January 17, 18, 19, 2020 (MLK Weekend)

The St. Pete Beach Classic is Florida's ONLY race

that lets you enjoy a full race weekend at the beach!

We St. Pete Beach Classic race organizers know that the race could not be run without the help of our loyal sponsors. Few have been as loyal for as long as Paradise NEWS, the Newsmagazine of the Barrier Islands and beyond. The beautiful, glossy 64-page magazine has been mailed to 20,000 plus residences, mostly on St. Pete Beach and it's neighboring island and waterfront communities. Another 10,000 copies are distributed in 600 racks and stacks throughout the territory. Subscriptions are available from $20/year.

Local Events

Started, owned and operated by Peter and Renee Roos for over 20 years, this publication and more recently this multi-media marketing organization, has been a major supporter of all activities undertaken in its territories.

Content is all about life on our islands, including THE MOST COMPREHENSIVE list of Events and Artistic and Leisure activities available in the entire Tampa Bay Area.

Peter, Renee and Paradise NEWS have supported the St. Pete Beach Classic Race weekend since its beginning, even featuring the race on the much sought after stunning glossy magazine's covers that they have become known for.

Discover Paradise this weekend

Paradise NEWS website www.paradisenewsfl.com hosts the publication online and provides a link to sign up for their Wednesday/Thursday email "Discover Paradise this weekend" a concise choice of their pick of the 5 top things to do each weekend. Their new, mobile-friendly Wordpress website, is launching, tentatively on July 5th, 2016. The URL will remain the same. The direct mail circulation to EVERY active address is perfect for alerting residents to details of the race, and for soliciting volunteers.

Business Of The Year

In return for its generosity, Paradise NEWS has been rewarded time again. They were named Business of the Year three times, in 2007, 2008 and again in 2013.

Outstanding Local Advertising Opportunity

Advertising funded, the publication features full color display advertisements from business card size to full page. Inserts can be directed by carrier route towards various preferences, homes vs condos, for example, for any segment of the saturation distribution from 7¢ per mailbox. Advertising is also available in the form of 'Business Profiles', or advertorials.

For info on advertising or subscribing, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.or call 727-363-6888. If you happen to call or email them, let them know you learned about them in the St. Pete Beach Classic Newsletter.

Top 5 Things

Suggestion: A few weeks before you come to St. Pete Beach to race, subscribe to the e-newsletter on the right side of the home page at www.paradisenewsfl.com. You'll learn the top five things going on in the area in case running isn't everyone's only love.

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