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FROM RIVERFRONT TO OCEANFRONT.

Experience Ft. Lauderdale in a whole new way with an all-new course for 2014! From the hidden gems of downtown Riverfront to the breathtaking views of the Oceanfront, we'll take you through some the city's most scenic spots. Top it all off with the best post-race festival with live entertainment, free beer and unforgettable memories!

VOLUNTEER INFO

To sign up as an individual click here.

To sign up as a group click here.

To join an existing group click here.

For questions about volunteering please email our volunteer coordinator at MAlea@lifetimefitness.com.

FLORIDA STORM SERIES

It's time to earn bragging rights and big bling with the Florida Storm Series! Finish three or more of our Florida races in the 2014/2015 season to earn:
- Three events: Category 3 medal
- Four events: Category 4 medal
- Five events: Category 5 medal

The Florida Storm Series events include:
Michelob ULTRA Fort Lauderdale 13.1 Marathon® - November 9, 2014
Palm Beaches Marathon and Run Fest (full or half) - December 7, 2014
Miami Marathon or Half Marathon - January 25, 2015
Michelob ULTRA Miami Beach 13.1 Marathon® - March 1, 2015
First Watch Sarasota Half Marathon & Relay - March 15, 2015

Process:
Step 1: Visit each qualifying event's website to register (marathons, half marathons and relays count!). Be sure to use the same name and email address for each registration!
Step 2: Finish any three, four or all five events.
Step 3: Pick up your special medal at the Florida Storm Series tent in the post-race party of your 3rd, 4th and 5th event. Otherwise, medals will be available for pickup at the Life Time Athletic Events Florida offices or via mail for $5.

That's all you have to do. Register for the race, finish and collect your medal! Marathon, half marathon and relay distances count towards the series. 5K's do not.

> Click here for more information

Anyone who is registered for at least three of the five Florida Storm Series events by October 28, 2014 will receive this AWESOME Florida Storm Series in-training shirt (gender specific). You will be able to pick up your shirt at any of the Storm Series races, starting with this race.

Visit flstormseries.com for more information.

Register

Michelob Ultra Fort Lauderdale 13.1 Marathon® will be here faster than you know it! Your time is valuable, so save some of it by registering online. To request an additional registration confirmation, please click here.

Entry Requirements

  • Sorry, registration over the phone or by fax will NOT be accepted.
  • Only one participant per application.
  • Application may be photocopied.
  • Waiver MUST be signed in order to process application.
  • All participant MUST finish within three and half hours.
  • A fee of $25 will be charged for all returned checks.

Young Athletes:

Parent or guardian of all participants under the age of 14 will be required to sign an additional waiver at packet pick-up.

Notes / Disclaimer

Please Note:

Entry is NON-TRANSFERABLE, NON-REFUNDABLE, and NON-DEFFERABLE.

ALL TIMES AND LOCATIONS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE.

Disclaimer:

Race management reserves the right to postpone or cancel the event due to events out of management's control such as a natural disaster or other emergencies. No refunds will be issued under these circumstances. Management may also alter the course and distances for the safety of athletes.

Athletes With Disabilities

There will be No Handcycle Division. Due to safety issues on the course, and in accordance with the Paralympic Committee rules, NO handcycle (handbikes, handcrank devices or other mechanically gear driven devices) will be permitted in the race.

Racing Wheelchair Division Rules defined as follows:

  • Racing wheelchairs shall be defined as a customized performance chair.
  • International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletics Rules will be enforced.
  • Further the race will abide by the rules and policies of the recognized governing bodies of the sports of wheelchair racing, which do not allow the use of mechanical gears found on handbikes. For additional information contact Wheelchair Sports USA, www.wusa.org and the International Paralympic Committee, www.paralympic.org.
  • Everyday Wheelchairs defined as follows:

    1. Everyday wheelchairs should be defined as stock manual wheelchairs.
    2. The wheelchair shall have at least four functional wheels.
    3. The overall length of the chair from outside casters/wheels to outside of rear wheel shall not exceed 100 cm.
    4. The rear wheel shall not exceed 70 cm. in diameter.
    5. The front casters/wheels shall not exceed 8 inches/17.6 cm. in diameter.
    6. The rear seat height must be greater than 30 cm. (13.6 inches). Persons of small stature may be exempt.
    7. Only one plain round hand rim is allowed for each rear wheel. This rule may be waived for persons having a single arm drive.
    8. No mechanical gears or levers shall be allowed.
    9. The chair should be manually propelled.
    10. All chairs are subject to a rules and safety inspection.
    11. Runners and walkers in all races will have the right of way. Wheelchair racers shall yield to runners or walkers.
    12. It will be the athlete's responsibility to meet the above rules.

