Plan Your Runcation! #RunClearwater

The Clearwater Running Festival presented by BJ’s Wholesale Club is home to America’s #1 beach and is just 22 miles from Tampa on Florida’s stunning west coast. Clearwater boasts an endless supply of sun, warm weather, great dining and is a prime location for a running festival.

All of our courses in the Clearwater Running Festival presented by BJ’s Wholesale Club take you past some of the most beautiful scenery with spectacular views of the Gulf and city. 50k and Marathon participants will get to enjoy the peaceful Pinellas Trail on their way to the finish line. Finisher medals, post-race refreshments, overall and age group awards are just some of the take aways from this popular event.

With a  50k, Marathon, Half-Marathon, 5-Miler and Relay – there is a distance for everyone!

5K is now SOLD OUT

Just some of what your registration includes…

• 1/4 Zip Pullover
• Custom Designed Finisher’s Medal
• Post Race Beer & Music
• Personalized Bib (if registered 30 days before event)
• Free Race Photos
• Finish Line Video

1/4 Zip Pullover!

Huge Medals!

Stay for the Party!

Five Beautiful Courses

All of our courses start and finish in Coachman Park with spectacular views of the Gulf of Mexico and Downtown Clearwater.

Event Details

RACE DAY SCHEDULE:
SUNDAY, JANUARY 27, 2019
7:00am:
Ultra, Marathon, Half-Marathon, & Relay(s) Start
7:45am:  5K Start (SOLD OUT)
7:55am:  5-Miler Start

PRE-RACE EXPO / EALRY BIB & SWAG PICK-UP
Saturday, January 26, 2pm-6pm @ Coachman Park

MOVIE PREMIER
Saturday, January 26, 6pm @ Coachman Park:  Join us for the Premier of The Human Race Documentary!

RACE DAY BIB & SCHWAG PICK-UP
Available at Coachman Park beginning at 5:45am and up to 15 minutes prior to the start of the respective distance.

DIRECTIONS
Coachman Park, 301 Drew St, Clearwater, FL 33755.

PARKING
There is ample public parking at Coachman Park and metered parking is available nearby. For more information, visit the Downtown Clearwater parking website.

RESULTS
All results will be displayed live at the Millennium Running timing tent adjacent to the finish line. Live online results will be published exclusively on MillenniumRunning.com.

RACE PHOTOS
Millennium Running is happy to provide FREE digital race photos from this event!

RACE VIDEO
Finishers of the event will receive a link to their finisher video.

FINISHER MEDALS
Large colorful commemorative medals will be awarded to all finishers.   Medals differ in size based on distance.

OVERALL & AGE GROUP AWARDS
The Top male and female in each race will receive a free pair of Brooks Adrenaline or Brooks Ghost.   Top 3 male and female in each 5-yr age group (19 and under, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34 … 70+) in each race will receive $50 certificates for Brooks Shoes (Adrenaline or Ghost) and RunClearwater Headbands from Wicked Skins  

POST RACE:
Enjoy free food, drinks, and beer, listen to music and celebrate your accomplishment in Coachman Park after the race.

MASSAGE: 
Free massage will be available on-site after the races thanks to our fiends from West Chiropractic & Neuropathic Center.

AID STATIONS:
Located approximately every 1.5 to 2.5 miles for all the distances, there are 14 Aid Stations in the Marathon, 18 in the Ultra, 7 in the Half, 2 in the 5 Miler, and 1 in the 5k.  Their locations are at the mile markers: 1.5 mi (Memorial Bridge Causeway), 3 mi. (Clearwater Beach), 4.5 mi. & 5.5 mi, (Sand Key Park Entrance), 7.3 mi. (Bay Park), 8.5 mi (Sand Key Park Entrance), 11 mi (Clearwater Marina), 12.8 mi (Memorial Bridge), 13.6 mi. (Morton Plant Mease Hospital), 15.5 (Hallett Park), 17.3 mi (Belleair Bridge), 20.4 mi (Bay Park), 21.7 mi, (Sand Key Park Entrance), 24 mi (Clearwater Marina).  Aid Stations will include Gatorade, Water, Vaseline and Clif Energy Shots (available at the Bay Park aid station).

BATHROOMS:
There are numerous public and port-o-johns located along the course.  The exact locations will be detailed in the athlete info email.

