Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort Announces Habitrot for Humanity Half Marathon and 5K

September 27, 2013 by SoWal Staff

Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, the #1 Resort on Florida’s Emerald Coast, announces Habitrot for Humanity, a half marathon and 5k race Saturday, Oct. 5, to benefit Habitat for Humanity. Sandestin invites running enthusiasts this fall to enjoy the mild, sunny weather and scenic trails all throughout the beautiful 2,400 acre resort. From the beach to the bay, runners will be able to soak in views of the resort including the: Gulf of Mexico, Choctawhatchee Bay, beautifully manicured golf courses, ponds, nature and so much more. 
Sandestin is a proven and popular destination for several fitness events, with more than 25 years of success of the Sandestin Triathlon in August and the Sandestin Beach Bicycle Tour in May.  
The 2013 Habitrot for Humanity Race Schedule includes:  
Friday, Oct. 4 4-8 p.m. Packet Pick-up and Pre-Race Party at Courtyard Marriott at Sandestin
Saturday, Oct. 5 Baytowne Marina at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort
6 a.m. - Race Day Packet Pick-up Available
7 a.m. - Half Marathon Starts
7:30 a.m. - 5k Run Starts
8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. Post Race Party
In partnership with Habitat for Humanity, proceeds from the event will ultimately help build stronger lives for mothers, fathers and children in Walton County.
For those planning for a weekend getaway, Sandestin is offering athletes an attractive way to stay and save with special room rates when mentioning the promotional code TROT13. To sign up for the Habitrot for Humanity or for more information call 866-91-BEACH or visit
Volunteering opportunities are still available. Please contact for more information.
About Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort was named the #1 resort on Florida’s Emerald Coast. The resort invites guests to a world of 30 charming neighborhoods featuring more than 1,200 Destin vacation rentals, condominiums, villas, town homes and the best in Destin hotel style accommodations. As a member of Visit South Walton and Visit Florida, the resort features more than seven miles of beaches and pristine bay front, four championship golf courses, 15 world-class tennis courts, 19 swimming pools, a 113-slip marina, a fitness center and spa, meeting space and The Village of Baytowne Wharf, a pedestrian village with shopping, dining and nightlife. Guests can visit or follow Sandestin on Facebook and Twitter for the latest information and events.



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