Founded in 2015, the Mississippi Gulf Coast Marathon, a Coastal Running Fest, celebrates the local flare and beauty of running along the scenic beaches from Pass Christian to Biloxi. Races include a marathon (26.2 miles), half marathon (13.1 miles), 5K (3.1 miles) and kids marathon race program (a 1.2 mile fun run).
On Saturday, December 9th the 5K and the Kids Marathon are held at Point Cadet Plaza in Biloxi. There will be a post-race party and the expo will reopen.
On Sunday, December 10th the marathon starts in Pass Christian and half marathon starts in Gulfport. Both Finish in the MGM Park stadium in front of cheering crowds of families and friends.
The Coors Light Finish Festival will be held Sunday morning at MGM Park, a post-race beach-party offering local Gulf Coast seafood, Mississippi style BBQ and live performances as runners cross the finish line.