FAQs
Answers to all of your pressing questions

Race Information

What is the age limit for the 13.1 Miami Beach?
Participants must be at least 14 years old to run 13.1 Miami Beach.

Is there a limit on the number of participants in the races?
Yes, there is a race cap for both 13.1 Miami Beach and Life Time 5K. Make sure to sign up early to reserve your spot in the race.

Where can I find help in my training?
Training tips and sources of advice are available on our Training page.

What time does the 13.1 Miami Beach and Life Time 5K start?
The 13.1 race begins at 6:13 a.m. and the 5K will start at 6:30 a.m.

Where is the 13.1 start and finish located?
The start is located on Ocean Drive at 13th Street and finishes at Lummus Park at Ocean Drive between 7th and 8th Streets.

Are iPods with headphones allowed on the course?
We do allow headphones, but recommend that participants using them take extra cautions for the safety of themselves and the participants surrounding them such as using a low volume and wearing only one earbud.

Can I run with a baby jogger, skateboard, bike or dog?
No, in consideration for the safety of all participants baby joggers, skateboards, bikes and animals are prohibited on the course.

How long is the 13.1 Miami Beach course open for?
The race course will be open for 3 hours and 30 minutes. Runners are expected to maintain a pace that will allow them to finish the course within that time. After that, runners will be able to finish the race on the sidewalk and will be treated like pedestrians.

Am I allowed to walk?
Yes, participants may walk but they must be able to complete the race by 9:45 a.m. Walkers must start behind the runners at the starting line. There is NO early start.

What time will the roads and lanes be closed for the race?
Road and lane closures will be posted. Visit our Parking & Directions page for the street list with times.

How many aid stations and what type of fluid replacements are offered?
There will be 11 aid stations along the course with plenty of water and sports drinks.

What do I do if I injure myself on the course?
There will be ambulance and bike EMS teams providing medical support along the course. Runners will have access to medical support at each aid station.

Will there be food at the finish line?
Yes, there will be a variety of food options available at the finish line festival. All race participants will have access to the food tent. Spectators will not have access.

Is the course USATF-Certified?
Yes, the 13.1 Miami Beach course is USATF certified.

If I have feedback concerning the race, whom should I contact?
We appreciate feedback. If you have any comments about the race please email us at FLevents@lifetimefitness.com.

Registration

Do you offer refunds, transfers or deferrals?
No refunds are permitted. However, you may transfer your race entry to another non-registered individual or defer your entry to the following year’s race (fee associated with both options). Please review the transfer and deferral policy here.

Can I register the day of the event?
There will be race day registration on race morning up until 45 minutes prior to race start.

Could you please send my email confirmation again?
Click here to receive a confirmation email. Deferrals allow a participant unable to attend this year’s event to transfer their registration to the following year. The deferral is applied only to the event in question. If you would like to defer your entry to next year, please login to your Chronotrack account and select “Change Race” and follow the instructions to “Defer my entry.”

How do I change my race distance once it has been submitted?
Click here to go to your Chronotrack registration and select “Change Race” to choose a new distance. All changes must be done two weeks prior to the event. Upgrades will be charged a difference in fees from the 5K to the half marathon price. Downgrades will not qualify for a refund of the fee difference.

Packet Pickup

Where do I pick up my packet?
All participants must pick up their race packets prior to race day. Click here for more details on packet pickup dates and locations.

What do I need to pick up my packet?
In order to pick up your packet you will need to have a photo ID.

Can I have someone else pick up my packet?
If you need to have someone else pick up your race packet, please provide the person who will be picking up your packet with a copy of your photo ID and YOUR email confirmation.

Results and Awards

Do all runners receive a reward for participating?
Half marathon finishers will receive a commemorative finisher medal and will be eligible for age group awards. 5K race finishers will also be eligible for age group awards. Following the race there will be live entertainment and an awards ceremony. All participants and spectators are invited to attend the post-race party.

Where can I find race results after the race?
Results of the Miami Beach 13.1 and 5K can be found at the results tent on race day. Results will also be posted online after the race here.

Where do I find photos after the race?
Photos will be available on our results page shortly after the race.