St Petersburg Running - Race Schedules, Race Reviews, and Race Rankings

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

Area Stats

Total Races: 119

Scheduled Races: 51

April Races: 18

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Latest St Petersburg Area Race Reviews


Fishhawk Turkey Trot 5k
Fishhawk 5K Race Review - 2013 Race
By: Dan C. - (Lithia, FL)
This was my 1st 5k ever and even though it was cold out it was a blast, very well organized, lots of great sponsors, plenty of parking, Porto-potties, entertainment before and after. Simple fun road course through nice neighbor hoods and local community. Packet pickup at local YMCA well organized and bag of treats included ! Will most definitely run ...
Date Posted: 2014-04-13
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

Top St Petersburg Area Races

Jogger brags of perfect conditions for running to reporter, immediately bites the dust
2/10/2014 - The Independent
Schadenfreude doesn't come much better than this, as a Portland jogging enthusiast details to a reporter how people shouldn't be afraid to jog in snowy conditions, only to take a fall moments after the interview.
Former 300-pound NFL lineman loses 100 pounds and runs a marathon
2/4/2014 - USA Today
Former offensive lineman Alan Faneca weighed over 300 pounds when he retired from the NFL in 2011.
Couple in their 60s run marathons for record 366 days in a row
1/1/2014 - The New York Daily News
The Melbourne pair has broken a record of 365 days previously held by a Belgian couple. Janette Murray-Wakelin, 64, and Alan Murray, 68, ran to raise money for charity.
Man completes 26 marathons in 26 days
12/24/2013 - CNN
On Thanksgiving Day, Jayson Black, 28, began his mission to raise awareness and money for a Las Vegas food bank by running 26 marathons in 26 days for a total of 681.2 miles.
Kipsang Sets World Record at Berlin Marathon
9/29/2013 - New York Times
Wilson Kipsang of Kenya set a world record of 2:03:23 at the Berlin Marathon on Sunday. The previous record was held by Patrick Makau of Kenya at 2:03:38.