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December 29, 2013 - Half Marathon/5K

Panama City Beach, Florida

Guest Starring:
Dan and Jackie Evans Biggest Loser RunWalk
Dan and Jackie Evans
Pam Geil Biggest Loser
Pam Geil
Danny Cahill Biggest Loser
Danny Cahill
Vinny Hickerson Biggest Loser
Vinny Hickerson
Francelina Biggest Loser
Francelina Morillo
Jeff Biggest Loser
Jeff Nichols
Jackson Carter Biggest Loser
Jackson Carter
Gina McDonald Biggest Loser
Gina McDonald

Join us for an inspirational Half Marathon or 5K!

Event Basics

A race for all fitness levels, whether you are ready to set a personal record or this is your first race, come join us at The Biggest Loser RunWalk!

PCB Medal 2013

Each registered participant and finisher will receive the following:

  • The Biggest Loser Finisher's Medal
  • Commemorative Biggest Loser RunWalk shirt
  • Drawstring Backpack
  • Chip-Timed Race for Runners and Those Tracking Personal Goals
  • Free Downloadable Race Photos
  • Award Divisions for Runners and Walkers
  • Celebrity appearances by former contestants from "The Biggest Loser"
  • Hydration Stations with Water/Sports Drinks Along the Course and Food at the Finish Line
  • Finish Line Festival Entertainment by Billboard Chart Topping Artist & Former Biggest Loser Season 5 Contestant, Dan Evans
  • Last but not Least, a Truly Inspirational and Unforgettable Experience


Dan and Jackie Evans Season 5 Biggest Loser

Join Dan & Jackie Evans from Season 5! The Biggest Loser RunWalk Panama City Beach will sell out quickly so be sure to secure your spot today! Online registration is open for this event through the evening of December 24, 2014. If the race has not sold out, walk up registration at Packet Pick-up will be available December 27, 2014.

Half Marathon Registration*

  • $50.00 through 4/30/2013
  • $55.00 through 6/30/2013
  • $65.00 through 8/31//2013
  • $75.00 through 10/31/2013
  • $85.00 through 11/30/2013
  • $90.00 through 12/25/2013
  • $99.00 @ Packet Pick-up Registration (if available)

5K Registration*

  • $25.00 through 4/30/2013
  • $30.00 through 6/30/2013
  • $35.00 through 10/31/2013
  • $40.00 through 12/25/2013
  • $45.00 @ Packet Pick-up Registration (if available)

Kids 1 Mile Fun Run: (Ages 4-12)*

  • Pre-registered - $10.00
  • @ Packet Pick-up - $15.00

*Registration fees are non-refundable and non-transferable. Fees listed above do not include the processing fee. There is NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION.

There is no wheelchair division available for this event. Click here to submit a question regarding wheelchairs.

Online Registration Closes: December 24th, 2014 at 11:59 pm CDT or until sell-out.

VIP Experience

Enjoy the VIP treatment!

The VIP experience includes:

  • Complimentary pre-race snacks
  • Catered lunch
  • Free beverages (coffee, soda, and water)
  • Premium seating
  • VIP parking

All benefiting the Kids Fit Foundation! Plus, you'll get an exclusive meet 'n' greet with former Biggest Loser contestants.

Anyone can purchase a VIP ticket, even if you are not participating in the race.

Kids Fit One Mile Fun Run

Kids Fit Foundation

Don't forget to bring the kids for their very own fun run (ages 4-12) hosted by Kids Fit Foundation! Kids Fit programs and events are designed to be a day for kids to reach their goals and to celebrate their healthy lifestyle achievements with their family and friends. We encourage all families to get their children active at a young age. All children receive a t-shirt and finisher's medal. Bring the camera and we'll bring the smiles!

  • Date: December 29, 2013
  • Start time: 12:00 pm

The Kids Fit Foundation is a national non-profit organization created to serve communities with the charitable mission to fund and provide fitness programs for at risk youth and their families.

Please register your child prior to the race.

Team Challenge

Team Challenge

Join our Team Challenge program!

Gather your friends, family, neighbors and co-workers and sign up as a team for the Biggest Loser RunWalk near you! It's easy as 1-2-3!

