Pinwheel 5K/10K

5K, 10K, 1 Mile, 1K

Event Date

Sat, Apr 9, 2016


Sarasota, FL


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Running-5K - Individual Age group/open

$30 $30 Closed

Running-10K - Individual Age group/open

$35 $35 Closed

Walking-1 Mile - Individual Age group/open

$25 $25 Closed

Kid's races - Individual Age group/open

$10 $10 Closed

About This Activity

Run in the beautiful Nathan Benderson Rowing Center park with vistas of the lake and winding paved trails in open and partially shaded areas. The 5K traverses over two bridges and a winding path and back to a great after party. The 10K is a double loop around the lake. Crafted award tiles to category finishers in both races 9 and under then five year age groups to 80+. Children 12 and under registered in the 5K/10K can run in the kids races for free.

Proceeds benefit the family Partnership Center whose mission is strengthen families and prevent child abuse, in at risk families through comprehensive parenting education and support programs. Pinwheel a national symbol for child abuse prevention; that prevention works; represents desire for hope, health and safety of children everywhere.

Event details and schedule

Packet pick up:

  • Early packet pick-up and registration available at the race headquarter Fit2Run store lcoated in the new UTC Mall next to Dillard's from Sunday April 3 store hours through Thursday April 7, and Friday April 8 until 5:00 pm
  • Race day at Nathan Benderson Park race venue from 6:00 am til race start
  • Kid's races in four heats: (All children receive a crafted finishers medal and trophies to boy/girl 1st, 2nd, 3rd in each category
    • 7:05 am Kid's warn-up
    • 7:15 am 3-4 yrs run 100 meters
    • 7:17 am 5-6 yrs run 200 meters
    • 7:19 am 7-9 yrs run 400 meters
    • 7:25 am 10-12 yrs run 800 meters
  • 5K/10K Start at 8:00 am
    • Strollers and dogs welcome however start in back of the pack. Chip time insures timmg as a common start. (Dogs on non retractable leash please)
  • One mile walk at 8:05 am
  • Awards for 5K and after party commences at 9:00 am

Parking information:

  • Free at the venue island and adjacent area near the mall

After Party:

  • Food and refreshements complementary from local area resturants

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