St. Petersburg, FL- EndorFun Sports, operator of St Pete Run Fest, announces a partnership with Outback Steakhouse, the 5K title partner for the inaugural running festival coming to downtown St Petersburg on November 18-19, 2017.

St. Pete Run Fest is two full days of festival fun, including a half marathon, half marathon relay, 5K and kids run. The weekend features a Health & Wellness Market with live music, unique entertainers, a kid’s play area and craft beer from 3 Daughters Brewing. With distances for kids, beginners and seasoned runners, there’s plenty to entertain the entire family in the Sunshine City, St. Petersburg, Florida.

Outback Steakhouse and its sister restaurants, Carrabba’s Italian Grill and Bonefish Grill will serve an incredible post-race meal and experience for the finishers. The menu will include signature steaks from Outback, Chicken Marsala from Carrabba’s and Bang-Bang shrimp from Bonefish, all served on eco-friendly recyclable and compostable products.

The Sunshine City 5K is a fundraising event for the St. Petersburg Free Clinic Food Pantry. In partnership with St Pete Run Fest, the Outback, Carrabba’s and Bonefish restaurants on 4th Street in St. Pete will host a pre-race event on Oct. 26 from 4-9pm and donate 10% of sales to the St Pete Free Clinic. This Neighborhood Give Back initiative includes 3 Daughters Brewing, at Outback and Carrabba’s, who will provide a unique evening of great food, craft beer pairings and giving. Non-perishable food donations for the food pantry will also be accepted at all three locations.

About Outback Steakhouse®

Outback Steakhouse starts fresh every day to create the flavors that our mates crave.

Best known for grilled steaks, the Bloomin’ Onion and a wide variety of chicken and seafood, Outback also offers a wide variety of crisp salads and freshly made soups and sides. New creations and grilled classics, such as Victoria’s Filet Mignon and Perfectly Grilled Salmon, are made from scratch daily using only the highest quality ingredients sourced from around the world. Earn up to 50% off every fourth visit by joining Dine RewardsTM at For more information, please visit or

About EndorFun Sports

It has been over four years since downtown St. Petersburg hosted a major running event. With its growth and increased global appeal, EndorFun Sports LLC is thrilled to bring the St. Pete Run Fest to life this November. EndorFun Sports was incorporated in 2002, with their company office in St. Petersburg, Florida. Over the last 15 years EndorFun has developed and produced world class events in New Hampshire and Texas, such as: lronman 70.3 Timberman (awarded “Best Large Triathlon in the U.S.” by USA Triathlon), Ironman 70.3 Austin, Big Lake Half-Marathon, and the Gritty Goddess Women’s 5K Obstacle/Mud Run. These events have attracted more than 200,000 participants and earned Keith Jordan, CEO of EndorFun, “Race Director of the Year” by USA Triathlon New England.

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