    13.1 Race Details

    Michelob ULTRA Fort Lauderdale 13.1® Marathon Course Details

    November 9, 2014
    Runner Start: 6:35 AM
    Start Location: SW 1st Ave & SW 2nd St
    Course Map: Click Here to View our Course!

    Course Description

    Half Marathon

    Enjoy a scenic course featuring the Downtown and Las Olas areas along with a unique run through the Henry Kinney Tunnel. Shoot out to A1A and run along the beach for a scenic course with a grand post-race beach party at South Beach Park. This course is full of entertainment, photo opportunities and surprises for all!

     

    Finish-Together Relay

    Grab a friend and conquer the relay as a 2-person team and finish together. YES! You actually get to cross the finish line with your teammate. Read below for more details.

    Team Member 1:     Start: 6:35 a.m.

    Start location: Team Member 1 should report to the start line at SW 1st Ave and SW 2nd St. 

    Distance: Approximately 7.9 miles

     

    Team Member 2:     Start: Team Member 2 should be at the exchange area  at the latest 7:45 AM in order to consider race morning traffic and parking.

    Start location: Exchange Area at E Las Olas between SeaBreeze Blvd and A1A.

    Distance: Approximately 4.7 miles

    *Please Note: There are NO shuttles going from the Start to the Relay Exchange Area. Team Member 2 must report directly to the Relay Exchange Area. There will be plenty of parking available.

    Finish-Together:

    After Team Member 2 completes his/her leg, they will join Team Member 1 waiting at corner of Las Olas and A1A to complete the last few kilometers of the race together.  It is strongly recommended that you join up and Finish Together to ensure that you both receive your participant medal and have the opportunity to have your photo taken together as you cross the finish line.

    Team members will each have the same bib number.  Be aware of what your bib number is as your relay partner approaches the area.
     
    If you are not participating in the Finish Together, please have Team Member 1 pick up their finisher medal at the Results tent.

    Average Temperature

    Average low of 62° F; Average high of 75° F

    Mile Markers & Split Times

    Each mile marker will have a large clock displaying the "gun time" of the event.

    Event Alert System

    An Event Alert System will be displayed at each mile marker indicating the status of the race based on the current course and weather conditions:

    ALERT LEVEL EVENT CONDITIONS RECOMMENDED ACTIONS
    EXTREME EVENT CANCELLED/EXTREME AND DANGEROUS CONDITIONS PARTICIPATION STOPPED/FOLLOW EVENT OFFICIAL INSTRUCTIONS
    HIGH POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS CONDITIONS SLOW DOWN/OBSERVE COURSE CHANGES/FOLLOW OFFICIAL INSTRUCTIONS/CONSIDER STOPPING
    MODERATE LESS THAN IDEAL CONDITIONS SLOW DOWN/BE PREPARED FOR WORSENING CONDITIONS
    LOW GOOD CONDITIONS ENJOY THE EVENT/BE ALERT
    • Heat - runners/walkers should slow down and drink plenty of water.
    • Lighting/Hail/Tornado - runners/walkers should take cover at the closest shelter until the course is reopened.

    Timing of the event has stopped and no awards will be given out at this time. Medical remains in place on course.

    Black – "Cancelled" - Extreme dangerous conditions; Event cancelled, participation stopped – runners/walkers should stop, seek shelter and follow instructions from race staff, volunteers, and public safety officials.

    Aid Stations

    There will be water and sports drink at all stations along the course and at the start/finish. All Aid Stations on the course will have personnel and portable toilets located nearby.

    Restroom Facilities

    Portable toilets will be added in locations throughout the course. The portable toilets will be
    located near each aid station.

