Saturday, September 28, 2024 • Homestead, FL
Escape to a tropical oasis at the Luau 5K, 10K, and Half Marathon, taking place amidst the scenic wonders of Homestead Air Reserve Park. Set to kick off at 8:00 AM, this event promises an exhilarating blend of athleticism and festive camaraderie.
Every participant, from the fleetest runner to the determined walker, will be rewarded with a unique themed medal—a cherished memento of their tropical journey through the park’s lush environs. To ensure a smooth start, all racers are encouraged to collect their race essentials during the 30-minute packet pickup window, concluding just 10 minutes before the race’s commencement. Registration is exclusively available on RunSignup, adding an element of anticipation to the pre-race preparations.
The 5K and 10K courses (https://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/5592901423) unfold as invigorating out-and-back routes, each offering stunning views of the park’s natural beauty. The 5K completes the course once, while the 10K doubles the adventure with two rounds. The Half Marathon course (https://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/5592900121) beckons participants on an extended out-and-back journey, weaving through the park’s captivating landscapes four times—an enduring test of strength and determination.
Participants can revel in the convenience of parking onsite as they prepare to conquer the courses. The event organizers have thoughtfully curated an awards ceremony that acknowledges the top three overall male and female finishers, with additional age group awards based on series points distributed at the end of each calendar year.
While entry fees are non-refundable, the organizers extend a warm welcome to walkers, ensuring that everyone can partake in this tropical adventure. However, to maintain the serenity and safety of the course, dogs are not permitted. Come join the Luau Paradise at Homestead Air Reserve Park—a harmonious fusion of fitness, fun, and the lush allure of Homestead, FL.
Race Weather & Climate
Homestead, located in Miami-Dade County, Florida, is situated about 30 miles southwest of downtown Miami. Positioned near the southern tip of the state, it is approximately 25 miles from the northern entrance of Everglades National Park, showcasing the city’s proximity to natural wonders. Homestead serves as a gateway to the Florida Keys, with Key Largo just a short drive to the south, offering residents a unique blend of urban convenience and access to tropical destinations.
September in Homestead, FL, marks the transition from summer to fall. The average high temperature is around 89°F, while the low hovers at approximately 75°F. The weather is characterized by a tropical climate, with occasional rainfall averaging around 8 inches, contributing to a humid and warm atmosphere.
Luau Half Marathon at Homestead Air Reserve Park Course Map
See the race route map for the Luau Half Marathon at Homestead Air Reserve Park course map here.
The half marathon start time is 8:00 AM EDT.
To reserve your spot in the 2024 Luau Half Marathon at Homestead Air Reserve Park, you can use the registration link here.
- There is a $65.00 fee for the half marathon.
- There is a $30.00 fee for the 5k.
- There is a $45.00 fee for the 10k.