10th Annual Lauren's Rainbow Run Classic 5k, 5 Mile & 1 Mile

Sun November 12, 2023 Sarasota, FL 34240 US Directions


Lauren's Rainbow Run 5k - Adult

8:05AM EST - 1:00PM EST

1 Mile Fun Run - Adult

8:10AM EST - 1:00PM EST

King of the Hill/Kid of the Hill

9:00AM EST - 1:00PM EST

Virtual Runner! I'm not going to run! I want to support Lauren's One Wish!

$30 8:00AM EST - 11:59PM EST Registration ends December 31, 2023 at 11:59pm EST

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at http://www.laurensonewish.org.


10th Annual Classic 5k , 5 Mile (our newest event!) & 1 Mile Trail Run with Hill Top Finish! Sunday November 12, 2023

Friends/Supporters/Volunteers of Lauren's Rainbow Run & Lauren's One Wish,

Grab your friends and join us at our amazing community gathering w/ food and live music and finish at the Celery Fields hilltop - all of this makes us one of the most unique races in the area! - Mark your calendars and join us on Sunday, November 12, 2023 for the 10th Annual Lauren's Rainbow Run Classic 5k, 5 Mile & 1 Mile.

This 5k is the only fundraiser we hold!

Pls join us a on the hill or as a Virtual Participant. We remain committed to our core mission of helping teens/kids affected by cancer with our "Life Interrupted" grants, our sponsorship of the Day Use Room at the Ronald McDonald House in St. Pete and the continued support of the Sandwich Grab N Go program at both the Ronald McDonald House and key areas of Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital.  Your participation allows us to fuel Lauren's wishes to help other youth affected by cancer.  

With Appreciation -Lauren's One Wish Team <3


Scenic Celery Fields in Sarasota!!

We get such great feedback for our Celery Field event! - if you missed it, mark your calendars and sign up now! Hosted by Lauren’s One Wish Foundation, this 5k will benefit local teens affected by cancer with “Life Interrupted” Grants.

This unique off-pavement trail run 5k, 5 Mile and 1 Mile will take place at 8am, Sunday, November 12, 2023 at the scenic Celery Fields in Sarasota. This chip timed race features a hill top finish!

Everyone can join in and enjoy this race! Runners, walkers, adults, kids – something for everyone! The Celery Fields Hill is the highest outdoor spot in Sarasota, providing panoramic views of the surrounding area.

Our new 5 Mile distance was well received! A great addition to the 5k and 1 mile run/walk! AND King of the Hill and Kid of the Hill Scrambles will give participants an opportunity to race up the hill to capture the flag and gain bragging rights to the title!

Get ready for our RAFFLE - Silent and Chance Raffles offer your chance to score some great items!  Past items include: Kayaks for 4!, Johnny's Car Washes + Essentials Basket, Orange Theory Basket, Big Cat Habitat Family Passes, Ghirardelli Chocolate Baskets, Private Guitar Lessons, Morton's Basket, Mote Marine Passes + Basket and much more! 

We'll be sharing a lot of photos on our Facebook Page to remind you of what an awesome morning this will be!  Follow us: https://www.facebook.com/LaurensArmy/

Proceeds of Lauren’s Rainbow Run 5k will benefit local Teens affected by cancer through our “Life Interrupted” grants. Our grant cycle will begin January 1, 2024.

Please consider joinging Be The Match bone marrow donor registry drive. Thousands of people search for a match each day; it takes just one match to potentially save a life.

HOLIDAY TOY DRIVE! Please bring a NEW UNWRAPPED TOY to packet pick up Fri 11/10 or race morning   We are collecting for an annual Holiday Toy Drive hosted by a local family who lost their girl to cancer. Toys are for kids at John Hopkins All Children's Hospital and Ronald McDonald House's holiday efforts - both were generous to Lauren during the holiday<3

PACKET PICK UPS: Dates/Times below:

New Balance -UTC area location:  315 N. Cattlemen Rd, Suite 1, Sarasota:  Friday, Nov. 10, 2023  4-7pm

Late Pickup: Race Day 7am @ Race Registration Table


Sunday, November 12, 2023 Race Day:

7am Late Registration/Late Packet Pick up            7:15am Pre-race Activites

8am 5 Mile start!                                                      8:05am 5k start!

8:10am Cupcake 1 Mile start!

9am King of the Hill/Kid of the Hill                             9:30am Awards

IMPORTANT Race Day Parking:

Race participants cannot park in the parking lot by the new restroom building! Pls follow directional signs few yards up to Center Rd and turn North -follow to end of road and grassy parking beyond fence. You are very close to the starting line! 

Thank you! Looking forward to seeing you all Sunday, November 12, 2023 @ the Celery Fields!

For more info:

Per USATF rules, gun time is used to determine prize money winners and time bonus recipients. Tag time (chip time) will be used to determine all age-group


6799 Palmer Blvd
Sarasota, FL US 34240

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