26.2 with Donna

On Sunday, February 16, 2014, approximately 12,000 registered runners from all 50 states and more than 20 countries worldwide will participate in 26.2 with Donna, which is a certified qualifier for the Boston Marathon. The full marathon, half-marathon and marathon relay will start at 7:30 a.m. from 200 ATP Tour Blvd.

A Beautiful Course with a New Start in Ponte Vedra

Runners and walkers will start the race, with FREE parking, at ATP Boulevard in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fl., home of THE PLAYERS Championship. The route winds through four beautiful beach communities on historic coastal A1A, over the Intracoastal Waterway Bridge (just once!) on Butler Boulevard and finishes at Mayo Clinic. Here is the full race route:

The Cause

26.2 with Donna is a private nonprofit organization in Northeast Florida producing the only marathon in the U.S. dedicated solely to raising funds to end breast cancer. One hundred percent of raised funds and race proceeds for all 26.2 with Donna events go to breast cancer research and care.

St. Johns County Tourism Development Council and Florida’s Historic Coast Spreading Lots of Love!

The St. Johns County Tourist Development Council is partnering with 26.2 with Donna and Florida’s Historic Coast – St. Augustine, Ponte Vedra and The Beaches to serve up the Lots of Love Pasta Party. This special evening will be held Saturday, February 15, 2014 at the ATP Boulevard Parking Lot and will feature a panel of speakers led by race founder Donna Deegan. The top 26.2 with Donna fundraisers and fundraising teams will also be honored.

Be sure to include this amazing dinner as part of your pre-race ritual and check out the new race start just steps from the party! Tickets are available for purchase online here.

For more information on the area, visit:

Ponte Vedra Chamber of Commerce

Florida's Historic Coast - St. Augustine, Ponte Vedra and The Beaches

Special 26.2 with Donna Deals