Sandy Clause Full and Half Marathon

Sun December 6, 2020 Ponte Vedra, FL 32081 US Directions

Sandy Clause Full Marathon

$100 6:00AM EST Registration ends December 5, 2020 at 11:59pm EST

13.1 Half Marathon - Presented by Runners4Recovery

$80 7:00AM EST Registration ends December 5, 2020 at 3:59pm EST

10 KM

$55 7:00AM EST Registration ends December 5, 2020 at 3:59pm EST

1 Mile Fun Run

$25 8:30AM EST Registration ends December 5, 2020 at 3:59pm EST
Runner Amenities


Long Sleeve Shirt  *  Custom Finisher Medal  *  Race Distance Sticker  *  Post Race Food & Drink


All runners registered two weeks prior to the race a guaranteed to receive a commemorative race shirt of their requested size.   All runners registering within two weeks of the race will receive a shirt as supplies permit.


245 Nocatee Center Way
Ponte Vedra, FL US 32081

Join us on Sunday, December 6th in Nocatee for the second annual Sandy Clause Full & Half Marathon / 10K race.  Start and finish will take place in the field next to the Nocatee Splash Water Park.  The course will include the scenic Nocatee Greenway Trails, and will circle through several of the local developments within Nocatee.

Start Format: 6:00 a.m.  marathon runners will be self seeded and begin time trail starts at the START/FINISH ARCH. Runners will start with 50 yard intervals across the timing mat, seeded fastest to slowest. If you are not comfortable with this start format, late starts will be allowed until 7:30 a.m.   The same process will repeat for the half marathon & 10K at 7:00 a.m., and for the Youth 1Mile race at 8:30.

The Half Marathon is presented by Runners4Recovery. Runners4Recovery is an amazing team of community members committed  to helping others. Runners4Recovery takes our convictions and turns them  into action, by bringing awareness to the community about the stigma  of individuals with substance abuse disorders. Runners4Recovery fosters healthy lifestyle choices through exercise and running.   The Runners4Recovery focus is to provide access to recovery resources and services for those in active recovery. We support individuals to embrace a healthy lifestyle through running or other healthy activities. We provide access to community agencies, and advocate for individuals to break down negative perceptions of those struggling with addiction.



Race Contact Info
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Race Awards

Marathon, Half Marathon & 10K Awards


Overall Awards will be presented as follows:

Men - 1st Place, 2nd Place, 3rd Place
Women - 1st Place, 2nd Place, 3rd Place

1st PLACE MASTERS (Over 40)


Age group award certificates will be emailed to the top three men and the top three women in the following age groups:
0-9, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 Plus


1Mile awards

Men - 1st Place, 2nd Place, 3rd Place
Women - 1st Place, 2nd Place, 3rd Place

Runners will only receive one award:  overall, masters, or an age group award.  Placements for awards are based on gun time, not chip time unless otherwise noted.

Race Course

Marathon & Half Marathon Course

**2020 USATF Course Certification pending

A complete course map can be viewed at this site:

Detailed Start Map:


Description: All races start under the Second Wind Arch located to the side of the Nocatee stage.

Detailed Mid Point:


Description: Runners follow the Nocatee Greenway to the 3 way intersection.  This is Water Station #1.  Runners turn right down the path.  The path continues into a residential area.  Two right hand turns and then runners will find themselves at Water station #2.  Runners to a turn around here, and return to Water station #1 - TURN RIGHT, and continue down the greenway trail.  Next runners will pass the 10k TURN around.  13.1 runners continue straight, and 10Kk runners will be looping back.  13.1 runners then come to the end of the Greenway.  Runners turn right, and proceed on the large Nocatee sidewalk.

Detailed Turn Around


Description:  Runners will follow the course through these two residential loops.  The upper loop first (counter clockwise), then on to a short stretch to Water Station #3 and a race Potty, then onto the lower loop (also counter clock wise).  Then runners continue onto the same Nocatee walkway  (west side of road) and repeat all the route.  This includes repeating the out and back from Water Station #1(3 way intersection) to Water Station #2, and back.

10K Course Map


10K Runners will start at the same time as the Half Marathon runners, in the grass field, under the start/finish arch.  10K Runners follow the exact same course.  First hitting water station #1, then water station #2.  Runners return to water station #1 and then turn right.  At a well marked point on the trail (3.1Miles) , 10K runners will have a 10K Turn Around point.  Half Marathon runners will be continuing straight, while 10K runners turn around, and complete the remaining 3.1 miles  course.  10K runners repeat the entire course on the return trip. This includes repeating the out and back from Water Station #1(3 way intersection) to Water Station #2, and back.

Event Schedule


90 minutes to 15 minutes prior to the start of the race - Packet, Bib, & Chip Pickup

90 minutes to 30 minutes prior to the start of the race - Day of Race Registration (Cash or Check Only)


6:00 a.m. - Full Marathon Start

7:00am - 1/2 Marathon and 10km start together!

8:30 - 1 Mile Run Run

11:59 am - Course Closes


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