March 18, 2018

Florida's Finest - Run Sarasota!

Florida’s Crown Jewel
March 18, 2018

2018 registration is now open!

Join us for a great race in beautiful Sarasota, Florida! You’ll enjoy breath taking views as you cross the John Ringling Causeway before traversing through Sarasota’s stunning neighborhoods and historic sites. Crossing the Finish Line, you’ll be treated to a gourmet breakfast buffet provided by First Watch and enjoy the beer garden and live music. The First Watch Sarasota Half Marathon & Relay is one of the premiere running events in West Florida, making this a tradition for family, friends and runners from all over the country to enjoy.

Give The Gift Of Health & Fitness!

‘Tis the season to give. Treat your family and friends to join you at one of your favorite Florida races – the First Watch Sarasota Half Marathon & Relay!

Perfect for anyone who could use that extra motivation, or friend who keeps saying “some day…”.

Register and Receive

Register for the 2018 First Watch Sarasota Half Marathon & Relay and receive the following:

  • Fully supported USATF certified race course highlighting beautiful Sarasota
    • On-course entertainment including live music, dj’s and circus acts
    • Aid stations approximately every mile/mile and a half
  • Dolphin finisher medal
    • Largest half marathon finishers medal in Florida for all Finishers
  • Access to our legendary bayside Finish Festival presented by First Watch
    • Gourmet breakfast buffet courtesy of First Watch
    • Live music on the main stage
    • Complimentary beer for all participants (must be 21 years or over, ID required)
    • Picturesque vistas of Sarasota Bay
  • Custom made, tech short-sleeve shirt (men/women sizes)
  • FREE race photos courtesy of Athlinks


Get in the loop


The First Watch Sarasota Half Marathon & Relay experience is at the pinnacle of athletic events thanks in part to our wonderful sponsors.

Interested in becoming a sponsor?
For information on sponsorship opportunities, please contact our sponsorship team.