RELAY INFO: Running is better with friends!   Enjoy the 2 person Half Marathon Relay or the 4 person Marathon Relay which run the same courses as their respective distances.   Leg distances are:  Leg 1 = 7.3 miles, Leg 2 = 5.7 miles, Leg 3 = 7.4 miles, Leg 4 = 5.8 miles.  Exchange Zone #1 is at Mile 7.3 at Bay Park on Gulf Blvd.Exchange Zone #2 is at mile 13.0 at the head of the Clearwater Memorial Bridge near the double helix, and Exchange Zone #3 is at mile 20.4 back at Bay Park on Gulf Blvd.   Each relay team will have the same number and will be issued 1 velcro ankle strip with a timing chip embedded that needs to be passed to their teammate at the respective Exchange Zones and passed over the timing mats.   A continuous shuttle bus will be provided to/from Bay Park; however, teams are welcome to transport themselves via their own cars.

TIMELIMITS:
There are no time limits on the 5k, 5 Miler, or Half Marathon.   Marathoners have a 7 hour 30 minute time limit (17:10 per mile) and Ultra Marathons must reach the 15 mile mark by 3 hours and 40 minutes in order to complete the additional out & back for the Ultra.

REFUNDS & TRANSFERS
Please read our Refund & Transfer Policy for full information.

GENERAL FAQs
Read a full list of General FAQ’s here.

PRESENTING SPONSOR

SUPPORT OUR SPONSORS

Marathon

This course starts at Coachman Park and heads west over the Clearwater Memorial Bridge, through Sand Key Park, down Gulf Blvd, turning around after mile 7, heading back over the Clearwater Memorial Bridge, then turns south through Clearwater down to the Belleair Causeway, and then north on Gulf Blvd for the journey back to Coachman Park.

Start Time: 7:00am

50k (Ultra)

This course starts at Coachman Park and heads west over the Clearwater Memorial Bridge, through Sand Key Park, down Gulf Blvd, turning around after mile 7, heading back over the Clearwater Memorial Bridge, then turns south through Clearwater, heading down and back up the Pinellas Trail, before heading down to the Belleair Causeway, and then north on Gulf Blvd for the journey back to Coachman Park.

Start Time: 7:00am

Half-Marathon

This course starts at Coachman Park and heads west over the Clearwater Memorial Bridge, through Sand Key Park, down Gulf Blvd, turning around after mile 7, heading back over the Clearwater Memorial Bridge for the journey back to Coachman Park.

Start Time: 7:00am

5 MILER

This course starts at Coachman Park down Drew Street, south on Osceola to Court Street, west over the Clearwater Memorial Bridge, then onto Island Way to a turnaround at Palm Island SE for the journey back to Coachman Park.

Start Time: 7:55am

5k – SOLD OUT

This course starts at Coachman Park down Drew Street, south on Osceola to Court Street, west over the Clearwater Memorial Bridge, then turning around on the bridge for the journey back to Coachman Park.

Start Time: 7:45am

EVENT DETAILS    |    COURSES    |    REGISTRATION      |    PHOTOS    |    RESULTS |    CHARITY

Event Details

RACE DAY SCHEDULE:
SUNDAY, JANUARY 27, 2019
7:00am:
Ultra, Marathon, Half-Marathon, & Relay(s) Start
7:45am:  5K Start (SOLD OUT)
7:55am:  5-Miler Start

PRE-RACE EXPO / EALRY BIB & SWAG PICK-UP
Saturday, January 26, 2pm-6pm @ Coachman Park

MOVIE PREMIER
Saturday, January 26, 6pm @ Coachman Park:  Join us for the Premier of The Human Race Documentary!

RACE DAY BIB & SCHWAG PICK-UP
Available at Coachman Park beginning at 5:45am and up to 15 minutes prior to the start of the respective distance.

DIRECTIONS
Coachman Park, 301 Drew St, Clearwater, FL 33755.

PARKING
There is ample public parking at Coachman Park and metered parking is available nearby. For more information, visit the Downtown Clearwater parking website.

RESULTS
All results will be displayed live at the Millennium Running timing tent adjacent to the finish line. Live online results will be published exclusively on MillenniumRunning.com.

RACE PHOTOS
Millennium Running is happy to provide FREE digital race photos from this event!

RACE VIDEO
Finishers of the event will receive a link to their finisher video.

FINISHER MEDALS
Large colorful commemorative medals will be awarded to all finishers.   Medals differ in size based on distance.

OVERALL & AGE GROUP AWARDS
The Top male and female in each race will receive a free pair of Brooks Adrenaline or Brooks Ghost.   Top 3 male and female in each 5-yr age group (19 and under, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34 … 70+) in each race will receive $50 certificates for Brooks Shoes (Adrenaline or Ghost) and RunClearwater Headbands from Wicked Skins  

POST RACE:
Enjoy free food, drinks, and beer, listen to music and celebrate your accomplishment in Coachman Park after the race.

MASSAGE: 
Free massage will be available on-site after the races thanks to our fiends from West Chiropractic & Neuropathic Center.

