Thursday, April 17, 2014

Classic Half Marathon



Walgreens St. Pete Beach Classic Half Marathon!


First run in 2012, this race of the Walgreens St. Pete Beach Classic weekend, on a certified course, is truly a foot-tour of our island city!


  • Run by the beautiful shores of Pass-a-Grille beach
  • Tour the island neighborhood of Vina-del-Mar
  • Race on residential alley-ways of the South end of the City
  • Cruise past the beach resorts of Gulf Boulevard
  • Loop the North Beach Neighborhood
  • Glide through Upham Beach on the return to the finish at the Sirata.
  • USATF Certified Course Distance ( cert. #FL11077EBM)
  • A city tour in your running shoes!
  • Look at last years medal!

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2013 Finishers Medals

What's so GREAT about this running event?

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Course Info

Run along the fast, flat streets of St. Pete Beach Florida.
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Travel / Hotels

St. Pete Beach is one of the premier travel destinations in America. With beautiful beaches and top accommodations, St. Pete Beach is tropical paradise.

Come stay at the Sirata Beach Resort, our host hotel, and be located right in the heart of all the weekend's activities!


St. Pete Beach is located close to Tampa International Airport (TPA) as well as St. Petersburg/Clearwater International Airport (PIE)

Area Info

Deemed the "Sunset Capital of Florida", St. Pete Beach rings in the beautiful sunsets by gathering to ring a bell every evening at sunset.

With an average high of 69o F in mid-January, it is easy to feel why this beautiful Gulf Coast area is an athlete's paradise. Nestled on the Gulf Coast, St. Pete Beach has miles of beautiful white beaches. This destination offers a wide range of selections for accommodations which include luxury resorts, family owned hotels and quaint B&B's.

St. Pete Beach has so many activities that there isn't a reason to leave the island! Spend the day shopping the Corey Avenue District or Historic 8th Avenue in Pass-a-grille. Neighboring beach communities offer additional shopping experiences and are a short Beach Trolley ride away. Enjoy water sports like surfing, paddle boarding, kayaking, parasailing and fishing. Take a dolphin sightseeing cruise or a sunset sail. Nearby attractions include museums and art galleries, such as the Salvador Dali Museum and Chihuly Glass Gallery. There are also natural attractions, such as the award winning Fort DeSoto Park.

Whether your style is to enjoy watersports, stretch out in the sun or investigate an old fort, we have it all!


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