Margarita 10K Run/Walk

Sat April 30, 2016 Daytona Beach, FL 32118 US Directions


250 North Atlantic Avenue
Daytona Beach, FL US 32118


Fiesta De Mayo - Margarita 10K Beach Run 

Saturday, April 30, 2016
Race Day Registration 6:00 p.m. - Race 7:00 p.m.
Fiesta de Mayo - 5pm - 10pm

After running 6.2 miles, the first thing anyone wants is … a MARGARITA!  Well, at least at this 10K it is, because it’s part of the biggest Cinco De Mayo celebration with Fiesta De Mayo!  Don’t skip out on this event combo on Saturday April 30th at Ocean Walk Shoppes! Fiesta De Mayo starts things off in Daytona Beach and is followed by the Magarita 10K Beach Run and the VIBE Stache Dash 5K Beach Run!

Fiesta De Mayo starts the party off from 5pm to 10pm with the biggest Cinco De Mayo party on the Fun Coast, complete with sombreros, piñatas, games, music, and the Margarita Challenge bartender drink contest. For those 21 and up, margarita passports make you the judge of the best margarita at Ocean Walk! Taste four full-sized margaritas at the four participating restaurants and vote for your favorite!

Race registration opens at 6pm for our Margarita 10K Beach Run, with the race kicking off at 7pm. Runners, walkers, and joggers of all skill levels are all welcome to participate in this chip-time race, taking place down the beautiful hard-packed beaches of Daytona Beach. Medals in 84 categories and two overall plaques will be awarded, as well as prizes for the best costumes!

Best yet, there are free t-shirts, and a social after the race. Every Margarita daring race participant receives a drink card for a free margarita, which can be upgraded for participation in the Fiesta de Mayo Margarita Challenge if desired.

10K a little far of a run for you?? Well fear not, check out the VIBE Stache Dash 5K on the same day at

Proceeds benefit Southern Stone Charities so race down the beach and back to get that Margarita and come out for the Fiesta de Mayo party!  Southern Stone Charities distributes collected funds to local community non-profits. Funded projects are support services and programs that promote education, health, wellness, and community building efforts as well as projects that support historical, environmental, cultural assets in the communities Southern Stone Communications serves. Recent recipients include Boys and Girls Club of Volusia-Flagler, local food banks, professional firefighters’ funds, and community policing efforts. 

LOCATION: The beach in front of Ocean Walk Shoppes, 250 N. Atlantic Ave.,
Daytona Beach, FL 32118

Before April 30th - $30.00
Race Day $35.00

Packet pickup will take place on race day at race site from 6:00 p.m. to 6:50 p.m

6pm – Registration Opens
7pm – Race Start
8pm – Awards Ceremony   

Shirts are guaranteed for all pre-registered participants. Shirts not guaranteed on race day.  

Top overall male and female and top 3 male and female age groups will receive awards. Age groups include 14& under, 15-17, 18-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75 & over  

Race will be timed and scored with a disposable chip provided, which will be attached to the back of the bib   

When and where does the race take place?
Saturday, April 30th, 2016. The race course begins on the beach in front of Ocean Walk Shoppes at 250 North Atlantic Avenue (A1A). Registration opens at 6pm. Race start time is promptly 7pm. TV coverage may affect the start time of the race by a few minutes if a live cut-away of the start is scheduled.                          

How long is the course? 
The 10K is 6.2 miles.

How will I be timed?  
The race uses an electronic timing system that records race time and place via a transponder chip that will be given out at registration. Each individual competing in the 10K is required to use the race chip. Official times will not be recorded without a chip. There will be a clock at the finish line to view your time.

When and where do I pick up my registration materials?
Registration starts at 6pm for all participants – pre-registered, walk-up, voucher – Pre-registered runners have a separate registration station that is further split into three lines based on the first letter of the runner’s last name. Walk-Up and voucher holders have their own registration station.

How will I receive my results?
Official results are posted for the top runners in each category on race day, race staff has all results for on-site inquiries and results are posted on the race website. 

Can I use my own race chip or tag rather than utilizing the one that is provided?
No, all participants receive a personal race bib with chip attached to it. 

Who gets a T-shirt?
Only pre-registered runners that successfully complete the registration and payment processes seven weekdays before the race are guaranteed a free race t-shirt. Several hundred additional shirts are printed for the race. Pre-registered runners in the seven days leading to the race are first to receive their shirt and preferred size. The remaining shirts for walk-up and voucher runners are available for free until they run out. Also, day-of and voucher participants may face limited sizes and availability.

What if I need help along the way?
Qualified emergency medical professionals are available to provide assistance at the start/finish lines.   

Can I participate in the event with my dog?
Sorry, as much as we love our pets too, the safety of participants is our main concern. Therefore, we do not allow pets on the course.

Can I participate with a stroller?
Yes, nurturing future generations of runners is a priority and demonstrating healthy lifestyles to our kids is special. Please, however, start in the later part of the runners.  

What do I do with my personal items while I’m running?
You can leave your items at a drop-off station, located near the start line.  Look for the "Drop-off" sign near the registration booth.  

Should I bring my own water?
No, four water stations are available on the course. They are at the start, third-in, two thirds in and at the finish.

How do I register?
You may register online (preferred method). Go to You can also text “Margarita” to 40691 on your smart phone and the registration link with be texted to your phone. Print-on-your-own and mail registration forms are also available at In-person registration is available at the Ocean Walk Shoppes starting at 6pm. Both cash and checks are acceptable.  

How much does it cost?
Early registration is $30 per person. In person registration is $35 per person. Look for additional multi-race discounts at 

I will be out of town on race day and not able to participate. Can I get my money returned?
We appreciate your race registration. As the race brochure states, we are unable to issue refunds. We are not in a position to credit your credit card or issue checks. 

Will the race be held if it's raining?
The race is a "rain or shine" event. All participants are encouraged to dress appropriately for the weather, such as in a rain coat or hat. Umbrellas can pose a safety hazard to others, so please do not bring them.  

What will be provided after the race?
An awards ceremony will take place after the race on the first floor of the Ocean Walk Shoppes.

Can I transfer my entry to someone else?
We have a strict NO TRANSFER policy.

Where do I park?
Paid parking is avaialble at the Ocean Walk Shoppes Garage. Free parking is available at certain lots, and side streets.

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