Known as the “Sunshine City”, St. Pete holds the Guinness record for most consecutive sunny days – 768 to be exact. Join in the Run Fest weekend on Saturday with a 3.1 mile run/walk along St. Pete’s beautiful waterfront, including the spectacular St Pete Pier. Set a PR on this flat and fast course, or run/walk just for fun with your family and friends in the Clean Energy Connection 5K!
Your run starts on Bayshore Drive next to the world-renowned Salvador Dali Museum, overlooking the waters of Tampa Bay. From there head into downtown and beautiful Central Ave, then along the scenic waterfront, and around the spectacular St Pete Pier. Then head back for a photo finish on Bayshore Drive next to the Mahaffey Theater plaza.
There is one Hydration Station on the course, featuring Gatorade Endurance Formula and water. There is also a Hydration Station at the start/finish area.
Use our 5K training plan to help you get to the finish line!
Each runner will receive a designer bib with B-tag timing chip at packet pick-up and St Pete inspired finisher medal. Post-race festivities include a “Taste of St Pete” food court, local craft beer, wine, Bloody Mary and the Rollin’ Oats Wellness Village (full of healthy, organic food like smoked salmon and vegan kielbasa). The Back 2 Normal Recovery Zone including massage, stretching and the latest in recovery technologies. Plus, enjoy the best in Tampa Bay musical entertainment!
Early Registration January – February $40
Registration Mar 1 – June 30 $45
Summer Registration July 1 – August 31 $50
Fall Registration September 1 – October 15 $55
Late Registration October 16 – November 15th $60
**No race-morning registration.
If not sold out, on-site registration at Friday packet pick-up will be $65.
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. Due to the fact that there are many services and supplies which we have to order/pay for ahead of time, there are NO REFUNDS of entry fees or service fees, no exceptions. However, you may DEFER your entry by October 31, 2024, and receive a deferral code, worth 75% of your entry fee, for use towards the 2025 St. Pete Run Fest, by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. The deferral code will be emailed to you when 2024 registration opens, and it expires by the 2024 event, so make sure you re-register for 2024 using your deferral code. You can also TRANSFER your entry to someone else, via Race Roster, by October 31, 2024. Please note there is a $10 transfer fee.
We are proud to partner with the St. Petersburg Free Clinic to raise funds for their Food Bank, which feeds an average of 80,000 hungry community members a month. When you participate in the St Pete Half Marathon, 10K, or 5K, we will donate $$ 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.
DATE: Saturday, November 16th
START TIME: 8:45am
MINIMUM AGE REQUIREMENT: 8 years old on race day
TIME LIMIT: 1 hour
PARTICIPANT LIMIT: 3,000 runners
HYDRATION ON COURSE: There is one HYDRATION STATION along the course, providing water and Gatorade Endurance Formula.
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.
STROLLERS: Strollers are allowed on the 5K course.
PETS: We love dogs, and they make great training partners, but for their safety and yours, please leave your pet at home on race day.