Sat April 9, 2022 Sarasota, FL 34232 US Directions


2022 In-Person Fins & Flamingo 5K

5K - In Person

7:30AM EDT - 10:00AM EDT .
Fins & Flamingos 5K Virtually Anywhere through April 30

Virtual 5K

Your Virtual Flamingo includes the custom medal and race shirt shipped to you! Do your Virtual Fins & Flamingos 5K anytime during the month of April and submit results to the RunSignUp Results page.
Did Shark's Tooth? Just now registering for Fins & Flamingos?

Megalodon Challenge

7:30AM EDT - 10:00AM EDT Megalodon Challenge registration is no longer available so don't click "Sign Up" below!  BUT, IF you did the Shark's Tooth 10K and are just now registering for the Fins & Flamingos 5K, we have limited slots for you to still be included in the Megalodon Challenge and get the very cool 2022 Mega Medal.  Contact the race, let us know you're interested, and be sure you get a reply that you're in the Challenge!


The Fins & Flamingos 5K is a merging of Active Suncoast's Shark Fin 5K and Flamingo 5K with custom finisher medals for all our participants, in-person and virtual!  Your race registration includes the Tech Race Tee and post-race refreshments.
This is a “real”, in-person event to be run on the same course as the 2021 Flamingo. Fins & Flamingos 5K is on Saturday, April 9, 2022 with a Virtual Option you can do anytime during April (select which one during registration)  

Location:  Staging from the Sarasota Event Center/Sahib Shrine on the corner of Circus Boulevard and Beneva Road (600 N Beneva Rd, Sarasota, FL  34232)  Lots of easy, free parking.

Start Time:   7:30 a.m. with plenty of space to allow social distancing.  The Fins & Flamingos 5K will be professionally timed by Durti Timing with a chip start and finish.

COVID Precautions:

We will implement precautions as prescribed or recommended at the time of the event.  If you test positive or develop symptoms of COVID-19 or otherwise become ill within 10 days of the event, we request you not come to the Fins & Flamingos 5K. Please notify us before the event and we will work with you to defer, transfer or change to virtual. 

There WILL be a water station on the course that you will pass twice (around 1 1/2 miles and again about 2 1/4 miles) but you are always welcome to take your own hydration on the course.  

We will have awards!   Overall, Masters, Grandmasters, Sr. Grandmasters, Veteran Grandmasters, Senior Veteran Grandmasters (that's the first finisher 80 & older) and Youth Overall 14 & under.  3-deep age group awards 9 & under 10-14 the 5 year groups to 90 & over.  Overall and category awards will be GUN time and age group awards will be chip time.  To help with distancing and avoid crowding, be sure to sign up to receive your results via text or email.  We will not post printed results but will have QR codes around that you will be able to scan with your device to view the results online at RunSignUp.

We are taking precautions that will include ensuring soap is available in the restrooms, hand-sanitizer in the race area, and frequently touched surfaces will be wiped with disinfectant wipes during the event.  Disposable masks will be available for those who would like to mask but don't have one handy.

We want to remind you of the CDC guidelines for your own safety:

  • Stay home when you are sick
  • Wear a mask when social distancing is difficult
  • Cover your cough or sneeze
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, mouth with unwashed hand


Sarasota Event Center/Sahib Shrine
600 N Beneva Road
Sarasota, FL US 34232

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