Culinary event kicks off race weekend with live music and more

Advertorial Special to The Sun

Join the town of Seaside on Feb. 26-28 for the second annual Taste of the Race and the 14th annual Seaside School Half Marathon and 5K Run.

Featuring special guest Chef Emeril Lagasse, along with almost 20 of the Gulf Coast's top chefs, fine wine from Wine World, craft spirits from Buffalo Trace, craft beer from Grayton Beer, and live music!

The Taste of the Race takes place on Feb. 26 from 7-9 p.m. in the Seaside Lyceum. Event will be held rain or shine in a heated tent – under the big top! Taste of the Race tickets are $99 each; proceeds will benefit the Seaside School Foundation.

Race packet pickup for the Seaside Half Marathon and 5K Run will be available at the event. Tickets can be purchased online at Tickets are limited, so order yours today!

The 14th annual Seaside School Half Marathon and 5K Run, presented by Vera Bradley, takes place on Feb. 28. All finishers receive a Vera Bradley bag. Half marathon finishers will receive a custom finisher’s medallion, and both races give a moisture-wicking race t-shirt, good bag, lunch from Jim ‘N Nick’s Bar-B-Q, and craft beer from Grayton Beer! Celebrate at the post-race party and enjoy live music!

Tickets can be purchased online at For more updates, like the Seaside School Half Marathon on Facebook and follow @runseasidefl on Twitter and Instagram!