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Can I do both events?

Yes, you can! Or you can just do the 5K or just do the paddleboard race.

Do I need my own paddleboard?

Yes, or you can rent one from a local vendor. See the list on our events details page: https://www.keywesthalfmarathon.com/hemingway-event-details/

*All paddleboard competitors are responsible for transporting their boards to and from the race start.

Where do I drop off my paddleboard?

*All paddleboard competitors are responsible for transporting their boards to and from the race start.

You can drop off your paddleboard at Higgs Beach, 1000 Atlantic Blvd, Key West.

Where do I park?

The closest parking lot is on United Street and Duval Street. There is plenty of street parking available. 

Where is packet pickup?

Packet pickup will be located on the beach by the Southernmost Beach Cafe, at 1405 Duval Street. Saturday, July 20th – 3 PM – 7 PM. Paddleboard participants MUST pick up their packet before 4:00 PM.

Will there be gear check?

Yes, by the registration area on the beach by the Southernmost Beach Cafe, 1317 Duval Street.

Where is the race start?

The Paddleboard Race starts at Higgs Beach, 1000 Atlantic Blvd, Key West, FL 33040. The 5K start will be by the Southernmost Point.

Will there be hydration on the course?

Yes, at mile 2. 

Will there be awards?

Yes, paddleboard will be 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place, Male and Female race board. First place – 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place, for a stock board.

The 5K Awards; 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place, Male and Female Overall, 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place Masters Overall Age Group Awards: Male and Female in 10 year Age Group: 1st & 2nd. Walkers Awards: Male and Female 1st- 5th Place.

How do I volunteer?

Please email Barb info@keywesthalfmarathon.com or call ‭(305) 240-0727‬. Volunteers receive free gear and can attend the awards party.

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