Sunshine City 5k

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 Sunday with a 3.1 mile run along St. Pete’s beautiful waterfront. Set a PR on this flat and fast course, or run just for fun with your family and friends.

5k

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 North Shore drive, along the scenic waterfront parks, and through the historic Old Northeast neighborhood. Then head back for a photo finish on Bayshore Drive next to the Mahaffey Theater plaza.

  • Dali Museum

    Dali Museum

  • North Shore Drive

    North Shore Drive

  • Snell Isle

    Snell Isle

  • Saturday Morning Market

    Saturday Morning Market

  • Greetings from St Pete Mural

    Greetings from St Pete

  • Vinoy Park

    Vinoy Park

  • Beach Drive shops and restaurants

    Beach Drive

  • St Petersburg Waterfront

    St Pete Waterfront

What do I get?

Each runner will receive a high quality, custom-designed shirt, bib with B-tag timing chip, St Pete inspired finisher medal, virtual goodie bag, two craft beers from 3 Daughters Brewing, and a smoothie from Tropical Smoothie Cafe. In an effort to cut down on single-use plastic waste, runners will also receive a reuseable water bottle at the finish line.  Plus, enjoy live entertainment, and the Health & Fitness Market.

Running Pelican Sunshine City 5k Entry Fees

Early $30 Jan 1 – Mar 31, 2017

Regular $35 Apr 1 – Aug 31, 2017

Late $40 Sep 1 – Nov 12, 2017

Race Week $45 Nov 13 – Nov 18, 2017

PLEASE NOTE: There is a service fee for online registration, as well as for the mail-in option to imAthlete. Checks to imAthlete for the entry fee must be postmarked by October 18, 2017 (30 days prior to the close of online registration). There are NO REFUNDS of entry fees or service fees, no exceptions.  Bib numbers are NON-TRANSFERABLE.  You may CANCEL  your entry, and receive a discount code, equal to 75% of your entry fee, for use towards the 2018 St. Pete Run Fest, via the imAthlete registration site.

Run for a Cause!

The Sunshine City 5K is a fundraising event for the St. Petersburg Free Clinic Food Pantry. For every mile you run, we will donate $1 to the Food Pantry (maximum $3 per runner).

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Race Details

DATE: Sunday, November 19th

START TIME:  10:30am

MINIMUM AGE REQUIREMENT: 8 years old on race day

TIME LIMIT:  1 hour  

PARTICIPANT LIMIT:  2,000 runners

HYDRATION ON COURSE:  There are two (2)  HYDRATION STATIONS along the course, approximately 1 mile apart. These provide water and light snacks. Look out for local flavor of St Pete on display as each station aims to surprise, delight and motivate athletes.

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.   


Contact Us

Event Inquiries: claire@stpeterunfest.org
Media Inquiries: runfest@bigseadesign.com
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