Registration Now Open for Alys Beach 5K & 1-Mile Fun Run

Runners and families will gather in Alys Beach for the seventh annual 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run on the Sunday, September 2, 2018.

Located along Highway 30A, the course winds through the resort town and ends with an oversized bounce house for kids of all ages, music, food, and beverages available in the Amphitheatre.

The price to participate in the certified 5K is $35 and the 1 Mile Fun Run is $15 (kids 12 and younger only) online in advance until Sunday, August 26, at midnight. From Monday, August 27, until Friday, August 31, at 11 pm the price to participate in the 5K is $50 and the 1 Miler is $25. Any remaining registrations will be sold on Saturday, September 1, from 10 am – 2 pm at the Alys Beach Amphitheatre during Packet Pick-up.

The 5K is limited to 450 participants and the 1 Mile Fun Run is limited to 150 participants.


If you choose to donate you will be benefiting The Alys Foundation, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization established to support the long-term community values of Alys Beach. Funds may be used to finance community, environmental, cultural and educational programs at Alys Beach as well as to support nonprofit organizations in the greater Walton County community.

Proceeds from the 2018 race will benefit Emerald Coast Children’s Advocacy Center.

Here are some key pointers:

• T-shirts will be provided with each registration.  However, shirt sizes cannot be guaranteed.

• No dogs or strollers are allowed in the race.

• On race day, please park along the slip roads that run parallel to 30A or as directed.

• Water will be provided.

• Packet pick up is Saturday, September 1, from 10 am – 2 pm, or Sunday, September 2, at 6 am at the Alys Beach Amphitheatre.

• Advance registration closes Friday, August 31 at 5 pm. Any remaining race registrations will be sold on Saturday, September 1, from 10 am – 2 pm at the Alys Beach Amphitheatre for $50 for the 5K and $25 for the 1 Mile Fun Run.

• The Course runs through the Nature Trail, and is not entirely paved.

• Stick around for the awards presentation at 9am to listen to tunes by DJ Shane from Rock The House, cool off in the splash pad, and play in the giant bounce house. Additional beverages will be available for purchase.

Awards will be presented at the Alys Beach Amphitheatre at 9:15 am in the following categories:

• Overall Male and Female for 5K
• Overall Male and Female for 1 Miler

• Male and Female in 5K: Ages 19 & under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50 & up
• Male and Female in 1 Miler: Ages 5 & under, 6-9, 10-12

For more info, and to register, click here.

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