On Saturday, April 9th, Singer Island will host the Singer Island Half Marathon and 10K.
The race begins at 7am and will begin near the Blue Heron bridge. Depending on which race you copmpete in will depend on where on Singer Island you will be running. While the half marathon will encompass the entire stretch of Singer Island, including going over the Blue Heron bridge, the 10k will take place mostly on the southern part of the island with the bridge also being part of the course.
The half marathon will encompass breathtaking views of Peanut Island and the Port of Palm Beach. Also included in the course is John D. MacArthur Beach State Park. The park offers beautiful natural landscape views and was recently rated one of the top beaches in Palm Beach County. After a second trip over the Blue Heron Bridge, the half marathon will finish at the newly renovated City of Riviera Beach Beachfront.
While there is a timelimit of three hours and thirty minutes for the half marathon, it is open to anyone wishing to compete. In addition, the 10k will be available for those looking to enjoy the beauty of Singer Island, but don't want to compete in the half marathon.
The cost to participate in the half marathon is $99 per person and the 10k is $49 per person. Race day will begin at 5:30am with the packet pickup as well as getting your bib numbers and t-shirts. The National Anthem will be sung at 6:30am and then everyone is off. The day wraps up at 8:30am with the 10k awards and at 9:30am with the half marathon awards.
For more information, or to register for either the 10k or half marathon, visit www.multirace.com/events/85.