Scheduled for February 28th – March 1st, 2020, the Seaside School Half Marathon, 5K and Taste of the Race (with Chef Emeril Lagasse) is a 3-day event featuring amazing coastal cuisine, local exhibits and races starting and finishing in the iconic neighborhood of Seaside, FL.
Whether you are a serious distance runner or a casual weekend runner, the 18th Annual Seaside Half Marathon & 5K is for you! The course takes runners on an out-and-back straightaway course running parallel to the Gulf of Mexico and through several beach towns along Scenic Highway 30A.
Race weekend offers three days of exciting events. Taste of the Race with Chef Emeril Lagasse kicks of the weekend on Friday evening under the tent at the Seaside Lyceum. Saturday’s race Expo and Silent Auction is one big party with vendors, food, and live entertainment all afternoon. Sunday is Race day followed by a post-race party with live music!
Friday, February 28th – Seaside School Pre-Race Party | Taste of the Race
6 – 7 p.m. Taste of the Race VIP Reception with Chef Emeril Lagasse
7 – 9 p.m. Taste of the Race General Admission
Saturday, February 29th – Race Expo & Silent Auction
Noon – 5 p.m. Race Expo
Noon – 5 p.m. Silent Auction Expo featuring “Buy-It-Now” pricing
Noon – 5 p.m. Race Packet Pickup
Noon – 2 p.m. Live Music
Sunday, March 1st- Race Day
7:00 a.m. Half Marathon starts – Seaside Town Center
7:25 a.m. 5K Race starts – Seaside Town Center
8:30 – 11:00 a.m. Post Race Party
8:30 – 10:30 a.m. Silent Action Expo featuring “Buy-It-Now” pricing
9:00 a.m. 5K Awards
9:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Live Music
10:30 a.m. Silent Auction Final Call
10:45 a.m. Half Marathon Awards
11:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Live Music
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Pay and Pickup Silent Auction Items
About Seaside School
100% of the race profits benefit the Seaside School, a tuition-free, local neighborhood school serving 5th-8th grade students who not only live along Highway 30A, but also across Walton County. Your support helps reduce class size, and provides students an opportunity for creative, elective classes like gardening, music, arts, as well an award winning robotics program, advanced placement classes, and career- readiness industry certification courses.