Don’t Forget the Causeway Run and Fitness Walk on the 10th!


Make plans to participate in the 31st Annual Longest Causeway Run & Fitness Walk! Second Saturday in January 2015… the 10th. Walk or run, bring a group… enjoy this truly unique event!logo_run-walk(600)



FREE T-SHIRTS TO THE FIRST 4,500 REGISTRANTS! The Port Isabel Chamber of Commerce hosts this annual event which begins in Port Isabel and then follows a 10k route over the 2.6 mile Queen Isabella Memorial Bridge to South Padre Island. The Causeway Run-Walk is open to runners and walkers of all ages. For more information call the Port Isabel Chamber of Commerce at 956/943-2262.

HOW TO PARTICIPATE: START: Causeway Run starts at 10:00 am sharp. Fitness Walk starts at 10:15 am sharp.

COST: Causeway Run $25.00. Fitness Walk $20.00. Students: $15.00 with school ID.

RACE COURSE: 10K (6.2 mi.) Starts at the Port Isabel Community Center on Yturria St. Ends at the tented area, roadside, in front of Louie’s Backyard South Padre Island. One major incline. Water stations at the end of the Causeway, one other location, and at the end of the race. There will be police protection and EMS services. The run is USA Track and Field certified: Certification #TX05009WG. (See map on below)

FITNESS WALK COURSE: 3 miles. This course starts at Port Isabel Community Center, then right on Davis St., right on Musina St., left on Maxan St., right on Garcia St. and left on Highway 100. The finish line will be at the Padre Balli Statue on South Padre Island. Shuttle service will be available to the tented area in front of Louie’s Backyard to the runner’s awards ceremony or back to Port Isabel. THIS IS NOT A RACE. THIS IS A PARTICIPATION WALK. There will be no awards given to walk participants.  Shuttle service is also available starting at8:00 am, Jan. 11, from Louie’s Backyard to the Port Isabel Community Center.

AWARDS & PRESENTATIONS: CASH AWARD TO OVERALL FIRST 3 PLACES BOTH MALE & FEMALE RUNNERS! $1000- 1st; $600- 2nd; $400- 3rd! Awards will be given to the overall male and female winners as well as to first through third place winners in each male and female age division of the 10K. Overall winners will be ineligible for awards in their respective age divisions. The awards will be presented at the awards ceremony immediately following the race and scoring. FREE refreshments will be available as supplies last. SHUTTLE SERVICE WILL BE AVAILABLE BACK TO PORT ISABEL FOR ALL RUNNERS & WALKERS.  YOU MUST BE WEARING A PICC Causeway Run & Fitness numbered bib or wrist band to use the shuttle bus back to PortIsabelCommunity Center.

FOR RUN, WALK, ACCOMMODATIONS & ACTIVITIES INFORMATION, CALL: Port Isabel Chamber of Commerce, 1-800-527-6102 or(956) 943-2262.



About padreeliteteam

Alta Monroe, Gayle Hood, Jules Wilk & Laurie Howell are a full-time professional and dynamic team known as the Padre Elite Team with RE/MAX 1st Choice in South Padre Island. Quality service for their clients is their number one priority. To them, it is about the client's needs and protecting their interests. Finding just the right property for their buyers or helping their sellers get their property SOLD is their goal. Helping clients step through the complicated process of buying or selling a property to a smooth closing is essential to them. A personal Bio on each of the team agents is posted on their website at The South Padre Island real estate industry is changing faster than ever these days. With the changes in the economy, there are new challenges with buyers, sellers, foreclosures, short sales, Internet marketing, our education, increases in inventories, changes in comparable sales, and frustrating politics. Alta, Gayle, Laurie, and Jules strive to stay on top of all of these changes and to keep in touch with their clients. Alta, Gayle, Jules & Laurie all hold designations they have acquired through eduction. These designations include CLHMS, CRS, GRI, RSPS, CPN, ePRO, SFR and RSPS. Gayle and Jules both hold the CLHMS (Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist) designation and they are the ONLY agents in the entire Rio Grande Valley that are members of the Institute of Luxury Home Marketing. This better qualifies them to share their specialized expertise with a luxury home seller or buyer. Making sure the buyer and the seller are represented correctly is a priority for this team. Investing in TREPAC (Texas Real Estate Political Action Committee) is important to this team since TREPAC has proven to be a major force in Texas by lobbying for Realtors and property rights for the consumer. For many years, the Padre Elite Team has been a major investor in TREPAC. Alta and Gayle have attended the National Association of Realtors Mid-Year Conference in Washington, D.C. often. The conference is primarily for Realtors that are Board directors or executives. It is a great way to stay on top of the current issues facing Realtors and homeowners in our country. They get to meet with their Senators and Congressmen to express their concerns. Last year they were invited to attend the Realtor PAC President’s Circle Conference in New York where they heard many famous guest speakers regarding current real estate issues. The Padre Elite Team also attends the RE/MAX International Conference each year to acquire more education and to keep up with the latest technology available to Realtors in the Marketplace. They have received numerous awards for being Top Producers in the real estate industry. Education is a priority for this entire team including their assistant, Grace. The GOOD news is that 2012, 2013, 2014 and now 2015 proved to be better each year for real estate sales in South Padre Island and the surrounding areas of Port Isabel, Laguna Vista/South Padre Island Golf Community, and Bayview. The real estate market is showing an increase in the number of sales and a leveling of values. Now that the market has hit the bottom, investors are finding that real estate is a great place to invest their money. It is still a buyer's market and a great time to buy. Alta, Gayle, Jules & Laurie all agree that it has been such a pleasure to live & work in a resort area such as South Padre Island. A hundred of your closest friends and family will visit when you live near the beach! Clients are always encouraged to contact them. For more information about this team and to view their blog, visit
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