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Summer Longest Causeway Run & Fitness Walk (6/3/17)

2016 summer causeway run

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              Run the beach, cross the bay, & join the fun!!

The 2017 Summer Longest Causeway Run & Fitness Walk to be held Saturday, June 3rd. The event is expected to attract thousands of participants wanting to take advantage of the unique opportunity to cross the 2.6 mile Queen Isabella Causeway on foot. The course starts at Schlitterbahn Beach Waterpark on South Padre Island, continuing on to the Queen Isabella Causeway and over the Laguna Madre Bay and ending in front of the Port Isabel Event & Cultural Center. Awards ceremony will be held immediately following the event.

Overall Male & Female Cash prizes: 1st place will pay $500.00 to each; 2nd place $300.00 each; and 3rd place $200.00 each. Overall Male & Female winners will be ineligible for medals in their respective age divisions. 
Participants may check in at the Port Isabel Chamber office Mon.-Thurs. the week of the event from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. to pick up their T-shirts and walker wristbands. RUNNERS TIMING CHIPS AND BIBS WILL BE HANDED OUT AT LATE REGISTRATION FRIDAY FROM 1-8PM AT THE PIECC AND FROM 6-7AM AT SCHLITTERBAHN THE DAY OF THE RACE. There will be no late registration on Saturday. T-SHIRTS ARE GUARANTEED TO THE FIRST 1,000 PARTICIPANTS TO CHECK IN. SIZES CANNOT BE GUARANTEED.

RUN STARTS at 8:00 A.M.
WALK STARTS at 8:15 A.M

 

Sponsored in part by:

South Padre Island CVB, Schlittebahn Waterpark & Resort SPI, City of Port Isabel, Port Isabel EDC, Cameron County Insurance Center, Port Isabel/South Padre Press& ParadeSubsea 7, Rio Grande LNG

The summer run and walk is patterned after our 33 year old January event, but with a different course. (Click here to view the course map) The 6.2 mile (10K) course starts at Schlitterbahn Beach Waterpark on South Padre Island and ends at the new Port Isabel Event & Cultural Center (PIECC). Runners will also be treated to a waterfront loop through Isla Blanca Park before continuing on to the Historic Queen Isabella Causeway and Port Isabel. Walkers along the 5K course will also start at Schlitterbahn and  also crossing the Queen Isabella Causeway and  end at the PIECC, where awards ceremonies will be held immediately following the race.

Trophies as well as cash prizes will be awarded to the top three male and female runners overall. First through third place awards will be presented in each of the 23 male and female divisions. All participants who cross the finish line will be presented with medals.

Congratulations to all Runners & Walkers who participated in our 3rd Annual Summer Causeway Run 2017! 



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