  1. Register.
  2. Give your team a name.
  3. Spread the word, build your team and earn perks!

Those joining your team receive $5 OFF their registration fee.*

As a Team Captain, we will provide you with the following:

  • Recruitment support (flyers and custom e-blasts)
  • Group commemorative photo
  • Start & Finish-line tent (with banner display) with 25+ runners

See the Team Challenge form for more perks and instructions.

*Must join your team upon their initial registration.

Packet Pick-up

Come out and get some inspiration before the race!

Bring signed waiver to Packet Pick up.


  • Conference Center at the Edgewater Beach and Golf Resort
  • 11212 Front Beach Rd
  • Panama City Beach, FL 32407


  • Date: Saturday, December 28, 2013
  • Time: 11am - 4pm


  • 11:00 am - Doors open
  • 11:30 am - Stretch & Strengthen Demo with Jewel Parelman, AFAA Certified Group Exercise Instructor, and Marathon & Ironman Finisher
  • 12:00 pm - Gina McDonald from "The Biggest Loser" Season 14
  • 12:30 pm - Jackson Carter & Pam Geil from "The Biggest Loser" Season 14
  • 1:00 pm - Freedom Sports Smooth Running Q & A - Marshal McClanahan
  • 1:30 pm - Danny Cahill winner of "The Biggest Loser" Season 8
  • 2:00 pm - Anchorage Children's Home
  • 2:30 pm - Jeff Nichols & Francelina Morillo from "The Biggest Loser" Season 14
  • 3:15 pm - Dan & Jackie Evans from "The Biggest Loser" Season 5
  • 4:00 pm - Doors close

Race Day Information

August 31, 2014


  • 6:30 am - Festival area opens
  • 7:00 am - Pre-race announcements begin
  • 7:55 am - Nashville recording artist Dan Evans sings The National Anthem
  • 8:00 am - Half Marathon Begins (Wave Start)
  • 8:20 am - 5K Begins (Wave Start)
  • 8:45 am - Nashville recording artist Dan Evans performs live on Festival Stage
  • 9:30 am - 5K run and walk awards on Festival Stage
  • 10:00 am - Vinny Hickerson from "The Biggest Loser" Season 12 and his band Trailer Choir perform live on Festival Stage
  • 10:30 am - Vinny Hickerson and Dan Evans perform live on Festival Stage
  • 11:15 am - Half Marathon run and walk awards on Festival Stage
  • 12:00 pm - Kids 1 Mile Fun Run Begins (Wave Start)
  • 1:00 pm - All courses close

Start/Finish Line

  • Frank Brown Park Festival Site
  • 16200 Panama City Beach Parkway
  • Panama City Beach, FL 32413

Course Maps

This event will take place rain or shine, so please dress accordingly.


For the safety of all participants, the following are prohibited: bicycles, in-line skates, skateboards and all motor-driven vehicles.

Portable toilets, fluid replacement and first aid will be available on the course. Certified medical personnel will be available at the start and finish areas of the race.

Timing System

State of the art ChronoTrack systems will be used to record participant finishing times. The ChronoTrack system uses a B-Tag, which is affixed to the back of your bib (race number), allowing you to walk away from the finish without the need to have your tag collected.

*Please note: All participants must wear their bib in order to have their times recorded. Race Results will be posted on our results page shortly after the race.

Gear Check

Gear check will be available for all participants on race day. Please tear off the gear check tag from the bottom of your race bib and attach it to your bag.


Participants will receive FREE downloadable race photos!

There will be photographers along the course snapping your photo for some great action shots, but make sure to stop by the finish line festival to take your official finisher's photo!

*Please note: Your race bib is how your photos will be tagged to yourself, so make sure to wear it on race day in a clear visible spot on the front of your clothing. You will receive an email when your photos are available for viewing, complete with easy links to share on Facebook and Twitter!

Runner Secure Zone/Finish Line

Once you cross the finish line you'll enter a Runner Secure Zone - a fenced off area for race participants only. You will receive water, sports drink, and food.