AID STATIONS:
Located approximately every 1.5 to 2.5 miles for all the distances, there are 14 Aid Stations in the Marathon, 18 in the Ultra, 7 in the Half, 2 in the 5 Miler, and 1 in the 5k.  Their locations are at the mile markers: 1.5 mi (Memorial Bridge Causeway), 3 mi. (Clearwater Beach), 4.5 mi. & 5.5 mi, (Sand Key Park Entrance), 7.3 mi. (Bay Park), 8.5 mi (Sand Key Park Entrance), 11 mi (Clearwater Marina), 12.8 mi (Memorial Bridge), 13.6 mi. (Morton Plant Mease Hospital), 15.5 (Hallett Park), 17.3 mi (Belleair Bridge), 20.4 mi (Bay Park), 21.7 mi, (Sand Key Park Entrance), 24 mi (Clearwater Marina).  Aid Stations will include Gatorade, Water, Vaseline and Clif Energy Shots (available at the Bay Park aid station).

BATHROOMS:
There are numerous public and port-o-johns located along the course.  The exact locations will be detailed in the athlete info email.

RELAY INFO: Running is better with friends!   Enjoy the 2 person Half Marathon Relay or the 4 person Marathon Relay which run the same courses as their respective distances.   Leg distances are:  Leg 1 = 7.3 miles, Leg 2 = 5.7 miles, Leg 3 = 7.4 miles, Leg 4 = 5.8 miles.  Exchange Zone #1 is at Mile 7.3 at Bay Park on Gulf Blvd.Exchange Zone #2 is at mile 13.0 at the head of the Clearwater Memorial Bridge near the double helix, and Exchange Zone #3 is at mile 20.4 back at Bay Park on Gulf Blvd.   Each relay team will have the same number and will be issued 1 velcro ankle strip with a timing chip embedded that needs to be passed to their teammate at the respective Exchange Zones and passed over the timing mats.   A continuous shuttle bus will be provided to/from Bay Park; however, teams are welcome to transport themselves via their own cars.

TIMELIMITS:
There are no time limits on the 5k, 5 Miler, or Half Marathon.   Marathoners have a 7 hour 30 minute time limit (17:10 per mile) and Ultra Marathons must reach the 15 mile mark by 3 hours and 40 minutes in order to complete the additional out & back for the Ultra.

REFUNDS & TRANSFERS
Please read our Refund & Transfer Policy for full information.

GENERAL FAQs
Read a full list of General FAQ’s here.

PRESENTING SPONSOR

SUPPORT OUR SPONSORS

Registration

MARATHON:
$90 until September 30
$100 from October 1 – November 30
$120 from December 1 – January 26
$130 Race Day

4 PERSON MARATHON RELAY:
$160 until November 30
$200 from December 1 – January 26
$210 Race Day


50k (ULTRA):
$100 until September 30
$110 from October 1 – November 30
$130 from December 1 – January 26
$140 Race Day

HALF-MARATHON:
$75 until September 30
$85 from October 1 – November 30
$95 from December 1 – January 26
$105 Race Day

2 PERSON HALF-MARATHON RELAY:
$90 until November 30
$110 from December 1 – January 26
$120 Race Day

5 MILER:
$45 Adult (18+) until November 30
$30 Youth (17 & Under) until November 30
$55 Adult (18+) December 1 – January 26
$40 Youth (17 & Under) December 1 – January 26
$65 Adult (18+) Race Day
$50 Youth (17 & Under) Race Day


5k – SOLD OUT
$25 Adult (18+) until November 30
$20 Youth (17 & Under) until November 30
$35 Adult (18+) December 1 – January 26
$30 Youth (17 & Under) December 1 – January 26

OFFICIAL CHARITY

 

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Millennium Running is proud to have Morton Plant Mease Health Care Foundation as the official charity of the Clearwater Running Festival presented by BJ’s Wholesale Club.

Each registrant has an opportunity to support the not-for-profit hospitals of Morton Plant Mease by participating in the optional fundraising platform that is auto-created when you register online.

Morton Plant Mease Health Care Foundation is committed to supporting the hospitals of Morton Plant Mease to improve the health and wellness of our community by inspiring people to invest in high-quality, compassionate care.

For over 40 years, Morton Plant Mease Health Care Foundation has provided philanthropic support to the not-for-profit hospitals of Morton Plant Mease Health Care. The close connection between the hospitals of Morton Plant Mease and their neighbors reveal a unique spirit of giving – a relationship characterized by people caring for the hospitals that care for them.

To learn more about this charity click here.

Fundraising Opportunities

The Clearwater Running Festival is always looking for great organizations to work with.  If your organization is interested in partnering with us to fundraise please contact us HERE!!

PRESENTING SPONSOR

SUPPORT OUR SPONSORS

       

About Us

 

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