an extra-long time, please visit the Information Booth at the post-race area (located in the center walkway of Bayfront Park, adjacent to the finish shoot) where we will have athlete look-up set up. Course and medical personnel will track runners and record data to ensure updates for families on your runner’s condition and/or whereabouts.
Baptist Health South Florida is there to tend to your needs. Doctors, nurses and other medical professionals from Baptist Health, which includes Baptist Hospital, South Miami Hospital, Doctors Hospital, Homestead Hospital, West Kendall Baptist Hospital and Mariners Hospital, as well as our Baptist Medical Plazas will be available at the START and FINISH lines as well as the numerous aid stations throughout the course. The main medical station will be located at the FINISH Line in front of Bayfront Park.
All medical personnel will be wearing green T-shirts for easy recognition and will be on hand before, during and after the race. From blisters and bandages to cramps and compresses, Baptist Health South Florida will be there for any bumps along the way. Thanks to the great staff of volunteer medical professionals from Baptist Health South Florida for helping make the pain go away. IMPORTANT: You must provide medical and emergency contact information on the back of your bib.
Port-o-lets will be offered in designated areas within the park. ADA restrooms will be located at the Finish Line at the entrance to Bayfront Park (Flagler & Biscayne Blvd).
Bayfront Park ADA Accommodations
In accordance with the American with Disabilities Act of 1990, persons needing special accommodations to participate in this event may contact the Life Time Miami Marathon & Half Marathon via email at FLevents@LT.LIFE no later than three (3) business days prior to the event.