Big Beach Marathon, Half Marathon & Safari 7K

Half & Full Marathon: Sunday, 1/29/23 | 7K Saturday, 1/28/23 Gulf Shores, AL 36542 US Directions

Marathon & Half Marathon Event

If you are staying within 1 mile of the start/finish of Sunday’s Half and Full Marathon, please consider walking. If you plan to drive if at all possible carpool with your group of runners. 

Public Parking lots are available (off -season, therefore no fees) near start/finish line (101 E Beach Blvd, Gulf Shores, AL 36542). First come, first serve.

Sunday morning shuttle service available from The Lodge to The Hang Out - reservation required. See the transportation page for information.

7K at Lake Shelby

Please note that Shelby Lake is located across the street from The Lodge at Gulf State Park.  There is some parking available there, however most participants will need to park in the overflow parking lot near The Lodge and then take the foot bridge over the road.

The red P in the image below indicates the overflow parking.

The blue line indicates the entrance to the foot bridge that takes you across the street

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