The Barrier Island Ultra

Saturday, Nov 7, 2020 at 6:00am

Beach Lodge
2016 On The Beach Dr
Port Aransas, TX 78373

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Take in the Texas coastline with salty sea air, packed sand beaches, and plenty of sunshine. After running on our flat, fast course, slow down with a beer and seafood at a beach side bar and grill next to the finish.

Events Schedule:

6:00 am - 50 mile Start

7:00 am - Marathon and 50k Start

7:30 am - Half Marathon Start

8:00 am - 5k and 10k Start

Course Information:

Just adjacent to the longest undeveloped barrier island in the world, Mustang Island gets its name from the wild horses that roamed the island for hundreds of years. This chain of barrier islands protect miles of coastline, dunes, prairies, and wind tidal flats teeming with life. They are also a safe nesting ground for the Kemp’s Ridley sea turtle and a haven for over 380 bird species.

​Runners will start the race at our salty seaside bar serving as the start/finish area. Experience crashing waves, salty air, hard packed sand, ocean breezes, and open beaches on this out and back course. Wind down after the race with sand between your toes and enjoy a beer, a margarita, or seafood to mark the occasion.

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