Friday, December 2, 2022

Half Marathon & 5K Basics



By Coastal Breeze News Staff

A39-CBN-3-18-16-4The 2016 Marco Island Half Marathon Bridge Run and 5K will be held on Sunday, March 20, 2016. The start location is The Shops of Marco, 1845 San Marco Road.

Start time for the half marathon is 7:30 AM, and for the 5K it is 7:45 AM.

Packet pickup is at the Shops of Marco on Saturday, March 19 from 2-4 PM (recommended) or on race day, Sunday, March 20 from 6-7 AM -sharp! If you pickup your packet the morning of the race, arrive early to avoid long lines.

If you haven’t yet registered but want to run: On Saturday, March 19 participants can register during packet pickup hours 2-4 PM or before the race on Sunday, March 20 from 6-7 AM. The cost for the half marathon will be $45 on March 19, and $75 on race day. The 5K registration fee will be $30 on March 19, and $35 on the day of the race.

Parking is available at The Shops of Marco where the race begins. On race day, the awards ceremonies will be held at 9 AM for the 5K, and at 10 AM for the Half Marathon. Coastal Breeze News is happy to be one of the sponsors for the 2016 Marco Island Half Marathon Bridge Run and 5K. For more information go to: And good luck, runners!

Running for a Cause

Runner Yvette Johnston suffered the very sad loss of her dear friend to suicide. To raise public awareness of suicide in order to help others, and in honor of her friend, Yvette will run the Marco Island Half Marathon. If you would like to support Yvette in her journey, please consider making a donation to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention at

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