Saturday, December 2, 2023 • Holiday, FL
‘Tis the season to lace up your running shoes and jingle all the way through the Holiday Hustle in Holiday, FL, on December 2nd. This spirited event promises more than just a run; it’s a celebration of fitness, holiday cheer, and community.
The race kicks off at 8:00 AM, welcoming participants to a festive atmosphere. Each finisher will be adorned with a themed medal, a unique memento of their joyful journey through the holiday-themed courses. To ensure a seamless experience, packet pickup starts 30 minutes before the race, wrapping up just 10 minutes before the festivities commence. Runners are required to register exclusively on RunSignup, with no on-site registration available.
Choose your challenge with the 5K and 10K courses, both delightful out-and-back routes (https://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/4824897868). The 5K completes the course once, while the 10K doubles the joy by covering the scenic route twice. For those seeking a longer holiday adventure, the Half Marathon course (https://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/5352597838) invites participants for an out-and-back odyssey, circling the course four times.
Top performers will be recognized with awards for Overall Male and Female winners, with additional accolades for the first, second, and third place finishers in each category. Age group awards add an extra layer of competition, based on series points and bestowed at the close of each calendar year.
In the spirit of fairness, the race adheres to strict rules, with non-refundable entry fees, contingency plans for extreme circumstances, and a walker-friendly ambiance, ensuring everyone can join in the festive fitness celebration. Bring your holiday spirit, don your running gear, and be part of the magic in the Holiday Hustle!
Race Weather & Climate
Holiday, nestled in west-central Florida, is approximately 80 miles southwest of Orlando, providing a suburban setting with easy access to the attractions of central Florida.
Around December 2nd, Holiday encounters mild winter temperatures with an average high of 72°F and a low of 54°F. The weather is cool and comfortable, with limited rainfall averaging around 2 inches, creating a dry and pleasant atmosphere.
Holiday Half Marathon at Anclote Gulf Park Race Results
Holiday Half Marathon at Anclote Gulf Park Course Map
See the race route map for the Holiday Half Marathon at Anclote Gulf Park course map here.
The half marathon start time is 8:00 AM EST.
To reserve your spot in the 2023 Holiday Half Marathon at Anclote Gulf Park, you can use the registration link here.
Online registration is now closed for this race.