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Publix Tropical 5K

Publix Tropical 5KSaturday, January 28, 7:00am – Watson Island, 1050 Macarthur Cswy, Miami

The last weekend in January is filled with events brought to you by US Road Sports & Entertainment of Florida and this event is sure to add to the exciting line-up of happenings. Introducing… The Tropical 5K. This race will serve as a sneak preview and warm-up for those running the ING Miami Marathon and Half Marathon. Friends and family not running the Marathon or Half Marathon will also be able to share in the inspiring ING Miami Marathon Weekend experience. Why is this 5K (3.1 mile) run/walk unique? The COURSE, the COURSE and the COURSE! This race will feature a point-to-point format. The race will begin slightly east of Watson Island on the MacArthur Causeway and head east to Miami Beach’s Alton Road and end at South Point Park adjacent to Ocean Drive. By the way, you’ll be taken back to your cars on Watson Island using one of the many shuttles operating all morning long.