The season of giving is official here, and your friends at the Seaside School Half Marathon & 5K are continuing to give away goodies every Friday in December! How do you win? Simply register to race the Seaside School Half Marathon & 5K on March 1, 2020! All runners registered for our 18th annual race are entered to win, so the only way to win is to register!

Wondering what we are giving away?

December 13th Giveaway
We’ll giving away a 2-night stay at the Watercolor Inn, as well as dinner for two at FOOW. WaterColor Inn is an extraordinary place created by The St. Joe Company. This Gulf Coast premier luxury destination is nestled along the emerald green waters and sugar white sand of Northwest Florida. As the only beach-front Forbes Travel Guide Four Star and AAA Four Diamond boutique hotel, WaterColor Inn is a wonderland of activities for adults and kids alike. As one of the 30A area’s only large family-style restaurants and bars  overlooking the Gulf, FOOW – Fish Out of Water — embodies the spirit of  the WaterColor community: coastal, fun, and unpretentious, with impeccable service and cuisine.

December 20th Giveaway
We’ll be giving away a 3-night stay 3 night stay at Hyatt Place Sandestin at Grand Boulevard. Conveniently located outside the Grand Boulevard Town Center, the Hyatt Place Sandestin puts you just steps from all the first-class shopping, dining, and entertainment you could hope to find in Miramar Beach. Spread out with a Cozy Corner with sofa-sleeper in each of the rooms and wake up to breakfast served fresh every day. 

December 27th Giveaway
We’re rolling out the red carpet and giving away a pair of two (2) 2020 Taste of the Race VIP tickets. On Friday, February 28th, join Chef Emeril Lagasse live and in person and enjoy cuisine from the Gulf Coast’s top chefs and restaurants in the beautiful Seaside Lyceum. The VIP Taste of the Race pre-party includes an exclusive photo opportunity with Chef Emeril Lagasse as well as special gifts, hors d’oeuvres, fine wine, craft spirits and craft beer, and of course entrance into the main event!

So how do you win? Simply register to race by Friday, December 13th to be eligible to win any of the above prize packages! All registered Half Marathon and 5K runners are eligible to win at the time of drawing, and winners will be chosen at random.


The Seaside School Half Marathon & 5K launched the first online store featuring Billie Gaffrey’s beloved artwork on ten (10) unique items. Check out the long-sleeve pocket crew, the colorful trucker hat, the perfect microfiber beach towel, the killer tube socks, the wine tumbler for those lazy afternoons and evenings outdoors and the mug for those warm beverages. There is even a brilliant luggage tag, so you can spot your bag easily on the carousel for all your travels. The exclusive merchandise will make great gifts and are practical for your everyday use any time of the year. The first 100 costumers with orders of $50 or more will receive the 2020 Seaside School Half Marathon & 5K holiday ornament. Thank you for supporting the Seaside Schools! Go to to shop!

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