3,000 participants to enjoy charm of Fort Lauderdale
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla (November 2, 2016) - Elite and recreational runners and walkers will experience the beauty of Downtown Fort Lauderdale, Las Olas Blvd and Fort Lauderdale Beach as the sun rises November 13 and the Michelob ULTRA Fort Lauderdale 13.1 returns to the streets for a ninth year.
More than 3,000 runners are expected at the start line at the downtown Riverfront before winding through a course that captures the charm of Fort Lauderdale including the most nostalgic neighborhoods in the city before venturing down Las Olas Blvd. to Fort Lauderdale beach for the final five miles.
The finish line and ultimate post-race festival on the sands on the Southern end of the beach will include food, live entertainment and complimentary beer at the Michelob ULTRA Beer garden (Ages 21+).
For families and walkers looking to join the fun at a shorter distance in one of South Florida's most enjoyable running events, the Life Time 5K will also take place.
The Michelob ULTRA Fort Lauderdale 13.1 is a prep race for the 2017 Miami Marathon and Half Marathon on Jan. 29, 2017 and is also the kick off to the six-race Florida Storm Series of distance running events which challenges runners to participate in three to five racing events in Florida during the 2016-2017 season. Other events in addition to 13.1 Fort Lauderdale and the Miami Marathon include Turkey Day Run Miami on Nov. 24, 2016, the Tropical 5K on Jan. 28, 2017, the Michelob ULTRA Miami Beach 13.1 on March 5, 2017 and the First Watch Sarasota Half Marathon on March 19, 2017.
Registration for the Michelob ULTRA Fort Lauderdale 13.1 is still available at $100 through Nov. 6, when it increases to $115 through race day. A Relay allows teams of two to split the 13.1 mile distance and both be awarded a spinning finisher medal. Entry fees are $125 through Nov. 6 and then $135. Registration for the Life Time 5K is $40 through Nov. 6 and then $45.
For more information about the Michelob ULTRA Fort Lauderdale 13.1, visit Run131Series.com.
About Life TimeSM, The Healthy Way of Life Company
Life Time is a privately held, comprehensive health and lifestyle company that offers a personalized and scientific approach to long-term health and wellness. Through its portfolio of distinctive resort-like destinations and athletic events, the Healthy Way of Life Company helps members achieve their goals everyday with the support of a team of dedicated professionals and an array of proprietary health assessments. As of November 1, 2016 the company operates 124 centers in 26 states and 35 major markets under the LIFE TIME FITNESS® and LIFE TIME ATHLETIC® brands in the United States and Canada. Additional information is available at LifetimeFitness.com.