Destin's Bayou, Bay & Back 5K Run/Walk, 10K & Half Marathon

Saturday, January 25, 2014 @ 7:30 AM (CST)
Clement Taylor Park 131 Calhoun Avenue DestinFL  32541
Saturday, January 25, 2014 @ 7:30 AM (CST)
Clement Taylor Park 131 Calhoun Avenue DestinFL  32541

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The USATF-certified half marathon will begin at Clement Taylor Park in Destin at 7:30 a.m., and the 5K and USATF-certified 10K will begin at 8:30 a.m., rain or shine. While all courses are set alongside Destin waterways, the half marathon course yields breathtaking views of the Choctawhatchee Bay, Destin Harbor, and East Pass, as it leads you through Destin, along a 4-mile undeveloped stretch of Okaloosa Island, and back. A 1-Mile Fun Run will begin at 10:30 a.m.

Certification numbers are FL12079EBM for the half marathon and FL12080EBM for the 10K. This year's theme is Superheroes, and everyone is encouraged to come in costume.We welcome Jeff Galloway Method participants for the half marathon! The only requirement is that participants keep pace to meet the 3-hour time limit.A portion of race proceeds will benefit the Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance. After the Awards Ceremony, which will take place at the race site, we are moving the Superhero Party over to Fudpucker?s on Okaloosa Island! Enjoy a 50% discount for all Superheroes, until 4 p.m. 1-Mile Fun Run participants receive $5 coupons for post-race arcade tokens, redeemable during the Superhero Party at Fudpucker?s on Okaloosa Island, only on race day.Let us follow your race experience! Use hashtag #BayouBayBack when you Tweet or post race photos to Instagram.Race Times7:30 a.m. - Half Marathon begins8:30 a.m. - 5K/10K begins10:30 a.m. - 1-Mile Fun Run begins10:45 a.m. - Awards Ceremony beginsRegistrationThe 1-Mile Fun Run is $20 and is open to ages 12 and under. The 5K and 10K are $30 through Jan. 24, and $35 on race day. The half marathon is $60 through Jan. 24, and $70 on race day. Registration is available on until Jan. 22, at midnight. After that, please visit to download a race brochure. Call (850) 837-6241 for more information. T-shirts are guaranteed to first 500 registrants.Registration will also be available on race day at Clement Taylor Park, from 6 - 8 a.m., for the 5K, 10K & Half Marathon, and until 10 a.m., for the 1-Mile Kids Fun Run.Course MapsCourse Maps are available at The start/finish line is at Clement Taylor Park, located at 131 Calhoun Ave., in Destin.Please note that no bicycles or pets will be allowed on the course. There will be a three-hour time limit to complete the half-marathon.AwardsAwards will be presented to the winners, male and female, in multiple age categories. Finisher medals will be awarded to those completing the half marathon.Packet Pick-Up PartyRace packets may be picked up in the Down Under Bar at Fudpucker's Beachside Bar & Grill, in Destin, from 5 - 7:30 p.m., on Friday, Jan. 25. Come pick up your package, and enjoy the festive atmosphere, along with a $5 off coupon for food and beverages! Packets may also be picked up at the Destin Area Chamber of Commerce, located at 4484 Legendary Drive, Suite A, in Destin, on Thursday, Jan. 24, from 1 - 5 p.m., or Friday, Jan. 25, from 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m., or the day of the race at Clement Taylor Park, from 6 - 10 a.m.Thank you to our sponsors!Title SponsorShoreline Church1-Mile Kids Fun Run SponsorWhataburgerAccommodations SponsorWyndham Vacation RentalsSilver Sponsors99 RockAdvanced Dermatology & Skin Care CentreThe BeachcomberBuffalo Rock PepsiCarter & Company CPA, LLCCity of DestinCoast 93.3Emerald Coast ChiropracticFudpucker?s Beachside Bar & GrillZ96Bronze SponsorsDestin CommonsCoastal Skin Surgery & DermatologyEcco MotorsEglin Federal Credit UnionGulf PowerGo Southern


$20 for 1-Mile Fun Run; $30 for 5K/10K pre-registration and $35 day of race; $60 Half Marathon pre-registration and $70 day of race

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7:30 a.m., Rain or Shine

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