Sunday, February 9, 2020 • Daytona Beach, FL • Course Map
Featuring a course that’s quite unlike any other in the world, the Daytona Beach Half Marathon takes runners on a 13.1-mile course from the world center of racing to one of the world’s most famous beaches and back.
Run entirely on paved surfaces between the Daytona International Speedway and the beaches (there’s no beach run), the race begins with two miles at Daytona International Speedway, the home of the Daytona 500.
Runners will also dash past Daytona 500 Experience, the official attraction of NASCAR, and then head through the city towards the Atlantic Ocean.
After exiting the track, runners will dash past DAYTONA 500 Experience, the Official Attraction of NASCAR, and then head east toward the Atlantic Ocean. Runners cross over the beautiful Halifax River and getting a first glimpse of the Atlantic, competitors will soon reach what local organizers call the “World’s Most Famous Beach” at about the 7.2-mile mark.
At that point, just a few steps from the ocean, runners will turn around and begin their trip back to the Speedway and finish line. The return includes another trip over the Intracoastal Waterway, as well as a run past one of the nation’s oldest historically African-American colleges, Bethune-Cookman University.
At the 13-mile mark, runners will re-enter the Speedway and make a final sprint down the track’s famed front stretch, and the race will appropriately end at the Speedway’s historic finish line.
For the final stretch of the half marathon, runners will race back onto track property and finish at the Speedway.
Race Weather & Climate
Nestled along central Florida’s Atlantic coastline, just over 90 miles south of Jacksonville, Daytona Beach typically sees cool and occasionally mild weather in February, when the city’s average monthly temperatures range between 71°F and 49°F.
On the day of the race (Feb. 9), the average low is 48°F and the average high is 70°F, while rainfall totals average just over 2.7 inches for the month.
- 2019 Daytona Beach Half Marathon Results
- 2018 Daytona Beach Half Marathon Results
- 2017 Daytona Beach Half Marathon Results
- 2016 Daytona Beach Half Marathon Results
- 2014 Daytona Beach Half Marathon Results
- 2013 Daytona Beach Half Marathon Results
- 7:00 AM
- $65 – $95 for the half marathon
To reserve your spot in the 2020 running of the Daytona Beach Half Marathon, register online at RunSignUp.com here.
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