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Save the Date!  November 22, 2018

Save the Date

Call for 2018 charity application submissions

In it’s 7th year, the 30A10K Thanksgiving day events have given more than $250,000 to local charities, impacting our community directly. Three organizations will be selected based on impact to local community, need and ability to support race with volunteers and marketing efforts.

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2018 30A 10K Schedule:

Day One: Wednesday, Nov. 21
  • Packet Pick Up and Race Expo at 30Avenue in Inlet Beach. GPS Address: 12805 Us Highway 98 E, Inlet Beach, FL 32461
    • Noon to 7:00pm
    • Back by popular demand, our race expo features more than 30 vendors offering everything from running goods to local specialties perfect for holiday gifts.
    • Special Coupons and Race Swag from our sponsors
    • Deals on Thanksgiving Day meals at local restaurants and pre-ordered dinners
    • Live Music and Games
    • Shopping, food and fun at 30Avenue, the latest shopping experience in South Walton


Day Two: Thursday, Nov. 22 – RACE DAY!
  • 10K Race kicks off at 7:30am
  • 5K Race starts at 7:45 am
  • 1 Mile Fun Run begins at 9:30am
    • All races begin and end at downtown Rosemary Beach, Fla.
    • Both lanes of Highway 30A will be closed from Rosemary Beach to Watersound during the race from 7am-10am.
    • Parking locations are: 30Aveneue, Shades, Rosemary Beach (very limited), Alys Beach and Seacrest Beach. Keep in mind that vehicles parked along the race route will not be able to exit the parking area until Highway 30A reopens at 10am.
Registration opens March 1, 2018 for the 2018 30A 10K and Fun Run.


Ranked one of the top 5 Thanksgiving Day races in America!

About the Race

About the 30A 10K and Fun Run - The 30a 10k is a non- profit organization whose purpose is to serve the community by producing a world -class 10K and related events that raise money to benefit local charities, while promoting health and fitness.


Course Map

30A Thanksgiving 10K and Fun Run Course Map


Schedule of Events

The times, dates and places for all our activities


Charity Partners

Special thanks to our Charity Partners



Where and When is packet pick up and on-site registration?

Wednesday November 21 from Noon-7pm at 30Avenue’s Event Space [30A Venue] in Inlet Beach. The Event Space is located above Freshii’s on the second floor of 30Avenue.
GPS Address: 12805 Us Highway 98 E, Inlet Beach, FL 32461

Can I bring the whole family to packet pick up and on-site registration?

Yes! Wednesday, November 21 from Noon-7pm we have FREE live music, special shopping deals, a silent auction, free food and drink tastings, horse-drawn carriage rides, face painting, balloon artists, a Facetime photo booth, and much more!

Can I register at packet pick up on Wednesday?

Yes, but we strongly encourage you to register as soon as possible. Last year, the event sold out.
Registration is open Wednesday at packet pick up from noon-7pm.

Can I register or puck up my packet on Race Day?

No. There will be no race day registration. We will offer very limited race day packet pick up for emergencies only. We will make every effort to accommodate people traveling into the area race day or having travel delays. Please make every effort possible to pick up your packet on Wednesday November 21st.

Where do we park on race day?

Parking is available at 30Avenue, Shades, Alys Beach and Seacrest Beach. We have limited parking at Rosemary Beach.
We strongly encourage you to arrive at a minimum an hour before the race, at 6:30am, to find parking. Highway 30A will be closed to traffic at 7am.

If you are arriving after 7am for the 1 Mile Fun Run, please note that 30A will be closed. Please park at 30 Avenue and walk over to the race start.

When does highway 30A close and reopen?

Highway 30A will be closed to traffic for the safety of our runners Thanksgiving morning from 7am-10am. Any runners still on the course after 10am will be asked to move to the bike path to finish the race.

When does the 10K race start?

At 7:30am in Rosemary Beach town center

When does the 5K race start?

At 7:45am in Rosemary Beach town center

When does the 1 Mile Fun Run start?

At 9:30am in Rosemary Beach town center

Can I run with headphones, a stroller or my dog?

For safety reasons headphones are discouraged and we require that all strollers start in the back of the race. We do not allow dogs on the road in the 10K, 5K, or 1 Mile Fun Run.

What do I get for my entry?

In addition to your proceeds going toward four amazing charities; All runners receive a premium quality eco-friendly Greenlayer race T-shirt, a reusable bag, special discounts and coupons in the swag bag and Virtual Race Bag, access to the post-race breakfast, a custom designed finishers medal, and lots of bragging rights at Thanksgiving dinner later that day.

Can my family come out and play while I run the race?

Yes! We love spectators. They are welcome to enjoy the post-race breakfast, Facetime photo booth, race vendor shopping, and grab a photo with “Lucky” the 30A 10K Turkey mascot.
If they want to volunteer, we can also put them to work.

Do you give out age group awards?

Awards include male and female prizes for overall, master and grand master categories. We also go three deep in the following age groups for the 5K and 10K: Under 10, 11-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, and 80+

All finishers for the 10K, 5K and 1 Mile races receive a signature keepsake medal.


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