Beach and Back Half Marathon & 5K

Sat, May 18, 2024 @ 7:30 AM in beautiful Marshfield, MA!

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2024 Results/Photos

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Event Details

Pricing

5K
$30 (until Feb 14 at 11:59 PM)
$35 (Feb 15 – Apr 17 at 11:59 PM)
$45 (Apr 18 – Race Day)

Half Marathon
$70 (until Feb 14 at 11:59 PM)
$75 (Feb 15 – Apr 17 at 11:59 PM)
$85 (Apr 18 – Race Day)

 

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SAVE BIG with our Surf & Turf Series

Our Surf & Turf Series is an awesome, new discounted package that allows runners to register for two of our most popular and beautiful half marathon/5k courses rat the same time, helping you save over 30% OFF registration. The series includes registration for not only the Beach & Back Half Marathon & 5K on 5/18 in Marshfield, MA, but also our Run Through the Pines Half Marathon & 5K on 4/21 in Carver, MA (just 25 mins away). (Must register for the Surf & Turf Series by 4/20 since Run Through the Pines is on 4/21) 

Challenge yourself this year with not one, but TWO super fun races! Surf & Turf Series registration is available for both the half marathon and 5K distances (registration will enter you into the same distance for both events).

  • $125.00 – Half marathon registration for both events (***A SAVINGS OF $45 OFF COMBINED FULL PRICE)  
  • $60.00 – 5K registration for both events (***A SAVINGS OF $30 OFF COMBINED FULL PRICE)

Packet Pickup

 Pre-Race Day: 5/16 & 5/17 from 4-7 PM at Marathon Sports in Norwell (134 Washington St., Norwell, MA 02061.

Race Day: 5/18 from 6:30-7:30 AM near finish line location at Brant Rock esplanade (Approx. 277 Ocean St. Marshfield, MA)

 

If you wait to pick up on race day, there will be NO gear pick up prior to the race! Bib pick up will be available before the race, and swag pick up will be available after the race. Find your BIB # HERE. Note: Friends CAN get your packet, but they must know your bib number. No swag will be mailed.

Race Morning Schedule

6:30 AM – Registration opens

7:30 AM – Half Marathon starts (USATF Certification #:  MA23003BK)

8:00 AM – 5K starts

Post-Race Party: all runners will receive a free beer at The Jetty a laid back modern American Kitchen & Bar (278 Ocean St., Marshfield @ Brant Rock) 

Start Location: Town Pier Road (Behind Venus II Restaurant) 

Finish Location: Brant Rock esplanade (approx. 277 Ocean St. Marshfield, MA)

Swag 

 

Half Marathon Runners will receive:
– Beach & Back unisex Hoody (Must register by 5/1/2024)

– Custom finisher medal for all runners

– 1 free beer for all runners at the Jetty Restaurant (must be 21+ with valid ID) 

5K Runners will receive:
– Custom Beach & Back unisex T-shirt (Must register by 5/1/2024)

– Custom finisher medal for all runners

– – 1 free beer for all runners at The Jetty Restaurant (must be 21+ with valid ID) 

Beach and Back Half Marathon and 5K shirt, hoodie, and medal swag

Awards

Half Marathon awards:
– Top 3 overall male and female winners
– Top male and female winners in the following age groups:
18 and under, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+

5k Awards:
– Top 3 overall male and female winners

***Awards will be in the form of Marathon Sports gift cards. No awards will be mailed, you must be present to accept. 

 

Course

 

Parking

 

Parking will be available at all locations on the map pictured below.

A larger parking lot will be available at the Governor Winslow School parking lot located at 60 Regis Rd, Marshfield, MA 02050, about 1.5 miles from the race start/finish line and will include a bus running every 10 mins to the start line beginning at 6:00 AM and ending at 12:00 PM. Spectators can use the bus but runners have priority.

Half Marathon runners should be on the bus no later than 7:00 AM.

5K runners should be on the bus no later than 7:30 AM. 

 

Beach and Back Half Marathon & 5K 2023 - Parking Map

Course Marking

Always follow the red directional arrows. They will be posted at key points on the course including turns and straightaways. In addition, there will also be orange spray chalk on the ground to help you navigate the course, as well as a few designated volunteers directing you when to turn.  

PLEASE follow the directional arrows and RUN SAFE! Stay to the right at all times and watch out for traffic.

    Bag Drop

    There will be a baggage drop near the registration area.

    Note: The bag drop will operate under the honor system.

    Porta Potties

    There will be porta potties near the start/finish area, mile 3 and mile 8.5.

      Past Results

      • For previous years results and photos, please click here!

      Questions?

      • If you have any questions, or comments please fill out the contact form (referencing the specific event), and we will get back to you as soon as possible!
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