Saturday, October 24, 2020 • Miami Beach, FL • Course Map
More than 1,200 runners crossed the finish line at last year’s Miami Beach Halloween Half Marathon & Freaky 4-Miler, along a course that takes runners across the brilliant blue waters of the Biscayne Bay that separates downtown Miami from the Miami Beach area, and along the walkways and boardwalks along the Atlantic Ocean.
Fast and largely flat thanks to its coastal location, the course for the race starts at South Pointe Park, the southernmost tip of Miami Beach. From there, runners weave their way through South Beach before heading north along Ocean Drive for a brief stretch.
The Ocean Drive stretch ends as runners enter Lummus Park, where they connect with both the Serpentine Walk Esplanade and the Beach Walk Esplanade, a winding pathway along the beach that they’ll take all the way north to Lincoln Road. Here runners turn left for a brief out-and-back stretch, where the course follows Lincoln all the way until runners hit the fountains on Lenox Avenue. At this point, they turn around and head back toward the beach, crossing Collins to the beach walkway.
Once back on the pathway, runners head back northward along the pathway all the way to Indian Beach Park, where they turn around and retrace their steps down the walkway back down to Lummus Park and then re-connect with Ocean Drive, which they take all the way back to the race finish line near the fountains just west of South Point Park.
For the 2019 race, the scheduled starting time is 6:30 AM, and runners will have 4 hours to complete the course. Both runners and walkers are welcomed and encouraged to sign up, organizers note.
Race Weather & Climate
Located along Florida’s Atlantic coastline, across the Biscayne Bay just west of downtown Miami, the city of Miami Beach typically experiences mild to warm conditions throughout most of the year, and usually sees its wettest weather in June and September.
On race day (Oct. 24), the average low is 73ºF and the average high is 82ºF.
- 2019 Miami Beach Halloween Half Marathon Results
- 2018 Miami Beach Halloween Half Marathon Results
- 2017 Miami Beach Halloween Half Marathon Results
- 2016 Miami Beach Halloween Half Marathon Results
- 2015 Miami Beach Halloween Half Marathon Results
- 2014 Miami Beach Halloween Half Marathon Results
- 2013 Miami Beach Halloween Half Marathon Results
- 2012 Miami Beach Halloween Half Marathon Results
- 2011 Miami Beach Halloween Half Marathon Results
- 6:30 AM – half marathon
- 6:45 AM – 4-miler
- $75 for the half marathon
- $30 for the 4-miler
- price subject to increase as race day approaches
To reserve your spot in the 2020 running of the Miami Beach Halloween Half Marathon & Freaky 4-Miler, register online at Active.com here.
Official Race Website
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