Fort Myers City of Palms Half Marathon & 5k

Saturday, March 1, 2025 Fort Myers, Florida

Fort Myers City of Palms Half Marathon & 5k in Fort Myers, Florida

The Fort Myers City of Palms Half Marathon & 5k is entering its sixth (6th) year in operation, having had to cancel 2021’s event due to the Covid-19 Pandemic. 

Scenic Views. Often argued as the most scenic half marathon course in the state, the Fort Myers City of Palms Half Marathon & 5k takes runners throughout the Florida Gulf Coast University campus.

Winding through lush Florida greenery, serene walkways, and pristine bodies of water, all runners will be given the opportunity to enjoy views of Lake Como, finishing along beachfront sights. 

Starting at Florida Gulf Coast University at a crisp 6:30 a.m, the Fort Myers Half Marathon is a flat as fast course (as all Florida races are), taking runners throughout the campus, along beachfronts, and aside Lake Como for a spectacularly designed event. 

This race is semi-competitive, with a 3.5-hour time limit for all half marathon participants. Fully stocked aid stations can be expected every two (2) miles of the course. 

Ideal for seasoned runners are complete beginners, this event has something suitable for everyone; not to mention it’s extremely flat; no need to worry about the ever-dreaded incline hills. 

As with most registrations, all participants will receive a shirt, finisher’s medal, free photos, free post-race snacks, and live reports for the spectators and supporters who want to follow along. 

Race Weather & Climate

Fort Myers is a city located in Lee County, Florida, situated in the southwestern part of the state. It’s known for its waterfront living, access to the Caloosahatchee River, and cultural attractions. Fort Myers offers residents and visitors a coastal lifestyle with opportunities for outdoor activities and a thriving downtown area.

In Fort Myers, Florida, on March 2nd, the average high temperature is approximately 79°F, and the low temperature is around 57°F. It’s early spring in Fort Myers, and the weather is becoming pleasantly warm. Rainfall during March is typically around 2.1 inches.

Fort Myers City of Palms Half Marathon Race Results

Fort Myers City of Palms Half Marathon Course Map

See the race route map for the Fort Myers City of Palms Half Marathon course map here.

Starting Time

The half marathon start time is 6:30 AM.

There is a 3.5 hour time limit on the course.

Registration

To reserve your spot in the 2025 Fort Myers City of Palms Half Marathon, you can use the registration link here.

Race Fees

  • There is a $99.00 and up fee for the half marathon.
  • There is a $45.00 and up fee for the marathon.

Fort Myers City of Palms Half Marathon Race Website

Fort Myers City of Palms Half Marathon Website

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