Runners will hit the streets of Downtown Mobile for an active start to 2019. ServisFirst Bank Mobile Marathon presented by Infirmary Health is celebrating its 18th year on January 13th, 2019. This is a full marathon (26.2 miles), half marathon (13.1 miles), 5 -person relay and a 1.2 mile fun run. The starting line is at Government and Claiborne and the finish line is in Bienville square. The race starts at 7:30am and ends at 2:30pm. This year we have changed the name from First Light to Mobile Marathon.
The marathon benefits L'Arche Mobile. L’Arche Mobile is an organization where people with and without intellectual disabilities share life together. L'Arche Mobile is part of the international federation of communities with 156 communities in 46 countries. L’Arche Mobile began in 1974 and has 5 homes and an activity center in the mid town section of Mobile.