Featuring a full marathon, half marathon, 5K and Kids marathon all wrapped up in a multi-day race with a fun festival as the post-race party.
Des Linden, the 2018 winner of the Boston Marathon, will join officials race weekend to be part of the Third Annual Mississippi Gulf Coast Marathon. The California native became the first American in 33 years to win the women’s category. She also competed in the 2012 and 2016 Olympics, representing the United States in the marathon for both games. Linden now lives in Michigan and recently placed 6th in the New York City Marathon.
Linden will congratulate finishers of the half marathon and marathon Sunday. VIP participants will have a special opportunity to meet her post-race at MGM Park.