The 7 Mile Bridge Run returns in April, with registration on Jan. 27 and Feb. 1. Keys Weekly File Photo.

The date for the 41st Annual 7 Mile Bridge Run will be on April 2, 2022, and plans are to again run from the west end of the bridge to the east end. Registration is online only.    

Registration opens on Tuesday, Feb. 1 beginning at 6 a.m.. Anyone can register on this date, but only 1,500 entries are accepted and the field fills very quickly. Runners must show a photo ID when picking up their bib numbers that matches the address used to register. 

Early registration opens for Monroe County residents only on Thursday, Jan. 27 beginning at 6 a.m.. To qualify as a Monroe County resident, runners must use a Monroe County, FL address that matches a photo ID. There are a limited number of entries available for locals only who register on this date. Runners must show a photo ID when picking up run numbers that has the same address used to register. If unsuccessful on Jan. 27, Monroe County residents may also try registering on Feb. 1. 

Packet pickup at Faro Blanco will be on Friday, April 1 until 8 p.m..  Runners need to be present with a photo ID that matches the registration address to pick up the runner’s packet.

Runsignup.com will again be used for registration, so creation of an account on the site will help to expedite race registration. The registration fee will be $75. 

Accommodations are made for Monroe County students to register at a discounted rate, courtesy of Keys Federal Credit Union, early in the month of January.  Those interested can send a self-addressed stamped envelope to Marathon Runners Club, PO Box 500110, Marathon, FL 33050, and a student registration form will be mailed to them. These Student Only registration forms are to be received back at the Post Office box no later than January 21st.  

Questions will be fielded at [email protected]

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