Running on the Gulf Coast

The Ultimate Guide to the Mississippi Gulf Coast Marathon Weekend

Looking for a scenic route during you time on the Mississippi Gulf Coast? Check out a few runner favorites below – all offer incredible views.  

  • Ocean Springs – Biloxi Bridge (1.07 miles one way)
  • Bay St. Louis Bridge (2.1 miles one way)
  • Beach Boulevard (distances vary based on start and end point and includes all of Harrison County, and portions of Hancock and Jackson counties)  

Find a group to run with while you’re here!

  • Icy Pint Athletics (all runs begin at 7 p.m.) 
    • Happy Hour Fun Runs 
      • Bay St. Louis - Thursdays at Mockingbird Cafe (110 South 2nd Street)
      • Gulfport - Thursdays at Irish Coast Pub (1307 25th Ave.)
      • Ocean Springs - Thursdays at Ocean Springs Plaza (1010 Government Street) 
  • Run N Tri 
    • Monday Fun Run at 6 p.m. at the Gulfport shop (Suite D, 9138 Carl Legett Rd) 
    • Friday Mississippi Mud Pirates 
      • First Friday of every month at 5:30 p.m. from the Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company (7030 Roscoe-Turner Rd, Kiln) 
      • Third Friday of every month at 6 p.m. from the Ugly Pirate (144 Demontluzin Ave F, Bay St Louis) 
  • Tri Hard Sports 
    • Two for Tuesday Fun Run at 6:30 p.m. starting at 430 Porter Avenue in Ocean Springs 

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