Both the Marathon & Half marathon are 100% pavement free; we stay on the beautiful stretch of beach between Surfside Beach and the San Luis Pass.
All events begin and end at Stahlman Park in Surfside, Texas.
Full Marathon- 7 AM Start: head 2 miles SW to the beach entrance, turn around, then an easy 13 miles NE to San Luis Pass, and back (usually with a tailwind) to Stahlman Park Pavilion.
Half Marathon - 7:15 AM Start: head 2 miles SW to the beach entrance, turn around, then 6 miles NE on the beach, and return to Stahlman.
Surfin' Surfside 5K- 8:15AM Start: head NE toward San Luis Pass, turn around and finish at Stahlman.
More detailed information about the route:
Both the Start and Finish are on the beach in front of the Stahlman Park Pavilion, which is 2 miles NE of the beach entrance at highway 332. From there, the course goes 2.44 miles back SW into the village of Surfside. You will turn, and proceed back NE, past the start to mile 9. At mile 9, the Half will turn back to Stahlman (SW again), and the Marathon will continue to San Luis Pass for the turn around, at mile 15.5.