ZOOMA Amelia Island (FL) | HALF MARATHON + 12K + 5K
October 18-19, 2019 (Friday + Saturday)
Start + Finish | Main Beach Park
32 N Fletcher Ave, Amelia Island, FL 32034
*All Saturday race registrations include a $2 donation and access fee to Ft Clinch Park*
ZOOMA made the Top 20 AGAIN! Zooma Florida was voted one of the top 20 half marathons AND top 20 for beautiful, on-course scenery! Check it out at The Bib Rave 100.
Seaside Challenge. If you’re looking for a Challenge that only Amelia Island can offer, run the 5K on Friday and the Half or 12K on Saturday to complete the Seaside Challenge and receive the inaugural Seaside Challenge medal!
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What makes ZOOMA different?
Imagine a powerful sea of women on the move – encouraging fellow runners, creating unforgettable moments, getting strong, and celebrating personal running triumphs in beautiful locations. Imagine a post-race party where you’ll celebrate your run with your crew, relax and be pampered with massages, yoga, and mimosas. This is ZOOMA.
Bring your best friends, your sister, your mom or your daughter for a weekend you’ll remember for years to come! Voted as one of the Top 20 Half Marathons by BibRave 100 and recognized as one of The Top 10 Women’s Races by Shape Magazine, ZOOMA Amelia Island Half Marathon is a race weekend you simply don’t want to miss!
ZOOMA Florida FEATURES:
FRIDAY NIGHT FUN. Pick up your race packet and shop, hang out and have fun with your crew. Plus you can sign up for the Lighthouse Loop 5K and run past Florida’s oldest lighthouse!
RUN. Join us Friday for the Lighthouse Loop 5K or Saturday for the Half Marathon, 12K or 5K through lovely Amelia Island and Ft Clinch. See for yourself why runners love ZOOMA! Expect gorgeous ocean views and a shady tree lined run through Ft Clinch as you complete these one-of-a-kind courses!
PARTY. Celebrate your Half Marathon, 12K or 5K run with an unbelievable oceanfront Post-Race party at Main Beach in Amelia Island. The party includes mimosas, food, massage, recovery yoga, shopping, live music and tons of fun!
SWAG. Each runner receives a swag bag with a women’s cut shirt, cinch sack and one-of-a-kind medal. Register early and you’ll get the VIP swag bag upgrade for free!
SUNRISE YOGA SUNDAY. Start your Sunday morning with yoga overlooking the beaches of Amelia Island.
FUN + SUPPORT. ZOOMA race weekends are always filled with fun and incredible support. You’ll be surrounded by so many amazing women throughout the weekend and will be incredibly well supported throughout your run. It’s nearly impossible not to have fun during a ZOOMA race!
FRIDAY, October 18
Location: Amelia Island, FL
12-6pm | Packet Pick Up
5pm | Lighthouse Loop 5K Race Start
SATURDAY, October 19
Location: Amelia Island, FL – Main Beach
7:15am | Half Marathon + 12K + 5K race start
8am | ZOOMA Post-Race Party
TBD | Recovery Yoga Sessions
TBD | Awards Ceremony
TBD | Kids Races
12pm | Post-Race Party ends
SUNDAY, October 20
Location: Amelia Island, FL
8am | Sunrise Yoga Sunday
2019 Registration Info + Fees
Race entry fees include some of the best swag around! Each registration includes:
- Women’s fit race tee (unisex sizing also available)
- Custom ZOOMA cinch sack
- Free race photos
- Entry to the Post-Race party including mimosas, food, massage, recovery yoga and music
- One-of-a-kind themed race medal for all finishers
- Challengers will also receive a Wine Country Challenge medal!
Register by May 2 and you’ll receive a FREE upgrade to the VIP Swag Bag which includes:
- ZOOMA wine glass
- Race magnet
- Access to the Facebook Training Support Group (a private Facebook group where you’ll have direct access to the ZOOMA Event Team and Ambassadors. You’ll get sneak peeks at all the race swag, medals and merchandise plus get lots of training motivation from the group!)
Register for the Seaside Challenge
Complete the Lighthouse Loop 5K + Half Marathon or 12K to earn the Seaside Challenge medal!
$107 earlybird/$127 before May 2/$142 before Sept 4/$157 before Oct 2
Register for the Amelia Island Half Marathon
$82 earlybird/$97 before May 2/$107 before Sept 2/$117 before Oct 2
Register for the 12K
$62 earlybird/$72 before May 2/$82 before Sept 2/$92 before Oct 2
Register for the 5K (Saturday morning)
$44 earlybird/$52 before May 2/$62 before Sept 2/$72 before Oct 2
Register for the Lighthouse Loop 5K (Friday evening)
$40 earlybird/$45 before May 2/$55 before Sept 2/$65 before Oct 2
Register for the Virtual
$45 before May 2/$55 before Sept 2/$65 before Oct 2
Virtual race participants may complete the race at any time during the month of March and no documentation of completion is required (but we’d love to see a pic of you once you finish!). Virtual packet will be mailed to you the week AFTER the race and will include race shirt, cinch sack and finisher medal.
Requirements and Registration Policies
Both women and men and runners and walkers are welcome and encouraged to participate in all ZOOMA Women’s Race Series events. Participants must be at least 12 years old to register for the half marathon and able to complete the course in 3.5 hours. Registration fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.
If you’re a member of Fellow Flowers, make sure to check the Fellow Flowers check box during registration.
If you’re participating as part of Black Girls Run!, make sure to check the check box during registration.