    Course Closings

    For your safety and for the timely reopen of the streets to vehicular traffic, you must reach key locations by specified times or you will be required to take transportation provided.

    • Partial lane closures will be utilized. Please stay inside the cones and obey all public safety officers and course marshals.
    • PLEASE DO NOT START EARLY! Traffic and safety rules prohibit early starts. Early starters will be eliminated from the Official Results

    SAG Wagon (support) and Back of the Pack Crew

    The Back of the Pack Crew and SAG Wagon will signify the end of the field and the maximum 16-minutes per mile pace. They will not start timing until the last person crosses the start line and will be with you throughout the race. If you cannot keep pace, the Crew will help you as you board the SAG Wagon. If you cannot maintain an 16-minute per mile pace, you will be required to board the support buses.

    Packet Pick-Up

    Packet pickup will be available Thursday, November 6 until Saturday, November 8 at the following locations:

    Thursday, November 6, 2014
    10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
    Life Time Fitness Office
    8879 SW 131st Street
    Miami, FL 33176

    Friday, November 7, 2014
    12:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
    Running Wild
    2563 E Sunrise Blvd.
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304

    Saturday, November 8, 2014
    11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
    Runner's Depot- Promenade Plaza
    2233 S University Dr.
    Davie, FL 33324

    Sunday, November 9, 2014
    5:00 a.m. to 5:50 a.m.
    Registration tent at race site 
    SW 1st Ave. & SW 2nd St.

    Spectator Info

    The streets of Fort Lauderdale are open for the runners, but it's the spectators that will help them get to the finish line. From start to finish, there are excellent opportunities to catch loved ones and friends running in the Allstate Life Insurance℠ Fort Lauderdale 13.1 Marathon®. As we get closer to race day, we will give you more information on some of the best locations to enjoy the race.

    Medical Info

    Medical support during the Michelob ULTRA Fort Lauderdale 13.1® Marathon Series will be provided by health care professionals. Medical assistance will be available at each water station along the route providing medical assistance as needed. A fully-equipped medical facility will be located near the finish line.

    Participants requiring medical assistance may be transported to one of the nearby hospitals, and will be billed by the hospital and ambulance provider. Participants must give on-scene medical personnel the freedom to determine which facility will be utilized.

    IMPORTANT: Each participant must complete the medical information form on the back of your bib number. Please take time to fill out your medical information and provide emergency contact information. This will make your important health care information available to heath care professionals in the event you are unable to communicate with them.

    Volunteers

    Our road races are made for the people and run by the people. We take pride in working with some of the greatest individual and volunteer groups in the world. If you are interested in supporting thousands of runners and walkers at Michelob ULTRA Fort Lauderdale 13.1® Marathon Series, send us an email with your name, phone number and what you might be interested in helping with. Here are some of the things we could use help with: water stations (groups of 10 or more), start line support, finish line support, course marshals, registration and packet pick-up support, logistics and set-up (these are the people who get to lift and move things and work at night!)

    If you are interested in volunteering for this event or any others, please email us at 131ftl@lifetimefitness.com .

    Entertainment

    Course Entertainment:

    Michelob ULTRA Fort Lauderdale 13.1® Marathon Series will have entertainment stations along the course. This includes: Bands, Performances, Cheer Squads, Community Group Aid Stations and Dj's pumping tunes that will keep you movin' all through out the fun-filled 13.1 mile course.

    Benefits:

    There are many highlights to performing for Michelob ULTRA Fort Lauderdale 13.1® Marathon Series. Group name and booking information listed on the Michelob ULTRA Fort Lauderdale 13.1® Marathon Series web site. Group signage may also be displayed at your performance location as long as it does not interfere with the race. (Signage may only be 3'x6').

    Time: Michelob ULTRA Fort Lauderdale 13.1® Marathon Series begins at 6:35 AM, which means your group must be at their assigned location by 7 AM. Everyone will finish by 12 PM, with some groups ending earlier, depending on your location on the course.

    Where: Along the 13.1 mile half marathon course. Performance locations will be confirmed.

    Equipment: All groups will be responsible for supplying their own equipment. Michelob ULTRA Fort Lauderdale 13.1® Marathon Series will provide access to electricity, either from a business or a generator.

