Bayou, Bay & Back Run Adds Superhero Theme and 1-Mile Kids Fun Run

Special to The Log
Hundreds of runners participate in the race, which is growing every year.

Destin's fourth Bayou, Bay & Back 1 Mile Kids Fun Run, 5K Run/Walk, 10K & Half Marathon Sponsored by Shoreline Church is set for Saturday, Jan. 25. This year's theme is Superheroes, and everyone is encouraged to come in costume.  New to the event is a 1-Mile Kids Fun Run Sponsored by Whataburger.

The 10K and Half Marathon courses are USA Track & Field-certified, and a portion of the proceeds with benefit the Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance.

After the Awards Ceremony, which will take place at the race site, we are moving the Superhero Party over to Fudpucker's on Okaloosa Island, to enjoy big food and drink discounts for those in costume, and arcade tokens for the 1-Mile Fun Run participants.

Registration is now open on or visit for details.  Please call (850) 837-6241 for more information.

Thank you to our sponsors, including Title Sponsor Shoreline Church; 1-Mile Kids Fun Run Sponsor Whataburger; Accommodations Sponsor Wyndham Vacation Rentals; Silver Sponsors 99Rock, Advanced Dermatology & Skin Care Centre, The Beachcomber, Buffalo Rock Pepsi, City of Destin, Coast 93.3, and Z96; and Bronze Sponsors Coastal Skin Surgery & Dermatology, Destin Commons, Ecco Motors, Eglin Federal Credit Union, Gulf Power, Go Southern, and Tetra Tech, Inc.