Local Races & Events

Jingle & Jog 5K & Walk

Jingle & Jog 5K & Walk In-Store Event

Saturday, December 1, 2018
The Haven 4405 Desoto Rd, Sarasota, FL 34235
Race #10 in the New Balance/Manasota Track Club Racing Series, Jingle & Jog 5K & walk benefits The Haven, an established non-profit with a 64-year legacy of providing programs and services for children and adults with disabilities. This family-friendly road race is for every athlete and fitness goal. Starting at The Haven’s beautiful campus nestled on 32-acres of lush Florida scenery; participants will experience a smooth course under the canopy of established oak trees. A special Thank you the Fry Family Foundation as it is donating $20 for every race finisher! Register by Nov. 1st for Early Registration Pricing. Early packet pick up & refreshments on Thursday, November 30th 3.30pm to 7pm at New Balance University Park, 8204 Tourist Center Drive, Bradenton (941) 921-3696. Mark your calendars now and join us on Saturday December 1, 2018 for a Sarasota holiday tradition. Don’t be left in the COLD!
42nd Annual Sandy Claws Beach Run

42nd Annual Sandy Claws Beach Run In-Store Event

Saturday, December 8, 2018
Siesta Key Public Beach
Set a fast pace on the hard-packed world-renowned white quartz sands and #1 Beach in the world or enjoy a leisurely stroll along the shore. This race, co-sponsored by Sarasota County Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources and Dr. Heidi K. Anderson-DOCS, is sanctioned by the Manasota Track Club and chip-timed. 5K participants receive a custom finisher medal. Enjoy the post-race party with music, holiday-themed costume contest, raffle prizes, holiday photo op and food and beverages. Early packet pickup party, hosted by New Balance Sarasota, 1872 Stickney Point Road, is Thursday, Dec. 6 from 3-6 p.m. RACE Day Registration 7am * One Mile Fun Run at 8am * 5K at 8.20am
5th annual Lauren's Rainbow Run 5K & 1 Mile Run/Walk Hosted by Lauren's One Wish Foundat

5th annual Lauren's Rainbow Run 5K & 1 Mile Run/Walk Hosted by Lauren's One Wish Foundat In-Store Event

Sunday, December 9, 2018
Celery Fields, 6799 Palmer Blvd., Sarasota
Now in its 5th year, this unique trail run 5K & 1 miler at the scenic Sarasota Celery Fields is chip timed, RRCA affiliated race & features a hill top finish! Lauren’s One Wish Foundation will benefit local teens affected by cancer with “Life Interrupted” Grants. Runners, walkers, adults, kids – Everyone! The Celery Fields Hill is the highest outdoor spot in Sarasota, providing panoramic views. Also a King of the Hill and Kid of the Hill Scrambles will give participants an opportunity to race up the hill to capture the flag and gain bragging rights to the title! New this year: Our 1 mile is now the "CUPCAKE" Mile featuring Cakes by Ron's cupcakes! Join us for this exciting hilltop 5k, you may hear the lions next door at the Big Cat Rescue! Awards, Live Teen Band by EveryoneRocks, Door Prizes, Food, Fun! One Blood's Bloodmobile will be onsite, plan to donate before or after the race. Look for our Online Auction featuring amazing small & large pkgs! PLEASE
Frosty 5K

Frosty 5K In-Store Event

Saturday, December 15, 2018
Twin Lakes Park, Sarasota, FL
Run, Walk or Jog the Frosty 5K on the NEW course (no grass). Custom Medal for every finisher! Gecko’s Grill & Pubs chili, Culver’s custard, DJ, Snow Zone, door prizes, grownups’ costume contest and Dr. Mac’s kids costume contest, & more. Limited to 800! Register soon. Don't miss the best holiday 5K around.
6th Annual Andrew Monroe Memorial Scholarship 5K Run/Walk

6th Annual Andrew Monroe Memorial Scholarship 5K Run/Walk In-Store Event

Sunday, January 6, 2019
Siesta Key Public Beach
In honor of the life of Andrew Monroe, the Annual Memorial Scholarship 5k walk/run was established for the benefit of Senior Soccer players at Riverview High School as well as 2 scholarships thru the Sarasota Community Foundation for all county soccer players. PACKET PICK UP IS ON Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019 9am to 1pm at New Balance Sarasota, 1872 Stickney Point Road Sarasota * PLEASE BRING A CAN OF FOOD FOR MAYORS FEED THE HUNGRY. RACE DAY AGENDA Registration: 6:30AM - 8AM ** Color Guard: 8AM Sharp ** CHIP Timed Race: 8:15AM ** 1 Mile Fun Walk: 8:20AM
Rise & Run 5K with Sarasota Military Academy Black Knights

Rise & Run 5K with Sarasota Military Academy Black Knights In-Store Event

Saturday, February 16, 2019
Payne Park, 2050 Adams Lane, Sarasota
Sponsor, support and run in the 2nd Sarasota Military Academy Raiders Rise and Run 5K. Enjoy awards, raffles, food, music, and Starbucks to support the Raiders and the Jr. Raiders programs at Sarasota Military Academy. Learn more about the Raiders Program at SMA. PACKET PICK UP on Wed., Feb. 13th at New Balance, 1872 Stickney Point Road, Sarasota from 4 to 7pm. Questions? Call SMA-MAJ Lisa Currie, Assistant Head of School IB MYP Coordinator for Sarasota Military Academy Prep at 941-877-7737 or email her at lisa.currie@oursma.org