    Email: 131ftl@lifetimefitness.com

    Race Results brought to you by Michelob ULTRA
    Michelob ULTRA Fort Lauderdale 13.1® Marathon Results

    Life Time 5K Results | Michelob ULTRA Fort Lauderdale 13.1® Marathon Results

    Results Delivery System

    Results delivery directly to your smart phone: Every 13.1® athlete will notice a QR code printed directly onto their race bib. Race results will be updated regularly online throughout the day. Simply scan your QR code with your smart phone and you will be taken directly to your personalized results page! Does it get any easier?

    Race Photos - You will be photographed multiple times throughout the race course as well as before and after the race. Smile when you see our photographers and make sure your bib number is clearly centered and visible so we will be able to identify you. Links to photos will be posted a week from the race; please feel free to view and order your photographs at that time. http://www.marathonfoto.com/Half-Marathon/13-1-Fort-Lauderdale-2013/RaceOID/24642013F1

    ONLY HALF MARATHON finishers will receive a medal upon crossing the finish line.

    Awards & Medals

    Only participants that complete the half marathon at the Michelob ULTRA Fort Lauderdale 13.1® Marathon will receive a unique finisher's medal.

    ALL athletes will be eligible to earn age group awards competing in the following divisions: 5K, half marathon open, & half marathon walking*.

    Age group award medals will be distributed from the Results tent at the finish line on race day - so don't forget to stop by, get your official finishing time and check if you won an award!

    Custom designed award medals will be awarded 3 deep in each of the below age group for both males and females in the following divisions: half marathon open, & half marathon walking*.

    *Participants in thewalking division must adhere to established USATF competition guidelines regarding walking form, specifically the rule that states one foot must be on the ground at all times. Participants in the walking division must complete the event within the established course timelines.

    Age Group Breakdown

    14 & under      30-34     50-54     70-74        
    15-19     35-39     55-59     75+
    20-24 40-44 60-54
    25-29 45-49 65-69

    Please note that all age group awards are based on chip time, NOT gun time. However, Open winners and course records will be determined according to gun time.  

    Life Time 5K

    Life Time 5K Course Details

    Life Time 5K
    Runner Start: 7:30 AM - 8:45 AM
    Start Location: 2121 N Ocean Blvd. Fort Lauderdale, FL 33305

    Course Description

    The Life Time 5K race is WALKER FRIENDLY. The course and finish line will be open for 3 hours and 30 minutes (16 minute/mile pace) for the 13.1® runners and should not affect Life Time 5K runners.

    Average Temperature

    Average low of 62° F; Average high of 70° F

    Mile Markers & Split Times

    Each mile marker will have a large clock displaying the "gun time" of the event.

    Event Alert System

    An Event Alert System will be displayed at each mile marker indicating the status of the race based on the current course and weather conditions:

    ALERT LEVEL EVENT CONDITIONS RECOMMENDED ACTIONS
    EXTREME EVENT CANCELLED/EXTREME AND DANGEROUS CONDITIONS PARTICIPATION STOPPED/FOLLOW EVENT OFFICIAL INSTRUCTIONS
    HIGH POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS CONDITIONS SLOW DOWN/OBSERVE COURSE CHANGES/FOLLOW OFFICIAL INSTRUCTIONS/CONSIDER STOPPING
    MODERATE LESS THAN IDEAL CONDITIONS SLOW DOWN/BE PREPARED FOR WORSENING CONDITIONS
    LOW GOOD CONDITIONS ENJOY THE EVENT/BE ALERT
    • Heat - runners/walkers should slow down and drink plenty of water.
    • Lighting/Hail/Tornado - runners/walkers should take cover at the closest shelter until the course is reopened.

    Timing of the event has stopped and no awards will be given out at this time. Medical remains in place on course.

    Black – "Cancelled" - Extreme dangerous conditions; Event cancelled, participation stopped – runners/walkers should stop, seek shelter and follow instructions from race staff, volunteers, and public safety officials.

    Aid Stations

    There will be water and sports drink at all stations along the course and at the start/finish. All Aid Stations on the course will have personnel and portable toilets located nearby. 

