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7 Mile Bridge Run 2020

03/28/2020 - 7:30am to 9:30am

Experience the 7 Mile Bridge Run, a Unique Florida Keys Running Tradition

The 7 Mile Bridge Run is the world’s only race completely surrounded by water from start to finish. The date is March 28, 2020 for the 39th Annual 7 Mile Bridge Run. Whether you’re a novice or seasoned runner, this is a race not to be missed, especially if you're considering a vacation to Key West in late March or early April. The 7 Mile Bridge Run kicked off in 1982, when the new bridge opened. This highly anticipated event can only accommodate 1,500 participants, so be sure to register as soon as it’s open.

Key West 7 Mile Bridge Run Course


Limited free parking is available at Switlik Elementary, 3400 Overseas Hwy, Marathon.  Packet Pickup will be available at the Marathon Rec Center.  Buses will be available for Runners to board for transport to the start line

5:00 A.M  Marathon Rec Center, 810 33rd Street Gulf – Packet Pickup available, ID which matches registration information is required

5:00 A.M  Buses available to take runners from parking area to Start Line

6:30 A.M  Last bus leaves Switlik School for Start Line

6:45 A.M  7 Mile Bridge closes to all traffic.  Buses with runners leave Switlik for drop off at race start on East side of Bridge

7:10 A.M  Wheelchair Start

7:20 A.M  Race Begins

8:05 – 8:50 A.M  Buses will leave the start at 8:25. Runners still on the bridge as the buses approach will be picked up so the bridge can open at 9:00 A.M. (no exceptions)

9:00 A.M  Bridge Reopens and the first group of buses with runners leave the West side of Bridge to return to Switlik Elementary

Race T-shirts available at the shore of 33rd Street Gulf

9:30 A.M Awards at the shore of 33rd Street Gulf


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