Sunday, February 22, 2009 marks the date for the Fort Lauderdale A1A Marathon. Runners have the option of signing up for either the half, 13.1 mile, or full, 26.2 mile marathon.
Proceeds from the Fort Lauderdale A1A Marathon benefit the United Way of Broward County.
The marathon starts at 6 AM from the Museum of Discovery & Science, and finishes at South Beach Park.
PUBLIX HEALTH EXPO
The Publix Health and Fitness Expo takes place on marathon weekend. Runners must pick up their registration packets at the Health Expo, no race day packet pickups are allowed. The health expo takes place on Friday, February 20 from 1 PM to 9 PM, and on Saturday, February 21 from 10 AM to 5 PM.
Race participants receive an organic cotton event t-shirt, personalized bib number (if registered before January 1), athlethe's reusable goodie bag and a shell themed finisher's medal.
Go to www.a1amarathon.com to register online before 2/17/09.
Lynn Smythe AKA the Bike Diva