5th Annual

New for 2018:
Medals...even bigger and more bling!
Operations provided by Best Damn Events
Post Race Party with free Beer and Awards
Corporate/Team Relay - finish 26.2 Together!
Waterfront finish


The Fort Myers Marathon has added a Marathon Relay for the first time in our five year history! Put your four person team together and wear your teams shirt on race day in your choice of four custom colors!

26.2 Beautiful Miles
Palm Trees and Coastal

Waterviews from 2 Bridge crossings, downtown marinas, Palm tree lined streets of McGregor boulevard, and Edison Ford Museum along the routes, with new waterfront finish

Welcome to the City of Palms


FRIDAY, November 2nd
Onsite Registration, Packet Pick-up
2 -6:00 pm
Location: Centennial Park, Downtown Ft Myers2000 W First St, Fort Myers 33901Follow Signs to Gazebo just West of Bridge (adjacent to the water)

SATURDAY, November 3rd
Onsite Registration, Packet Pick-up
11 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Centennial Park, Downtown Ft Myers
2000 W First St, Fort Myers 33901
Follow Signs to Gazebo just West of Bridge (adjacent to the water)

SUNDAY, November 4th:
Onsite Registration available
Packet Pick-up:5:00 a.m. - 6:45 a.m.
Location: Race Start Area- 2000 W First St(Centennial Park Edwards Drive adjacent to Harborside Expo)​
Full and Half Marathon Race Start: 6:30 am
5k Start: 7:05 a.m



Onsite Registration, Packet Pick-up will be held at Centennial Park in downtown Fort Myers. Chip timing will be attached to your bib along with gear bag check tags and promotional ticket tear-offs. Please do not lose your bib!

Centennial Park is close to shopping, dining and entertainment in the downtown area. After yougrab your bib and swag, make sure to stay and grab a bite at one of the many great restaurants in downtown Fort Myers.

Both courses are online here

Finisher's medals will be handed out at the finish line to participants of all races. Each race has similar but are unique by distance. 

Awards will be presented in a post race ceremony following each race. 

Individual Awards:
Top three Open Men/Women
Top three Boys/Girls(19 & under)
Top three Men/Women (age 20-29)
10 year increments
Top three Men/Women(70+)
Top 3 Open International Division Men/Women 

Note: Awards must be picked up in person on race day, or you may pay to have them mailed post-race through our online store.

The race will go on rain or shine. There are no refunds for inclement weather. Should extreme weather conditions force the cancellation of the race (or any portion of the race) to ensure runner safety, there will be no refunds. However, a discount for another race may be offered at discretion of race management.

There will be an optional gear bag check for all participants wishing to shed layers or leave a bag at the race start. The area will be secured throughout race day. Please allow yourself plenty of time to park and check your bags as there may be a line on race morning and following the race.

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