Local Races & Events

Healthy Kids Running Series

Healthy Kids Running Series In-Store Event

Urfer Family Park, 4000 Honore Ave., Sarasota, FL 34233
Healthy Kids Running Series offers a five-week program on Sundays March 17; 24; 31; April 7 and 14 at 4:30pm with age-appropriate race distances. Kids, ages 2-14, compete each week for a chance to earn points, and at the end of the Series, the top boy and girl with the most points in their respective age division earn a trophy. All participants receive a finishers medal, race bag and Healthy Kids Running Series tech T-shirt for their achievements. Healthy Kids Running Series inspires its participants to live an active lifestyle through goal setting and dedication. PACKET PICK UP for the series is Thursday, March 14th at New Balance University Park, 8204 Tourist Center Drive, Bradenton 4 to 7pm.
2nd Annual SCADaddle 5K & Fun Walk at Sunset

2nd Annual SCADaddle 5K & Fun Walk at Sunset In-Store Event

Friday, March 29, 2019
Payne Park, 2050 Adams Lane, Sarasota
Join us for a festive and fun Friday night with registered runners and walkers receiving pasta dinner and a doughnut dessert! Live music, craft beer and wine slushes also available after the run while we enjoy the sunset! Benefitting SCAD (Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection) as it is the #1 cause of heart attacks in women under 50, pregnant women, and new moms. EARLY PACKET PICK UP on Wed., March 27 from 11am to 1pm at New Balance, 1872 Stickney Point Road, Sarasota and March 28 from 5pm to 7pm at Fleet Feet Sarasota, 711 S. Osprey Ave., Sarasota. Refreshments and Discounts. PLEASE SCADaddle as they run and walk for research.
Run for the Turtles 1 Mile & 5K

Run for the Turtles 1 Mile & 5K In-Store Event

Saturday, April 6, 2019
Siesta Key Beach, 948 Beach Road, Sarasota, FL
Time to dust off those running shoes & run for Mote's Sea Turtle Conservation & Research Program. The 1-mile fun run/walk starts at 7:30 and a Manasota Track Club sanctioned 5K at 8:00am. All proceeds benefit Mote’s Sea Turtle Programs, now entering its 37th year. Mote has joined forces with an organization called Positive Tracks that helps youth sweat for good through Positive Tracks' U23 Program. Positive Tracks doubles every dollar raised by team members up to $23! Can't make it to the beach? For the first time ever there will be a virtual 1-mile fun run available. Participants will receive their run shirts and ribbons by mail after the race and can submit their run times for the event online." EARLY PACKET PICK UP and Refreshments Thurs., April 4th * 3 to 7pm at Fleet Feet Sarasota, 711 S. Osprey Ave., AND Fri., April 5th * 11am to 7pm at New Balance University Park, 8204 Tourist Center Drive, Bradenton. Need More info? events@mote.org
Pine View Python Run 5K & 2.10K

Pine View Python Run 5K & 2.10K In-Store Event

Saturday, April 13, 2019
1 Python Path Osprey, FL US 3422
Race #5 in the MTC/New Balance Racing Series! Join us at Pine View School for the PV Python 5K & 2.10. PACKET PICK UP on Thursday, April 11 * 4-7pm at New Balance Sarasota, 1872 Stickney Point Road,Sarasota. Race entry includes Tech Shirt to the first 500 registrants! Youth. Men's, and Women's sizes available. Shirt size guaranteed if registered by March 20. 5K and 2.1K will begin at Pine View school and loop through the adjacent Rivendell neighborhood before finishing with a lap around the school track.
May the 4th Be With You 5K Fun Run

May the 4th Be With You 5K Fun Run In-Store Event

Saturday, May 4, 2019
John Hopkins Outpatient Care Center, 5881 Rand Blvd, Sarasota, FL 34238
The Johns Hopkins All Children’s Foundation Guild, Sarasota/Manatee Branch is hosting a 5K and 1 mile family fun event. The May the 4th Be With You is a fundraiser to support nursing excellence and transport. As part of the event we will also be hosting a blood drive in honor of Benjamin Gilkey, who lost his battle with cancer at age 9 in 2017. We are looking forward to sharing this day with our wonderful families and patients as well as our terrific community partners. This inclusive family fun and Star Wars themed event will also celebrate the strengths of ALL CHILDREN and celebrate the life of Benjamin the Brave! 5k race 8am, 1 mile fun run 8:05 am. EARLY PACKET PICK UP at New Balance 1872 Stickney Point Road, Sarasota Friday May 3rd from 4-7pm