Just some of what your registration includes…
• USATF Certified / Boston Qualifier Marathon Course (BQ)
• T-shirt (5k on Saturday)
• 1/4 Zip Pullover (Sunday Distances)
• Huge Finisher’s Medals
• Special Challenge Medal (Sat/Sun Combo)
• Free Race Photos
• Finish Line Video
Plan Your Runcation!
The All Day Running Co. Clearwater Marathon & Running Festival is home to America’s #1 beach and is just 22 miles from Tampa on Florida’s stunning west coast. All of our courses in the Clearwater Running Festival take you past some of the most beautiful scenery with spectacular views of the Gulf, Inner Coastal and city. Finisher medals, post-race refreshments, overall and age group awards are just some of the take aways from this popular event.
Run the 5k on Saturday then come back to complete any distance (Half, Relay, Marathon, or Ultra) on Sunday to earn the combo medal!
Four Beautiful Courses
All of our courses start and finish in Sand Key Park with spectacular views of the Clearwater Beach, Intracoastal, and the Gulf of Mexico.
This Boston Qualifier (BQ) marathon course is a double loop of the half marathon that starts at Sand Key Park and heads through Clearwater Beach, over the Clearwater Memorial Bridge through Old Clearwater. The course continues through the Town of Belleair with mansions on one side and views of the intracoastal on the other. Finally, the run crosses the Belleair Causeway before heading north on Gulf Blvd to finish back in Sand Key Park.
USATF Certified Course – FL21013JK
Start Time: Sunday at 7:00am
The half marathon course is a single loop of the marathon course that starts at Sand Key Park and heads through Clearwater Beach, over the Clearwater Memorial Bridge through Old Clearwater. The course continues through the Town of Belleair with mansions on one side and views of the intracoastal on the other. Finally, the run crosses the Belleair Causeway before heading north on Gulf Blvd to finish back in Sand Key Park.
Start Time: Sunday at 7:00am
50k Ultra Marathon
The 50k Ultra Marathon is the same amazing course as the marathon but includes a 2.5 mile out & back section on the famed Pinellas Trail between miles 18.5 and 23.5.
Start Time: Sunday at 7:00am
7:00am: 5k Start
8:15am-12:00pm: Bib Pick Up / Registration (Sunday Races)
9:00am: Kids Fun Runs (100m dash)
*Access in or out of the park will not be permitted during the 5k from 7:00am to approx. 8:00am)
7:00am: Ultra, Marathon, Half-Marathon, Half Marathon Relay Start
8:30am-1:00pm: Caddy's Post-Race & Sam Adams Post-Race Beach Party
Sand Key Park, 1060 Gulf Blvd, Clearwater, FL 33767
There is ample metered public parking at Sand Key. The cost is $5 per car and can be processed at the kiosks on-site.
Participants will be receiving an email Thursday afternoon with their bib number. They will need to know this number when picking up their bib.
EARLY BIB PICK-UP / EXPO:
Available at Sand Key Park on Friday from 3:30-5:30pm and again on Saturday from 6:00am-7:00am (5k ONLY) & 8:15am-12:00pm (for Sunday Races). *Access in or out of the park will not be permitted during the 5k from 7:00am to approx. 8:00am.
RACE DAY REGISTRATION & BIB PICK-UP:
Saturday’s 5k: Beginning at 6:00am (ONLY 5k bibs will be distributed prior to 7:15am on Saturday.)
Sunday’s Races: Beginning at 5:45am
Gear check will be available for all participants. Simply check your bag in the Gear Check tent inside the registration area and pick it up after you finish.
Located approximately every 1.5 to 2.5 miles for all the distances, there are 15 Aid Stations in the Marathon, 17 in the Ultra, 7 in the Half and 1 in the 5k.
All aid Stations will include water, Gatorade and port-o-johns/toilets. UnTapped Energy Gels will be available at the Bay Front aid station at miles 6.75 and 19.8.
Their locations are at the following mile markers:
|Location||Mile # (Half & Full)||Mile # (Ultra)|
|Indian Rocks Golf||5.5||5.5|
|Bay Front Park||6.7||6.7|
|Gulf @ 15th||10.2||10.2|
|Sand Key Park||13||13|
|Indian Rocks Golf||18.4||18.4|
|Ultra Turn Around||n/a||20.8|
|Indian Rocks Golf||n/a||23.2|
|Bay Front Park||19.8||24.6|
|Gulf @ 15th||23.2||28|
There are numerous public restrooms and port-o-johns located along the course – each aid station (see above for locations) will have access to a port-o-john or restroom. Ample facilities will be provided near the Start/Finish line.
There are no time limits on the 5k or Half Marathon. The course time limit for the Marathon and Ultra is 6 hours and 30 minutes. Marathoners have to maintain a pace of 14:53 per mile through 13 miles (if slower they will be directed to finish the half). Ultra Marathoners must maintain a pace of 12:32 per mile (if slower they will be directed to finish the marathon).
