Answers to all of your pressing questions
What is the age limit for the Fort Lauderdale 13.1?
Participants must be at least 14 years old to run Fort Lauderdale 13.1. For those participants younger than 14 who would like to participate, please make sure to submit a contact request form in order to complete a minor waiver and further instructions on how to register your child.
Is there a limit on the number of participants in the races?
Yes, there is a race cap for both Fort Lauderdale 13.1 and 5K. Make sure to sign up early to reserve your spot in the race.
Where can I find help in my training?
Training tips and sources of advice are available on our Training page.
What time does the Fort Lauderdale 13.1 and 5K start?
The 13.1 race begins at 6:15 a.m. and the 5K will start at 7:00 a.m.
Where is the 13.1 start and finish located?
The race starts Las Olas & A1A and finishes at the same place at Las Olas & A1A.
Are iPods with headphones allowed on the course?
We do allow headphones, but recommend that participants using them take extra cautions for the safety of themselves and the participants surrounding them such as using a low volume and wearing only one earbud.
Can I run with a baby jogger, skateboard, bike or dog?
No, in consideration for the safety of all participants baby joggers, skateboards, bikes and animals are prohibited on the course.
How long is the Fort Lauderdale 13.1 course open for?
The race course will be open for 3 hours and 30 minutes. Runners are expected to maintain a pace that will allow them to finish the course within that time. After that, runners will be able to finish the race on the sidewalk and will be treated like pedestrians.
Am I allowed to walk?
Yes, participants may walk but they must be able to complete the race by 10:00 a.m. Walkers must start behind the runners at the starting line. There is NO early start.
What time will the roads and lanes be closed for the race?
Road and lane closures will be posted. Visit our Parking & Directions page for the street list with times.
How many aid stations and what type of fluid replacements are offered?
There will be 10 aid stations along the course with plenty of water and sports drinks.
What do I do if I injure myself on the course?
There will be ambulance and bike EMS teams providing medical support along the course. Runners will have access to medical support at each aid station.
Will there be food at the finish line?
Yes, there will be a variety of food options available at the finish line festival. All race participants will have access to the food tent. Spectators will not have access.
Is the course USATF-Certified?
Yes, the Fort Lauderdale 13.1 course is USATF certified.
If I have feedback concerning the race, whom should I contact?
We appreciate feedback. If you have any comments about the race please submit a contact request form.