Orange Beach and Gulf Shores Kaiser Thanksgiving Half-Marathon & 5K

Posted on November 19, 2014

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Too much turkey? Run it off in the Kaiser Half Marathon and 5K, Nov 29 at the Wharf

Hey, here’s an excuse to eat even more food while on Thanksgiving vacation in Gulf Shores, Alabama: Sign up for a run. Heck, even if you don’t run it, you’ll have an excuse for eating that extra piece of pie!

Learn more and register for the Thanksgiving Weekend Kaiser Half Marathon or 5K runs at Team Magic.

Saturday, November 29th

Where is the Orange Beach / Gulf Shores Kaiser Half Marathon and 5K run?

All Race Day activities take place at the race site at the Orange Beach Sports Complex, by the Wharf, on Canal Road
*There will be registration on race day, however, this does not guarantee there will be a spot or that you will receive a shirt. 

What’s the Schedule for the Thanksgiving Gulf Shores Half Marathon and 5K?

6:30 AM – 7:30 AM:  Packet Pick Up and Late Registration OPEN
8:00 AM:  Half Marathon and 5k Runs Start
8:05 AM:  One Mile Fun Run Starts
9:30 AM:  5k Award Ceremony: begins with prize drawings and ends with prize drawings! Be sure to stick around.
11:00 AM:  Half Marathon Award Ceremony: begins with prize drawings and ends with prize drawings! Be sure to stick around.
12:00 PM:  All Half Marathon entrants must have completed the course. This requires a pace of about 18 minutes per mile for walkers.

Eat even more after the Gulf Shores / Orange Beach Half Marathon or 5K race!

Gulf Shores post half-marathon / 5K food from Cosmos Bar and GrillPost Race Food
Enjoy a great post race party with plenty of food and drinks – Gulf Coast style!

We are so excited to have one of the premier restaurants in the area catering our post-race food. In addition to fruit and Krispy Kreme Donuts, check out Cosmo’s menu for race day: Crab Cake Sliders, Shrimp and Grits, Turkey & Sausage Gumbo, Pasta Salad and Muffaletta Sandwiches

More after race food for the Orange Beach Kaiser mini-marathon and 5K

Post Race Drinks

Of course there will be drinks to knock down the great food!

There will be plenty of water and sodas thanks to the local Publix store plus Gatorade Endurance to quench your thirst. For those of legal drinking age, meet our newest sponsor, Rammer Jammer Beer Company. They will be serving responsibly to those interested and 21 or over.