*some post race amenities and vendors may not be available after 1:00pm
PACING INFORMATION provided by OnPace Race
|HALF||FULL||MARATHON PACE LEADER|
|1:45||3:30||Ryan Peterson / Ellen Wang|
|1:52||3:45||Curt Brey / Fil Faria|
|2:00||4:00||Nikki Harvey / David Harvey|
|2:07||4:15||Carrie Miller / Bekah Shininger|
|2:15||4:30||Kimberly Huntley / Mali|
|2:30||5:00||Harsha Raman / Bob Strauss|
|2:37||5:15||Marie Ramsey / Paul Miller|
|2:45||5:30||Jeanette Santa Teresa / JC Santa Teresa|
|2:52||5:45||Aubrey Netzel / Marie Ramsey|
|3:00||6:00||Ken Lettre / Rhonda Kempen|
|Sweeper||Esther Sherman / Ken Fattmann|
Track your favorite athletes in real-time during the half marathon, marathon or 50k! Download the Millennium Running App and select the people you want to follow as they navigate their way around the course and pass over 4 different timing splits!
Live online results will be published exclusively on MillenniumRunning.com.
Large colorful commemorative medals will be awarded to all finishers. Special medal provided to those that complete the 5k on Saturday and any distance on Sunday – limited spaces available.
OVERALL & AGE GROUP AWARDS
Awards will be given to the top 3 male and female overall as well as top 3 male and female in each 5-yr age group (19 and under, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34 … 80+) in each race.
RELAY SPECIFIC DETAILS
Each relay member runs approximately 6-1/2 miles. Leg 1: start to the 6.5 mile mark. Leg 2: 6.5 mile mark to half marathon finish.
The Team Captain will be in charge of registering the entire team online and picking up race packets for their relay teams.
The relay is limited to the first 125 registered teams. Registration will close once the 125-team limit is reached.
RELAY FINISHER MEDALS:
All medals will be distributed in the finish line area to the finishing member of your relay team. We encourage all relay team members to finish together with your final team member!
RELAY TIMING INFORMATION:
Each relay team will be provided with 2 matching bib numbers and 1 Velcro timing strap that is to be wrapped around the active participant’s ankle and transferred to the second member at the Exchange Zone. All relay runners must wear the timing chip on their ankle as well as their bib on the front of their body. Relay team results will be broken down by each relay leg and published accordingly.
At 7:05am, dedicated trolleys will depart Sand Key Park to transport Leg 2 runners from to the Exchange Zone at mile 6.5. The trolleys will make continuous loops from the Exchange Zone back to Sand Key Park between 7:45am to 9am to transport Leg 1 athletes to the finish at Sand Key Park. [VENUE MAP]
RELAY TEAM AWARDS:
Awards will be given to the top team in the male, female and co-ed divisions.
ELLIOT MILLENNIUM SERIES:
The Relay events will count as 6.55 miles and 1 race for each relay team member towards completion of the Elliot Millennium Series.
RACE PHOTOS provided by Visit St. Pete/Clearwater
Millennium Running is happy to provide FREE digital race photos from this event thanks to our friends at Visit St. Pete/Clearwater. Photos will be posted online 3-4 business days following the event.
RACE VIDEO sponsored by Coldwell Banker / St Pete Tropical Real Estate & Jim McConnell
Millennium Running is happy to provide a custom finisher video from this event thanks to our friends at St Pete Tropical Real Estate .Finishers of the event will receive a link to their personalized finisher video 3-4 days following the Event.
CADDY’S POST-RACE AREA:
Water and Gatorade, fresh bananas and post race food provided by Caddy’s Waterfront.
SAM ADAMS POST-RACE BEACH PARTY: (SUNDAY ONLY – available until 1:00pm)
Join us on the beach behind the Sheraton Sand Key and redeem your Sam Adams beer ticket at our post race party. [VENUE MAP]
Free massage will be available on-site after the races thanks to our friends from Alliance Regen & Rehab.
TRAVEL & HOTELS:
Conveniently located just 21 miles from Tampa International Airport, Clearwater and Clearwater Beach has dozens of great lodging options. Be sure to book your stay at one of our official hotel options at a discounts HERE
TRANSFER TO ANOTHER RACE DISTANCE OR TO A NEW PARTICIPANT
Should you wish to transfer to another race distance, begin HERE by editing your entry. After triggering your edit entry link via email, please select “Change Category” button at the top of your entry. From there, you will complete and check out with a new registration and your existing entry will be removed. Be sure to complete and finish the check out of your new registration to finalize your transfer.
If you’d like to transfer your registration to a new participant, begin HERE by editing your entry. After triggering your edit entry link via email, please select “”Transfer Registration” button at the top of your entry. You may then enter the email address of the person who will be transferring into the event in your place. They’ll receive a link to register with your previous entry fee carrying over. Please note, there is a $10 transfer fee to complete this process. Please read our Refund & Transfer Policy for full information.
Read a full list of General FAQ’s here.