Sat February 24, 2024 Sarasota, FL 34237 US Directions


Payne Park
2010 Adams Lane
Sarasota, FL US 34237


Support Satchel's Last Resort Animal Shelter and Sanctuary and Sarasota City YMCA and register for a beautiful 3 mile run or walk through Payne park! Bring your dogs, friends and family and join in the fun Saturday, February 24th, 2024 (Run starts at 8:30am - festival at 9am)


  • Prizes for overall male and female finisher and top 3 runners in each age group
  • NEW THIS YEAR- prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place dogs!!!  First prize donated by Bayside Pet Resort- a $350 value
  • DEMO by Top Tier K9 at 9:30 am
  • Zumba with Yael - 10:30am
  • Goody bags with a free raffle ticket, free drink coupon for Food and Beer, BOGO at Main Street Creamery, $10 coupon to New Balance/Fleet Feet or Molly's and MORE!
  • AMAZING Raffles!

Plus enjoy our vendor market, music, food and more from 9am-12! 

Make a difference in the lives of children and animals in your community while enjoying a fun morning!



Run- Walk Information

As of 8:15pm Wednesday, Feb 21st we only have 9 women's medium and 2 men's medium t-shirts left. They will be handed out first come, first serve at packet pickup to anyone registered after this time. 
The 5k Run will start at 8:30am. The race is professionally timed by Florida Race Day. Awards will be given to fastest overall female and male runners, and to the top 3 finishers in each age group. Pets are welcome but limited to 1 dog per runner. Runners with 4 legged partners please start in the back of the pack for everyone’s safety- we want to protect all paws from being stepped on!
Once the course is clear of runners, at 9:30am we will start the Walk- options for 1-3 miles will be available so you can pick your distance. Pets and strollers are welcome! 
All dogs must be on (non-retractable) leashes at all times per park rules.
Pre- register by February 4th to guarantee an event t-shirt and swag bag. This year's bags include $10 coupons for Fleet Feet, New Balance or Molly's, free drink coupons at Sarasota Food and Beer, a one hour acupuncture session, free dog training consult and other goodies. See below for more information about Packet Pick up for all pre-registered runners/walkers.

Packet Pickup

Packet Pick up will be held at two locations on two dates:

Thurs., Feb. 22nd  4 to 7pm at Fleet Feet Sarasota 711 S. Osprey Av., Sarasota

Fri., Feb. 23nd  4 to 7pm at New Balance University 315 N. Cattlemen Rd., Unit 1, Sarasota

Please plan to attend one of these sessions to keep things moving smoothly on race day! We will have Race Day registration and any remaining packets will be available for pick up at the registration table. 

Course Maps

Thank you to our Event Sponsor - Mid-Coast Roofing

Thank you Sponsors







Sponsorships Still Available

We welcome sponsors for this important event.  Information HERE

Race Contact Info

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