2nd Annual 30A Half Marathon & 5K

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Name: 2nd Annual 30A Half Marathon & 5K
Date: October 13, 2017 - October 15, 2017
Event Description:

Santa Rosa Beach, Fla. (October 5, 2017) - Gulf Place on 30A announces it will be the official headquarters for the 30A Half Marathon and 5K, presented by The 30A Company, YOLO Board, and 360 Blue, on October 13-15, 2017. All proceeds will benefit The Sonder Project, a locally-based nonprofit that focuses on high-impact, sustainable solutions aimed at ending extreme poverty worldwide.
 
The race weekend will kick off on Friday, October 13 with the 30A BBQ Festival from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Marina Park in WaterColor. Festivities will include live entertainment and all the BBQ and beer you care to eat and drink. On Saturday, October 14, racers and guests are invited to the packet pickup and expo from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Gulf Place. The main event will begin at 7:00 a.m. on Sunday, October 15 with the start of the half marathon, followed by the 5K start at 7:25 a.m. Finishers will receive a custom medal while all participants will receive a race t-shirt and goody bag.
 
The USA Track & Field (USATF) certified, out-and-back route starts at Gulf Place and heads east through Blue Mountain Beach, Grayton Beach and WaterColor. The Lake House on Western Lake will serve as the official turn around point. The post-race party will begin at 8:00 a.m., 5K awards at 9:00 a.m. and the half marathon awards at 10:15 a.m. The post-race party will continue into the afternoon, so children and families are encouraged to join.
 
Official race regulations, registration information, race course and schedule of events can be found at http://www.30ahalf.com/. For area businesses interested, there are a number of sponsorship and volunteer opportunities available. Please contact The Sonder Project Executive Director, Sarah E. Hockett, at Sarah@TheSonderProject.org or (850) 420-5845.
 
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About Gulf Place
Gulf Place is a colorful 30A community featuring 1, 2, 3 and 4 bedroom accommodations, swimming, tennis, dining, shopping and the beauty of the clear, emerald green waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Located between Seaside and Destin, Gulf Place is the heart of Santa Rosa Beach, featuring a host of restaurants, outdoor activities, events, art and shopping. Gulf Place is located on the corner of Scenic 30A and 393 at Laura Hamilton Boulevard, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459. For more information, call (850) 267-8458 or go to www.gulfplacefl.com. Find Gulf Place on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest to stay up to date with current events and specials. 
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