Wellen Park Half Marathon & 5K - Presented by Hotwire Communications

Sat March 16, 2024 Venice, FL 34293 US Directions
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Finisher Medal

Wellen Park Half Marathon - Presented by Hotwire Communications

$85
($50: Ages 13 - 18)
7:30AM EDT - 11:00AM EDT Registration ends March 15, 2024 at 5:00pm EDT
Open to ages 13 - 99.
Finisher Medal

Wellen Park 5K - Presented by Hotwire Communications

$35
($20: Ages 0 - 18)
7:45AM EDT - 11:00AM EDT Registration ends March 15, 2024 at 5:00pm EDT

Place

Solis Hall, 19745 Wellen Park Blvd
Venice, FL US 34293

Description

Wellen Park is pleased to announce the 2nd Annual Half Marathon and 5K, presented by Hotwire Communications.  Starting and finishing in the new downtown area of Wellen Park, Venice, Florida.  

 

RACE INFORMATION:

When: Saturday, March 16, 2024 

Where: Solis Hall, Wellen Park

Time:  1/2 starts at 7:30 a.m.  5K starts at 7:45 a.m.

Parking:  There is plenty of parking around the downtown area. 

 

*Walkers, Strollers and leashed dogs are welcome and must start in the back of each race.

 

PRE-RACE DAY PACKET PICKUP: 

Thursday, March 14th - 3-7pm and Friday, March 15th, 12-4pm. Location: Solis Hall, 19745 Wellen Park Blvd, Venice, FL  343293

 

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:

  • THERE IS NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION (registration closes 3/15/24 @ 5:00 p.m.)

  • 6:15 a.m. - 7:15 a.m., Race Day Packet Pickup.

  • 7:30 a.m. - 1/2 Start

  • 7:45 a.m. - 5K Start

  • 8:00 a.m. - Post race food and beverages  

  • 9:30 a.m. - Awards Ceremony 

AWARDS:

5K & 1/2 - Male/Female: Overall Winners, Masters, Grand Masters, Senior Grand Masters, Veterans.

5K - 1st, 2nd & 3rd in the following age groups:  0-10, 11-14,15-19,20-24,25-29,30-34,35-39,40-44,45-49,50-54,55-59,60-64,65-69,70-74,75-79,80+ 

1/2 Marathon - 1st, 2nd & 3rd in the following age groups: 13-14, 15-19,20-24,25-29,30-34,35-39,40-44,45-49,50-54,55-59,60-64,65-69,70+. Participants must be at least 13yrs old to participate.

 

All 5K and 1/2 Marathon participants will receive a finisher medal when they cross the finish line.

 

Register by February 18, 2024, to guarantee your race shirt. Shirts are not guaranteed if you registered AFTER February 18, 2024.

Your race shirt is forfeited if it's not picked up by 8:00 a.m. race morning 3/16/24.

 

There are no REFUNDS for this race.

 

Club Discounts

All Runsignup running/triathlon club active membership holders will receive an automatic $5.00 discount at registration check out. Local Non-Runsignup running/triathlon club members will receive a $5.00 off discount code.  Check with your club leadership for the code.  

Only one discount can be used. Contact info@beachbumtiming.com if your local running/triathlon club did not receive a discount code. 

Wellen Park Downtown

Imagine your best day ever...every day. Get the life you always imagined — right alongside the life you never expected. At Wellen Park, you can brighten your days in hundreds of ways. The good vibes and fun times are catching. The beauty of Florida’s West Coast is boundless. And the fun only slows down when you decide it’s time. Discover a place where something wonderful is always around the bend. To learn more about Wellen Park - https://wellenpark.com/

 

5K Course Map

RunGo | Wellen Park St. Patrick's 5K | Venice (rungoapp.com). Course is flat, paved and will be well marked.  
The water stop is at Mile 1.55. Chip timing is provided by Beach Bum Timing

 

Half Marathon Course Map

https://routes.rungoapp.com/route/zKQ1VoMU4a

The 1/2 is USATF certified, course #FL23013JK. Course is flat, paved and will be well marked. Water, Gatorade, and GU energy gels will be provided at the aid stations approximately every 2 miles. 10K split times will be recorded and provided to participants at the conclusion of the race. Porta-potties will be located near the 10K mark. 

Course has a three hour and thirty minute (3:30:00) time limit. This will require you to run or run/walk an average mile pace of 16:01 minute mile. If you go over this time, you will not receive an official time. Chip timing provided by Beach Bum Timing.

       

 

Lodging

Hilton is offering a 15% off discount on rooms....

North Port location:

Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton North Port (7.2 from Wellen Park)

5664 Tuscola Blvd North Port, Florida 34287 USA 

https://www.hilton.com/en/book/reservation/deeplink/?&ctyhocn=TPANPHX&corporateCode=0002753934

Click the 360 tour link for your review.  
https://cloud.threshold360.com/locations/Hampton-Inn-North-Port-9bc0d531
 

Nokomis location:

Home2 Suites by Hilton Nokomis Sarasota Casey Key  (12 miles from Wellen Park)
227 Albee Road West Nokomis, Florida 34275

https://www.hilton.com/en/book/reservation/deeplink/?ctyhocn=SRQSTHT&corporateCode=0002642789

Click the link for a 360 tour of the hotel 
https://cloud.threshold360.com/locations/Home2-Suites-by-Hilton-Nokomis-Sarasota-Casey-Key-d1b4159c

 

Sponsors

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Directions from I-75

From I-75 South to Wellen Park. Take Jacaranda Blvd exit #193. Turn Right on to Jacaranda Blvd South to HWY 41/Tamiami Trail. Turn Left onto Hwy 41. Take a right onto Market Way. Then right on Sunglow Blvd. Look for signs and volunteers for parking.
From I-75 North to Wellen Park. Take River Road exit #191. Turn Left on to River Rd and follow it South to HWY 41/Tamiami Trail. Turn right onto Hwy 41. Take a left onto Market Way. Then right on Sunglow Blvd. Look for signs and volunteers for parking.

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