How do I register?

Register online through Active HERE. There will be no race day registration.

Do you provide live tracking?

New for 2017, real-time runner tracking will be available via RaceJoy.

Is there an age minimum or maximum?

The Kid’s Fun Run is provided for kids ages 6 and under. All other races are open to anyone 7 years of age and older. There is no maximum age limit.

Do you give refunds?

We recommend purchasing “Registration Protection” from In some extreme circumstances (Military Duty, Injury, Death in the Family), a refund may be possible if requested no later than November 2, 2017. Please call the Panama City Beach Chamber at 850.235.1159.

Do all runners receive a finishers medal?

All full marathon, half marathon, and 5K finishers will receive a race specific medal as they cross the finish line!

Can I switch distances?

Yes! However, you must notify us before race day. Please call the Panama City Beach Chamber at 850.235.1159.

Will I get a bib for timing?

Yes! The bib will contain a chip which will allow us to track your results.

Will the course have pacers?

Yes! The Full Marathon will include pacers for completing the race in [H:MM]: 3:40, 3:55, 4:10, 4:25, 4:40, 4:55, and 5:30. For the Half-Marathon, pacers will be completing the race in [H:MM]: 1:30, 1:40, 1:50, 2:00, 2:15, 2:30, 2:45, and 3:00. Pacers provided by Beast Pacing.

What is the time limit?

All races must be complete by 1:00PM. There is a 6 hour time limit for the Full Marathon.

Is this race a Boston Qualifier?

Yes! Any participants in this year’s Panama City Beach Marathon that run qualifying time based on their age/gender (Boston requirements), will be eligible to register for the Boston Marathon in 2019.

Are strollers or pets allowed?

Yes! However, we respectfully ask that you start the race at the end of the crowd for everyone’s safety.

When will I pickup my race packet?

Early packet pickup will take place December 1, from 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm at: Dave & Buster’s

Dave & Buster’s
15701 L.C. Hilton Drive Jr. Dr.
Panama City Beach, FL 32413
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Race day packet pickup will take place 6:00 am – 8:00 am on December 2, at:

Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville – Main Deck
Pier Park
16230 Front Beach Rd.
Panama City Beach, FL 32413
(850) 235-7870
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