January 12, 13, 14, 2018 (MLK Weekend)

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

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

St. Pete Running Company 5K

St. Pete Running Company

If you are looking for one of the best 5k races in Florida, look no further!

The St. Pete Running Company 5K is a certified 5K course entitles racers to run on the main throughfare of the City of St. Pete Beach, starting at the Sirata around a brief loop in North Beach, past Upham Beach and back to the Sirata and the finish.


Course Description

  • Run on Gulf Blvd.
  • Blast North up Gulf Blvd.
  • Loop through residential neighborhoods.
  • Breeze through Uphan Beach.
  • Return to Gulf Blvd.
  • Finish at the Sirata Beach Resort.
  • USATF Certified Course Distance (# FL07040EBM)
  • Enjoy the post-race party and festivities!



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Event Schedule

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Course Info

Run along the fast, flat streets of St. Pete Beach Florida.


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Travel / Hotels

St. Pete Beach is one of the premier travel destinations in America. With beautiful beaches and top accommodations, St. Pete Beach is tropical paradise.

Come stay at the Sirata Beach Resort, our host hotel, and be located right in the heart of all the weekend's activities!


St. Pete Beach is located close to Tampa International Airport (TPA) as well as St. Petersburg/Clearwater International Airport (PIE)

Area Info

Deemed the "Sunset Capital of Florida", St. Pete Beach rings in the beautiful sunsets by gathering to ring a bell every evening at sunset.

With an average high of 69 oF in mid-January, it is easy to feel why this beautiful Gulf Coast area is an athlete's paradise. Nestled on the Gulf Coast, St. Pete Beach has miles of beautiful white beaches. This destination offers a wide range of selections for accommodations which include luxury resorts, family owned hotels and quaint B&B's.

St. Pete Beach has so many activities that there isn't a reason to leave the island! Spend the day shopping the Corey Avenue District or Historic 8th Avenue in Pass-a-grille. Neighboring beach communities offer additional shopping experiences and are a short Beach Trolley ride away. Enjoy water sports like surfing, paddle boarding, kayaking, parasailing and fishing. Take a dolphin sightseeing cruise or a sunset sail. Nearby attractions include museums and art galleries, such as the Salvador Dali Museum and Chihuly Glass Gallery. There are also natural attractions, such as the award winning Fort DeSoto Park.

Whether your style is to enjoy watersports, stretch out in the sun or investigate an old fort, we have it all!

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