The Great Father's Day Race 2019 5K Run/Walk Sarasota

Saturday 15th June 2019

Siesta Key Beach: 948 Beach Rd., Sarasota, United States

Walking, Running, Distance running, 5K


  • 5K Run - Individual Adult 15+
  • 5K Run - Individual Child 8-14
  • 5K Walk - Individual Adult 15+
  • 5K Walk - Individual Child 8-14
  • Two Races: Mother's Day & Father's Day Adult - Individual Age group/open
  • Two Races: Mother's Day & Father's Day Child 8-14 - Individual Age group/open
  • Virtual 5K - Individual Age group/open


Are you ready for an exciting Father's Day weekend in Sarasota, FL? Let's celebrate together at our 7th annual family 5K! Registered participants will receive free race pictures, a dry-fit T-shirt, and goodie bag. There will be prizes and awards for top finishers in age categories! Everyone will receive a medal! Rain or shine, we will see you there. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tampa Bay is our charity partner. Check them out!

Note: Only 800 guaranteed spots. Register now so you don’t miss out!

Price Breaks

$30 until Jan. 31

$35 Feb. 1 - Apr. 30

$40 May 1 - June 14 (Online registration closes at 6p on Friday, June 14)

$45 June 15 - Race Day

Join us Saturday, June 15, 2019 to celebrate Father's Day at Siesta Key Beach in Sarasota, FL! This is a 5K event that the entire family can enjoy together and create lasting memories. Everyone is welcome! The Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tampa Bay are our non-profit partner.

 **This run is 100% on the beach. We will have a starting area by one of the lifeguard stands, and run along the water to the half-way point. There will be signage, water, and definitely one of the best 5Ks that you will experience!

*Virtual 5K*

The Virtual 5K is for athletes around the United States who can't make the Tampa or Sarasota Great Father's Day Race. The participants will register and run/walk the 5K at the location of their choice. Participants will receive an official bib, dry-fit t-shirt, medal, and goodie bag. Most importantly, they'll be able to participate in the fun where ever they are! 

**Save Some Cash** - Register for Both the Great Mother's/Father's Day Races for a Discount

Have you thought about completing the dual 5Ks: Great Mother's Day Race and Great Father's Day Race? You can now sign up for both races and receive a 10% discount!
How cool! 
  • Great Mother's Day Race: Saturday, May 11, 2019 at Siesta Key Beach
  • Great Father's Day Race: Saturday, June 15, 2019 at Siesta Key Beach

Social Media

Make sure to follow us on Social Media! We're on Facebook and Instagram, and use #GFDR when posting pictures or sharing stories. Also, we'd really appreciate you sharing this event with your friends and family!

Additional Information
Dry-Fit T-Shirt

Great Father's Day Race T-Shirts will be given to all registrants.

Race Packet and Shirt Pick Up

Packet pick-up is on Friday, June 14, 2019 at Fit2Run University Town Center (140 University Town Center Dr space 110, Sarasota, FL 34243) from 4-7p.

We suggest this option because we have cool gifts to give out if you come to Fit2Run!

You will also be able to pick up your race packet, goodie bag, bib, and t-shirt at the registration table on Saturday, June 15, 2019, starting at 7 am at Siesta Key Beach. Full details will be emailed prior to the event.

Bib Timing


Snacks and Drinks

Snacks and beverages will be provided prior to the race and after the run. We’ll also have plenty of water on site as well for the thirsty participants!


Best bling in Florida!


Awards for 1st place finisher in age categories!

Free Race Pictures

We'll have a photographer at the event. RACE PHOTOS WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD ON OUR FACEBOOK PAGE. We'll also have a FREE photobooth at the event!

Discounts are available when you register multiple participants! Check your email receipt after you register for the discount code!

For Additional Information and Sponsor Information:

Please visit Great Father's Day Race or contact RJ at or Claire at

Event details and schedule

Race Day Agenda for Saturday, June 15, 2019 at Siesta Key Beach Sarasota, FL

7:00am: Registration/Packet pick-up

8:00am: Race starts

After race: awards, prizes, music, snacks, drinks, and other goodies for the whole family!

Organised by

Big Sun Enterprises, LLC.

325 Danube Ave, #206, Tampa

Phone: 813-695-2982

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