Top 6 Beach Marathons – #1 Is Not What You Expected

This is a guest post by Thomas Lloyd who is the owner of TOP Mexico Real Estate – A full fledged real estate company in Playa del carmen.

Want to check your fitness level as well as enjoy to the fullest? Then participate in these beach marathons and all your wishes will be fulfilled. It is a perfect course for the beach and sea lovers.

Now, let us look at the list of top beach marathons:



Held in October, the Riviera Maya Half Marathon is an annual event. There are three different distances in this marathon—5 k, 10k and 21k. This Half Marathon starts from the Palacio Municipal on 20th Avenue and 8 Street in the centre of Playa Del Carman. It heads north to Grand Coral development and into the golf course over there and the back down famous 5th Avenue to the Palacio Municipal again.

People of all ages and fitness levels can participate in this race. October is an ideal time to run in Playa Del Carmen because the average temperature is not more than 31 Celsius. Carry a good pair of shoes, sunglasses and a comfortable dress for your maximum comfort during the race.



Bermuda is the ideal winter time destination for the active minded travellers. This race is held on three consecutive days. On Friday there is a night-time one mile run, on Saturday there is a run which covers the distance of 10k and finally on Sunday there is either a half marathon or a full marathon. If you are unable to continue for three long days, take on any one of the courses that tour runners past beautiful blue waters, pastel colonial towns and verdant gardens. You can also see many things other than running like pink sand beaches, collection of shipwrecks and explore the oldest English settlement in the New World.



This race covers many exotic sites and the runners will definitely fascinated by it. The marathon has become popular for its surfboard-shaped medals. It has a flat and fast course along the Pacific Coast Highway and Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve. The participants pass some of the most beautiful and famous places in California’s SURF CITY including Huntington Beach Pier. A large number of people participate in this race. The number of volunteers and spectators are also no less.



This marathon is open to all because it has a provision for different race distances—45K, 23K, 14K, 6K and 1.5K for the kids. The starting point is just two hours outside Melbourne and the finishing point is Apollo Bay. The Great Ocean Road Marathon includes all the majestic coastal highways the joins some of southern Australia’s most magnificent beaches. The place is truly exotic which will give peace to your eyes and soul.



This race covers a distance of 5K. Held in historic Nassau, Bahamas is the ideal international winter running event. It is only a 30 minute flight from South Florida. All runners get a technical race shirt, runner swag bag, a finisher medal and an access to a fascinating post race beach party where runners get enough yummy food, cold beer and good music to take way the tiredness. Separate awards are given to each participant according to their position in the marathon. The picturesque surrounding is just perfect for the race.



Many people come to this place for its immense beauty. It includes a 42K marathon, 21K semi-marathon and a 5K fun race are there for everyone. Aid stations are there for the convenience of the runners. It provides them with water, juice, tropical fruits and wet sponges. It is a great event and everyone should try this out at least once. The course runs along soft sand beaches and it is truly a dream running vacation. Tahitian dancers and musicians provide entertainment along the course. This place is so nice that your heart won’t permit you to leave easily.

These are the top beach marathons in the world. These marathons generally look after your needs and your health as well. There is a chance to participate in these races with your family since special race distance is provided for the kids as well. There are enough scopes for your proper refreshment both during the race and post-race. When so many benefits are there, why not give it a try once?