Sunday, October 13, 2024 • Key West, FL
Get ready to conquer the southernmost island in the contiguous United States at the Key West Run Conch Republic Half Marathon & 10k on October 13, 2024! This race has been a favorite among runners for years, and it’s easy to see why. Not only do you get to soak up stunning ocean and gulf views, but you’ll also pass by some of Key West’s most iconic landmarks.
The race kicks off at Higgs Beach in Key West, FL. You’ll start in the early morning, just as the sun is rising, and begin your journey through the charming town. As you make your way through the city, you’ll be cheered on by locals who always show up in full force to support the runners.
The course schedule and route are designed to showcase the best of Key West. One of the key standout features of the race is the ocean and gulf views that runners will get to enjoy. You’ll start by running along the coast, past a variety of beaches. You’ll also be able to take in scenic and historic landmarks like Ernest Hemingway’s House! The gorgeous course lets you make the most of Key West’s sightseeing opportunities while setting a new half marathon PR.
But the Key West Run Conch Republic Half Marathon & 10k isn’t just about the views. The race is also known for its fun, casual atmosphere. Whether you’re a seasoned runner or just starting out, you’ll feel welcome and supported here. Participants will receive an event t-shirt and a finisher medal to commemorate their achievement. And after the race, you can stick around to enjoy the festivities and soak up the island vibes.
So what are you waiting for? Lace up your running shoes and register for the Key West Run Conch Republic Half Marathon & 10k. Whether you’re chasing a PR or just looking to take in the beauty of the island, this race is a must-do.
Race Weather & Climate
Key West, Florida, is an island city located in Monroe County, situated at the southernmost tip of the state. It’s known for its tropical paradise setting, vibrant culture, and laid-back island lifestyle.
Key West enjoys delightful weather in early October. Anticipate an average high temperature around 87°F, creating a warm and sunny atmosphere, ideal for exploring the island’s charms. The average low temperature drops to approximately 77°F, providing pleasant evenings for strolls along the beach. Rainfall is generally low, with an average of about 3.5 inches for the month, ensuring favorable conditions for outdoor activities and enjoying Key West’s unique culture.
Key West Run Conch Republic Half Marathon Race Results
Key West Run Conch Republic Half Marathon Course Map
See the race route map for the Key West Run Conch Republic Half Marathon course map here.
Participants are recommended to arrive by 6:00 AM.
To reserve your spot in the 2024 Key West Run Conch Republic Half Marathon, you can use the registration link here.