Who can run?

Minimum age to run is 13 years old, with an accompanying adult. There is a 2.5 hour course time limit. If you exceed this time, you will be asked to move into the sidewalk.

What is the time limit?

2.5 hour time limit to run the course

Can I switch to the virtual?

We are allowing transfers to the 2021 virtual race with no charge. The last day to switch without a fee is until October 28th at 11:59 pm. Starting October 29th at 12:00 am, We will be charging a $15 fee to transfer to the virtual race.

I cannot make it, can I defer?

$35 fee will be charged to Defer from this year’s race to next year’s event. With insurance, timing and sanction fees already being paid, it is necessary to apply this charge. Online deferments will be accepted until October 28th, 2021. Please email support@thefloridamarathon.com

Deferments + Virtual transfers PAST 7:30AM ON OCTOBER 31, 2021 WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. As our policy states when registering, We do not issue refunds. Transfers and deferments ONLY accepted prior to race day start.

When is packet pickup?

Packet pickup will be held the day before (SAT Oct 30, 2021) from 10-5pm at the Caribe Brewery
200 Imperial Blvd., Cape Canaveral, FL 32920

It will also be held on SUNDAY morning of the race from 5am – 630am (HARD CLOSE) at the Hilton Cocoa Beach which is also the parking lot for the race.

How do I get my series finisher medal (Major Nelson Rocket)?

If you have completed all 7 races, please fill out this form: https://forms.gle/9gs5uvG3RDJovroc6

We will double check it and will be setting up a tent at the finish line for you to pickup. For those who did it virtually, will receive it in the mail. 

Cocoa Beach Challenge Questions (2021 info)

What’s the special challenge medal for 2021?

It is a pink flip flop medal which doubles as a bottle opener!

Can I do both virtually?

Absolutely! Just remember that registration is separate.


Can I do just one virtually & still get the challenge medal?

Absolutely! Just register for each event separately & follow the submission instructions.

How will I receive my challenge medal (how will you know we did both)?

The Fall into Winter 5K is our race partner. We will receive all the run results/data in hard copy after the 5K has ended. Once you cross the finish line on SUNDAY at the Cocoa Beach Half Marathon. Come visit us at the challenge booth at the finish line area and we will cross check your name from the list.

As for virtual, we will receive the 5K virtual data. If you are running the 5K virtually and doing the 1/2 marathon in person, PLEASE MAKE SURE TO DO SUBMIT YOUR 5K RUN BEFORE OCTOBER 31st 2021. We cannot give you the challenge medal UNTIL BOTH RUNS ARE COMPLETED.

We will mail your the medal/s once both runs are completed.

Any other info please contact SUPPORT@THEFLORIDAMARATHON.COM

Please understand that MORE INFO ON PARKING, START TIMES, , ETC will be E-MAILED 2 weeks before race day.