1Where do I pick up my race packet and bib?
Packet pick-up and registration will be at the new Fit2Run in Downtown Sarasota, 1400 Main Street by Four Points Friday December 15 and Saturday December 16 till 6:00 pm each day. Then store hours at Fit2Run in the UTC Mall next to Dillard’s, Sunday December 17 through Wednesday December 20, then Thursday December 21 till 5:00 pm. The Thursday packet pick-up ends at 5:00 pm to allow enough time to process spreadsheets. Registration and packet pick-up is available race day at the venue on LWR Main Street from 4:00 pm till 7:00 pm.
2What if I cannot make it to the race or pre-registration?
Your competitor shirt will be mailed to you prepaid!
3What time does the Kid’s Santa Dashes start?
The Kid’s Santa Dashes will take place starting at 6:00 pm. The children will be warmed up by Orange Theory Physical fitness trainer Elf’s ten minutes prior to their race start at the Finish Line. The 3-4 years will run 100 meters at 6:00 pm; the 5-6 years run 200 meters at 6:03 pm; 7-9 years will run 400 meters at 6:05 pm; and the 10-12 years will run 800 meters at 6:10 pm. All children finishers receive a crafted finisher’s medal. Trophies are awarded to the top three M/F finishers in each age group. Trophies will be awarded at the DJ booth in the Kid’s zone immediately after the races. Note children 12 and under registered for the 5K can participate for free!
4What time does the Jingle 5K start?
The Jingle 5K starts at the start on Health Pkwy by the LWRMC parking lot entry at 7:00 pm sharp. The 5K has Five Corals. Runners were assigned to the various coral based on their anticipated finish time that was indicated on their entry form:
- 28:00 minutes and under – Black numbers #1 to #500 start 7:00
- 35:00 minutes and under - Red numbers #501 to #999 start 7:01
- 45:00 minutes and under – Green numbers #1000 to #1499 start 7:02
- 55:00 minutes and under - Grey numbers #1500 to 1999 start 7:03
- Over 55:00 Minutes & Walkers, & Strollers, and runners with pets,
Orange numbers #2000 to #2499 start 7:05
- One Mile Walkers – Blue numbers #2500 to 2999 start at 7:10
5When should I arrive?
Plan to arrive on or about 5:00 pm. There will be (25) Health and Service sponsors or meet and great. There is a Kid’s Zone with two huge slides and a face painter. Chick Fil A cows and other entertainment. There will be warm up exercises provided by, Orange Theory, KOKO Fit Club, and Crunch Fitness in front of our stages. The Lakewood Ranch High School Jazz Band and Braden River Carolers will be playing prior and after the race. The LWRHS Drum Line will be providing music for the start and finish. We are honored to have the Gamble Creek Band to provide music at the venue.