Panama City Beach’s Annual Beach Ball Drop on New Year’s Eve

Participants can celebrate the completion of this fun and challenging RunWalk at Panama City Beach’s Annual Beach Ball Drop on New Year’s Eve. This yearly tradition takes place in the 1.1 million-square-foot outdoor lifestyle center Pier Park, during which an 800-pound glowing beach ball descends to signify the New Year. Earlier in the evening a family ball drop, consisting of 10,000 inflatable beach balls dropped from the sky, and a fireworks display is held. For more information on the Beach Ball Drop, please Visit Panama City Beach.

Parking and Spectators


There will be parking lots available at Frank Brown Park at the Festival Site & General Parking lots.


We welcome all spectators to cheer on participants and loved ones! There is no fee to be a spectator at this race. Spectators are advised to be in place 1 hour before race start on Race Day. Spectators are advised to be in place 1 hour before race start on Race Day.

Rules and Policies

Race Rules

You must bring a photo ID to pick up your own race bib and timing chip at packet pick-up. No one else can pick up your packet for you.

Race bibs are required to participate.

No coaches, handcycles, bikes, in-line skates, skateboards or dogs will be allowed on the course.

Course Time Limit

Participants have 5 hours to complete the half marathon (22 min/mile pace). The 5K participants have 1.5 hours to complete the course (30 min/mile pace). The course has a rolling street closure. If you fall behind this pace, the roads will be reopened to normal traffic and you will be a pedestrian and subject to normal traffic rules.


Entry fees are NON-REFUNDABLE and entries are NON-TRANSFERABLE. Sorry, no exceptions. Once we receive and accept your entry, you will not receive a refund if you cannot participate. You may not give or sell your number to anyone else. You also may not transfer your application to the following year or another event. If you attempt to sell your race number, you may be banned from future events for three years.

Training Programs

Need help training for the race? Check out The Biggest Loser RunWalk training programs brought to you by BodyMedia.

Training is more fun with a group! Join fellow RunWalker's at the location below for free training runs!*

  • Freedom Sports
  • 1120 Thomas Dr
  • Panama City Beach, FL 32408
  • (850) 249-2120


Need a place to stay the night? Why not stay with fellow participants? Discounted rates below for all participants, family and friends!

Edgewater Beach & Golf Resort

  • 11212 Front Beach Road
  • Panama City Beach, Florida 32407

Rates: starting at $79.00 per night

Reservations: 800-874-8686 - Group Booking ID# 10D39N or ask for The Biggest Loser RunWalk Group Rates.


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The Biggest Loser RunWalk helps thousands of people complete their fitness goals. Support this cause by sponsoring this unique race series. For more information, please email


Kids Fit Foundation

In an effort to help fund community programs and development, RunWalk works with local charities in each community that we visit. For more information on becoming a featured charity at one of our races, please email us at


We are always looking for volunteers to join us on the big day! Aside from having a great time, all volunteers will receive a special Biggest Loser RunWalk t-shirt!

Please fill out the Volunteer form to help!

Awards Divisions

Caboose Award

Half Marathon/5k Run Division Awards

Half Marathon Run Division
Overall Male & Female 1st - 2nd - 3rd
1st - 2nd - 3rd awarded to each age group
14 & Under 40 - 44
15 - 19 45 - 49
20 - 24 50 - 54
25 - 29 55 - 59
30 - 34 60 - 64
35 - 39 65 - 69
5K Run Division
Overall Male & Female 1st - 2nd - 3rd
1st - 2nd - 3rd awarded to each age group
14 & Under 40 - 44
15 - 19 45 - 49
20 - 24 50 - 54
25 - 29 55 - 59
30 - 34 60 - 64
35 - 39 65 - 69

Half Marathon/5k Walk Division Awards

Half Marathon Walk Division
1st - 2nd - 3rd awarded to each age group
14 & Under 40 - 44
15 - 19 45 - 49
20 - 24 50 - 54
25 - 29 55 - 59
30 - 34 60 - 64
35 - 39 65 - 69
5K Walk Division
1st - 2nd - 3rd awarded to each age group
14 & Under 40 - 44
15 - 19 45 - 49
20 - 24 50 - 54
25 - 29 55 - 59
30 - 34 60 - 64
35 - 39 65 - 69

* Note: Participants must be at ceremony to recieve award.