Ready, get set, run!
The stage is almost set for the 2016 Miami Marathon and Half Marathon. The event is set to take place on Sunday, January 24th at 6 a.m. outside of the AmericanAirlines Arena. Event organizers expect at least 20,000 people from all around the world.
The 26.2 mile course will take runners all over Miami, including: Downtown Miami, South Beach and Coconut Grove. With this new course, this means new road closures, so drivers: be aware. For a full list of road closure details, click here.
NBC 6 Meteorologists predict that runners will have perfect weather for Sunday’s big race. Participants and spectators can expect lows in the low 50’s and highs in the mid 60’s.
Throw in the beautiful Miami scenery, and you’re set for a perfect day for running. Be sure to download the NBC 6 app, which will provide you with up-to-the-minute forecasts, and you can keep an eye on the First Alert Doppler Radar. Download the app here.
Online registration for the race is now closed. In-person registration is available at the Health & Fitness Expo at Mana Wynwood beginning at noon. More information can be found here.