BOOK YOUR AMELIA ISLAND ACCOMMODATIONS
We are offering a variety of resorts at a great ZOOMA discount in Amelia Island. Please note that you’ll be responsible for your transportation to/from race day.
Accommodation info coming soon!
OFFICIAL CHARITY PARTNER – The Donna Foundation
ZOOMA Women’s Race Series and The DONNA Foundation will race together again to finish breast cancer at ZOOMA Florida!
The DONNA Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing financial assistance and support to individuals living with breast cancer and funding ground breaking breast cancer research.
To date, The DONNA Foundation has served more than 10,000 families by providing over $5 million dollars in economic assistance and emotional support to individuals living with breast cancer. Additionally, they have helped develop and maintain the Mayo Clinic Breast Cancer Translational Genomics Program.
Can’t attend the race but want to support The Donna Foundation? You can always run with us virtually!
You’ll love the new ZOOMA Florida Half Marathon course. Run through the quaint city and neighborhoods of Fernandina Beach and Old Town. The final portion of your run takes you through the tree lined roads of beautiful Fort Clinch with an oceanview finish at Main Beach.
Run the new ZOOMA Florida 12K course and start and finish with the scenic oceanviews at Main Beach. You’ll run past Amelia Island marshes and quaint neighborhoods. The final portion of your run takes you through the tree lined roads of beautiful Fort Clinch with an oceanview finish at Main Beach.
The Finish Line of the Half Marathon, 12K + 5K leads into an unbelievable oceanfront Post-Race Party at Main Beach featuring mimosas, food, massage, recovery yoga, shopping, live music and tons of fun!
You’re going to LOVE the new Lighthouse Loop 5K course (Friday night)! Join us on Friday at 5pm for a family friendly 5K loop with lovely views of Amelia Island and the highlight of the course will be the Amelia Island Lighthouse – the oldest lighthouse in Florida. The 5K will start at finish at Main Beach.
Average Race Day Temperatures:
Pacers will be on the half marathon course. Please see the final race instructions for additional details. There is a 3.5 hour course limit to complete the half marathon.
Packet Pick Up
There is no race day packet pick up for the Half Marathon or 12K unless you purchase the Race Day Packet Pick up. Please pick up your packet on Friday or purchase the Race Day Packet Pick up option.
We suggest that you bring your registration confirmation email with you to packet pick up, however, your confirmation email is not required. We do allow you to pick up a race packet for someone else. Shirt exchange will be available at Packet Pick Up and the Information Tent on race day. Exchanges will be based on availability only, are not guaranteed and are on a first come, first served basis.
If you purchased a virtual race packet, please note that this will arrive one week AFTER the race weekend.
Nuun Hydration + Aid Stations
Aid stations will be located approximately every 1.5 to 2 miles along the race course with 7 aid stations in total. Stations will include water, portable toilet and minor first aid supplies. Nuun Hydration product will be available at select locations. GU Energy Gels will be available on the Half Marathon course only.
Participants will have access to bag check at the start of the race. Please see the final race instructions for additional details.
Awards presented by Momentum Jewelry
The awards ceremony will take place at the Post-Race Party.
Awards will be presented to the top 3 overall female race winners and top 3 Masters females for the Half Marathon, 10K and 5K. Age group awards will be given for top 3 female finishers in each age group.
Half Marathon + 10K + 5K Age Group Awards: 0-14, 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, 80+
Awards will not be mailed following the race so please attend the awards ceremony to pick up your award.
Kids Races Registration
To register for the Kids Races, go to the Information Booth on race day. Registration is free but we do ask that you fill out a waiver and registration from.
Races will be held rain or shine, however, if there is severe weather in the area the race start may be delayed or cancelled. As a reminder, registration fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.
In order to ensure safety of all runners, bicycles, roller skates, in-line skates, baby carriers and dogs are prohibited from the race course. Parts of the course are open to vehicular traffic throughout the run. It is VERY important for you to stay alert throughout the race, stay inside cones and obey all race and traffic signage. Jogging strollers are permitted but must start in the back.
We are recruiting a team of dedicated volunteers to assist with the ZOOMA Florida race weekend! Are you part of a charitable organization? We have volunteer fundraising opportunities for groups such as schools, clubs, churches, and other not-for-profit organizations. Please contact us for more information on the volunteer program. Visit the FAQ page for more race details.
Imagine a powerful sea of women on the move – encouraging fellow runners, creating unforgettable moments, getting strong, and celebrating personal running triumphs. Picture an inspiring weekend filled with strong women, yoga sessions, speakers, an exciting expo, and celebrations in an unforgettable resort location. This is ZOOMA.
Women First. ZOOMA races are created for women by women. We are a very small team of female event planners and athletes who are passionate about delivering top notch races for women like you. Runner amenities and swag are designed exclusively with women in mind and weekend activities and events are planned to appeal to you, the female athlete.
Community of Support. We believe it’s incredibly important to support each other’s goals, dreams and aspirations. The ZOOMA community is made up of like-minded women who seek to achieve athletic and personal goals and support each other while doing so. ZOOMA race weekends are always filled with fun and incredible support.
Dates, times, prices and inclusions subject to change. All races are subject to capacity limits and may close at any time. Registrations are non-refundable.
2017 RACE RESULTS + PHOTOS
2017 Official Race Photos presented by Salt Life Food Shack
2017 Official Results
2017 Zooma Florida Album courtesy of Phil Smith, one of our Zooma fans!