The run begins at Pier Park Drive and continues west down Front Beach Road /Hwy 98, looping back to end at Pier Park Drive with the after party at Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville. All runners of the half marathon and 5k will receive a Run for the Redfish long sleeve t-shirt and swag bag. The Run for the Redfish has all the bells and whistles; certified course, professional timing, professional race day photographer to capture the moment, and a venue that is above all the rest. The Run for the Redfish has become one of the premier races in the Southeast with over 600 total runners and voted best after party at Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville. The Start / Finish Line boast the sounds of DJ Markie Mark.