    Restroom Facilities

    Portable toilets will be added in locations throughout the course.  The portable toilets will be located near each aid station.

    Course Closings

    For your safety and for the timely reopen of the streets to vehicular traffic, you must reach key locations by specified times or you will be required to take transportation provided.

    • Partial lane closures will be utilized. Please stay inside the cones and obey all public safety officers and course marshals.
    • PLEASE DO NOT START EARLY! Traffic and safety rules prohibit early starts. Early starters will be eliminated from the Official Results

    Partners

    Our Sponsors and Supporters


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    For Charity opportunities, please contact Sal Sandate: ssandate@lifetimefitness.com

    Travel

    Our select Headquarters Hotels offer special discounted rates, convenient access to the start line and all the "runner friendly" amenities you need to have a successful race weekend. Reserve your room now while discounts are still available! National Travel Systems is proud to serve as the Official Travel Partner of the Michelob ULTRA Fort Lauderdale 13.1 Marathon®. Our goal is to enhance the overall experience for you, the participant, by offering a variety of hotel options to choose from in order to best meet your personal needs. If you have any qustions please contact National Travel Systems at sportsinfo@nationaltravelsystems.com


    Click here to book your hotel for the Ft Lauderdale 13.1 Marathon!

    Courtyard Fort Lauderdale  Ft Lauderdale 13.1 Marathon

    COURTYARD FORT LAUDERDALE

    440 Seabreeze Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316

    Recreation: Outdoor pool and fitness center just steps away from the beach
    Dining: 3 onsite restaurants
    Parking: Valet $29 overnight, $17 self parking overnight

    Fort Lauderdale Airport (FLL): 6 miles
    Race start line: 2.5 miles

    $155 + tax per night

    Hyatt Place Fort Lauderdale 2013 Ft Lauderdale 13.1 Marathon

    HYATT PLACE FORT LAUDERDALE

    1851 SE 10th Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316

    Recreation: Outdoor heated pool and hot tub
    Dining: Complimentary hot continental breakfast daily
    Parking: Complimentary onsite parking
    Packet pickup: Onsite

    Race start line: 2.4 miles

    $133 + tax per night


    Click here to book your hotel for the Ft Lauderdale 13.1 Marathon!

     

    PARKING/PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

    GARAGE OPTIONS: **A parking fee of $5 is due upon exiting the garage.**

    • Government Center Parking: 151 SW 2nd Ave (At start)
    • City Parking: 209 SE 1st Ave (0.1 miles from start)
    • Riviera Parking Garage: 17 W. Las Olas Blvd (0.2 miles from start)

    SHUTTLE INFORMATION:

    Shuttle buses will ONLY be running from the finish to the start area from 8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. The shuttle pickup location will be west of the post-race area in front of the International Swimming Hall of Fame breezeway entrance located between SE 5th Street and Hall of Fame Drive.

    FAQ / Contact Us

    REGISTRATION

    Is there a minimum age?

    Yes. Participants must be at least 14 years old to run Michelob ULTRA Fort Lauderdale 13.1® Marathon.

    How do I confirm my registration?

    All participants will receive a confirmation email upon registering. If you are registered for Michelob ULTRA Fort Lauderdale 13.1® Marathon and would like to either confirm your entry or receive another email confirmation, please click here.

    Is there a limit on the number of participants in the race?

    Yes, there is a race cap for both Michelob ULTRA Fort Lauderdale 13.1® Marathon and Life Time 5K. Make sure to sign up early to reserve your spot in the race

    When will registration end?

    If space permits, registration will run through 5:45 a.m. on race morning, November 9, 2014.

    What is the Michelob ULTRA Fort Lauderdale 13.1® Marathon refund and transfer policy?

    We adhere to the standard running industry policy. All entry fees are non-refundable, non-transferable and non-deferrable. We have to plan accommodations well in advance for race participants, and therefore cannot offer refunds. You may not give or sell your race number to another individual. The entry fee for 2014 event WILL NOT transfer to the 2015 event, no exceptions. This policy stays in effect whether you are injured, have unexpected business or family emergencies, etc. No exceptions. Non-transferable.

    Can I register on the day of the event?

    If space permits, registration will be available.

