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The Sand Bar Tiki & Grille

Sand Bar Half Marathon

$65 7:15AM EDT - 11:00AM EDT
52 spots left.

7 am Half Marathon start


$35 $25 7:30AM EDT - 11:00AM EDT
52 spots left.

7:15 am 5K start

Sand Bar Half Marathon & 5K

The Sky Family YMCA will be hosting its first annual half marathon, The Sand Bar Half Marathon, which will be run on Manasota Key, one of the most beautiful places in Florida.  Runners will enjoy a race route without many turns and with much of the course under tree canopy (a big plus in the Florida sun).   Every racer will receive:
Finisher Medals
Awards 3 deep per age group
Free professional photos
Free Draft Beer (at The Sand Bar Tiki & Grille)
Free Hot Meal (at The Sand Bar Tiki & Grille) Starting @ 8:30 am
Live Music (while waiting for awards)

WHAT: Half Marathon & 5K - Chip Timed
WHEN: Saturday, May 11, 2019
NEW TIME: 7:00 am Half Marathon start / 7:15 am 5K start
WHERE: Sand Bar Tiki & Grille
Registration & PACKET PICKUP Race Morning STARTING @ 5:30 am
Start: Front of Sand Bar Tiki & Grille. 
Finish: Sand Bar Tiki & Grille.
Car Pooling is recommended

RACE ROUTE: Beautiful Manasota Key. Runners will make their way north on Beach Road about 5.8 miles, make a u-turn and run back south (the way they came) making their way to the south end of Manasota Key, make the loop, and finish in the parking lot at Sand Bar Tiki & Grille.
Kids 14 and under $15.00 - 5k

NEW THIS YEAR Tech-Shirt Gender Specific

Size & Gender guaranteed until 4/9/2020


Packet Pickup:
Race Morning STARTING @ 5:30 am
Registration Race Morning Cash or Check

Half Marathon $99.00 & 5K $50.00



Free Live Tracking and Progress Alerts on Race Day!
(Race organizers are providing this as an included service.)

Make sure you download the RaceJoy mobile app for live phone tracking at the Sand Bar Half Marathon & 5K.

Carry your phone and use RaceJoy to add to your race experience with these key features:

GPS Progress Alerts

  • Receive GPS-based progress alerts at mile points on the course for current pace and estimated finish time.
  • Post to your Facebook and Twitter walls.
  • Have friends and family track your performance.

Live GPS Tracking

  • Supporting spectators can track your blue dot moving along the course from home or at the race site.
  • NearMe proximity alerts notify spectators when you are drawing near.
  • Find each other using RaceJoy’s MeetUp tool.


  • Receive fun, motivational audio cheers from your supporting fans.
  • Start sending cheers to others doing the race at any time.

The Sand Bar Half Marathon & 5K is sponsoring RaceJoy to provide participants and spectators these features for free (normally a 99 cents upgrade fee for both the participant and spectator).

- Participant must carry phone
- No official race timing information is provided for this race in RaceJoy
Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.


Having Fun at the 2019 Sandbar Half & 5K
Join us for the fun and the Party.
Thank YOU Sandbar Tiki.



2100 North Beach Road Englewood, FL 34223
Englewood, FL US 34223