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The 39th Running of the Beach to Bay Relay Marathon’s Registration and Packet Pickup will be held at the Congressman Solomon P. Ortiz Center located at 402 Harbor Dr. Corpus Christi, Texas 78401.  Get ready for a larger B2B Sports Exposition!


The 39th Annual Beach to Bay Relay Marathon will be held on Saturday, May 17, 2014.  The race starts promptly at 7:00 am.


Registration for the 39th Running of the Beach to Bay Relay Marathon is CURRENT AND OPEN!

Make Your Hotel Reservations Early!

The Emerald CoveOmni Bayfront  and Holiday Inn Marina are offering a complimentary two-night stay during the Beach to Bay Relay Marathon. To be eligible for the drawing you must make a room reservation at the Emerald Cove, Holiday Inn Marina or Omni Bayfront Hotel and submit you race application in by March 31, 2014. The winner will be notified prior to arrival. Good Luck!


The 39th Annual Beach to Bay Relay Marathon will have added security measures provided by the Corpus Christi Police Department, Nueces County Sheriff’s Office, Nueces County Constable’s Office, Federal Partners Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation to create a  safer environment for our runners ,spectators and volunteers.  One major change concerning security will be at the finish line and McCaughan Park.  Anyone that enters the park will do so by entering a security fence.  All bags, backpacks and coolers will be search.


The Run for a Hero/Soldier Project is a great way to honor our deployed men and women serving in the Military.  If you would like further information please contact Julie McAllister at julie.ccrunner@gmail.com


The first and second leg runners can ride their bicycles to the start. Their bike will be checked in and guarded until they reclaim them. The first runner will be able to walk back to their bikes. The second leg runners will be provided a ride back to the start by van. The van will keep making trips as needed.  New for 2014 participants running the 6th leg will be able to ride their bicycles to their starting destination. 


Single runner looking for a team? Team member flake on you at the last minute? Use our Runner Connection to post an ad. Search by category, respond to ads and edit your ads all within the comfy confines of our sweet new posting system.


Course Description:
Start at the Intersection of Ellif Rd. and Access Rd. 5, Run North towards Viento Del Mar, Turn right towards the beach, Turn left and run north till turnaround, run South along the beach, Turn right on Access Rd. 6, Turn Right on Southbound Park Rd. 22, Loop underneath Causeway Bridge to the Northbound side of Park Rd. 22, Which becomes South Padre Island Drive, Turn right ton Fawn Rd., Turn Right on Waldron Rd. which “Y’s” into N.A.S. Drive, Enter Gate, N.A.S. Drive now becomes Lexington Blvd., Turn right on Dimmit Drive, Proceed to Ocean Drive and turn left, Right on King Drive, Right onto Ocean Drive which becomes Shoreline Dr., Proceed through McCaughan Park to the Finish line.

Leg 1 = 3.41 mi
Start: Intersection of Ellif Rd & Access Rd. 5
Exchange Point: On the Beach, South of Bob Hall Pier

Leg 2 = 4.67 mi
Start: On the Beach, South of Bob Hall Pier
Exchange Point: North Side of Causeway Bridge Below

Leg 3 = 4.36 mi
Start: North Side of Causeway Bridge Below
Exchange Point: Waldron Road near N.A.S. Drive “Y”

Leg 4 = 4.69 mi
Start: Waldron Road near N.A.S. Drive “Y”
Exchange Point: Outside of N.A.S. North Gate

Leg 5 = 4.20 mi
Start: Outside of N.A.S. North Gate
Exchange Point: West Side of Swantner Park on sidewalk

Leg 6 = 4.89 mi
Start: West Side of Swantner Park on sidewalk
Finish Line: McCaughan Park


Friday, May 16, 2014 • 9 a.m. until 8:00 p.m

If You Wanna Run This Town, You’re Gonna Need Swag.
Come by the Expo and check out the latest fashion, nutrition, accessories and more in running. The Beach to Bay Sports Exposition is held at Congressman Solomon P. Ortiz Center in conjunction with packet pick up and registration on Friday, May 16, 2014.

B2B Expo


Interested in An Expo Booth Rental?

As a business owner could you imagine well over 16,000 participants in one central location looking over your products, samples and goodies? Call now to reserve your booth at this year’s expo. Special rates for early entrants are available; however space is limited and is on a first come first serve basis.

Setup for participating vendors • 7:00 am to 9:00 am.

Interested in being a Beach to Bay Sports Exposition Vendor?
Contact: Race Expo Director, Elsa Arroyo at 361/881-6166
or Arroyoelsam@aol.com.