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Safety Information

Run with comfort knowing safety and all precautions are taken seriously and monitored prior to and throughout the duration of the event.

Alert System

An event status system will be displayed at each mile marker indicating the status of the race based on the current course and weather conditions.

Green – “Normal”
Good conditions; runners/walkers should be alert and enjoy the race.

Yellow – “Caution”
Less than ideal conditions; runners/walkers should slow down and drink plenty of water.

Red – “Dangerous”
Potentially dangerous conditions.

  • Heat – Runners/walkers should slow down and drink plenty of water.
  • Lightening/hail/tornado – Runners/walkers should take cover at the closest shelter until the course is reopened.
  • Timing of the event has stopped and no awards will be given out at this time.
  • Medical remains in place on the course.

 Black – “Cancelled”
Extremely dangerous conditions; event cancelled, participation stopped – runners/walkers should stop, seek shelter and follow instructions from race staff, volunteers and public safety officials.

Medical Info

Medical personnel will be present at many of the aid stations located throughout the Life Time Miami Marathon & Half Marathon presented by cbdMD course. The central medical station will be situated at Bayfront Park near the finish line area. This central aid station is in constant communication with the various support teams located throughout the marathon and half marathon course.

Baptist Health South Florida is supported by the efforts of the City of Miami Fire Rescue Department and the City of Miami Beach Fire Rescue Department.

Bib Number Form

Your race number will have a medical information form on the back of the bib. It is required that you fill out this form before the race to help the medical team if you should need assistance.

Weather

The time period for the marathon is historically among Miami’s driest and coolest time of the year. Nevertheless, we recommend that you please plan and prepare accordingly. Miami’s tropical weather can be humid, warm and wet.

Average start temp in the low 60s.

Average noon temp in the mid 70s.

Questions?

Please feel free to contact Athlete Services the event office at (305) 278-8668. 

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