Pirates Paddle & 5k

1 Mile, Other

Event Date

Sat, Sep 24, 2016


Punta Gorda, FL


Activity Today Later

5k Run

$30 $30 Closed

5k Run & 2 Mile Paddle Board Race

$40 $40 Closed

5k Run & 2 Mile Paddle Board Race (including paddle board rental)

$70 $70 Closed

About This Activity

Arrrrrrr matey, the Pirates have sailed into Charlotte Harbor and they want you to join their scurvy crew at the Pirates Paddle & 5k!

This FIRST EVER 5k Run and 2 Mile Paddle Board Race in Charlotte Harbor featuring the scenic waterfront of Punta Gorda and proceeds go to help the Charlotte County Blue Fin School Swim Team.

Sign-up today or be forced to walk the plank!

*Special Kick-off Price if you register in person at the Foot Landing in the next two weeks (June 25th – July 10th)!

5K Run - $25
5k Run & 2 Mile SUP - $35
5k Run & 2 Mile SUP (including board rental) - $65

Good News, waters are clear and no blue algae has been found in Charlotte Harbor & the Gulf Islands, FL!!!

Race Info:

Race Date: Saturday, September 24, 2016

Location: Behind the Four Points by Sheraton, next to the TT's Tiki Bar, 33 Tamiami Trail, Punta Gorda, FL 33950

Arrival Time: 6:00am - 7:00am (Please unload all your gear before finding parking)

Race Start Time: 7:30am

Athletes participating in the both the Run & SUP, will run first. At the finish of the race course, runners will continue through finish line, SUP athletes will be directed by a course volunteers to the paddle board pick-up area.

All racers are required to have PFD and leash on board or wear approved PFD (if age 13 and under) while racing in this event.

Pacing Requirements:

16 minute per mile pace for all athletes in the 5K.
30 minute per mile pace for all athletes in the 2 Mile Paddle Board.
Runners unable to maintain the pace may be picked up at any point along the course and transported to the finish line.
 * Race Shirts will only be guaranteed to participant that registered by Sunday, August 21th, 2016.

Packet Pick-Up:

Early Pick-Up Location: The Foot Landing, 117 Herald Ave, Unit 118, Punta Gorda, FL

Date & Time: Thursday, September 22th from 10:00am till 6:00pm and Friday, September 23th from 10:00 till 5:00pm

Race Day Packet Pick-Up: The Foot Landing Tent, behind the Four Points by Sheraton, 33 Tamiami Trail, Punta Gorda, FL 33950

Paddle Board Rentals: Boards, Lease & PFD will be available the morning of the race.

Chip Timing:

Timing will be provided by S2 Timing. The race(s) are chip timed with a gun start – there will be one finish line mat for all athletes. The start and finish area is located behind the Four Points by Sheraton. 5K Run & 2 Mile SUP participants will be provided with a multi-sport ankle chip similar to those worn in a triathlon. 5K Run participants will be provided a bib with chip attached. Make sure to wear your bib during the entire race.


Empty Parking Lot before the Four Points by Sheraton on North US 41, 89 Tamiami Trail, Punta Gorda, FL 33950


Herald Court Parking Garage, 117 Herald Court, Punta Gorda, FL 33950

Bag Check:

There will be a bag check table at the Foot Landing Tent, located behind the Four Points by Sheraton. (6:00am – 10:00am).

Finisher Medals & Awards:

Finisher medals for all participants.

5k Run – Age Group Awards & Overall Male and Female Awards

5k Run & 2 Mile SUP – Age Group Awards & Overall Male and Female Award

 *Due to dangerous weather conditions, the organizers of the Pirates Paddle & 5k, can postpone the race or cancel it at any time. 

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