Runners

Local racers go ultra

Local racers go ultra

In case marathons aren’t enough of a challenge for those who love such a thing, ultramarathons are climbing in popularity in today’s fitness world. While marathons challenge the runner to trek an amazing 26 miles, ultramarathons are defined as anything that goes beyond that. Fifty miles is the most common distance, while other races cover […]

Navarre Sunset Stampede

The Navarre Sunset Stampede is a fast and flat, certified out and back course along beautiful White Sands Boulevard.  Legendary award’s ceremony and beach party at Juana’s Pagodas with live music, food and drinks right on the sand on beautiful Santa Rosa Sound.  The race begins at 6:30pm with a kids fun run starting at […]

Pensacola Double Bridge Run

The Pensacola Double Bridge Run Presented by Publix is one of the premier 15K races in the country.  The 15K carries runners over two bridges, across Pensacola Bay and Santa Rosa Sound. It will run from downtown Pensacola with a tour that includes the historic district, and picturesque Bayfront Parkway, a run through Gulf Breeze, and […]

Navarre Double Bridge Run Prep

Navarre Double Bridge Run Prep

With the Pensacola Double Bridge Run (DBR) just weeks away, the Pullum YMCA Running Club has been using the Navarre Causeway to their training advantage. The group runs backroads from the YMCA, located on the corner of High School Blvd. and Pawnee Dr., through the crosswalk intersection across U.S. Highway 98 and over the bridge […]

Color flies for a cause at Dead Pirate 5K

Color flies for a cause at Dead Pirate 5K

Rainbows of powder flew through the air at Navarre Beach Saturday, Oct. 22, at the Dead Pirate Color Run 5K organized by the Krewe of the Karibbean. This casual run had a turnout of all ages from 3-year-olds who rode in strollers to serious runners who wanted to stretch their legs. Roughly 60 runners signed […]

Run for the Reef

Run for the Reef

Joe Jarvis and Stephanie Jarvis were the overall winners of the 5K Run for the Reef Saturday at Navarre Beach. Joe was the top male runner, clocking in with a time of 20:15. Stephanie was the top female runner at the event, crossing the finish line in 23:01. In the 10K run, Beverly Fair of […]

Color run raises funds for HNIS school playground

Color run raises funds for HNIS school playground

Holley Navarre Intermediate School raised thousands of dollars Saturday, Oct. 1 at the school’s first-ever HNIS Color Run. Though the event fell short of their goal Assistant Principal Tina Howard said the nearly $30,000 was a great start. It’s a really good start toward a playground, but we are going to have to do some […]

Couch to Double Bridge Run

Couch to Double Bridge Run

Registration has begun for one of the most popular races in the country hosted in Pensacola. The 20th anniversary of the Double Bridge Run will take place Feb. 4, 2017. The race takes participants from Pensacola to the Boardwalk on Pensacola Beach by way of, you guessed it, two bridges. A lot of folks begin […]

Sunset Stampede

Sunset Stampede

On Saturday, May 7, almost 400 runners assembled on Navarre Beach for the Juana’s Pagodas sponsored Sunset Stampede. A portion of the proceeds went to the Navarre Marine Science Station. Click here to view photos featured in the May 12 issue of Navarre Press. Subscribe online today to your community newspaper.

Cobia Run makes inaugural start

Cobia Run makes inaugural start

Under perfect weather conditions, 125 runners made their way to the start line of the first Cobia Run 5K/10K on Navarre Beach Saturday morning.  Proceeds from the run benefited Bright Skies Foundation, a non-profit organized to help patients and families who are struggling with depression, dementia, and Parkinson’s.  The foundation pays for prescriptions, provides counselors, […]

Jingle Bell Fun

Jingle Bell Fun

The Navarre Chamber Foundation Jingle Bell run was held on Dec. 5 and has opened the Navarre holiday season for five years with a pet friendly non-timed 5K. Prizes were given for the most-spirited male, female and pet. The female winner was Angela Helvey; the male winner was Paul Wright and the pet winner was […]

Run for the Reef has record participation

Run for the Reef has record participation

Run for the Reef had a record number of participants this year with 368 runners registering. Of that number, 93 registered to run the 10K, while the remainder ran or walked the 5K course. The course started and finished in front of the Navarre Beach Fishing Pier and the awards took place at Lagerheads on […]