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Running The Shoals Marathon and Half Marathon

March 17, 2018 @ 7:00 am
The Shoals Robert Trent Jones golf courses
990 Sunbelt Pkwy
Muscle Shoals
$50 - $85
Eddie Mason

The 2018 Running The Shoals  Marathon and Half Marathon at The Shoals Robert Trent Jones golf courses in Muscle Shoals, Alabama.  Shoals Sav-A-Life is the charity focus for this event. 

When:  March 17th, 2018

Where:  The Shoals Robert Trent Jones golf courses, Muscle Shoals, AL
990 Sunbelt Pkwy, Muscle Shoals, AL

Charity Focus:  Shoals Sav-A-Life

Packet Pickup:  Friday, March 16th, 1pm – 7pm at the golf course clubhouse

Race Day Packet Pickup:  6:00am

Race Time:  7:00am

Marathon:  0% Full

Half Marathon:  0% Full

Facebook Event Page:  Click Here

Each participant will receive a short sleeve tech shirt, and each finisher will receive a race specific finishers medal.

Marathon and half marathon will utilize a wave start in order to reduce potential congestion on the course.

Marathon and half marathon first wave start will be at 7:00am.  Each proceeding wave will start every 2 minutes.

The half marathon course includes running all 18 holes of both golf courses and finishing on the 18th hole of the Schoolmaster course behind the clubhouse. Click here for video of half marathon course.

Half marathon course certification AL16004JD

The full marathon course includes all 36 holes of the golf courses as well as another 13 miles on nearby paved roads.

Click here for a video of marathon course.

Marathon course certification AL16005JD

Marathon Elevation map:  Click Here

Both courses will be fully staffed including water, sports drinks and restrooms

Course Maps:  Click Here

Unofficial Course Time Limits: Full – 8 hours Half – 4 hours
(but we have not pulled anyone off the course in past years)

Post race food and snacks for all races.

Checkout the venue website to see photos of the golf courses where you will be running:
Click Here

Registration Fees:

Early Bird Online Registration through Sep 31:

Full:    $65    Half:    $45

Online Registration from Oct 1 through  Nov 31:

Full:    $70    Half:    $50

Online Registration from Dec 1 through Jan 31:

Full:    $75    Half:    $55

Online Registration from Feb 1 through Mar 16:

Full:    $80    Half:    $60

Race Day Registration Mar 17:

Full:    $85    Half:    $65

Overall Male/Female
Overall Male/Female Masters

Top 3 in each Age Group


If you are not participating please consider volunteering for the event.  We have many different 3 hour shifts available to choose from and all help is greatly appreciated.  Just click the volunteer link and choose your time.



Host Hotel: Marriott Shoals

Details coming soon

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