Sarasota Running - Race Schedules, Race Reviews, and Race Rankings

Welcome to the Sarasota running home page! Road Race Place provides a detailed listing of Sarasota 5k races, 10k races, marathons and more, the links above will direct you to race calendars, rankings, and ratings for all of your local Sarasota events. You can help us out by rating your favorite (and least favorite) Sarasota races to help determine which races rank the highest in Sarasota, in the state of Florida and in the nation.

Area Stats

Total Races: 72

Scheduled Races: 52

February Races: 5

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Latest Sarasota Area Race Reviews

Florida Beach 5k
Liked the race - 2014 Race
By: E. G. - (St Pete, FL)
I loved the surroundings and amenities. Great support staff, packet pickup was convenient at Fit2run. Live music and a great assortment of food at the end. The beer was a plus. I did not like the entire course layout. We had do a U-turn at about 100 ft from the start. Plus there was some confusion close to the finish with the cones, 5Ks to one side and ...
Date Posted: 2014-03-30
First Watch Sarasota Half Marathon
Loved the race - 2014 Race
By: Tom Gallagher - (Sarasota, FL)
Had a great time, super course, great reception, terrific volunteers and lots of support along the way! Great after party too!
Date Posted: 2014-03-23
St. Pete Beach Classic 10k
Loved the race - 2014 Race
By: Angelo Palermo - (Pittsburgh, PA)
My wife and I flew in from the frigid winter in Pittsburgh and really enjoyed the long weekend in the sun! The race was very well organized and on time. The post race activities were very cool with a nice assortment of food and drink right on the beach. The course was awesome running through pass a grille, Vina Del Mar and the gulf blvd. We will be back...
Date Posted: 2014-03-23

Top Sarasota Area Races

Man ran part of Chicago Marathon while fleeing police: Authorities
10/14/2014 - Red Eye Chicago
A Northwest Side man joined runners for a portion of the Chicago Marathon Sunday morning while fleeing police, according to authorities.
When Marathon Training Hurts Your Relationship
10/13/2014 - The Huffington Post
When Lisa's husband became interested in marathon running a couple decades ago, she wanted to support his healthy new hobby.
First Boston Marathon Bombing Trial Set to Begin
7/6/2014 - Wall St Journal
The first criminal trial linked to the Boston Marathon bombing is slated to begin here Monday with opening statements expected in the case of a former college student accused of taking evidence from the alleged bomber's dorm room
Alysia Montano runs 800 at
6/24/2014 -
Olympic track star Alysia Montano talks about running the 800 meters in the U.S. track and field championships while being eight months pregnant.
Runner can't make it to the Boston Marathon finish line, so others carry him to the end
4/21/2014 - Washington Post
Marathons are massively difficult enterprises for the people who participate, feats of incredible endurance that are accompanied by a staggering physical toll.