More Than 20 Cheer Teams, Bands, Drumlines and Dancers Set To Support Runners
For the 25,000 runners taking part in Sunday’s Miami Marathon and HalfMarathon, they’ll enjoy one of the most beautiful marathon courses in thecountry featuring of a variety of entertainment to make crossing the finishline that much easier.
Entertainment has become a large part of the Marathon experience and thisyear-from the moment local rising artist Ariel Rose performs the NationalAnthem at the start line to when the dance band El Side Project entertainsat the Post Race party-runners will have plenty to distract them from thetoughness of the endurance test.
“We’re committed to providing a fabulous experience for both participantsand spectators during race weekend and take great pride in showcasing thetalents of the city from world renowned DJ’s to up-and-coming artists androck bands,” said Race Director Javier Sanchez. “The finish line festivalthis year will feature the best of this culturally diverse hotspot,Miami-style.”
On course entertainment will include the following:
- Miami Beach Community Cheer Zone with the Miami Beach HS Cheerleaders
- Lululemon Cheer Zone
- City of Miami Beach Centennial Zone, celebrating 100 years of Miami Beach
- Baptist Health South Florida Cheer Zone with the Miami Beach HighSchool Drum Corps
- Christ Fellowship Community Cheer Zone
- Friendship Circle International Community Cheer Zone
- Baptist Health South Florida Community Cheer Zone at the Omni,including the music of Xpresso
- Caribbean American Heritage Foundation of Florida Community Cheer Zone
- Baptist Health South Florida Community Cheer Zone
- Miami Parrotheads Community Cheer Zone
Additional on-course entertainment
- Momentum Indoor Drumline & Color Guard
- Drag queens of The Palace performing on Ocean Drive in Miami Beach
- On course bands including Bludaze, Problem Kids, Money & Cigarettes,Askultura
- On course DJs
- Miami Coral Park High School Drumline & Color Guard
- Miami Killian High School Drumline
- Hip Hop KidzSundanz Dancers
- Barbara Goleman High School Cheerleaders
Kids Run Miami
Kids Run Miami race at 11 a.m. on Sunday will have its own entertainmentline-up including:
- Daniel Pujala will sing the national anthem with an assist from theBooker T. Washington High Color Guard.
- Guitar Over Guns, a group of professional musicians who mentor at-risk kids.
- Burnie, the Miami Heat mascot and Billy the Marlin of the Florida Mariners