46th Annual Sandy Claws Beach Run

Sat December 10, 2022 Sarasota, FL 34242 US Directions


5K - Youth (17 and under)

8:20AM EST
Open to ages 17 and under.


Siesta Beach Park
948 Beach Road
Sarasota, FL US 34242


Sarasota County Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources and Friends of Sarasota County Parks supports the Sandy Claws Beach Run.  Now in its' 46th year, the run has been a fixture in the running community of Sarasota. Set a fast pace on the hard-packed, world-renowned Siesta Beach sand in the 5K race, sanctioned by the Manasota Track Club.  Or enjoy a leisurely morning stroll along the shore in the 1-mile fun run that ensures all ages and abilities can join in.  Call 861-5000 for special discount code for youth groups of 10 or more participating in race(s).    

Proceeds benefit “Summer in the Parks” Adopt-A-Camper scholarship fund.

For more information, call 941-861-5000.

Early packet pickup at New Balance Sarasota, 1872 Stickney Point Road, Thursday, Dec. 8, 3-6 p.m.

•5K Race is chip-timed and sanctioned by the Manasota Track Club.
•Finisher medals for 5K participants.
•Ribbons for 1-mile participants.
•Custom awards to first through sixth place finishers in all age categories.
•Music, food and raffle prizes!
•Holiday-themed costume contest!
•By Nov. 16 register for best price and to receive long-sleeve performance event shirt and runner bag (no-shows forfeit these items).
•Nov. 17 or after and day-of registrants receive event shirt and runner bag while supplies last.
•5K Family Rate discount only applies to up to four people.  Use Multi-Person Pricing when registering for discount to apply.


Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, please contact the race director at


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