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Celebrate the 4th Of July in the Florida Keys

June 27, 2012 Events

Celebrate the freedoms this country enjoys this 4th of July holiday at  Sombrero Beach in the Florida Keys.  The City of Marathon hosts a spectacular, day long celebration which begins with a parade at 10:30 a.m. Admission to the beach is free and there is plenty of parking at the newly restored entrance to Sombrero […]

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Pigeon Key Marine Science Camp

June 20, 2012 Events

Have you ever been to Pigeon Key? It’s located beneath the Old Seven Mile Bridge on the bay side at MM 47 in the Florida Keys. The 5 acre island was originally a camp for laborers who built the Henry Flagler Over Sea Railroad in 1912.  Pigeon Key is listed in the National Register of […]

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Triathlon Event in Marathon Florida Keys

May 16, 2012 Events

Ready… set… go… do you love a good race? Well, be at Sombrero Beach on Saturday May 26 at 8:00 a.m. to watch the MaraTri Triathlon Club for some excitement. There are two races in one; first, a sprint triathlon (a half mile swim, 12 mile bike ride and a 3 mile run).  Second, a […]

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Start Your Dragons For Battle in the Bay

May 10, 2012 Events

Looking for a little “unusual” entertainment? This Saturday, May 12 Marathon, Florida  hosts the “Battle in the Bay” dragon boat races. Organizers expect 23 teams of dragon boat paddlers to participate in the race. Dragon boats are long, thin canoes with room for about 20 paddlers, a bosun and a drummer. Typically, the races are […]

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Marathon’s Bull & Cow Dolphin Tournament

April 26, 2012 Events

Anglers are expected to aim for the weed lines during Marathon’s sixth annual Bull & cow Dolphin Tournament set for May 4th to May 6th. The entry fee is $650 per team and the deadline to enter is May 4th. A grand prize of $10,000 cash goes to the team that catches the largest bull […]

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World Famous 7 Mile Bridge Run – 2012

April 12, 2012 Events

It only took 1500 hundred runners to sign up online for the 31st annual 7-Mile Bridge Run which take place in Marathon, Florida.  Since 1981 more than $500,000  has been donated to organizations servicing Monroe County children and students. The race is set for Saturday, April 21st. The bridge will be closed to traffic at […]

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