A Marathon, Halfathon, 10K and 5K Run/Walk make this running event accessible to athletes of all levels. The courses take you by St. Pete’s sparkling waterfront, beautiful historic neighborhoods, and the shaded Pinellas Trail – a paved, rails-to-trails linear park. The Marathon is a Boston Qualifier.
Due to the Corona Virus, our Shamrock Race has at Ft. De Soto Park has been cancelled!
All runners who were registered for this race have been contacted and given the option to switch to a virtual race, or defer their entries to our fall races, the 2021 Shamrock Race, or our St. Petersburg Distance Classic. Be safe!
We are very sad to announce that the Ft. De Soto Distance Classic has been cancelled.
While extremely disappointed, we believe this is the best course of action for the health and safety of our athletes, crew members, and volunteers. Read more
Join us for a wicked fun Halloween 5K, 10K or half marathon! Run with other ghosts and ghouls on these flat, scenic courses through beautiful Fort De Soto Park. Get rewarded with a sparkling pumpkin finisher medal and enjoy the spirited post-race party with a costume contest. Live music, host pasta, cold beer! Free parking.
Jingle all the way to the finish line on our picturesque, mostly flat, Madeira Beach-to-Largo half-marathon and 10K course with a grand holiday finale at Taylor Park. Santa joins in on the fun at the festive awards ceremony with hot pasta, cold beer and live music. Take home a sparkling finisher medal to hang on your tree!