-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. Download the RaceJoy app and search for Panama City Beach Marathon.

-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 Active.com. 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. USATF Certification FL15004LAB

-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
Google Map Location

Race day packet pickup will take place 6:00 am – 8:00 am on December 2, at:

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

-Additional Marathon, Half, and 5K FAQ available HERE.