St Pete Half Marathon

This 13.1 mile certified course highlights all that is spectacular about St. Pete!
Run through the heart of downtown St. Pete, with its many unique urban districts, then along the scenic waterfront through historic neighborhoods.

The Course

Your run starts on Bayshore Drive next to the world-renowned Salvador Dali Museum, overlooking the waters of Tampa Bay. From there head up 1st Avenue South past the USFSP campus.  Then take a tour through the Grand Central District, EDGE District, The Deuces, and Warehouse Arts District as you head back on Central Avenue, with its unique shops and restaurants.

  • Start Line

  • Dali Museum

    Dali Museum

  • North Shore Drive

    North Shore Drive

  • Snell Isle

    Snell Isle Bridge

  • Finish Line


  • Custom Medal

  • Entertainers

  • st pete Waterfront


  • st pete mural


  • Vinoy Park

    Vinoy Park

Once back on the scenic waterfront, run through the historic Old Northeast and Snell Isle neighborhoods, before a photo finish on Bayshore Drive next to the Mahaffey Theater Plaza.

The course has 10 Hydration Stations, featuring Gatorade Endurance Formula and Gatorade Endurance Energy Gels, as well as water.  There is also a Hydration Station at the start/finish area.


What do I get?

Each runner will receive a high quality, custom-designed shirt, reuseable ECO-tote, and run bib with B-tag timing chip at packet pick-up.  Finishers receive a St Pete inspired finisher medal, a TERVIS Tumbler, and logo sport towel.  Post-race festivities include craft beer, bloody marys, the Rollin’ Oats Wellness Village (full of healthy, organic food like smoked salmon and vegan kielbasa) and food from Outback Steakhouse.   Plus, enjoy live entertainment!

Pelican St Pete Half Marathon Entry Fees

Registration Fee

Early Registration     Feb-March     $80

Registration     April-August     $90

Fall Registration     Sept.-October     $105

Late Registration     Nov. 1st-11th     $115

**No race-day registration.

If not sold out, registration at Friday/Saturday packet pick-up will be $120.

MILES FOR MEALS st petersburg free clinic logo

We are proud to partner with the St. Petersburg Free Clinic to raise funds for their Food Bank, which feeds an average of 60,000 hungry community members a month.  When you participate in the St Pete Half Marathon, 10K, or Sunshine City 5K, we will donate 20 cents for each mile you run to the St Petersburg Free Clinic Food Bank.  You can also make an additional donation online when you register for any St Pete Run Fest event.

PLEASE NOTE: There is a service fee charged by Race Roster for online registration.  There is no mail-in option, but you can register with cash/check at our expo booth at various events.  There are NO REFUNDS of entry fees or service fees, no exceptions. Bib numbers are NON-TRANSFERABLE. You may CANCEL your entry by October 31, 2021, and receive a discount code, equal to 75% of your entry fee, for use towards the 2022 St. Pete Run Fest, via the Race Roster registration site.  There are no cancellations/deferrals after October 31, 2021.

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Race Details

DATE: Sunday, November 14th


MINIMUM AGE REQUIREMENT: 12 years old on race day

TIME LIMIT:  4 hours  

PARTICIPANT LIMIT:  2,500 runners

HYDRATION ON COURSE: There are ten (10) HYDRATION STATIONS along the course. These provide water, Gatorade Endurance Formula, and Gatorade Endurance Energy Gels.

HEADPHONES:  You can wear headphones on the course, but please keep the sound at a level where you can hear instructions from course marshals, volunteers, and staff.

PETS & STROLLERS:  We love dogs, and they make great training partners, but for their safety and yours, please leave your pet at home on race day.   STROLLERS are allowed on the half-marathon course, but must start at the back and adhere to the time limit.