5 Races in the South

5 Races in the South

By Giselle Domdom
Active.com

Enjoy the Southern hospitality at one of these races. If y'all can't make one of these events, round up your family and friends at a run near you.

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Port Isabel Longest Causeway Run & Fitness Walk

January 8; Port Isabel, Texas

Participate in this 27th annual community event that starts at the Port Isabel Community Center and ends in front of Louie's Backyard on South Padre Island.

7th Annual Brenda Ladun 8K/1 Mile Conquer Cancer Run

January 29; Hoover, Alabama

With an 8K and 1-Mile option, this event caters to whatever distance works for you. The first 500 registrants are guaranteed a technical tee, so sign up early.

ING Miami Marathon and Half Marathon

January 30 ; Miami, Florida

Looking for a winter destination race? Come party in the city where the heat is on at one of the flattest and most scenic courses in the country.

2011 BI-LO Myrtle Beach Marathon

February 17-19 ; Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

One of the most popular races around, the BI-LO Myrtle Beach Marathon has raised nearly $3 million for charity through the years. Come support wonderful causes while having fun and staying fit.

Publix Super Markets Gasparilla Distance Classic Race Weekend

February 26-27 ; Tampa, Florida

Whether you're a recreational runner, a baby jogger or a veteran, this race weekend has an event for you. Spectators can enjoy the fun, too.

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