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Sat, Dec 02


Thunderbird Beach Resort

3rd Annual Run For the Beaches 5K & Fun Run/Walk

A chip timed, straight out & back 5k, as the early morning low tide exposes the wide, hard-packed shoreline of Treasure Island’s beautiful beaches.

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3rd Annual Run For the Beaches 5K & Fun Run/Walk
3rd Annual Run For the Beaches 5K & Fun Run/Walk

Time & Location

Dec 02, 2023, 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Thunderbird Beach Resort, 10700 Gulf Blvd, Treasure Island, FL 33706, USA

About the Event

Perfect for running!

The Course

Starts and ends on the beach behind the iconic Thunderbird Beach Resort

with turn around just south of the Caddy's Water Station.

Runners & Walkers to receive high tech race shirt, bib, finishers medal.

Age Categories & Awards


Age Group


Lil’ Hatchlings


overall winner



overall winner



1st place male and female



1st place male and female



1st place male and female

Grand Masters


1st place male and female



1st place male and female



1st place male and female

Packet Pick-Up Dates & Late Registration

Dec. 1st, 3:30-5:30

Thunderbird Beach Resort - outside at Ikki Woo Woo's Tiki Hut

Visit Ikki Woo Woo's Tiki Bar, enjoy a libation and watch the sunset!

Dec. 2nd,

6:45 am-7:50am Race Day Packet Pick-up

8:00am-100 Meter Run

8:15am-5K race start

8:30am-1 Mile run/walk start

The After Party!

The Thunderbird's Ikki Woo Woo Tiki Hut will be hosting the after party!

Entertainment by NoFILTER

Food, Beer, Seltzers, Mimosas, Awards, Prizes and so much more.

Come for the run, stay for the day and enjoy the beach.

The Cause

Proceeds will benefit environmental and sustainability initiatives, such as dune management, that directly affect our gulf beaches. Educating residents and visitors on the importance of keeping our beaches clean and safe for our wildlife, sea turtle and sea bird nesting protection, beach clean-up programs, wildlife rescue & rehabilitation programs and community improvement projects.

FREE Race Day Parking till 12 pm

Volunteers will have parking passes available at the following locations

Visit our Conservation Village with interactive and educational displays for kids of all ages

*Audubon Society of St. Petersburg *Clearwater Marine Aquarium *City of Treasure Island

* Keep Pinellas Beautiful *Seaside Seabird Sanctuary

Treasure Island is located along Florida's beautiful Gulf Coast with miles of gorgeous white sandy beaches and pristine water. The city is filled with locally owned restaurants, unique shops and beautiful beachfront hotels.

Come for the run and stay for a weekend of fun!

The Thunderbird Beach Resort is offering special week-end rates for the race participants.

Click Thunderbird Beach Resort for reservations.

Treasure Island is host to numerous water activities; kayaking, jet ski rentals, parasailing, deep sea fishing and sunset cruises, that can be enjoyed by all.

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