The 4th Annual Tomoka Marathon, a Boston Marathon Qualifier, will take place in Ormond Beach, FL on Saturday, March 25th, 2017. This race will include a marathon, half marathon, and a 5K run/walk. The race will start and finish at the historic Casements. This one-of-a-kind route will take runners through natural and historic Florida on a beautiful course including the Tomoka State Park and returning along the Intracoastal Waterway.
This route, affectionately known as “The Tomoka Loop”, has appeal for locals and travellers alike to enjoy some of the most diverse natural “Old Florida” scenery remaining. The views include unobstructed vistas of two rivers, inland creeks and marshes, barrier island dunes and beach, as well as historic sites. “The Tomoka Loop” is designated as one of Florida’s Scenic Highways and runners will quickly see why it earned this distinction as they experience this beautiful route from the start to the finish line.
The start and finish line for these events will be at The Casements, the historic former winter home of John D. Rockefeller. The post race party will be held in the beautiful Rockefeller Gardens on the Halifax River and will feature complimentary food, drinks and beer for participants.