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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.

Stay with us at Sand Key or choose another one of our partner hotels!

We have partnered with some local hotels to provide special rates to our participants. While the Sheraton Sand Key is just steps from the start/finish line – shuttle service will be provided from our other partner hotels.

Just some of what your registration includes…

• USATF Certified / Boston Qualifier Marathon Course (BQ)
• Running Hat (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

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.

Marathon

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

Half-Marathon

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

5k

The 5k course is an out & back course that starts in Sand Key Park, crosses the Sand Key Bridge to Clearwater Beach and back.

Start Time: Saturday at 7:00am

Event Details

Friday, January 24, 20254:00-6:00pm: Early Bib Pick Up (Sat/Sun distances)
Saturday, January 25, 20256:00am-6:50am: Bib Pick Up / Registration (5k only)
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

Sunday, January 26, 20255:45am-6:50am: Bib Pick Up / Registration
7:00am: Ultra, Marathon, Half-Marathon, Half Marathon Relay Start
8:30am-1:00pm: Sam Adams Post-Race Beach Party

ADDRESS
Sand Key Park, 1060 Gulf Blvd, Clearwater, FL 33767

PARKING
Runners Parking is located at Sand Key Park (1060 Gulf Blvd, Clearwater, FL 33767).  The gates at Sand Key Park open at 5:15AM and close at 6:30AM.   The cost is $5 per car and can be processed at the kiosks on-site or online via the City of Clearwater Parking App.  Please download at:  https://parkmobile.app.link/clearwaterdownloadapp
[PARKING MAP]
There is NO runner drop off permitted at Sand Key Park.

RUNNER DROP OFF / RIDESHARE (UBER, LYFT)
All runner drop off is at the front entrance of the Sheraton Sand Key Resort (1160 Gulf Blvd, Clearwater, FL 33767).  The resort is our host hotel for registration and post race, conveniently located adjacent to the start/finish line.
[DROP-OFF MAP]
There is NO runner drop off permitted at Sand Key Park.


BIB ASSIGNMENTS: 
Participants in the individual events will be receiving an email Thursday afternoon of race week with their bib number assignment for their respective distance/race.  Participants in the Combo Category will receive a Combo Number ( ex. “C1, C2, etc.”) assigning them a packet that includes both of the individual bib numbers for their respective events.   Relay Runners will receive their relay packet with identical numbers for both runners.  Participants will need to know their assigned number when picking up their bib/packet.

EARLY BIB PICK-UP / EXPO: 
Available at Sand Key Park on Friday from 4:00-6:00pm 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:
Gear check will be available for all participants. Simply check your bag in the Gear Check tent adjacent to the start/finish line.


AID STATIONS:
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. CLIF Bloks Energy Chews will be available at the Indian Rocks Rd Aid Station.

Aid Station locations below:

Location Mile # (Half & Full) Mile # (Ultra)
Clearwater Marina 2.1 2.1
Episcopal Church of Ascension 4.4 4.4
Indian Rocks Rd 5.6 5.6
Bayview Dr 6.8 6.8
Harbour Club Condos 8.8 8.8
Gulf @ 16th 10.3 10.3
Bay Park 11.7 11.7
Clearwater Fire Station 13 13
Clearwater Marina 15.2 15.2
Episcopal Church of Ascension 17.4 17.4
Indian Rocks Rd 18.6 18.6
Ultra Turn Around n/a 21
Indian Rocks Rd n/a 23.4
Bayview Dr 19.8 24.7
Harbour Club Condos 21.8 26.6
Gulf @ 16th 23.3 28
Bay Park 24.8 29.5

BATHROOMS:
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.   The Relay Exchange zone will also be provided with numerous port-o-johns.


TIME LIMITS:
In working with the Clearwater Police Department, Belleair Police Department, and Pinellas Sheriff’s Department to provide the optimal runner experience combined with a focus on safety, there are time limits for each event as follows:
5k: 1 hour and 20 minutes.  Half Marathon: 4 hours.   Marathon and Ultra: 6 hours and 30 minutes

Note: 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 through 18.5 miles (if slower they will be directed to finish the marathon and not the Ultra out & back section).  Participants who are diverted to a shorter distance will automatically be populated in the results for the shorter distance and receive the corresponding finisher’s medal.

*some post race amenities and vendors may not be available after 1:00pm


PARTICIPANT TRACKING
Track your favorite athletes on Sunday in real-time! Follow all the athletes you want as they navigate their way around the course and pass over 5 different timing splits for the Ultra, 3 for the Marathon, and 1 for the Half Marathon! Simply select the “Follow” button on the Results page next to your desired athlete(s)!


RESULTS
Live online results will be published exclusively on MillenniumRunning.com.

FINISHER MEDALS
Large, colorful commemorative medals will be awarded to all finishers. A special “Clearwater Combo” medal provided to those who complete the 5k on Saturday and any distance on Sunday.  Combo medals will be distributed at bib pick-up to athletes who have signed up for multiple events.

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.


PACING INFORMATION provided by OnPace Race

HALF FULL MARATHON PACE LEADER
1:45 3:30 Alex Schachtel
1:52 3:45 Curt Brey / Fil Faria
2:00 4:00 Nikki Harvey / David Harvey
2:07 4:15 Emma Kentner / Bekah Shininger
2:15 4:30 Carrie Miller / Paul Miller
2:22 4:45 Kimberly Huntley
2:30 5:00 Casey Hogan / Andrew Aguirre
2:37 5:15 Bob Strauss / Katherine Bundalo
2:45 5:30 Jeanette Santa Teresa / JC Santa Teresa
3:00 6:00 Rhonda Dunn
Sweeper Jenn Miola / Ken Fattmann

RELAY SPECIFIC DETAILS

RELAY DISTANCES:
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.

TEAM REGISTRATION:
The Team Captain will be in charge of registering the entire team online and picking up race packets for their relay teams.

TEAM CAP:
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.

RELAY TRANSPORTATION:
At 7:05am, dedicated trolleys will depart Sand Key Park to transport Leg 2 runners 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
Millennium Running is happy to provide a custom finisher video from this event. Finishers of the event will receive a link to their personalized finisher video 3-4 days following the event.


POST-RACE AREA: 
Water, fresh bananas, and post-race food provide adjacent to the finish line.

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]

MASSAGE: 
Free massages will be available on-site after the races thanks to our friends from Tampa Bay Sports and Medical Massage.


TRAVEL & HOTELS:
Conveniently located just 21 miles from Tampa International Airport, Clearwater and Clearwater Beach has dozens of great lodging options. We have partnered with some local hotels to provide special rates to our participants.

 


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” 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” 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.

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