    How do I make changes to the online registration form once it have been submitted?

    If you would like to make changes to your registration form once it has been submitted please email us at 131ftl@lifetimefitness.com .

    AWARDS

    Do all runners receive a medal for participating?

    Yes, each finisher in the half marathon and 5K will receive a commemorative finisher medal and will be eligible for age group awards. 5K race finishers will also be eligible for age group awards. Following the race there will be live entertainment and an awards ceremony. All participants and spectators are invited to attend the post-race party.

    PACKET PICK-UP

    Where do I pick up my packet?

    Click here for more info about Packet Pick Up

    What do I need to pick up my packet?

    You must show a picture ID to pick up your race packet.

    Can someone else pick up my packet?

    Yes. Runners may have someone else pick up their packet. You must have a copy of the participants email confirmation and a photocopy of their photo ID.

    Can my friends come to the race?

    Yes, all friends and family are welcome to come cheer on the runners.

    HOTEL, TRAVEL AND TRANSPORTATION

    Who is the host hotel, what is the price and where is it locations?

    Spirit Airlines: Official Airline of Michelob ULTRA Fort Lauderdale 13.1® Marathon For discounted hotels and more travel information, please click to go to our travel page.

    What is the best way to get to the start?

    Athletes are encouraged to use public transportation to get to and from the race site.

    THE RACE

    When does the Michelob ULTRA Fort Lauderdale 13.1® Marathon start?

    The race will start at 7:30 AM - 8:45 AM for Life Time 5K, 6:35 AM for half marathon.

    Where does the races the Start and Finish?

    The start is located in SW 1st Ave & SW 2nd St and finishes at Fort Lauderdale Beach Park.

    How many miles are the Michelob ULTRA Fort Lauderdale 13.1® Marathon?

    The Michelob ULTRA Fort Lauderdale 13.1® Marathon is 13.1 miles.

    Can I run with IPods, mp3 players, strollers, dogs or headphones?

    NO. In consideration for safety of all participants, there will be NO coaches, skateboards, baby joggers, bikes, animals or in-line skates allowed on the course.

    Use of headphones during Life Time Athletic Events events is strongly discouraged for safety reasons. If one is intent on wearing headphones, please keep the volume low and consider wearing only one earpiece so you can hear important communications from race staff, public safety officials, and other participants

    How long is the Michelob ULTRA Fort Lauderdale 13.1® Marathon course open for?

    The Michelob ULTRA Fort Lauderdale 13.1® Marathon is opened for 3.5 hrs.

    Will I be able to finish the race on the sidewalk?

    The course will remain open for 3.5 hrs. After this time, the course will re-open to traffic and runners will be asked to move to the sidewalk.

    Can I walk?

    Yes. Participants may walk but they must be able to complete the race within 3.5 hrs, Walkers must start behind the runners at the starting line. There is NO early start.

    Do I have to join a charity group to participate?

    No. You do not have to join a charity group to participate in the Michelob ULTRA Fort Lauderdale 13.1® Marathon.

    What time will the roads/lanes be closed?

    Road and lane closures will be posted. Check the Race Info page for the street list with times.

    Is the course closed to traffic?

    The race shares the road with traffic. The runners will be in a coned lane that separated the runners from traffic. There will be Police Officers placed at each traffic intersection to control traffic.

    How many Hydration Station will you have?

    There will be 11 Hydration Stations along the course, with plenty of water and sports drink.

    Will there be food at the finish line?

    Yes, there will be a variety of food options available at the finish line festival. All race participants will have access to the food tent. Spectators will not be allowed access.

    Is the course USA Track and Field Certified?

    Yes. The Michelob ULTRA Fort Lauderdale 13.1® Marathon course is USATF certified.

    RACE CONCERNS

    What do I do if I injure myself on the course?

    There will be medical support along the course at each Aid Station. There will also be ambulances, bike EMS and medical support throughout the course.

    Where can I find race results?

    For Michelob ULTRA Fort Lauderdale 13.1® Marathon results click here. For Life Time 5K results click here.

    If I have feedback concerning the race, whom should I contact?

    We appreciate feedback. Please send your comments to 131ftl@lifetimefitness.com.

    Please use the form below to get in touch with us.

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